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Legends of Hawaii

Padraic Colum

Legends of Hawaii

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, London .
Written in English


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Statementwith decorations by Don Forrer.
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Open LibraryOL14987966M
ISBN 100300003765


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I was born and raised in Honoka‘a, on the Hamakua Coast of Hawaii. I lived there. Like many indigenous peoples, the ancient Hawaiians felt a deep connection to the aina (land), and used stories of their gods and goddesses to explain everything from lava flows to the creation of the Hawaiian Islands.

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