Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes

Product Number: EB00643588
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462904464
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

"A richly entertaining series of Hawaiian tales with explanatory facts, which will delight and inform both the folklore fan and the general reader..."-The Honolulu Advertiser Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes made its first appearance in 1916, in both American and British editions, as the third in a series that represented a pioneering study of Hawaiian folklore. The rich tradition of Hawaiian legends is showcased in it's purest form, making this an essential read for anyone living in Hawaii who wants to understand the local culture or anyone interested in classical folklore. The book also includes a study of Hawaiian geology, which is essential to understanding how the Hawaiian religion and classical Hawaiian stories developed. Legends and stories include: - Ai-Au, The Forest Eater - Pele and the Owl Ghost-God - Hiiaka's Battle with the Demons - The Annihiation of Keoua's Army - Kapiolani and Pele - and many more...Other volumes in the series about Hawaiian culture and history are Hawaiian Legends of Ghosts and Ghost-Gods and Hawaiian Legends of Old Honolulu.

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Original Publish Date: Jun 15, 1991

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