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Kua'aina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui

Patrick Vinton Kirch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839550
eISBN:
9780824871475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839550.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In early Hawaiʻi, kuaʻāina were the hinterlands inhabited by nākuaʻāina, or country folk. Often these were dry, less desirable areas where much skill and hard work were required to wrest a living ... More


Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Julie S. Field and Michael W. Graves (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

At the base of a steep cliff towering some 500 feet above the coast of the remote Nā Pali district on the island of Kauaʻi, lies the spectacular historical and archaeological site at Nuʻalolo Kai. ... More


Kudara Ōdera

Donald F. McCallum

in The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Art, Archaeology, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831141
eISBN:
9780824869922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831141.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses the history, construction, utilization, and excavation of the temple Kudara Ōdera. In contrast to the Soga patronage of Asukadera, a crucial significance of Kudara Ōdera is its ... More


Excavations and Investigations at Site 50–30–01–196, Nu‘alolo Kai, 1958–1990

Julie S. Field

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the archaeological excavations and investigations conducted at site 50–30–01–196 of Nuʻalolo Kai between 1958 and 1990. Bishop Museum initiated the first excavations at ... More


Temporal Changes in Fishing Strategies at Nu‘alolo Kai

Owen L. O’Leary

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines temporal changes in fishing strategies at Nuʻalolo Kai. A 2005 study that examined the fish remains from the 1958–1964 archaeological excavations revealed that fishing ... More


Modified and Unmodified Turtle Remains from Nu‘alolo Kai

Michael W. Graves, Stephanie Jolivette, Kelley S. Esh, and Julie S. Field

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines modified and unmodified archaeological remains of sea turtles from Nuʻalolo Kai. The 1958–1964 and 1990 archaeological excavations at Nuʻalolo Kai yielded only a small number of ... More


Avifauna from Nu‘alolo Kai

Kelley S. Esh

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the avifaunal assemblage from archaeological excavations at Nuʻalolo Kai. The use of evolutionary ecological models to archaeological data (that is, animal bone) is a ... More


Introduced and Native Mammals from Nu‘alolo Kai

Julie S. Field and Stephanie Jolivette

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the remains of a wide variety of introduced and native species of mammals that were consumed as food items at Nuʻalolo Kai. A total of 2,063 bones from dogs, goats, cats, ... More


Kauhale: Domestic Life of Nā Kua‘āina

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Kua'aina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839550
eISBN:
9780824871475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839550.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses excavations of household sites across Kahikinui. Nineteen kauhale (which translates “group of houses”) clusters were studied, most of which date to the pre-contact period, ... More


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