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“This Land Is Your Land, This Land Was My Land”: Kanaka Maoli versus Settler Representations of ‘Āina in Contemporary Literature of Hawai‘i

Ku‘ualoha Ho‘omanawanui

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the differences between the representations of ‘āina (land) in the contemporary literature of Hawai‘i, popularly referred to as “local literature.” It argues that there is a ... More


Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

ku'ualoha ho'omanawanui

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book is a literary analysis of Pele and Hiʻiaka literature from an indigenous, specifically Hawaiian perspective, one inspired by the larger discussions of Indigenous Literary Nationalism by ... More


Hulihia Ka Mauna (The Mountain Is Overturned by Fire): Weaving a Literary Tradition—the Polytexts and Politics of the Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 6 explores the cultural and political value of the Pele and Hiʻiaka moʻolelo within the context of Hawaiian literary nationalism during the historical period the narratives were published, ... More


‘O n Lehua Wale i K ‘ana (The Lehua Blossoms Alone at K ‘ana): Weaving the Mo‘ok ‘auhau of Oral and Literary Traditions

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 2 discusses the cultural/historical background of the literature between 1860-1928. Traditional meiwi (poetic devices) and the transformation from orature to literature is centered within the ... More


Aloha Kīlauea, ka ‘Āina Aloha (Cherished Is Kīlauea, the Beloved Land): Remembering, Reclaiming, Recovering, and Retelling—Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo as Hawaiian Literary Nationalism

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

The final chapter considers Pele and Hiʻiaka moʻolelo as a foundation and reflection of Hawaiian literary nationalism today, and how this literature continues to inspire Kanaka nationalism via the ... More


Mai Kahiki Mai ka Wahine, ‘o Pele (From Kahiki Came the Woman, Pele): Historicizing the Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter examines the transformation of oral tradition to written literature, providing a larger historical and political context for the publication of Pele and Hiʻiaka moʻolelo. A synopsis of ... More


Ka Li‘u o ka Pa‘akai (Well Seasoned with Salt): Recognizing Literary Devices, Rhetorical Strategies, and Aesthetics in Kanaka Maoli Literature

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines certain hallmarks of Hawaiian literature by focusing on mo‘okū‘auhau (genealogy) as a key traditional meiwi that was adapted from oral traditions to ka palapala (literature). ... More


Lele ana ‘o Ka‘ena i ka M lie (Ka‘ena Soars Like a Bird in the Calm): Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo as Intellectual History

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 3 focuses on the first narratives published between 1860-1893, how they weave performance and literature, and how orature and literature are layered and intertwined within the publication of ... More


Ke Lei maila ‘o Ka‘ula i ke Kai ē (Ka‘ula Is Wreathed by the Sea): Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo and Kanaka Maoli Culture

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 4 discusses the role the Pele and Hi‘iaka mo‘olelo played in Native Hawaiian culture. It analyses the importance of the narratives as they are related to place, and the centrality of ... More


‘O ‘Oe ia, e Wailua Iki (It Is You, Wailua Iki): Mana Wahine in the Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 5 focuses on the little discussed cultural value of mana wahine, or the physical presence and spiritual/psychological strength of women. It analyzes the talents, skills of the main characters ... More


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