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Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Patrick Vinton Kirch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In this memoir, the author relates his many adventures while doing fieldwork on remote islands. At the age of thirteen, the author was accepted as a summer intern by the eccentric Bishop Museum ... More


The Ghost of Sinapupu (Tikopia and Vanikoro, 1978)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter details further archaeological ventures into Tikopia, as well as an additional venture into Vanikoro. Of note in the former area are the excavation sites at Kiki and Sinapupu, both of ... More


Tikopia

Robert J. Hommon

in The Ancient Hawaiian State: Origins of a Political Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199916122
eISBN:
9780199332823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916122.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter is devoted to mid-twentieth-century Tikopia, a small, autonomous Polynesian community on an isolated 4.6 km2 island. Hawai`i state emergence conjectural stage 2 is modeled after Tikopia. ... More


Matou, Nga Tikopia (Tikopia, 1977)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the fieldwork conducted at Tikopia, a Polynesian Outlier a day's sail from Anuta. The island is famous among anthropologists for being the subject of a deeply engaged ... More


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