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‘O Koholālele, He ‘Āina, He Kanaka, He I‘a Nui Nona ka Lā: Re-membering Knowledge of Place in Koholālele, Hāmākua, Hawai‘i

Leon No‘eau Peralto

in I Ulu I Ka 'Aina: Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839772
eISBN:
9780824870959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839772.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

When sugar companies began clearing the fertile lowlands of Koholālele in the mid to late 1800s to make way for the expansion of sugarcane production on the island of Hawaiʻi, a process of erasure ... More


A Tale of Three Time Travelers: Maintaining Relationships, Exploring Visual Technologies

Karen L. Nero

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the stories of three late eighteenth-century Palauan treasures that are now held in the British Museum: a large shell-inlaid bird-shaped wooden bowl, a shell-inlaid canoe, and an ... More


Nā ‘Ili‘ili

Brandy Nālani McDougall

in Kanaka 'Oiwi Methodologies: Moolelo and Metaphor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855857
eISBN:
9780824868376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855857.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In this chapter, the author tells the story of a young kahu and his encounter with dying and dead lizards (moʻo) to highlight the strength and sanctity of ʻike kūpuna, or ancestral knowledge. Her use ... More


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