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free Hawaiian mythology texts


http://www.sacred-texts.com/pac/index.htm

Includes:

Hawaiian Mythology by Martha Warren Beckwith [1940]
This is an extensive critical study of Hawaiian mythology, with parallels to other Pacific islander cultures and numerous variations on each text.

The Kumulipo, A Hawaiian Creation Chant translated with commentary by Martha Warren Beckwith. [1951]
This is the Royal Hawaiian Creation chant, describing the emergence of life from the ocean and listing hundreds of generations of descendants from the primal gods and goddesses.

The Kumulipo, translated by Queen Liliuokalani [1897]
This is a translation of the same work as above, by the last Queen of Hawaii.

Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the Hula, by Nathaniel B. Emerson [1909]

Series of books of Hawaiian mythology, folkore, and legends by W.D. Westervelt.

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quote:

http://www.sacred-texts.com/pac/index.htm

Includes:

Hawaiian Mythology by Martha Warren Beckwith [1940]
This is an extensive critical study of



Thank you for posting the link. I am glad this material is available.

FYI: There is a shorter version of the kumulipo in the book "Children Of The Rainbow" by Leinani Melville.

Thank you for the tip about Hawai'i last queen writing commentary on the kumulipo.

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