A moving account of Hawaii's most culturally significant stories, presented by King David Kalākaua.
The Legends and Myths of Hawaii introduces readers to the social, historical, and religious customs of native Hawaiians, revealing the history of a culture that, for many years, functioned without outside influence. Chapters on leaders such as "Hina, the Helen of Hawaii," "Hua, King of Hana," and "Kelea, the Surf-Rider of Maui" illustrate Hawaii's most important tales and traditions. Originally published in 1888, King David Kalākaua's book remains a compelling and enduring collection of the archipelago's most memorable tales.
With an eye-catching new cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Legends and Myths of Hawaii is specially designed for modern readers.
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