When the storytellers of ancient Hawaii gathered by the light of candlenut torches, they told tales that explained the world around them. These tales described how the gods created the earth and its life, how the stars were created, and why the days are longer in summer. Other stories recounted the pranks of Kamapuaa the Pig-Man, the origin of the tapa tree, the death of the monster reptile mo-o, and the home of the volcano goddess, Pele. From this rich body of mythology, author Vivian Thompson has drawn twelve myths. She ...

Hawaiian Myths of Earth, Sea and Sky 1988, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI

ISBN-13: 9780824811716

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Hawaiian Myths of Earth, Sea, and Sky 1988, Turtleback Books

ISBN-13: 9780613963589

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Hawaiian Myths of Earth, Sea, & Sky 1966, Holiday House

ISBN-13: 9780823400423

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