The Menehune of Polynesia and Other Mythical Little People of Oceania (Facsimile Reprint)

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Anthropologist and folklorist Katharine Luomala's (1907-1992) "The Menehune of Polynesia ..." was published as a bulletin of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum in 1951. This paper examined the stories and myths of little people in Hawaii and other island cultures throughout Oceania. She discusses potential origins for these tales and notes shared characteristics between the folk stories of different people groups. Students of folklore will find much of interest, as will anthropological mystery enthusiasts.

The Menehune of Polynesia and Other Mythical Little People of Oceania (Facsimile Reprint) 2013, Coachwhip Publications

ISBN-13: 9781616462147

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