Nana I Ke Kumu (Vol.1)


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Author: Pukui, Mary K.; Haer
Format: Softcover

An in-depth discussion of major Hawaiian culture concepts providing insights into both their ancient and modern significance.  This book interprets specific Hawaiian words and phrases and was meant to “clarify distorted beliefs, suggest the rationale behind Hawaiian ritual, and convey some of the poetic imagery of ancient rites and their underlying concepts.”