Na Mo'olelo Hawai'i o Ka Wa Kahiko: Stories of Old Hawai'i


Bess Press

Roy Kākulu Alameida

Softcover, 124 pp.

Nā Moʻolelo Hawaiʻi o Ka Wā Kahiko includes adaptations of forty-five traditional Hawaiian legends, written for young readers. The collection includes creations myths and stories about the people of old Hawaiʻi- their relationships with their gods and with each other, their ways of making a living from the land and from the sea, the value they placed on crafts, weapons and warfare, sports and games, music and dance. As these stories inform the reader about life in old Hawaiʻi, they entertain as well.