Selections from Fornander's Hawaiian Antiquities and Folk-Lore


Samuel H. Elbert

Softcover, 297 pp.

The stories in this book are reprinted from Volumes IV and V of The Fornander Collection of Hawaiian Antiquities and Folk-lore, published by the Bernice P. Bishop Museum in 1917, 1918, and 1919. They include some of the best-loved Hawaiian stories, and the collection is probably the most important work on a traditional subject ever published in the Hawaiian language. Introduction in English, texts of the stories in Hawaiian with English on facing pages.