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By Samuel Manaiakalani Kamakau

During this quantity, Kamakau examines the fabric tradition of his ancestors, with a selected eye at the customs of the typical humans. He describes the cultivation of nutrition and different vegetation utilized by the Hawaiians, reminiscent of olonā for nets and cord, and hue ‘awa‘awa (bitter gourds) for bins. The e-book records the wealthy Hawaiian culture of fish farming, in addition to the frilly rituals of canoe making, kapa (bark textile) making, and residence building. The debts convey to gentle either technical aspect and Hawaiian philosophy.

This booklet is a sequel to Kamakau’s Ka Po‘e Kahiko: the folk of previous, an account of the non secular and spiritual trust and practices of conventional Hawaiian society. The textual content is a translated and edited model of a sequence of articles released within the Hawaiian-language newspaper Ke Au ‘Oko‘a in 1869 and 1870.

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