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Hawaiian Folk Tales

Thomas G. Thrum


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This is an anthology of Hawaiian folklore, including pieces by Thomas Thrum and other writers. This includes many articles which were originally published in difficult to obtain journals and now-rare books. All were written in the late 19th or early 20th century, and are mostly based on first-hand oral traditions. Chapters cover topics such as resemblances to Biblical stories, myths of the gods and goddesses such as Maui and Pele, historical legends, topographical folklore, and the folklore of fishing.

This book has 183 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1907.

Production notes: This e-book of Hawaiian Folk Tales was published by Global Grey in 2019.

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