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Hawaiian legends of volcanoes (mythology)

by William Drake Westervelt

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Published by Ellis press; [etc., etc.] in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsGR385.H3 W33
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 205, [4] p.
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24624399M
LC Control Number16024113

Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes: (mythology) Collected and Translated from the William Drake Westervelt Affichage du livre entier - /5(1). Free 2-day shipping. Buy Hawaiian Legends Of Volcanoes - eBook at

The insistence on Peles arrival from a distance suggests that the first settlers knew volcanoes elsewhere, but found Hawaii peaceful during their earliest years of occupation. Hawaiian Legends of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Westervelt, W.D. (William Drake), Hawaiian legends of volcanoes. Boston, Mass., Ellis Press; [etc.]

  Pele is the goddess of fire, lighting, and volcanoes in Hawaiian indigenous religion. She is sometimes called Madame Pele, Tutu (Grandmother) Pele, or Ka wahine ʻai honua, the earth-eating ing to Hawaiian legend, Pele is the creator of the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaiian Legends Of Volcanoes by W. D. Westervelt Download Book (Respecting the intellectual property of others is utmost important to us, we make every effort to make sure we only link to legitimate sites, such as those sites owned by authors and publishers.


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This delightful book discusses the Hawaiian volcano goddess, Pele, and her sister Hiiaka and her enemy, the snow goddess Poliahu. There are retellings of several dozen Hawaiian myths and legends discussing the volcano goddess and /5(7).

William Drake Westervelt, Glen Grant (Foreword) Rating details 33 ratings 6 reviews. Still popular nearly a century after its original publication, W.D. Westervelt's Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes, is well written and well-paced.

Especially enjoyable are the tales the exploits of Pele and her sister Hiiaka with mortals such as the handsome chiefs Kahawali and Lohiau, and the explosive love affair with the /5.

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Interspersed with legends of the fire goddess Pele, the lightning goddess Hiiaka, and others, are nuggets of related geological and historical information.

First published inthis book has a 5/5(1). I have read numerous books on Hawaii mythology and history from the turn of the last century, and I've become jaded to the biased viewpoints of the time.

Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes: (mythology) Collected and Translated from the William Drake Westervelt Full view - Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes: (mythology) Collected and 5/5(1). When Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes was first published inWilliam Drake Westervelt introduced stories of the volcano goddess Pele to an English-speaking audience.

The reader explores Pele's lasting influence on the cultural and physical environment of Hawaii through traditional tales of her tempestuous nature and fierce : ISLANDERGRP.

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I have read numerous books on Hawaii mythology and history from the turn of the last century, and I've become jaded to the biased viewpoints of the time. I 5/5(1). When Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes was first published inWilliam Drake Westervelt introduced stories of the volcano goddess Pele to an English-speaking audience.

W.D. Westervelt’s timeless storytelling is combined with full color and block print artwork by Dietrich Varez to create a stunning picture of Pelehonuamea; Pele of the sacred land. Petroglyph Press. Hawaiian legends of volcanoes. [W D Westervelt] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n bgn. Still popular nearly a century after its original publication, W.D. Westervelt's Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes, is well written and well-paced. Especially enjoyable are the tales the exploits of Pele and /5(30).

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Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Hawaiian legends of volcanoes (mythology) collected and translated from the Hawaiian Item Preview remove-circlePages:   Interspersed with legends of the fire goddess Pele, the lightning goddess Hiiaka, and others, are nuggets of related geological and historical information.

First published inthis book has a four-page appendix and notes on Polynesian : Hawaiian legends of volcanoes (mythology) (). This book, "Hawaiian legends of volcanoes," by William Drake Westervelt, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

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Summary: A collection of tales from Hawaii surrounding the legends of volcanoes. Split into 2 parts, Part 1 deals with the actual legends and includes chapters such as; How Pele Came To Hawaii; The Annihilation Of Keoua's Army; Genealogy Of The Pele Family; Pele And Kama-Puaa; Destruction Of Kamehameha's Fish-Ponds; and, Hiiaka's Battle With Demons.

Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes made its first appearance inin both American and British editions, as the third in a series that represented a pioneering study of Hawaiian folklore. All of these books were enthusiastically received, and the author was recognized as having made a noteworthy contribution to legendary literature."--Jacket.

Hawaii is full of myths and legends - stories that are full of passion, betrayal, loyalty, birth and death. According to W.D. Westervelt, one of the most famed re-tellers of Hawaiian myths and legends back in the early s, some of these myths and legends were very similar to the stories told in Tahiti, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand and other islands in the Pacific Ocean.

Interspersed with legends of the fire goddess Pele, the lightning goddess Hiiaka, and others, are nuggets of related geological and historical information.

First published inthis book has a four-page appendix and notes on Polynesian : W. D. Westervelt.Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes (mythology) by William Drake Westervelt. Publication date Publisher Ellis press; [etc., etc.] Collection Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English.

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