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BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM OF POLYNESIAN ETHNOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY. MEMOIRS

Vols. 1-12 (Last publ.). Honolulu, 1899-1949. Reprint.

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- Twelve quarto volumes were issued containg titles in ethnology, physical anthropology, folklore, zoology, botany, geology and geography. More than half the material in the MEMOIRS concerns Hawaiian featherwork, weaving, stone and wood carving, and kapa (tapa) making. Volumes 4, 5 and 6 deal with the Fornander collection of Hawaiian antiquities, traditions, legends, genealogies and meles (chants). These materials were collected in during the second half of the nineteenth century and the texts were translated in the early years of the twentieth century. When issued (1916-1920) in the vernacular with an English translation, they represented the first apperarance in print of this Hawaiian literature.

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