The Journal Of The Polynesian Society Volume 8

Author: Polynesian Society (N Z )
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 9781359086396
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The Journal Of The Polynesian Society Volume 8 from the Author: Polynesian Society (N Z ). This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Journal Of The Polynesian Society

Author: New Zealand Polynesian Society
Publisher: General Books
ISBN: 9780217119559
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The Journal Of The Polynesian Society from the Author: New Zealand Polynesian Society. This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 10. Te-tangihanga-a-Kupe (Kupe's lamenting) Barrett's reef above --so called because Kupe here bewailed his daughters or nieces, when leaving them (see below). 11. Matiu (Soames Island) and Makaro (Ward's Island, south of the former) islands in Wellington Harbour called after two nieces of Kupe. 12. Te-ra-o-Mata-hourua (the sail of Mata-hourua) name of a place near Ohariu, on Cook Straits, west of Wellington; another story says the sail is at Hataitai, Lyell's Bay, Wellington, but on the sea-coast. 13. Te-punga-o-Mata-hourua (the anchor of Mata-hourua) a stone with a hole for the cable, lying on the sandy flat north-east aide of the railway bridge, Porirua. 14. Mata-hourua canoe is said to have landed at Wai-tawa, just inside Porirua heads, south side. 15. Wairaka, a rock on the coast near Pae-kakariki, said to repre sent one of Kupe's daughters. 16. Orongo-mai-ta-kupe, a place near Cape Egmont, but whether it has anything to do with Kupe is uncertain. Fanciful as the above names are, they seem to show a connection with the celebrated navigator. All these places are on the shores of Cook Straits, excepting Numbers 3 and 16, and there are also two rocks on the coast near Rimu-rapa, Sinclair's Head, near Wellington, named Toka-haere and Mo-huia, which represent Kupe's daughters mourning for him, when he crossed the Straits to prosecute his discoveries in the Middle Island. Passing over for the present Kupe's connection with the Patea river, Cook Straits, we now come to the places connected with his name in the north, the information having been gathered by Mr. John White some fifty or sixty years ago. 17. Te-au-kanapanapa (the flashing current) a projecting point to the east of Whangaroa harbour, East Coast, where the water is clear and sparkling, and here traditi...

The Journal Of The Polynesian Society Volume 12

Author: Polynesian Society
Publisher: Theclassics.Us
ISBN: 9781230451572
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The Journal Of The Polynesian Society Volume 12 from the Author: Polynesian Society. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... (For translation of paragraphs 22 to 26, see paragraphs sonumhered in Part IV). KO E FANAU HE TAO ATA. 22. Kua fanau mai e tagata moui he akau--ko e akau ne higoa ko e Ti-mata-alea, ne tu he tafagafaga, nakai ko e mata-alea he vao motua, ko e tane ia. Hanai: Ka fatu ne fai e tama-afine kua fai-tane, ti tagi lahi ni ke he fia-kai he ti, mo e kau-ti; ne o e tiine mo e tau matua ke tao e umu-ti mo e fakahua e tama. Kua kai ni he fifine, ti mao e tama he kai e umu-ti. Kua mahani tuai e motu ko NiuG ke pihia, tali mai he ta e motu. Ne ua e po ne tao e amu to fuke, ko o umu ne tanu he kelekele. Kua pihia, ha ko e matua ia he tagata, ke kai ni e tama he puke he matua, ko e Ti-mata-alea; kua fanau e tama, ti kai ne fai e pukehuhu he matua fifine. 28. Kua fanau e tama-tane, ko e fua mai he inalo-tau a ia. ' Fua he inalo-tau." Ko e tane ia. Kua fanau e tama-tifine, ko e fua mai he La-Lava. "La-Lava "--ko e fua tifine. Nakai pehe ko e tamatane, po ke tama-nfine, kua huhu ko e fua mai he hainoa, e tama ko e malo-tau, ko e La Lava. 2). Kua fanau c tama uluaki, ti koukou ne fai kc ho vai, kua mulu ni he patu lahi e tino he tama. ti oti, kualapolapo mo n vagahau atu pehe ke he muke ha ne fakatutala ki a ia: -- Kia tohtcle totnmt, Teletele fa tatfi Teletele fa tiko Teletele fa muni Teletele fa vale, Kua tele niui e tama i fonua. Ka e tele mua a mca i I'aluki l-'iti 1. i'/a ki o tupua Vai-matagi And Vai-fualolo. 27. Vai-Matagi and Vai-Fualolo were two men who (formerly) dwelt at Hiola, at the sea on the east side of Mot u. There are streams there that flow from the rocks. Vai-Matagi is above all others iu sweetness; it is fresh, notwithstanding that ihe waves come up and cover it. When the tide returns then (the waters) are drank; they are not...

Journal Of The Polynesian Society

Author: Books
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
ISBN: 9781154308327
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Journal Of The Polynesian Society from the Author: Books. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...are the kings since Christianity. The island searched out a man whose nature was suitable to the office. Thus: --6. Tui-toga (or Mataio) was the first king; he was annointed 2nd March, 1875, and died 13th June, 1887. This was the song composed for Tui-toga. Assembled are the people at the hanging flag, Seeking are the people for a king; The island is seeking for a lord, Seek for a king (like) Patua-valu, Who fell full ripe in years, Seeking arc the people for a king, Let it be the weapon-eating lord there, To watch-for the dreaded companies, Seeking are the people for a king, 7 Fata-a-iki was the next king, who was annointed 21st November, 1788, and died 15th January, 1896. 8. Togia was the next king, and he was annointed 18th June, 1898, and was in office when the Resident came to Nine, llth September, 1901. By me Mohe-lagi, of Paluki. Then follows (101) a different version of Laufoli's song, in which s mentioned the tapi-vai-afi, summit of burning water. KumJ ke he Iki a Patua-valu Km e Iki ia ne veli momoho, Moiu kua kumi ke he Iki, Ka e toko kr h-Iki-kai-akan na, E lika to kau matakutaku, Motu kua kumi ke he Iki. Ka e toka ko he Iki-kai-akau na, lika i. kau matakutaku, Motu kua kumi ke he Tki. 7. Ko Fata-a-iki e Patu-iki; ne fakauku ai a ia Novema 21, 1833 Ti mate ai a ia Tiaemo 15, 1896. 8. Ko Toou, e Patu-iki; ne fakauku ai a ia Juni 18, 1898, ne moua he Kavana ko e Kautu Peritania, ne boko mai a ia ke he motu nai, he aho llth Sepetema, 1901. Ko au ko Mohelagi i Patuiki. Ko i TAIIA LULOOO KI A LjAUFOLI, BA MKNA KXHttKIHE, MAI HAKUPU. To filia toua aki ke la fiha, To filia toua aki ke la ono, La ono ke filia ki a hai, La ono ke fiha ki a au. Hoku aga moui ka pelukia Fakalele moui tagata ia Tuku la ki fe ka oti e Fekauina ke hake ke he...

Polynesia In Early Historic Times

Author: Douglas L. Oliver
Publisher: Bess Press
ISBN: 9781573061254
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Polynesia In Early Historic Times from the Author: Douglas L. Oliver. Offers descriptions of all major aspects of Polynesian cultures, including tools, crafts, sexual activity, warfare, clans, kinship, social stratification, cosmologies, buildings, and watercraft.

Voyage Of Rediscovery

Author: Ben Finney
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520913059
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Voyage Of Rediscovery from the Author: Ben Finney. In the summer of 1985, a mostly Hawaiian crew set out aboard Hokule'a, a reconstructed ancient double canoe, to demonstrate what skeptics had steadfastly denied: that their ancestors, sailing in such canoes and navigating solely by reading stars, ocean swells, and other natural signs, could intentionally have sailed across the Pacific, exploring the vast oceanic realm of Polynesia and discovering and settling all its inhabitable islands. Their round-trip odyssey from Hawai'i to Aotearoa (New Zealand), across 12,000 nautical miles, dramatically refuted all theories declaring that—because of their unseaworthy canoes and inaccurate navigational methods—the ancient Polynesians could only have been pushed accidentally to their islands by the vagaries of wind and current. Voyage of Rediscovery is a vivid, immensely readable account of this remarkable journey through the Pacific, including tales of a curiosity attack by sperm whales and the crew's welcome to Aotearoa by Maori tribesmen, who dubbed them their sixth tribe. It describes how Hawaiian navigator Nainoa Thompson guided the canoe over thousands of miles of open ocean without compass, sextant, charts, or any other navigational aids. In so doing, it documents the experimental voyaging approach, developed by Ben Finney, which has both transformed our ideas about Polynesian migration and voyaging and been embraced by present-day Polynesians as a way to experience and celebrate their rich ancestral heritage as premier seafarers. By sailing in the wake of their ancestors, the Hawaiians and other Polynesians who captained, navigated, and crewed Hokule'a made the journey described here a cultural as well as a scientific odyssey of exploration.

Dictionary Of Polynesian Mythology

Author: Robert D. Craig
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313258909
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Dictionary Of Polynesian Mythology from the Author: Robert D. Craig. In this first reference guide to the mythology of these "Vikings of the Pacific," Craig reviews Polynesian legends, stories, gods, goddesses, and heroes in hundreds of alphabetical entries that succinctly describe both characters and events. His wide-ranging and thorough introduction set the subject in its geographic, historical, anthropological, and linguistic contexts, offering an illuminating overview of the origin of the Polynesians as a distinct people and tracing their voyages and settlements from Indonesia to Malaysia, Tonga, Samoa, the Marquesas, the various islands of eastern Polynesia, including Hawaii, and also to Easter Island, New Zealand, and beyond.