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Legends of Maui

W. D. Westervelt

Legends of Maui

A Demi God of Polynesia and of His Mother Hina

by W. D. Westervelt

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7474139M
ISBN 100404142400
ISBN 109780404142407
OCLC/WorldCa4505809


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But, to the book It's a lot of fun as I am interested in the beginnings of Maui--especially the legends. It's something easy to read on your Kindle when 5/5(1). Maui and Other Legends contains eight essential legends. In this volume you will find timeless favourites such as How Maui Found his Mother, Battle of the Mountains, Pania of the Reef and many more.

The treasury includes: How Maui Found his Mother How Maui Found his Father and the Magic Jawbone The Fish of Maui How Maui Slowed the Sun. Legends of Maui, A Demi-God of Polynesia - Kindle edition by Westervelt, W. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Legends of Maui, A Demi-God of Polynesia/5(2).

Buy this Book at Legends of Maui--A Demi-God of Polynesia and His Mother Hina by W. Westervelt [] Contents Start Reading Text [Zipped] This is a collection of lore related to the Polynesian culture-hero, Maui, particularly his labors in creating the world. The book also includes some myths about Hina, Maui's mother, and.

The demi-god Maui is known as a childish trickster with an arrogant side—not quite the typical hero. However, the myths, mele (songs), and oli (chants) surrounding his incredible feats were passed down for generations, even pre-dating written language.

Many tales surrounding this legendary character are still treasured by Hawaii’s keiki (children) and adults alike. Of the eight, Maui is the most popular among playful outdoor adventure seekers.

Its popularity is not only for the beautiful island paradise, but for the ancient legend of Maui, the demi-god. As the Hawaiian legend of Maui tells us, Maui was the youngest of four sons of Akalana, his father, and Hinakawea, his mother.

His brothers had the same name.5/5. In Hawaiian religion, Māui is a culture hero and ancient chief who appears in several different genealogies. In the Kumulipo, he is the son of ʻAkalana and his wife Hina-a-ke-ahi ().This couple has four sons, Māui-mua, Māui-waena, Māui-kiʻikiʻi, and Māui-a-kalana.

Māui-a-kalana's wife is named Hinakealohaila, and his son is named Nanamaoa. To better understand the legends of the demigod Maui it is helpful to learn a bit about Hawaii’s ancient religious belief system. The ancient Hawaiian religion is known as an animistic belief system with many deities and spirits originating among the Tahitians and other Pacific Islanders who colonized Hawaii.

Southern Pacific islanders continued to colonize 5/5(11). In Māori mythology, as in other Polynesian traditions, Māui is a culture hero and a trickster, famous for his exploits and cleverness. Māui is credited with catching a giant fish using a fishhook taken from his grandmother's jaw-bone; the giant fish would become the North Island of New Zealand, known as Te some traditions, his waka (canoe) became the South.

Turner, in his book on Samoa, says there were three Mauis, all brothers. They went out fishing from Rarotonga. One of the brothers begged the "goddess of the deep rocks" to let his hooks catch land. Then the island Manahiki was drawn up. A great wave washed two of the Mauis away.

The other Maui found a great house in which eight hundred gods lived. Legends in Concert Waikiki’s “Rock-A-Hula” takes place on the 4th floor of the beautiful Royal Hawaiian Center, within walking distance of most hotels in the heart of Waikiki. Unlike any other Waikiki live entertainment attraction, our presentation and experience is far more than just a s: in the book: Thrum, Thomas G., More Hawaiian Folk Tales: A Collection of Native Legends and Traditions on pages: HSL Call Number: H T UHM Call Number: GRT5 Subject: Waianae, Oahu appears in the legend: "The Legends of Kawelo" in the book: Thrum, Thomas G., More Hawaiian Folk Tales: A Collection of Native Legends and.

Differentiated book• It has a historical context with research of the time-David Kalakaua (San Francisco, ). Known as The Cheerful Monarch or Merrie Monarch.

He was the last king of the Kingdom of Hawaii. He ruled from Febru until his death in San Francisco, California Reviews: 2. Hawaii History – The Legends of Maui Throughout Hawaii, the legends that have been passed down through the years have remained a constant in the culture of the islands.

The history of Hawaii has always played a vital role in shaping the lives of residents, and the influence is. Legend has it that New Zealand was fished from the sea by the daring demigod Māui. Māui - no ordinary man. Māui is the gifted, clever demigod of Polynesian mythology responsible for fishing up the North Island of Aotearoa, New Zealand.

After a miraculous birth and upbringing Māui won the affection of his supernatural parents, taught useful. The Legends at Maui Lani is a residential community of homes by Schuler Homes. Phase 1 was started in and then followed by Phase 2 in The community has 6 different home styles as outlined below.

All have 2-car garages. These homes were intended to appeal to those looking for a more moderately priced selection. Summary: This is a collection of lore related to the Polynesian culture-hero, Maui, particularly his labors in creating the world. The book also includes some myths about Hina, Maui's mother, and several tales local to the Hawaiian islands.

Kaanapali Pkwy, Kaanapali Beach Hotel, Lahaina, Maui, HI Open today: Closed. Review Highlights. “Worth the cost and compares favorably to luaus in island ” I give this luau a very good rating because of the big discounted price for staying at KBH.

You get read more. Reviewed 1 week ago. “Checked it off our list” TripAdvisor reviews. The Legend of Maui. Haleakala literally means "House of the Sun." According to Hawaiian legend, the goddess Hina complained to her son Maui that the sun moved across the sky too fast for her tapa cloth to dry.

The next morning before sunrise, Maui went to the top of Haleakala and waited in hiding. When the Sun awoke, Maui lassoed him, and beat. appears in the legend: "Kelea, the Surf-Rider of Maui" in the book: Kalakaua, David, and Rollin Mallory Daggett, The Legends and Myths of Hawaii: The Fables and Folk-Lore of a Strange People on pages: The NOOK Book (eBook) of the LEGENDS of MAUI - 15 Polynesian Legends: Legends, Tales and Myths from the Pacific by Anon E.

Mouse, Compiled and Edited by W. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. The Maui legends form one of the strongest links in the mythological chain of evidence which binds the scattered inhabitants of the Pacific into one nation.

An incomplete list aids in making clear the fact that groups of islands hundreds and even thousands of miles apart have been peopled centuries past by the same organic race.

Maori Legends "The Birth of Maui at Mahiku-Rangi" Wilhelm Dittmer Antique Book Illustration Reproduction Art Print New Zealand This item is made of antique book illustration, aged parchment paper and is available in height: 11 inches, width: inches.

Legends of Maui by W. Westervelt. This is a collection of tales of Maui, the culture-hero of the Polynesian people. Retold by W. Westervelt at the turn of the 20th century, the lore is authentic, and this is a very readable and Brand: Appspublisher.

Over many hundreds and thousands of years, these gullies and mountains became part of the landscape of Aotearoa as we know it today. Birds, plants, animals and the people of Hawaiki populated the giant fish of Māui. And in time Māui's giant fish became known as the North Island of Aotearoa, and Māui's canoe the South island.

Peter Gossage was the storyteller and illustrator of more than 20 books for children. His powerful retelling of Maori myths and legends have captivated the children of New Zealand for generations.

Peter's first job on leaving school was at an advertising agency, and his drawings of Maori motifs on a television commercial drew interest from a.

Genre/Form: Texts: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stimson, J.F. (John Francis), Legends of Maui and Tahaki. Honolulu, Hawaii, The Museum, Disney Moana is all over the place and is more of a contaminated mash-up of a combination of Polynesian legends. The only real basic idea was that of the legendary navigator.

Throwing Maui in only made a mess of the original legends, none which included Maui. Hawaii and the Maori came towards the end of the Polynesian expeditions.

Legends of Ka’anapali Luau When you check-in there are cultural activities you can participate in, poi tasting, learn to dance the hula, etc. The show centers on 99 TripAdvisor reviews. Maui and Other Maori Legends Book.

Be the first to review this product. In stock. Product Code. PN $ $ Qty. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List. Details. A beautiful book which includes the titles: How Maui Found his Mother, How Maui Found his Father and the Magic Jawbone, The Fish of Maui, How Maui Slowed the Sun, How Maui Found.

This book contains an account of the legends of Maui, a demi-god whose story probably contains a larger number of unique and ancient myths than that of any other legendary character in the mythology of any nation.5/5(1). Legends of Maui Tikitiki-a-Taranga There are many stories of Maui and the things he got up to in his active lifetime and his stories appear with variations throughout many of the Pacific islands.

The details of the stories also vary within Maori culture but the underlying morals and role model remains much the same. Legends of Maui by W. Westervelt. This is a collection of tales of Maui, the culture-hero of the Polynesian people. Retold by W.

Westervelt at the turn of the 20th century, the lore is authentic, and this is a very readable and enjoyable introduction to the deep mythology of Brand: Appspublisher. - Pele, goddess of the volcano.

Menehune, the little people. Maui, who lassoed the sun to slow it down. Poli'ahu, snow goddess of Mauna Kea. And many more stories.

Hawaiians have a rich base of legends and mythology. Some say they are true and not legends at all. See more ideas about Hawaiian legends, Mythology and Hawaiian pins. From the animated series, A Maui Te Tipua - Maui, the Enchanted. How Maui found his Mother () Based on the books beautifully written and illustrated by New Zealand author, Peter Gossage.

In Te. Buy a cheap copy of Legends of Maui: A Demi-God of book. Free shipping over $ A DigitalNZ story by: National Library of New Zealand Topics - Explore Māori culture through pūrakau about creation myths including; gods, goddesses, whenua, taniwha, Ranginui and Papatūānuku, the exploits of Māui, the voyage of Kupe and.

Okay, so I was reading a book of Hawaiian legends the other day. A lot of them were about Maui, and believe it or not, they were all really accurate to the film. Even the part about Maui's mother/parents (I can't remember which) tossing him into the ocean is true.

Maori legends for children. Description: 56 pages: color illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: How Maui found his mother --How Maui found his father --How Maui caught the Sun --The fish of Maui --Maui and the Fire Woman --Maui and the Great Eel. Responsibility: retold by Ron Bacon ; illustrated by Cliff Whiting.

Legends of Hawaii book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nineteen bright and charming fairy tales of Hawaii have been skill /5.

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0 Shopping Cart. and the echoes of the Hawaiian chant signal the start of Hawaii’s most exciting Luau in Maui’s majestic Kaanapali. Luau at Ka’anapali s: This book contains an account of the legends of Maui, a demi-god whose story probably contains a larger number of unique and ancient myths than that of any other legendary character in the mythology of any nation.