At the gateways of the day by Padraic Colum

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Author Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
Illustrator Fraser, Juliette May, 1887-1983
LoC No. 24024632
Title At the gateways of the day
Original Publication United States: The Hawaiian Legend & Folklore Commission,1924.
Series Title Tales & legends of Hawaii, vol. 1
Contents Introduction -- The boy Pu-nia and the King of the Sharks -- The seven great deeds of Ma-ui: How Ma-ui won a place for himself at the House. How Ma-ui lifted up the sky. How Ma-ui fished up the Great Island. How Ma-ui snared the Sun and made him go more slowly across the Heavens. How Ma-ui won fire for men. How Ma-ui overcame Kuna Loa the long eel. The search that Ma-ui's brother made for his sister Hina-of-the-Sea. How Ma-ui strove to win immortality for men -- Au-ke-le the seeker -- Pi-ko-i: the boy who was good at shooting arrows -- Paka: the boy who was reared in the land that the gods have since hidden -- The story of Ha-le-ma-no and the Princess Kama -- The arrow and the swing -- The daughter of the King of Ku-ai-he-lani -- The fish-hook of pearl -- The story of Kana, the youth who could stretch himself upwards -- The Me-ne-hu-ne -- The story of Mo-e Mo-e: also a story about the Po-o and about Kau-hu-hu the shark-god, and about Mo-e Mo-e's son, the man who was bold in his wish -- The woman from Lalo-hana, the country under the sea -- Hina, the woman in the Moon.
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Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Folklore -- Hawaii
Subject Legends -- Hawaii
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EBook-No. 69724
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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