At the gateways of the day by Padraic Colum

Read now or download (free!)

Choose how to read this book Url Size
Read online (web) 398 kB
EPUB3 (E-readers incl. Send-to-Kindle) 1.6 MB
EPUB (older E-readers) 1.7 MB
EPUB (no images, older E-readers) 210 kB
Kindle 2.2 MB
older Kindles 2.1 MB
Plain Text UTF-8 323 kB
Download HTML (zip) 2.9 MB
There may be more files related to this item.

About this eBook

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.
Credits Jeroen Hellingman and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at for Project Gutenberg (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive/American Libraries.)
Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Folklore -- Hawaii
Subject Legends -- Hawaii
Category Text
EBook-No. 69724
Release Date
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
Downloads 50 downloads in the last 30 days.
Project Gutenberg eBooks are always free!