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Hawaiian Literature Resources (HAW261 & HWST270): BOOKS: Hawaii

Literary and cultural resources & information. Includes myths, legends, tales, and more..

Read it online via ULUKAU

BOOKS: Searching & Borrowing

Hawaii Voyager

Use the Hawaii Voyager Online Catalog to search for books, e-books, and media.

The Basic Search is ideal if you are looking for a book by title, author, or keyword.

The Advanced Search tab allows you to find resources by subject terms, as well as to limit by location, type, or format.


Borrowing books from the Hawaii Pacific Collection:
Loan Period --- 14 days
Renewal (1) --- 14 days
Reference books are library-use only.

Useful Search Terms

HAWAI'I
LEGENDS
MYTHS / MYTHOLOGY
TALES
FOLKLORE
LITERATURE
MUSIC
RELIGION
ANCESTORS / GODS / SPIRITS

Browsing the bookshelves...

The following are general CALL NUMBERS to help you locate books in the Hawaii Pacific Collection:

DU 620s
HISTORY - Oceania (South Seas)
BL
RELIGIONS / MYTHOLOGY
GN
ANTHROPOLOGY
GR 100-500s
FOLKLORE
M MUSIC
PL 6440s
LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Oceania, Polynesian
PS 571
LITERATURE - Collections, by region
PZ8.1 FICTION & JUVENILE

E-books ... Read it online!

ebrary
BROWSE E-BOOKS
Search "HAWAII" as an advanced subject term.
An additional source of e-texts
are available from www.ulukau.org

Hawaiian Legends Index

Hawaiian Legends Index

The Legends Index offers subject access to 77 publications of Hawaiian legends in English. The index was created by the Hawaiʻi State Public Library System, and the database and web pages were created and are maintained by the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Bibliography of books indexed [9-page PDF]

E-texts from Ulukau

Library and web resources for Hula and Mele!
Librarian Nadine Leong-Kurio put together this
wonderful and useful research guide. 
hula kahiko at Halemaumau crater on the Big Island of Hawaii

HAWAIIAN FOLKTALES, MYTHS, and LEGENDS

Something New

Mythology

In The Spotlight

"Arts and Crafts of Hawaii"

Chapters:
1. Food.--2. Houses.--3. Plaiting.--4. Twined baskets.--5.Clothing.--6. Canoes.--7. Fishing.--8. Games and recreation.--9. Musical instruments.--10. War and weapons.--11. Religion.--12. Ornaments and personal adornment.--13. Death and burial.--14. Index.

Hawaii Pacific Collection, 2nd floor
Call number: DU624.7 .B75 2003

HULA

Hawaiian Proverbs & Prayers

Honolulu Community College Library
874 Dillingham Boulevard, Honolulu, HI 96817
Email: honcclib@hawaii.edu Web: http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/library