Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the Hula

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UNWRITTEN LITERATURE OF HAWAII
The Sacred Songs of the Hula

collected and translated, with notes and an account of the hula

by NATHANIEL B. EMERSON, A.M., M.D.

CHARLES E. TUTTLE COMPANY, INC.

Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan

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Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the Hula
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 1
  • Prefatory Note 3
  • Contents 5
  • Illustrations 6
  • Introduction 7
  • I--The Hula 11
  • II--The Halau; the Kuahu--Their Decoration and Consecration 14
  • III---The Gods of the Hula 23
  • IV---Support and Organization of the Hula 26
  • V--Ceremonies of Graduation; Début of a Hula Dancer 31
  • VI---The Password-The Song of Admission 38
  • VII--Worship at the Altar of the Halau 42
  • VIII--Costume of the Hula Dancer 49
  • IX--The Hula Ala'a-Papa 57
  • X--The Hula Pa-ípu, or Kuólo 73
  • XI--The Hula Ki'i 91
  • XII--The Hula Pahu 103
  • XIII--The Hula úli-Ulí 107
  • XXVI--The Hula íli-íli 120
  • XVII--The Hula Kâ-éké-éke 122
  • XVIII--An Intermission 126
  • XIX--The Hula Niau-Kani 132
  • XX--The Hula Ohe 135
  • XXI--The Music and Musical Instruments of the Hawaiians 138
  • XXII--Gesture 176
  • XXIII--The Hula Pa-Hua 183
  • XXIV--The Hula Pele 186
  • XXV--The Hula Pa'I-Umauma 202
  • XXVI--The Hula Ku'I Molokai 207
  • XXVII--The Hula Kieléi 210
  • XXVIII--The Hula Mú'U-Mú'U 212
  • XXIX--The Hula Kolani 216
  • XXX--The Hula Kolea 219
  • XXXI--The Hula Ilío 223
  • XXXII--The Hula Pua'a 228
  • XXXIV--The Hula Ohelo 233
  • XXXV--The Hula Kilu 235
  • XXXVI--The Hula Hoo-Na-Ná 244
  • XXXVII--The Hula Ulili 246
  • XXXVIII--The Hula O-Niu 248
  • XXXIX--The Hula Ku'I 250
  • XL--The Oli 254
  • XLI--The Water of Kane 257
  • XLII--General Review 260
  • Glossary 265
  • Index 271
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