Place Names of Hawaii

Mary Kawena Pukui Samuel H. Elbert Esther T. Mookini February 22, 2020

Place Names of Hawaii Mary Kawena Pukui Samuel H. Elbert Esther T. Mookini How many place names are there in the Hawaiian Islands Even a rough estimate is impossible Hawaiians named taro patches, rocks, trees, canoe landings, resting places in the forests, and the tiniest spots where miraculous events are believed to have taken place And place names are far from static names are constantly being given to new houses and buildings, streets andHow many place names are there in the Hawaiian Islands Even a rough estimate is impossible Hawaiians named taro patches, rocks, trees, canoe landings, resting places in the forests, and the tiniest spots where miraculous events are believed to have taken place And place names are far from static names are constantly being given to new houses and buildings, streets and towns, and old names are replaced by new ones.It is essential, then, to record the names and the lore associated with them now, while Hawaiians are here to lend us their knowledge And, whatever the fate of the Hawaiian language, the place names will endure The first edition of Place Names of Hawaii contained only 1,125 entries The coverage is expanded in the present edition to include about 4,000 entries, including names in English Also, approximately 800 names are included in this volume than appear in the second edition of the Atlas of Hawaii.

Place Names of Hawaii Mary Kawena Pukui Samuel H. Elbert Esther T. Mookini

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