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Voices of FireReweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka$
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ku'ualoha ho'omanawanui

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780816679218

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.001.0001

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‘O n Lehua Wale i K ‘ana (The Lehua Blossoms Alone at K ‘ana): Weaving the Mo‘ok ‘auhau of Oral and Literary Traditions

‘O n Lehua Wale i K ‘ana (The Lehua Blossoms Alone at K ‘ana): Weaving the Mo‘ok ‘auhau of Oral and Literary Traditions

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(p.33) Mokuna / Chapter 2 ‘O n Lehua Wale i K ‘ana (The Lehua Blossoms Alone at K ‘ana): Weaving the Mo‘ok ‘auhau of Oral and Literary Traditions (p.34)
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Voices of Fire
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ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0002

Chapter 2 discusses the cultural/historical background of the literature between 1860-1928. Traditional meiwi (poetic devices) and the transformation from orature to literature is centered within the context of Indigenous Literature Nationalism and indigenous Pacific literature, pointing out the connections between culture, literary production, and politics.

Keywords:   indigenous literary nationalism, indigenous literature, native literary studies, Hawaiian literature, folklore

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