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Laieikawai S. N. Haleole

Laieikawai

S. N. Haleole

Published
ISBN : 9780970959768
Paperback
131 pages
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This is a modernized rendition of Martha Beckwiths 1919 translation of the romance of Laieikawai, a story about the wooing of a young native chiefess of great beauty and high rank, her fall from grace, and her final deification among the gods. TheMoreThis is a modernized rendition of Martha Beckwiths 1919 translation of the romance of Laieikawai, a story about the wooing of a young native chiefess of great beauty and high rank, her fall from grace, and her final deification among the gods. The story was serialized in Hawaiian in 1862-1863 in Ka Nupepa Kuokoa and published in book form in 1863.