Blog

Image from page 172 of “Pele and Hiiaka; a myth from Hawaii” (1915)

Image from page 172 of “Pele and Hiiaka; a myth from Hawaii” (1915)
Heart Disease
Identifier: pelehiiakamyth00emer
Title: Pele and Hiiaka; a myth from Hawaii
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Emerson, Nathaniel Bright, 1839-1915
Subjects: Legends — Hawaii
Publisher: [Honolulu] Printed by Honolulu star-bulletin limited
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

View Book Page: Book Viewer
About This Book: Catalog Entry
View All Images: All Images From Book

Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.

Text Appearing Before Image:
ining heavenly ones) ; the notions thatprevail as to its precise meaning in this place are vague. (c) Kupukupu, a benevolent deity who healed diseases and who causedvegetation to flourish. (d) UU. In this connection the word means black. Ilio is a cloud. (e) Mea, yellow. Ilio mea, a yellow cloud. (f) Ku-ke-ao-iki, a form of the god Ku, a small cloud—hand-size— thatgrew and grew until it became ominous and seemed to fill the heavens. (g) Ku-ke-ao-loa, a cloud-omen grown to full size. (h) Ku-ke-ao-poko, said to be a cloud that quickly dissolved itself inrain. (t) Ku-ke-ao-apihapiha, a sky full of small clouds, probably the sameas our mackerel sky. All these different kinds of clouds are forms inwhich Ku showed himself. (j) Kanaka o ka mauna. This undoubtedly means Ku-pulupulu, a godof the canoe-makers. He seems to have had much influence over the lawlessKini Akua. He it was who contracted for the building of a canoe for thehero Laka. (k) Uhu laau, another form of ulu; a shady place.

Text Appearing After Image:
THE CLIFFS OF KALALAU Pele and Hiiaka—A Myth 145 E ku ai, e hina(/) ka omaka(m) e pule. Ua kana:(n) kahe ka wai,(o) e Ka-hoalii ;(/>) Moku i ka piko,(^) e. 0 imi, imi, o nalowale, i loaa e —Loaa kan hala, uku i ka oiwi.No ke aloha i kono, haele maua; 1 ike aku au i ka uvve ana iho, e.Eli-eli kapu, eli-eli noa. Ua noa-a! TRANSLATION Attend, o Uli: a prayer this for life,Poured forth in the house of the priest.Let it touch the hearts of the shining band.The princes who rule in the heavenly courts.Who is this healer named Kupukupu?His are the soot-black swine, the yellow dog;The tiny cloud-bud and the cloud full-blown;The cloud quick with rain, and the skyThat is mottled and checkered with clouds;The tall Man, the Lord of the Mountain ;His fellows who rest in the tree-shade —Bent-kneed, they pray in their forest-temple.Suffice it: heres flowing bowl, Hoalii.Seek the God; stay not till you find him.If at fault, an offering this for your flesh.The twain of us came at the call of l

Note About Images
Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability – coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.

no comment

Leave a Reply