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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Kamakau, Samuel Manaiakalani,
Barrère, Dorothy B.
Pukui, Mary Kawena, 1895-
The works of the people of old =: Na hana a ka po'e
Published By: Original publisher
Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press. 1976. viii, 170 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
Samuel Manaiakalani Kamakau ; translated from the newspaper
Ke Au 'oko'a by Mary Kawena Pukui ; arr. and edited by Dorothy B. Barrère
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2003. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Marine industries (228);
Recreational and non-therapeutic drugs (276);
Felted and other non-interworked fabrics (287);
Ordering of time (805);
Ideas about nature and people (820);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This work, Na Hana a ka Po'e Kahiko, is a sequel to Ka Po'e
Kahiko (see Kamakau 1964, eHRAF document no. 9 in this file), both of which are
translations by Mary Kawena Pukui from Samuel Manaiakalani Kamakau's series of newspaper
articles which ran from October 14, 1869 through November 3, 1870 in Ke Au 'Oko'a. The
material deals with various aspects of the traditional culture of the Hawaiians from
approximately the late eighteenth century through the major portion of the nineteenth
century. The major topics discussed in this work deal with: geography, cultivation of
various crops, fishing, fishponds, house construction, tapa making, canoe making, the
weaving of fish nets, religion, and religious structures.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
English and Hawaiian
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-162) and
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
John Beierle ; 2002
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
ca. late eighteenth - nineteenth
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Hawaiian Islands, United States
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings