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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Handy, E. S. Craighill (Edward Smith
Handy, Elizabeth Green, 1921-
Pukui, Mary Kawena, 1895-
Native planters in old Hawaii: their life, lore, and
Published By: Original publisher
Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press. 1972. xviii, 641 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
[by] E. S. Craighill Handy and Elizabeth Green Handy. With
the collaboration of Mary Kawena Pukui
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
Land use (311);
Water supply (312);
Religious and educational structures (346);
Settlement patterns (361);
Religious beliefs (770);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This study, originally made in the 1930s, is an appraisal
of traditional horticulture as it existed in the Hawaiian Islands prior to Euro-American
contact. The work describes in detail the various plants raised by the Hawaiians, the types
of location and areas in which they were planted, the differentiation of varieties, methods
of cultivation, and uses of plants. The document is divided into five major parts dealing
in turn with Hawaiian prehistoric perspectives, the various animals and plants significant
in the economy, demographic features of the islands, the MAKAHIKI harvest festival, and a
description, island by island, of the major Hawaiian Islands ( Kauai, Niihau, Oahu, Maui,
Molokai and Lanai and Hawai), in terms of land use, agriculture, mythology, settlement
patterns, climate, and topography and geology. Five appendices present data on plant and
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
Includes bibliographical references (p. 633-641)
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).
late eighteenth century - 1950s
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