Legends of Old Honolulu

William Drake Westervelt (1849 - 1939)

Hawai'i: land of wonder and beauty and a culture rich in history and mythology. Dr. Westervelt settled in Hawai'i as a young man and collected stories and myths from his adopted home. Here we have a collection dedicated to the largest city, Honolulu. - Summary by Lynne Thompson

Genre(s): Culture & Heritage Fiction, Social Science (Culture & Anthropology)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction and notes on Pronunciation Larry Wilson
00:08:08
Play 01 The Migration of the Hawaiians Adrian Stephens
00:22:01
Play 02 Legendary Places in Honolulu Adrian Stephens
00:14:09
Play 03 The God of Pakaka Temple Adrian Stephens
00:07:50
Play 04 Legend of the Bread-fruit Tree Adrian Stephens
00:12:23
Play 05 The Gods who found Water Adrian Stephens
00:09:21
Play 06 The Water of Life of Ka-ne Andrea Atwood
00:14:58
Play 07 Mamala the Surf-rider yourbookvoice
00:05:34
Play 08 A Shark punished at Waikiki Larry Wilson
00:03:59
Play 09 The Legendary Origin of Kapa TCMS
00:12:44
Play 10 Creation of Man Larry Wilson
00:05:20
Play 11 The Chief with the Wonderful Servants madhushree
00:08:38
Play 12 The Great Dog Ku matty_castaway
00:11:52
Play 13 The Cannibal Dog-man matty_castaway
00:08:51
Play 14 The Canoe of the Dragon LibriVoxalohaaaa
00:10:36
Play 15 The Wonderful Shell TCMS
00:07:23
Play 16 The Ghost Dance on Punchbowl Adrian Stephens
00:14:43
Play 17 The Bird-man of Nuuanu Valley LibriVoxalohaaaa
00:07:37
Play 18 The Owls of Honolulu Cary Kawamoto
00:12:40
Play 19 The Two Fish from Tahiti Cary Kawamoto
00:11:27
Play 20 Iwa, the Notable Thief of Oahu Cary Kawamoto
00:10:58
Play 21 Pikoi the Rat-killer Adrian Stephens
00:25:15
Play 22 Kawelo Adrian Stephens
00:26:52
Play 23 “Chief Man-eater” Adrian Stephens
00:24:27
Play 24 Lepe-a-moa Part 1 TCMS
00:19:03
Play 25 Lepe-a-moa Part 2 TCMS
00:28:09
Play 26 Kamapuaa Legends docdlmartin
00:48:24
Play 27 Appendix: Polynesian Language Larry Wilson
00:06:02