Category Archives: Pacific Islands

Red Watarah

http://www.dreamtime.net.au/waratah/text.htm  (audio and video versions)

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Man with the Coconuts

www.pitt.edu/~dash/philippines.html

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Legendary Canoe-making (Laka’s canoe)

www.sacred-texts.com/pac/hlog/hlog10.htm

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Legend of the Coconut

www.coffeetimes.com/coconut.htm (Hawaii)

ns.gov.gu/coconut.html (Guam)

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Legend of the Bread Fruit Tree

www.sacred-texts.com/pac/hloh/hloh08.htm

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Legend of Ohia and Lehua

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0114964/lehua.htm?tqskip1=1&tqtime=0316

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Lau Ka Ie Ie

http://www.sacred-texts.com/pac/hlog/hlog11.htm

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The Punahou Spring

A Tale from Hawaii from Woody Fern, as retold by Caroline Curtis There was a dry time in Oahu. No rain fell, streams dried, and many springs ceased to flow. It was a hungry time, for gardens too were dry. … Continue reading

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The Gift of Kü

A legend from Hawai’i As retold by Caren Loebel-Fried When the great god Kü came to the island of Hawai’i, there was much commotion in the skies to celebrate his arrival. Sharp flashes of lightning and loud cracks and rumblings … Continue reading

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Demon Girls of Ujae

A Tale from the Marshall Islands Told by Nitwa Jeik, edited by Daniel A. Kelin, II from a translation by Sylvia Lolin The iroij (chief) of Rongerik atoll owned a tree with the most beautiful yellow flowers, the kio (see … Continue reading

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