I wonder if one was found, 1882.

WANTED—Anyone having a copy of the book “Laiekawai” [“Laieikawai”] to disposed of will please call at

J. W. ROBERTSON & Co’s

(Daily Bulletin, 10/11/1882, p. 2)

DailyBulletin_10_11_1882_2.png

The Daily Bulletin, Number 217, Page 2. October 11, 1882.

Advertisements

The story of Laieikawai is reprinted with a mele, 1888.

LAIEIKAWAI

Aia Laieikawai
I ka uka wale la o Paliuli;
O ka nani, o ka nani,
Helu ekahi o ia uka.

E nanea e walea ana paha,
I ka leo nahenahe o na manu;
E nanea, e walea ana paha,
I ka leo nahenahe o na manu. Continue reading

Mary Kawena Pukui’s ʻŌlelo Noʻeau back in print! 2018.

I just saw in the Bishop Museum online newsletter the following announcement!

‘Ōlelo No‘eau Available For Preorder

We’re thrilled to share with you that one of our most beloved titles, Mary Kawena Pukui’s ʻŌlelo Noʻeau: Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical Sayings, has been reprinted in partnership with the Dolores Furtado Martin Foundation—and preorders are available NOW online at Bishop Museum Press!

Museum members can utilize their membership discount on the Press website by entering the promo code MEMBER20 prior to checkout.

Copies will be available for pickup and/or purchase in Shop Pacifica starting Monday, December 10, 2018.

Learn More

Publication of “Native Use of Fish in Hawaii,” 1956.

Hawaiians Were Gourmets When It Came to Fish

By CLARICE TAYLOR

The Hawaiian pitied the white man as an uncultivated person when he first saw the white man eating fish.

The white man discarded the portions of the fish which the Hawaiians considered delicacies—such as the head, the eyes, the entrails, the skin and the little dark portions next to the bone.

Then, too, the white man only ate cooked fish. He had no idea of the choice flavor of fresh fish eaten immediately after taking it from the water.

All this and much more is told in a new publication, Native Use of Fish in Hawaii by Margaret Titcomb, librarian, and Mary Kawena Pukui, associate in Hawaiian Culture at Bishop Museum.

Published in N. Z.

Native Uses of Fish in Hawaii is a supplement to the Journal of Polynesian Society and was published by the Society in New Zealand.

The books will soon be on sale at the Bishop Museum Bookshop.

Although Native Uses of Fish in Hawaii is a scientific publication, its text is easy to read for the layman and contains much fascinating material on how the Hawaiian at fish, his major source of protein. Continue reading