Kalaipahoa, and “Hawaiian Art,” 1941.

HAWAII’S WOODEN GODS GOOD POLYNESIAN ART

Huc M. Luquiens Appreciates Carved and Feathered Deities of Ferocious Mien and Lost Symbolism

By LORIN TARR GILL

“If we were forced to choose a single specimen to represent the characteristic art of Polynesia, it might well be one of the extraordinary wooden gods of Hawaii,” Huc Luquiens, assistant professor of art at the University of Hawaii, asserts in his paper on “Hawaiian Art,” soon to be published by the Bishop museum. Continue reading

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The discovered kii and A. L. Atkinson, 1899.

AN HAWAIIAN RELIC

A Valuable Idol Recently Discovered in an Ewa Rice Field.

Mr. A. L. Atkinson is now the owner of a valuable Hawaiian relic. In digging in one of the rice fields several days ago in the Ewa district of this Island, an idol was discovered buried in the mud. A picture of it is given above in three phases—the front, the side and the back. It stands a little over five feet high, and is not like any other idol known. Continue reading

More on the reenactment of Kamehameha’s landing, etc. 1913.

REMEMBERANCES HELD FOR WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY

THE QUEENS OF THE ISLANDS FROM THE LEFT—MISS MUNDON OF OAHU; MRS. MORTON OF MAUI; MISS WILHELMINA OF HAWAII; MISS MAHOE OF MOLOKAI; AND MISS SILVA OF KAUAI.

KAMEHAMEHA AND HIS KAUKAUALII AND THE IDOL GOD [AKUA KII].

[Yes, this was all done on George Washington’s birthday: the pāʻū riding and the reenactment of Kamehameha’s landing at Waikiki.]

(Kuokoa, 2/28/1913, p. 1)

MALAMAIA NA HOOMANAO NO KA LA HANAU O WAKINEKONA

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LI, Helu 9, Aoao 1. Feberuari 28, 1913.