Hawaiian Folklore, 1977  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Hawaiian Folklore
1977 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Karen Kangas was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
Telephone: 541-346-3925
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection includes project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Four versions of why picking the leahua flower brings rain
How Maui brought night and day
Origin of the coconut tree
Origin of the Chain of Craters
Supernatural legend
Two legends about Pele, the volcano goddess
Two stories about a White Lady
Two tales about Morgan's Corner on Oahu
The Night Marchers
Three beliefs about disturbing Hawaiian graves
How lao Needle got its name
How Kamehameha became king

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Japanese Americans
  • legends
  • myths
  • supernatural legends
  • superstitions
  • Personal Names :
  • Ando, Harvey
  • Enseki, Marjie
  • Matsumoto, Iris
  • Geographical Names :
  • Hilo (Hawaii)
  • Kahului (Hawaii)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project