Hawaiian and Chinese Narratives, 1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Hawaiian and Chinese Narratives
1970 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Linda L. Heady 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.


Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection does not include a 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
"Why the Sea Is Salty"- Hawaiian
"Hiiaka and the River God"- Hawaiian
"Hiiaka and the Sky God"- Hawaiian
Personal legends
"Legend of Bow Kung"- Chinese
"Kamehameha Helped by Pele"- Hawaiian
"Legend of the Splintered Paddle"- Hawaiian
Supernatural legends
"Chinese Scholar Ghost Story"- Chinese
"Japanese Story of Unfaithful Husband"- Japanese
"Pele Spares Peoples Who Are Kind"- Hawaiian
Local legends
"Legend of the Naupaka Flower"- Hawaiian
"When Lava Reaches the Sea"- Hawaiian
"Legend of the Lehua Blossom"- Hawaiian
"O Ka Punahou"- Hawaiian
"Rock That Was Moved by Kamehameha"- Hawaiian
Urban belief tales
"Haunted School Bathroom"- Chinese
"Haunted Bridge"- Chinese
"Haunted Apartment"- Chinese
Contemporary belief tales
"Horses Turn Aside for Spirits"- Hawaiian
"Taking Picture of Pele"- Hawaiian
"Pele as Hitchhiker"- Hawaiian
"Pele Appears in Road"- Hawaiian
"The Night Marchers"- Hawaiian
Plastic surgeon -Hawaiian
The Haole Who Bought a Mule- Hawaiian
Funeral customs -Chinese
Return of spirit on seventh day- Chinese
Pele's love of pork- Hawaiian

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1970_191: Linda L. Heady Interview Sound Recording
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
5 inches
5 inches

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Chinese
  • College students
  • contemporary legends
  • ghost stories
  • Hawaiians
  • jokes
  • legends
  • local legends
  • myths
  • narratives
  • ritual
  • Sound recordings
  • supernatural tales
  • superstitions
  • Personal Names :
  • Abbott, Linda
  • Atibara, Walter
  • Heady, Linda
  • Jacobus, Sylvia
  • Ma, Jeanne (Kin-Yee)
  • To, Louis
  • Toothman, Penny
  • Geographical Names :
  • China
  • Hawaii
  • University of Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project