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Title: The Reinstitution of a Traditional Hawaiian Practice: A Native Perspective of Ritualistism Through the Performance of He'eholua
Authors: Stone, Thomas
Keywords: Polynesia - Hawaii
LC Subject Headings: Sledding-Hawaii.
Hawaiians--Rites and Ceremonies.
Issue Date: 2002
Abstract: He'eholua - a ritualized form of athleticism that last took place over 180 years ago on carefully constructed stone ramp ways in the shadow of active volcanoes and under the aegis of fierce gods. Through practical research this is a descriptive interpretation from a native perspective of the cultural landscape relative to constructing and riding the papaholua, and the unique relationship holua has with the indigenous people of Hawai'i and Polynesia.
Description: Thesis (M.A.)--University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2002
Pacific Islands Studies
Pages/Duration: ix, 162 leaves
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/21127
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Appears in Collections:Pacific Islands Studies Plan A Masters Theses
M.A. - Pacific Islands Studies



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