hawaiian studies mid term
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hawaiian studies mid term
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tiny coral atoll in Micronesia
navigator of satawal
place where Mau sailed to get fish
home of the free lunch
Why did Mau Piailug share his knowledge of navigation in with the crew oh Hokulea?
he felt as if navigation was going to die, he wanted to keep navigation strong to continue its legacy
Why does Mau travel the ocean?
Mau traveled for food and people of the island and to connect with ancestors
Why did Hokule'a sail?
To prove that the tradition of navigation was still alive
What are the multiple funcations of the canoe house of Satawal?
socializing, building canoes, and schooling
oral traditional stories
what is the function of mo'olelo?
to pass on traditional culture
What is one thing that is revealed about Polynesian voyaging tradition from each of the Tahitian mo'olelo?
Taa'roa- made stars for navigation
Terehe- Mehehune search for new homeland
Rata- search for what happened to his uncle
What kinds of information did Sinoto add to the question of Polynesian navigating ability?
he found the big paddle, meaning long voyaging was there there (Huahine)
What kinds of information did GREEN add to the question of Polynesian navigating ability?
Found the pottery art in Fiji which can be found in pottery art in Asia
What kinds of information did KIRCH add to the question of Polynesian navigating ability?
found bones of animals in Halawa, meaning people settled in Halawa
Greens discovery place
Kirch's discovery place. (Moloka'i)
Sinotos discovery place
The pottery art that linked the Polynesian people to the Lapitaisan people in Asia
the name of the voyage that sailed in 1976 from Hawaii to Tahiti
(central and pacific)
this place has dark skin of ethic group
(west pacific, north of Melanesia"
birthplace of gods, kings, and land
Modern name for Havai'i
Tahiti god who created the world
Hawaiian counter part of Ta'aroa
Ta'aroa's egg that hatched into foundation, land, rock, and soil
Why did Ta'aroa go back into the egg?
Tried to call out, no response.
There was no voice outside of the egg
Ancient religious center found in Havai'i
the person who disobeys the religious ceremony
Main fish of Terehe mo'olelo
According the Buck, what did Terehe's bathing during the ceremony represent in the mo'olelo of Tahiti and Havai'i?
The sign of going against the government
Son of Mamaerohi and Vaieros,
Killed 2 monsters of the sea except for the short and long waves
daughter of the King into mo'olelo of Rata
mother of Rata, sister of the kind navigatiors
Why did Rata leaves some of the monsters in the ocean?
to give other navigators a challenge