The Kumulipo: A Hawaiian Creation Chant
- About the Book
The Kumulipo is the sacred creation chant of a family of Hawaiian alii, or ruling chiefs. Composed and transmitted entirely in the oral tradition, its 2000 lines provide an extended genealogy proving the family's divine origin and tracing the family history from the beginning of the world.
- About the Author(s)
Martha Warren Beckwith, Editor
Martha Warren Beckwith, Translator
- Supporting Resources