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Illustrated by Dietrich Varez
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Title: 'OLELO NO'EAU Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical Sayings
Author: Collected, Translated and Annotated by Mary Kawena Pukui
Illustrated by Dietrich Varez
ISBN: 0-910240-93-0
Description: BISHOP MUSEUM SPECIAL PUBLICATION NO. 71
Large softcover 8 1/2 X 11, Bishop Museum Press,2008 6th printing. 351 pages. Illustrations. The 16 full-page and 8 smaller prints were created by noted Big Island artist Dietrich Varez.
Condition: Clean and tight with minor wear, minor smudge/spots on cover.
Summary: "Considered the finest compendium of traditional Hawaiian insight and lore handed down through generations of oral tradition. A treasure of more than 3,000 proverbial and poetical sayings --in both Hawaiian and English translation--displaying the knowledge, compassion, foibles, humor, morality, and beliefs of the Hawaiian people.... Provides an opportunity to savor the wisdom, poetic beauty, and earthy humor of these finely crafted expressions. The sayings may be appreciated individually and collectively for their aesthetic, historic, educational values.... The sayings are arranged alphabetically in Hawaiian...." (Hawaiian sayings with English translation.)

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