No Na Mamo Traditional and Contemporary Hawaiian Beliefs and Practices

ISBN-10: 0824836243
ISBN-13: 9780824836245
Edition: 2011
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Description: No N? Mamo is a compilation of books in the acclaimed Ka Wana series, published in 2005- 2010. The books, revised and presented here as individual chapters, offer invaluable insights into the philosophy and way of life of Native Hawaiian culture:  More...

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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 387
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

No N? Mamo is a compilation of books in the acclaimed Ka Wana series, published in 2005- 2010. The books, revised and presented here as individual chapters, offer invaluable insights into the philosophy and way of life of Native Hawaiian culture: pono (right way of living), aloha (love and affection), welina (welcome and hospitality), a'o (education), ola (health and healing), ho'oponopono (healing to make things right), ho'omana (the sacred and spiritual), alaka'i (leadership), k'k?'?lelo (oratory), ho'onohonoho (cultural management), kapu (gender roles), hewa (wrong way of living). Readers both familiar and unfamiliar with Native Hawaiian traditions and practices will find much to reflect on as well as practical guidance and knowledge. Throughout Chun draws on first-hand accounts from early Hawaiian historians, early explorers and missionaries, and nineteenth-century Hawaiian language publications- as well as his own experience, gained from a lifetime of engagement with the language and culture. No N? Mamo contains new and updated information, color illustrations, prefaces by the author and editor, a new Afterword, and an Appendix describing the challenges faced in creating this book.

Illustrations
Foreword: Ka 'Olelo Mua
Editor's Preface: Ka 'Olelo Mua o ka Mea Ho'oponopono
Preface: 'Olelo Ha'i Mua
Pono: The Way of Living
Aloha: Traditions of Love and Affection
Welina: Traditional and Contemporary Ways of Welcome and Hospitality
A'o: Educational Traditions
Ola: Traditional Concepts of Health and Healing
Ho'oponopono: Traditional Ways of Healing to Make Things Right Again
Ho'omana: Understanding the Sacred and Spiritual
Alaka'i: Traditional Leadership
Kaka'olelo: Traditions of Oratory and Speech Making
Ho'onohonoho: Traditional Ways of Cultural Management
Kapu: Gender Roles in Traditional Society
Hewa: The Wrong Way of Living
Afterword
Appendix: Hearing for a Deeper Understanding of Indigenous Knowledge: Things We Learned from Publishing Indigenous Material
Bibliography
Index

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