Story Of Kummulipo In Hawaii

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Kumulipo is a Hawaiian chant that describes the story of creation along with a genealogy of Hawaiian royalty. This story was brought to Hawaii by the marriage of two people, Pi 'ikea and ‘Umi. During the time of the formation of this myth Hawaiia was under the authority of a corrupt monarchy, and the dominant religion on the island was Roman Catholicism. It was first printed in 1889, at the time it was in possession of the ruling king, Kalakaua. The story of creation is told by a series of 16 chants, many containing multiple parts. Through those 16 chants it is revealed that Po’ele was Kumulipo’s wife and they had a child named Pouliuli. According to the story, this is how the creation of the world began. The origin of man was connected to

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