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Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum . we shall see below, but in some cave (puoa ), possibly on another island from thatwhich concealed his bones, such deposits being left in the care of a kahu who wouldgenerally appoint his successors, and while in the early days of the Christian missionon these islands, the converted kahu would perhaps bring an idol from its place ofconcealment to serve as offering to bis new spiritual father and proof of the sincerityof his conversion,3 generally the secret of the place of deposit was faithfully kept.I have known of several traditionary caves of whi

Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum . we shall see below, but in some cave (puoa ), possibly on another island from thatwhich concealed his bones, such deposits being left in the care of a kahu who wouldgenerally appoint his successors, and while in the early days of the Christian missionon these islands, the converted kahu would perhaps bring an idol from its place ofconcealment to serve as offering to bis new spiritual father and proof of the sincerityof his conversion,3 generally the secret of the place of deposit was faithfully kept.I have known of several traditionary caves of whi Stock Photo
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Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum . we shall see below, but in some cave (puoa ), possibly on another island from thatwhich concealed his bones, such deposits being left in the care of a kahu who wouldgenerally appoint his successors, and while in the early days of the Christian missionon these islands, the converted kahu would perhaps bring an idol from its place ofconcealment to serve as offering to bis new spiritual father and proof of the sincerityof his conversion,3 generally the secret of the place of deposit was faithfully kept.I have known of several traditionary caves of which the entrance was carefully con-cealed, and although the kahu was known, nothing would induce him (or her) to dis-close the secret. The war god of the great Kamehameha, Kukailimoku (Mus. No. 7855) figured in the essay on HawaiianFeather Work, Memoirs, vol. i, p. 32, li^. 22, was thus given t the missionary, and it is probable that the image ! .Mus. No. 7656) was a similar offering. [172] Old Hawaiian Carvings.. Ill,. S. IXTHHIIIR OF CARVED BOW

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