Archaeology of Nihoa and Necker Islands

Nihoa and Necker mark the transition from the southeastern high islands of the Hawaiian archipelago to the atolls scattered throughout the northwestern end of the island chain. According to Hawaiian oral traditions and archaeological records, these islands were the northwestern frontier of the lands populated by the first Polynesian settlers. This exact reprint, now a baseline of the 20th century knowledge regarding archaeology and technology of Nihoa and Necker, allows today’s scholars to reinterpret the original data collected almost 80 years ago.

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Bishop Museum Press
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Kenneth P. Emory
ISBN: 978-1-56647-565-5
Price: $18.95
Date of Publication: 2002
Size: 7 x 10
Pages: 152