An asterisk (*) indicates Hawaiian material.
A dagger (†) indicates both Hawaiian and South Sea material.
AA: American Anthropologist.
AAAS: Australasian Society for the Advancement of Science.
AHNNE, E., "Légendes Tahitiennes," Bulletin de la Société des études océaniennes, 1931-1934, Nos. 40, 44, 46, 49, 51, 52.
AITKIN, ROBERT T., "Ethnology of Tubuai," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 70, Honolulu, 1930.
*ANDREWS, LORRIN, A Dictionary of the Hawaiian Language, Honolulu, 1865; revision by HENRY H. PARKER, prepared under the direction of the Board of Commissioners of Public Archives of the Territory of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1922.
AUDRAN, PÈRE HERVÉ, "Legends from the Tuamotus," Bulletin de la Société des études océaniennes, Nos. 2, 5, 7, 14, 32, 33; translated by PERCY SMITH, Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vols. 27, 28, Wellington, 1918, 1919.
BAESSLER, ARTHUR, "Tahitische legenden," Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, Vol. 37, pp. 920-924, Berlin, 1905.
†BASTIAN, ADOLF, Die heilige Sage der Polynesier, Leipzig, 1881.
Die samoanische Schöpfungs-Sage and Anschliessendes aus der Südsee, Berlin, 1894.
BBAE: Bulletin of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
BEAGLEHOLE, ERNEST and PEARL, "Ethnology of Pukapuka," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 150, Honolulu, 1938.
BEAGLEHOLE, PEARL, "Pukapuka Legends," collected 1934-1935 (Bishop Museum manuscript collection).
*BECKWITH, MARTHA, "The Hawaiian romance of Laieikawai by S. N. Haleole" (Text, Honolulu, 1863), Bureau of American Ethnology, Report 33, pp. 285-666, Washington, 1919.
"Kepelino's Traditions of Hawaii, Translated" (Text ca. 1860), Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 95, Honolulu, 1932.
BEST, ELSDON, "The Maori," Memoirs of the Polynesian Society, Vol. 5, 2 vols., Wellington, 1924.
Maori Religion and Mythology, Monographs of the Dominion Museum, No. 10, Wellington, 1924.
BPBM: Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum.
BREWSTER, A. B., The Hill Tribes of Fiji, London, 1922.
*BRIGHAM, WILLIAM T. See REMY.
BROWN, A. R. R-., The Andaman Islanders, Cambridge, England, 1922.
BUCK, PETER (Te Rangi Hiroa), "Samoan Material Culture," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 75, Honolulu, 1930.
"Ethnology of Tongareva," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 92, Honolulu, 1932.
"Ethnology of Manihiki and Rakahanga," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 99, Honolulu, 1932.
"Ethnology of Mangareva," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 157, Honolulu, 1938.
Bul.: Bulletin of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum.
BURROWS, EDWIN G., "Ethnology of Futuna," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 138, Honolulu, 1936.
"Ethnology of Uvea (Wallis island)," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 145, Honolulu, 1937.
BURROWS, WILLIAM, "Some Notes and Legends of a South Sea Island, Fakaofo of the Tokelau or Union Group," Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol. 32, pp. 143-173, New Plymouth, 1923.
†BYRON, (GEORGE ANSON), Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands, in the Years 1824-1825, London, 1826.
CAILLOT, A.-C. EUGENE, Mythes, légendes, et traditions des Polynésiens, Paris, 1914.
*CARTWRIGHT, BRUCE, "Some Ali‘is of the Migratory Period," Bernice Pauahi Bishop, Occasional Papers, Vol. 10, No. 7, Honolulu, 1933.
CHAMBERLAIN, B. H., "Kojiki or Records of Ancient Matters (712 A.D.)," Asiatic Society of Japan, Transactions, Supplementary Volume 10, Yokohama, 1882.
CHRISTIAN, F. W., Eastern Pacific Lands; Tahiti and the Marquesas Islands, London, 1910.
CHURCHILL, WILLIAM, Sissano, Movements of Migration within and through Melanesia, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, 1916.
Manuscript from Samoa, "Helpful God Accompanying a Dangerous Expedition" (Bishop Museum manuscript collection).
CODRINGTON, R. H., The Melanesians; Studies in their Anthropology and Folk-lore, Oxford, 1891.
COLLOCOTT, E. E. V., "Tales and Poems of Tonga," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 46, Honolulu, 1928. p. 547
Notes on Tongan Religion, Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol. 30, 1921, pp. 152-163, 227-240.
*DIBBLE, SHELDON, A History of the Sandwich Islands (1843); reprint, Honolulu, 1909.
*DICKEY, LYLE A., "String Figures from Hawaii," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 54, Honolulu, 1928.
DIXON, ROLAND B., The Mythology of All Races: Vol. 9, Oceanic, Boston, 1916.
†ELLIS, WILLIAM, A Narrative of a Tour through Hawaii . . . with Remarks on the History, Traditions, Manners, Customs, and Language of the Inhabitants . . . (cited as Tour), London, 1827; reprint, Honolulu, 1917.
Polynesian Researches during a Residence of nearly Eight Years in the Society and Sandwich Islands (cited as Researches), 2d ed., 4 vols., London, 1831-1839.
*EMERSON, JOSEPH S., "Hawaiian String Games," Folklore Publications of Vassar College (cited as VCFL), No. 5, Poughkeepsie, 1924.
"Selections from a Kahuna's 'Book of Prayers,'" Hawaiian Historical Society, Report 26, pp. 17-37, Honolulu, 1917.
"Some Hawaiian Beliefs regarding Spirits," Hawaiian Historical Society, Report 9, pp. 10-17, Honolulu, 1902.
*EMERSON, NATHANIEL B., Pele and Hiiaka; a Myth from Hawaii, Honolulu, 1915.
"The Long Voyages of the Ancient Hawaiians," Hawaiian Historical Society, Papers No. 5, Honolulu, 1893.
"Unwritten Literature of Hawaii; Sacred Songs of the Hula" (cited as "Hula"), Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 38, Washington, 1909.
*EMERSON, OLIVER P., "The Bad Boy of Lahaina," Hawaiian Historical Society, Report 29, pp. 16-19, Honolulu, 1921.
†EMORY, KENNETH, "The Archaeology of Nihoa and Necker Islands," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 53, Honolulu, 1928.
"The Island of Lanai: A Survey of Native Culture," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 12, Honolulu, 1924.
EVANS, I. H. N., Studies in Religion, Folk-lore, and Custom in British North Borneo and the Malay Peninsula, Cambridge, England, 1923.
FISON, LORIMER, Tales from Old Fiji (Tongan), London, 1907.
FL: Folk-lore (British).
*FLEMING, MARTHA Ross, Old Trails of Maui (pamphlet), William and Mary Alexander Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Maui, 1933.
For. Col.: See FORNANDER, Collection.
For. Pol. Race: See FORNANDER, An Account.
*FORNANDER, ABRAHAM, An Account of the Polynesian Race, Its Origin and Migrations and the Ancient History of the Hawaiian People to the Time of Kamehameha I (cited as For. Pol. Race), 3 vols., London, 1878-1885.
"Collection of Hawaiian Antiquities and Folk-lore" (cited as For. Col.), edited by Thomas G. Thrum, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Memoir 4, 5, 6, Honolulu, 1916-1919.
FORTUNE, REO F., Sorcerers of Dobu, the Social Anthropology of the Dobu Islanders of the Western Pacific, London, 1932.
FOX, C. E., The Threshold of the Pacific, London, 1924.
FRASER, JOHN, "Folksongs and Myths from Samoa," Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol. 5, 1896, pp. 171-183; Vol. 6, 1897, pp. 19-36, 67-76, 107-122; Vol. 7, 1898, pp. 15-29; Vol. 9, 1900, pp. 125-134, Wellington, 1896-1900. See POWELL.
GARCIA, M., Lettres sur les Iles Marquises, ou mémoires pour servir à l’étude religieuse, morale, politique et statistique des Iles Marquises et de l’Océanie Orientale, Paris, 1843.
GIFFORD, EDWARD W., "Tongan Myths and Tales," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 8, Honolulu, 1924.
"Tongan Society," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 61, Honolulu, 1929.
GILL, WILLIAM WYATT, Myths and Songs from the South Pacific, London, 1876.
GOMES, EDWIN H., Seventeen Years among the Sea Dyaks of Borneo, Philadelphia and London, 1911.
*GREEN, LAURA, Folktales from Hawaii (cited as Tales) (text and translation), Honolulu, 1928.
*GREEN, LAURA, and PUKUI, MARY KAWENA, Legend of Kawelo and Other Hawaiian Folktales (text and translation), Honolulu, 1936.
GREY, SIR GEORGE, Polynesian Mythology and Ancient Traditional History of the New Zealand Race, as Furnished by Their Chiefs and (Priests), 2d ed., Auckland, 1885.
HAA: Hawaiian Almanac and Annual.
*HALEOLE, S. N., Ka moolelo i Laieikawai, Honolulu, 1863; Kuokoa, 1865-1866; reprint by Solomon Meheula and James Bolster (pamphlet), Honolulu, 1888. See BECKWITH.
HANDY, EDWARD S. C., "Polynesian Religion," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 34, Honolulu, 1927.
"Marquesan Legends," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 69, Honolulu, 1930.
"History and Culture in the Society Islands," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 79, Honolulu, 1931.
"The Problem of Polynesian Origins," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Occasional Papers, Vol. 9, No. 8, Honolulu, 1930.
*Hawaiian Almanac and Annual. See THRUM.
*Hawaiian Historical Society, Annual Reports, 1893--; Papers, 1892--.
HENRY, TEUIRA, "Ancient Tahiti, Based on Material Recorded by J. M. Orsmond," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 48, Honolulu, 1928.
*HENSHAW, H. W., Birds of the Hawaiian Islands, Being a Complete List of the Birds of the Hawaiian Possessions with Notes on Their Habits (pamphlet), Honolulu, 1902.
HHS: Hawaiian Historical Society.
HOCART, A. M., "The Lau Islands, Fiji," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 62, Honolulu, 1929.
IZETT, JAMES, Maori Lore, The Traditions of the Maori People with the More Important of Their Legends, Wellington, 1904.
JAFL: Journal of American Folklore.
JENNES, D., and BALLANTYNE, A., "Language, Mythology, and Songs of Bwaidoga, Goodenough Island," S. E. Papua, Memoirs of the Polynesian Society, Vol. 8, Wellington, 1928.
The Northern D’Entrecastreaux, Oxford, 1920.
JPS: Journal of the Polynesian Society.
JRAI: Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
*JUDD, HENRY P., "Hawaiian Proverbs and Riddles," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 77, Honolulu, 1930.
*Ka Moolelo Hawaii (Hawaiian History) (written by scholars at the High School, and corrected by one of the instructors, adding dates and occasionally sentences and paragraphs), Lahainaluna, 1838.
*KALAKAUA, DAVID, The Legends and Myths of Hawaii, the Fables and Folklore of a Strange People (edited by R. N. Daggett) New York, 1888.
He Kumulipo no ka I-a-mamao a ia Alapai wahine, Honolulu, 1889. See LILIUOKALANI.
*KAMAKAU, SAMUEL M., "Moolelo o Kamehameha" (Life of Kamehameha), Ka Nupepa Kuokoa (cited as Kuokoa), Honolulu, October p. 550 20, 1866-January 9, 1869 (manuscript translation held at Bishop Museum).
"Moolelo Hawaii" (Hawaiian traditions), Ke Au Okoa, Honolulu, 1869-1871 (manuscript translation held at Bishop Museum).
KENNEDY, DONALD GILBERT, "Field Notes on the Culture of Vaitupu, Ellice Islands," Memoirs of the Polynesian Society, Vol. 9, New Plymouth, New Zealand, 1931.
*KEPELINO. See BECKWITH.
KRÄMER, DR. AUGUSTIN, Die Samoa-Inseln, Vol. 1, Stuttgart, 1902.
*LILIUOKALANI, An Account of the Creation of the World According to Hawaiian Tradition, Composed by Keaulumoku in 1700 (translation of the Kumulipo; see KALAKAUA), Boston, 1897.
LOEB, EDWIN M., "History and Traditions of Niue," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 32, Honolulu, 1926.
MACGREGOR, GORDON, "Ethnology of Tokelau Island," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 146, Honolulu, 1936.
*MALO, DAVID, Hawaiian Antiquities (Moolelo Hawaii), translated from the Hawaiian by Dr. N. B. Emerson, edited by W. D. Alexander, Honolulu, 1903.
*MARCUSE, ADOLF, Die Hawaiischen Inseln, Berlin, 1894.
MARINER, WILLIAM, An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands in the South Pacific . . . Compiled and Arranged . . . by John Martin, 2 vols., 3d ed., Edinburgh, 1827.
*MCALLISTER, J. GILBERT, "Archaeology of Oahu," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 104, Honolulu, 1933.
MCKERN, W. C., "Archaeology of Tonga," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 60, Honolulu, 1929.
MEIER, P. J., "Mythen and Sagen der Admiralitats Insulaner," Anthropos, Vols. 2-4, Vienna, 1907-1909.
*MEINICKE, CARL E., Der Archipel Hawaii (Der Inseln des stillen oceans, eine geographische Monographie, Teil 2, Achter Abschitt; pp. 271-315, Leipzig, 1888).
Mem.: Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum.
MÉTRAUX, ALFRED (Easter island texts).
MOERENHOUT, J.-A., Voyages aux îles du Grand Océan, 2 vols., Paris, 1837.
MONTITON, Father ALBERT, "Les Paumotous," Les Mission catholiques, Bulletin, Vol. 6, Lyon, 1874.
MPS: Memoirs of the Polynesian Society.
MÜHLMANN, WILHELM E., "Die geheime Gesellsehaft der Arioi, eine studie über polynesische Geheimbünde mit besondere Berücksichtigung der Siebungs- and Auslesevorgänge in Alt-Tahiti," p. 551 Internationales Archiv für Ethnographie, Vol. 32, Supplement, Leyden, 1932.
MURRAY, J. H. P., Papua or British New Guinea, pp. 119-127, London, 1912.
NEUHAUSS, RICHARD, Deutsch Neu-Guinea, Band III: Beiträge der Missionare. . . . Berlin, 1911.
*PARKER, HENRY H. See ANDREWS.
*POGUE (Pokuea), J. F., Ka Moolelo Hawaii (after the version published at Lahainaluna in 1838), Honolulu, 1858.
POWELL, T., PRATT, GEORGE, and FRASER, JOHN, "Some Folk-songs and Myths from Samoa," Royal Society of New South Wales, Journal, Vols. 24-26; Vol. 29, pp. 366-393, Sydney, 1890-1892; 1895.
PRATT, Rev. GEORGE, "The Genealogy of the Sun, a Samoan Legend," Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, Report of the First Meeting, pp. 447-454, Sydney, 1887. See POWELL.
*PUKUI, MARY KAWENA. See GREEN.
RAFFLES, THOMAS S., The History of Java, 2 vols., London, 1817.
RASSB: Journal of the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society.
RBAE: Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
REITER, P., "Traditions tonguiennes," Anthropos, Vol. 2, pp. 230-241, 438-443, 743-750, Vienna, 1907.
*REMY, JULES M., Translated from the French by Brigham, William T., Contributions of a Venerable Savage to the Ancient History of the Hawaiian Islands (cited as Contributions), Boston, 1868.
Ka moolelo Hawaii (Histoire de l’Archipel Havaiien), Paris, 1862.
*RICE, WILLIAM HYDE, "Hawaiian Legends," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 3, Honolulu, 1923.
*ROBERTS, HELEN, "Ancient Hawaiian Music," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 29, Honolulu, 1926.
ROMILLY, HUGH H., From My Verandah in New Guinea, Sketches and Traditions, London, 1889.
Letters from the Western Pacific and Mashonaland (cited as Letters), 1878-1891, edited by Samuel H. Romilly, London, 1893.
RSNSW: Royal Society of New South Wales.
SCHIRREN, C., Die Wandersagen der Neuseeländer and der Maui-mythos, Riga, 1856.
SEURAT, L.-G., "Légendes des Paumotu," Revue des traditions populaires, Vol. 20, Nos. 11, 12; Vol. 21, No. 2, 1905, 1906.
SHAND, ALEXANDER, "The Moriori People of the Chatham Islands, p. 552 Their History and Traditions," Memoirs of the Polynesian Society, Vol. 2, Wellington, 1911.
SKINNER, H. D., "The Morioris of Chatham Island," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Memoir 9, pp. 1-140, Honolulu, 1923.
SKINNER, H. D., and BAUCKE, WILLIAM, "The Morioris," ibid., pp. 339-384, Honolulu, 1928.
SMITH, S. PERCY, "The Lore of the Whare-wananga: Teachings of the Maori College on Religion, Cosmogony, and History" (cited as Lore), Memoirs of the Polynesian Society, Vols. 3 and 4, New Plymouth, 1913, 1915.
STAIR, Rev. JOHN B., Old Samoa, London, 1897.
STIMSON, J. FRANK, "Tuamotuan Religion," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 103, Honolulu, 1933.
"The Cult of Kiho-tumu," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 111, Honolulu, 1933.
"The Legends of Maui and Tahaki," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 127, Honolulu, 1934.
"Tuamotuan Legends" (Island of Anaa), Part 1, The Demigods, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Bulletin 148, Honolulu, 1937.
†STOKES, JOHN, "Notes on Hawaiian Petroglyphs," Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Occasional Papers, Vol. 4, No. 4, Honolulu, 1910.
"An Evaluation of Early Genealogies Used for Polynesian History," Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol. 39, pp. 1-42, Wellington, 1930.
"Honolulu and Some Speculative Phases of Hawaiian History," Hawaiian Historical Society, Report 42, pp. 40-102, Honolulu, 1934.
"Whence Paao?" Hawaiian Historical Society, Papers 15, pp. 40-45, Honolulu, 1928.
"Legends from Rapa" (Bishop Museum manuscript collection).
STUEBEL, O., "Samoanische Texte," Veröffentlichungen aus dem königlichen Museum für Völkerkunde, 4 Bd., 59-246 s., Berlin, 1896.
TAYLOR, Rev. RICHARD, Te ika a Maui, or New Zealand and Its Inhabitants, 2d ed., London, 1870.
THOMSON, BASIL, The Fijians, A Study in the Decay of Custom, London, 1908.
*THRUM, THOMAS G., editor, Hawaiian Almanac and Annual: A Handbook of Information on Matters Relating to the Hawaiian Islands (index compiled by Margaret Titcomb and Anita Ames, 1875-1932), Honolulu, 1875--. p. 553
Hawaiian Folk Tales, A Collection of Native Legends (cited as Tales), Chicago, 1907.
More Hawaiian Folk Tales (cited as More Tales), Chicago, 1923.
TNZI: Transactions of the New Zealand Institute.
TREGEAR, EDWARD, The Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary, Wellington, New Zealand, 1891.
TURNER, Rev. GEORGE, Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago and Long Before, Together with Notes on the Cults and Customs of Twenty-three Other Islands in the Pacific, London, 1884.
†VANCOUVER, GEORGE, A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and Round the World . . . Performed in the Years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, and 1795, 6 vols., London, 1801.
VCFL: Publications of the Folklore Foundation, Vassar College.
VON BÜLOW, WILHELM, "Samoanische Sagen," Globus, Vol. 69-75, 1896-1899; Internationales Archiv für Ethnographie, Vols. 11, 12, Braunschweig, 1898, 1899.
VON DEN STEINEN, KARL, Die Marquesaner and ihre Kunst: Studien über die entwicklung primitiver Südseeornamentik (cited as Marquesaner), 3 vols., Berlin, 1925-1928.
"Marquesanische Mythen," Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, Vol. 65, pp. 1-44, 326-373, Berlin, 1933.
*WESTERVELT, WILLIAM D., Legends of Maui, a Demi-god of Polynesia, and his Mother Hina (cited as Maui), Honolulu, 1910.
Legends of Gods and Ghosts . . . Collected and Translated from the Hawaiian (cited as Gods and Ghosts), Boston and London, 1915.
Legends of Old Honolulu (cited as Honolulu), Boston and London, 1915.
Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes, Collected and Translated from the Hawaiian (cited as Volcanoes), Boston and London, 1916.
Hawaiian Historical Legends (cited as Hist. Leg.), illustrated, New York, 1923.
WHITE, JOHN, The Ancient History of the Maori; His Mythology and Traditions, Vols. 1-3, Wellington, 1887.
WILLIAMS, THOMAS, Fiji and the Fijians, edited by George Stringer Rowe, Vol. I, London, 1858.
WOHLERS, J. F. H., "The Mythology and Traditions of the Maori in New Zealand," Transactions of the New Zealand Institute, Vol. 7, pp. 3-53, Wellington, 1874.
YUPA: Yale University publications in anthropology.
ZE: Zeitschrift für Ethnologie.