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Published by Island Heritage in Norfolk Island, Australia, New York .
Written in English



  • Hawaii


  • Hawaii -- Fiction.

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Makaha"s pledge to the goddess of the rainbows brings prosperity to his valley until he breaks it.

Edition Notes

Statementfrom an original story by Pilipo Springer ; adapted by Robert B. Goodman & Robert A. Spicer ; ill. by Guy Buffet ; edited by Ruth Tabrah.
SeriesAn Island heritage book
ContributionsSpringer, Pilipo., Spicer, Robert A., joint author., Buffet, Guy.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G614 Mak
The Physical Object
Pagination[56] p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5071247M
ISBN 100834830361
LC Control Number74080511

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