Re-blog: Mary Kawena Pukui, 1957.

Re-blog from — Category: Nā inoa haumāna, Student Names

Mary Wiggins attended Kawaiaha’o Seminary in 1910; at that time, the Girls Department of Mid-Pacific Institute.

photo credit: Mary Kawena Pukui Cultural Preservation Society


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Mrs. Mary K. Pukui

‘Words Are My Business,’ Says Kamaaina Author


A new and important milestone in the long and fruitful career of Mrs. Mary Kawena Pukui is the long-awaited Hawaiian-English dictionary written by her and Dr. Samuel H. Elbert, University of Hawaii linguist. The dictionary has recently been released by the University of Hawaii Press.

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