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THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
a quarterly study of the peoples of the Pacific area
VOLUME. 87. 1978
Wellington THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY (INCORPORATED)

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME 87

(Editors note: In this volume there is a break in pagination between page 149 and page 161.)

    No. 1—MARCH 1978 Edited by Judith Huntsman
  • Notes and News 3
  • Main Articles
  • Te Ao Tawhito: A Semantic Approach to the Traditional Maori Cosmos. By Anne Salmond 5
  • Shorter Communications:
  • Sapolu, S. Percy Smith and a Tale from Nanumea. By Keith S. Chambers, Anne Chambers and Doug Munro 29
  • Correspondence 41
  • Reviews 47
  • Publications Received 65
  • Memoir Supplement
  • The Nobility and the Chiefly Tradition in the Modern Kingdom of Tonga - Pt. 1. By George E. Marcus 1-73
    No. 2—JUNE 1978 Edited by Judith Huntsman
  • Notes and News 69
  • Main Articles:
  • Customary Land Tenure in Fiji: Old Truths and Middle-aged Myths. By Tony Chapelle 71
  • The Conflict of the Traditional and the Traditionalised: An Analysis of Fijian Land Tenure. By Michael A.H.B. Walter 89
  • Obituary:
  • Henry Devenish Skinner 1886-1978. By Peter Gathercole 109
  • Shorter Communications
  • A Carved Phallic Sinker. By Jill Hamel 111
  • The Sacred (Tapu) Complex in the Maori Settlement of the East Coast, New Zealand. By Hong-Key Yoon 115
  • The European-looking People of Raroia and other Polynesian Islands: A Reply to Bengt Danielsson. By Robert Langdon 125
  • Reviews 135
  • Publications Received 149
  • Memoir Supplement
  • The Nobility and the Chiefly Tradition in the Modern Kingdom of Tonga—Pt. 2. By George E. Marcus 74-120
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    No. 3—SEPTEMBER 1978 Edited by Judith Huntsman
  • Notes and News 163
  • Main Articles:
  • Sauniatu, Western Samoa: A Special Purpose Village. By Kenneth W. Baldridge 165
  • The Place of Near-Shore Islets in Easter Island Prehistory. By Patrick C. McCoy 193
  • Maring Classification of Cutting Tools. By Chris Healy 215
  • Shorter Communications:
  • Feast or Famine: Sago Production in Bougainville. By John Connell and Michael P. Hamnett 231
  • A Rediscovered and Reunited Maori Pataka Fragment. By David P. Becker 243
  • Excavation of a Shell Midden at Turakirae Head, near Wellington, and a Date for the Haowhenua Earthquake of Maori Tradition. By P.R. Moore and B.G. McFadgen 253
  • Dental Evidence for Dietary Variation in Prehistoric New Zealand. By Philip Houghton 257
  • Correspondence 265
  • Review Article:
  • Reconstructing the Art and Religion of Hawaii: J. Halley Cox, with William H. Davenport, Hawaiian Sculpture. By Roger G. Rose 267
  • Reviews 279
  • Publications Received 293
    No. 4—DECEMBER 1978 Edited by Judith Huntsman
  • Notes and News 299
  • Main Article:
  • The Ecological Aspects of Lau (Solomon Islands) Ethnoichthyology. By Tomoya Akimichi 301
  • Shorter Communication: The Prehistory of Motutapu Island, New Zealand: Five Centuries of Polynesian Occupation in a Changing Landscape. By Janet Davidson. 327
  • Fixing Flaws in a Cognitive Model: A Note on Calendrical Knowledge in the Caroline Islands. By Donald H. Rubenstein. 339
  • Correspondence 343
  • Reviews 345
  • Minutes of Annual General Meeting 1978 373
  • Publications Received 377
  • Memoir Supplement The Nobility and the Chiefly Tradition in the Modern Kingdom of Tonga—Pt.3. By George E. Marcus 122-166