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Abundance and Resilience – Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i - Hawaii Scholarship Online
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Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Julie S. Field and Michael W. Graves


At the base of a steep cliff towering some 500 feet above the coast of the remote Nā Pali district on the island of Kauaʻi, lies the spectacular historical and archaeological site at Nuʻalolo Kai. First excavated by Bishop Museum archaeologists between 1958 and 1964, the site contained the well-preserved remains of one of the largest and most diverse arrays of traditional and historic artifacts ever found in Hawaiʻi. The house sites that are the focus of this book were built over five centuries of occupation and contained deeply buried, stratified deposits extending more than nine feet beneath ... More

Keywords: archaeological excavations, Nā Pali, Kauaʻi, Nuʻalolo Kai, artifacts, animal remains, material culture, animal resources, animals, foods

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780824839895
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julie S. Field, editor
The Ohio State University

Michael W. Graves, editor

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