Menehune Tales: A Conversation with Frederick Bruce Wichman


The Menehune are remembered as people of small stature who lived here in the time of the old Hawaiians, primarily on the island of Kaua’i.  Tales of their exploits appear to be fantasy, but public works attributed to them are still visible.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa travelled to Kaua’i to ask acclaimed storyteller, Frederick Bruce Wichman, what he remembers about the Menehune.

Frederick Bruce Wichman’s collections of Kaua’i stories are available through your favorite book seller.

Here is an extended version of the interview done in Koke'e, Kaua'i:

audio file: 

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