Menehune Tales, Part II, with Frederick Bruce Wichman


Stories about the Menehunes were commonly shared around Hawai’i into the last decades of the 20th century.  These reportedly small, industrious folk are credited with impressive building projects, especially on the island of Kaua’i.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa visited Koke’e on Kaua’i to ask storyteller, Frederick Bruce Wichman about these mysterious people.   Here is part two of their conversation.


Frederick Bruce Wichman's collections of Kaua’i legends are available through Bamboo Ridge or your favorite bookseller.  He discusses other Menehune building projects and more of their history in this extended interview:

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