2005 (Volume 19)

Rapa Nui Journal May 2005 Vol. 19(1)

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From the Editors

p. 5-6

Preliminary report on the discovery of an unknown ahu at Viri o Tuki (Ko Te Aheru), South coast, Easter Island

Dirk Huyge, Nicolas Cauwe
pp. 7-9

Resistance and land control on Rapa Nui

Douglas Porteous, Tandy Stephard-Toomey
pp. 10-12

Historical records and archaeological excavations of two “national” marae complexes on Huahine, Society Islands, French Polynesia – a preliminary report

Paul Wallin, Reidar Solsvik
pp. 13-24

Catastrophe on an enchanted island: Floreana, Galápagos, Ecuador

Hans-Rudolf Bork, Andreas Mieth
pp. 25-29

Cannibalism and Easter Island: Evaluation, discussion of probabilities, and survey of the literature on the subject

Shawn McLaughlin
pp. 30-50

A moai in Michelangelo marble

Francesco di Castri
pp. 51-52

A possible medicine-making stone in the Upper Tofol Drainage, Kosrae, Micronesia

Felicia R. Beardsley
pp. 53-55

Getting to know you: John Flenley

p. 56

A personal account of the VI International Conference on Easter Island and the Pacific

Ann M. Altman
pp. 57-60

VI International Conference in Reñaca, 2004

Editors
pp. 57-60

A look back: The journal and letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-West Coast of America, in the Pacific and in New South Wales, 1794-1799

pp. 61-63

Review: Easter Island – Rapa Nui: Scientific pathways to secrets of the past, by Andreas Mieth et al.

Ann M. Altman
pp. 64-65

Review: Escape from Easter Island (Les évadés d l’Île de Pâques), by Marie-Françoise Peteuil

Ann M. Altman
p. 65

Review: Collapse: How societies choose to fail or succeed, by Jared Diamond

Vincent R. Lee
p. 65

Review: Motu-Iti: Die Insel der Möwen (Island of Seagulls), by Roberto Piumini

Andrea Wagner
p. 66

Review: Moon Handbooks South Pacific, 8th edition, by David Stanley

Georgia Lee
p. 66

Review: The Polynesian Connection, by Blake Edgar

Georgia Lee

p. 66

Letters to the Editor

p. 67

Moai sightings

p. 68

Hoa Haka Nana Ia and the British Museum: An eyewitness account

Shawn McLaughlin
pp. 68-69

What’s new in the Pacific

p. 69

What’s new in Hanga Roa

pp. 69-73

Publications

pp. 73-74

Easter Island Foundation news

pp. 74-76

Rapa Nui Journal October 2005 Vol. 19(2)

From the Editors

pp. 81-84

An excavated tiki pendant from Rurutu, Austral Islands

Robert Bollt
pp. 85-90

Material choice and travel time in ancient Polynesia: An experimental perspective on basalt adze exchange

Ernest H. Winterhoff
pp. 91-99

Soil nutrient depletion and the collapse of Rapa Nui society

Thegn Ladefoged, Christopher Stevenson, Peter Vitousek, Oliver Chadwick
pp. 100-105

Getting to know you: Christopher M. Stevenson

p. 106

Allographic varieties and statistical analysis of rongorongo script

Paul Horley
pp. 107-116

Stone statuettes from Easter Island

Georgia Lee
pp. 117-119

Sailing ship and dog-poni: Historic petroglyphs on Nuku Hiva, the Marquesas Islands

Sidsel Millerstrom, Richard W. Rogers
pp. 120-126

A look back: Diary of a cadet on the warship La Flore – 1872 (Pierre Loti)

Ann M. Altman
pp. 127-139

Review: Adorning the World: Art of the Marquesas Islands, an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Christina Hellmich
pp. 140-141

Review: Diffusionism reconsidered: Linguistic and archaeological evidence for prehistoric Polynesian contact with Southern California, by Terry L. Jones et al.

Scott Nicolay
pp.141-142

Review: Island at the end of the World: The turbulent history of Easter Island, by Steven Roger Fischer

Scott Nicolay
pp. 142-143

Review: Adorning the World: Art of the Marquesas Islands, by Eric Kjellgren et al.

Georgia Lee
pp. 143-144

Review: Kibo: Le serment gravé. Essai de synthèse sur les pétroslyphes calédoniens, by Jean Monnin et al.

Georgia Lee
p. 144

Review: In search of Lemuria: The lost Pacific continent in legend, myth and imagination, by Mark R. Williams

Editors
p. 144

Review: Rapa Nui: Patrimonio natural y cultural, by Ema Maldonado Gac et al.

Ximena Ceardi
p. 145

Review: The Moai murders, by Lyn Hamilton

Georgia Lee
p. 145

Moai sightings

p. 145

What’s new in the Pacific

pp. 145-149

What’s new in Hanga Roa

pp. 149-154

Publications

pp. 154-155

Easter Island Foundation news

pp. 155-156