1999 (Volume 13)

Rapa Nui Journal March 1999 Vol. 13(1)

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The petroglyphs of Kahalu‘u, Kona, Hawai‘i

Dave Tuggle, Myra Tomonari-Tuggle
pp. 3-13

Tangaroa in the inscription of the Chicago fish tablet

Sergei V. Rjabchikov
pp. 14-15

Rapa Nui rocks update

Vincent R. Lee
pp. 16-17

Astronomy and rongorongo

Sergei V. Rjabchikov
pp. 18-19

Moai sightings

p. 20

What’s new in Chile

pp. 20-21

What’s new in Polynesia

pp. 21-23

What’s new in Hanga Roa

pp. 23-24

Letters to the Editor

pp. 24-27

Short notes from our readers: Reflections on Rapa Nui

Jacqueline J. Cohen
p. 27

Review: “Gone native” in Polynesia. Captivity narratives and experiences from the South Pacific, by I.C. Campbell

Georgia Lee
p. 28

Review: Mave Mai, the Marquesas Islands, by S. Chester, H. Baumgartner, D. Frachoso, and J. Oetzel

Sidsel Millerstrom
pp. 28-29

Review: The symbolism of Polynesian temple rituals, by Paul Wallin

Georgia Lee
p. 29

Publications

pp. 30-31

Conferences

p. 31

Easter Island Foundation news

pp. 31-32

Web sites

p. 32

Rapa Nui Journal June 1999 Vol. 13(2)

“Is humanity suicidal?” Are there clues from Rapa Nui?

Ferren MacIntyre
pp. 35-41

The search for the original 1774 Easter Island manuscript of Johann Reinhold Forster

Herbert von Saher
pp. 42-43

The petroglyph site at Papa te Kena, Easter Island

Georgia Lee
pp. 44-48

‘Aumākua (guardian ancestors) in the context of contemporary Hawaiian religious beliefs

Leonard James Barrow
pp. 49-56

Moai sightings

p. 57

What’s new at the Kon-Tiki Museum

p. 57

What’s new in the USA

p. 57

What’s new in Polynesia

pp. 57 -58

What’s new in Hanga Roa

pp. 58-61

Letters to the Editor

p. 61

Review: Patrimonio cultural y comunidad en Rapa Nui, by José Miguel Ramírez Aliaga

A. Elena Charola
pp. 61-62

Easter Island Foundation news

pp. 62-63

Publications

p. 63

Conferences

pp. 63-64

Web sites

p. 64

Rapa Nui Journal September 1999 Vol. 13(3)

Ahu Tongariki, Easter Island: Chronological and sociopolitical significance

Claudio P. Cristino, Praticia Vargas Casanova
pp. 67-69

Walking moai?

Ferren MacIntyre
pp. 70-78

The loss of sacredness in woodcarving

Paula Rossetti Arredondo
pp. 79-81

Moai sightings

pp. 81-82

What’s new in Polynesia

pp. 83-84

What’s new in Hanga Roa

pp. 84-86

What’s new in Chile

p. 86

Letters to the Editor

p. 87

Review: An essay toward a dictionary and grammar of the Lesser-Australian Languages, according to the dialect used at the Marquesas (1799), by William P. Crook, H.G.A. Hughes, and S.R. Fischer (eds.)

Roger C. Green
pp. 87-88

Review: Archaeology of Easter Island (Rapa Nui), by Helene Martinsson-Wallin in collaboration with Paul Wallin and Sonia Haoa

Editors
p. 88

Review: Spirit of place. Petroglyphs of Hawai‘i, by Georgia Lee and Edward Stasack

Paul G. Bahn
pp. 88-89

Review: From the Stone Age to the Space Age in 200 Years: Tongan art and society on the eve of the Millennium, by Adrienne L. Kaeppler

Editors
p. 89

Review: Tahiti handbook including Easter Island and the Cook islands, by David Stanley

Georgia Lee
p. 89

Review: Fiji handbook, by David Stanley

Georgia Lee
pp. 89-90

Review: Manual de capacitación sobre el Patrimonio Cultural y Natural de Rapa Nui, by Marcos Rauch G. & Maria E. Noel B. (eds.)

A. Elena Charola
pp. 90-91

Easter Island Foundation news

p. 91

Publications

p. 91

Web sites

p. 92

Conferences

p. 92

Rapa Nui Journal December 1999 Vol. 13(4)

Prehistoric horticultural practices on Easter Island: Lithic mulched gardens and field systems

Joan Wozniak
pp. 95-99

 

Tahitian and French influences in Easter Island, or the zoopal mystery solved thanks to Grant McCall

Francesco di Castri
pp. 100-106

Talking moai

Ferren MacIntyre
pp. 107-113

Moai sightings

p. 113

Petroglyphs and legends of Rapa Nui

Georgia Lee, Keremo Ika
pp. 114-118

What’s new in Polynesia

pp. 119-120

What’s new in Hanga Roa

pp. 120-121

About Rapa Nui sculptures

João Vicente Ganzarolli de Oliveira
pp. 121-122

Letters to the Editor

pp. 122-123

Easter Island Foundation news

pp. 123-124

Publications

p. 124

Web sites

p. 124