1998 (Volume 12)

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Rapa Nui Journal March 1998 Vol. 12(1)

The chronological and spatial relationships of ceremonial architecture: Seriation of marae

Ethan E. Cochrane
pp. 3-9

Supernovas and the Polynesian canoe

Malcolm A. Clark
pp. 10-12

Easter Island under glass: Observations and conversations

Lindley Kirksey
pp. 13-16

A visit to Hiva

Emily Ross Mulloy
pp. 17-21

What’s new in Polynesia

p. 22

What’s new in Hanga Roa

pp. 22-26

Letters to the Editor

pp. 26-27

Thorophobia

Grant McCall
pp. 27-28

Review: The edge of Paradise: America in Micronesia, by P.F. Kluge

Grant McCall
pp. 28-29

Review: Kauai handbook, including the island of Niihau, 3rd Edition, by J.D. Bisignani

Georgia Lee
p. 29

Review: The voices of Eden. A history of Hawaiian language studies, by Albert J. Schütz

W. Wilfried Schuhmacher
p. 29

Easter Island Foundation news

pp. 29-31

Publications

p. 31

Conferences

p. 31

The Web

p. 31

Review: Giants of Easter Island [Web review]

David Brookman
p. 32

Rapa Nui Journal June 1998 Vol. 12(2)

Archaeological art on Mo‘orea, French Polynesia: an overview

Sidsel Millerstrom, Heidy Baumgartner
pp. 35-39

Palmerston Island: End of the “British Ariki”?

Steven R. Fischer
pp. 40-44

Kites in Polynesia: Replicative experiments and Hawaiian petroglyphs

L.L. (Bud) Henry
pp. 45-47

Moai sightings

p. 48

What’s new in Polynesia

p. 48

What’s new in Hanga Roa

pp. 48-55

Letters to the Editor

pp. 55-56

Review: Glyphbreaker, by Steven Roger Fischer

Paul G. Bahn
pp. 56-57

Review: Rongorongo: The Easter Island script. History, traditions, texts, by Steven Roger Fischer

Paul G. Bahn
pp. 56-57

Review: Bali handbook, 2nd edition, by Bill Dalton

Georgia Lee
p. 57

Review: Ile de Pâques 1934-1935. Expedition Métraux-Lavachery, 1995, Buch Edition

Paul G. Bahn
p. 58

Easter Island Foundation news

pp. 58-59

Publications

p. 59

Web sites

pp. 59-60

Conferences

p. 60

Rapa Nui Journal September 1998 Vol. 12(3)

Endogamy in Easter Island

María Eugenia Santa Coloma
pp. 63-68

Rapa Nui rocks: Impressions from a brief visit

Vincent R. Lee
pp. 69-72

Paul Gauguin’s Sesquicentennial on Hiva ‘Oa, Marquesas – June 7, 1998

Steven R. Fischer
pp. 73-74

Making a splash in the Pacific: Dolphin and whale myths and legends of Oceania

Jason Cressey
pp. 75-84

Dating of ahu structures within the La Pérouse area

Helene Martinsson-Wallin, Paul Wallin
p. 85

Moai sightings

p. 86

What’s new in Polynesia

pp. 86-87

What’s new elsewhere

pp. 87-88

What’s new in Hanga Roa

pp. 88-93

Review: Ancient Micronesia and the lost city of Nan Madol including Ponape, Kosrae, Guam and Yap, by D.H. Childress

Georgia Lee
p. 93

Review: Ancient Tonga and the lost city of Mu’a. Including Samoa, Fiji, and Rarotonga, by D.H. Childress

Georgia Lee
p. 93

Easter Island Foundation news

p. 94

Recent publications

p. 95

Web sites

pp. 95-96

Conferences

p. 96

Rapa Nui Journal December 1998 Vol. 12(4)

Cultural politics and globalization on Rapa Nui

Riet Delsing
pp. 99-108

Probable nature and contents of the Santiago Staff

Jacques B.M. Guy
p. 109

Foraging for food? Prehistoric pit features at Pōhakuloa, Hawai‘i Island

Jadelyn J. Moniz Nakamura, Kathleen Sherry, Laila Tamimi
pp. 110-118

How did Chile acquire Easter Island?

Carlos Lòpez
pp. 118-122

What’s new in Polynesia

p. 122

What’s new in Hanga Roa

pp. 122-124

Review: Plan de manejo Parque Nacional Rapa Nui Corporación Nacional Forestal

A. Elena Charola
pp. 125-126

Review: Heaven’s mirror. Quest for the lost civilization, by Graham Hancock and Santha Faiia

Georgia Lee
pp. 126-127

Review: “Quest for the lost civilisation” (Heaven’s mirror) [television]

Paul G. Bahn
pp. 127-128

Easter Island Foundation news

p. 128

Moai sightings

p. 128