1991 (Volume 5)

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Rapa Nui Journal Spring 1991 Vol. 5(1)

Rapa Nui Journal 5(1) Spring 1991

New archaeoastronomical results from Rapa Nui
William Liller
pp. 1, 4-6

Rapanui group photo dated August 1873
Steven R. Fischer
pp. 1-4

Motu Nui revisited
Georgia Lee
pp. 6-7

Kau Kau Poki: A tragedy at Anakena
Emily Ross Mulloy
pp. 8-9

Publications
p. 10

Our readers respond
p. 10

Easter Island Foundation news
p. 11

What’s new in Hanga Roa
p. 12

What’s new in Polynesia
pp. 12-13

International meeting “Lavas and Volcanic Tuffs”
A. Elena Charola
pp. 14-15

Rapa Nui Journal Summer 1991 Vol. 5(2)

Rapa Nui Journal 5(2) Summer 1991

Contemplate the Navel of the World [Part I]
William Mulloy
pp. 17, 20-23

Nicknames and what they mean
Grant McCall
pp. 17-20

Astronomical orientations in Polynesia
William Liller
pp. 24-25

24 years of tourism on Easter Island
Hanns Ebensten
pp. 25-26

¿Podrá sobrevivir el idoma Rapa Nui?
Roberto Weber, Nancy Thiesen de Weber
pp. 27-28

Publications
p. 28

Our readers respond
p. 29

What’s new in Hanga Roa
p. 30

Conservación y clima social
Rodemil Morales Montero
pp. 31-32

Rapa Nui Journal Autumn Vol. 5(3)

Rapa Nui Journal 5(3) Autumn 1991

The destruction of Tongariki
Emily Ross Mulloy
pp. 33-34

Contemplate the Navel of the World [Part II]
William Mulloy
pp. 35-37

Review: Rongorongo studies: A forum for Polynesian philology, by Steven R. Fischer
William Liller
p. 37

Review: State and perspectives of scientific research in Easter Island culture, by Heide-Margaret Esen-Baur (ed.)
Alison M. Smith
pp. 37-40

Review: Circumpacifica. Festschrift für Thomas S. Barthel, by Ilius, Bruno, & Matthia Laubscher (eds.)
Steven R. Fischer
p. 40

Review: Sky Pirates [film]
Paul G. Bahn
pp. 40-41

Publications
p. 41

Our readers respond
p. 42

What’s new in Hanga Roa
p. 45

What’s new in Pacific
p.46

Easter Island Foundation news
p. 47

Rapa Nui Journal December 1991 Vol. 5(4)

Rapa Nui Journal 5 (4) Winter 1991

Lost islands cruise [Part I]
Georgia Lee
pp. 49, 51-55

Has the British Museum a “Stolen Friend” from Rapanui?
Steven R. Fischer
pp. 49-51

Review: Mystérieuse l’île de Pâques [film]
Paul G. Bahn
p. 56

Easter Island Foundation news
pp. 56-57

Tonga’s trilithon: A calendric device to mark the seasons?
Jeffrey Dhyne
p. 58-60

Petroglyphs inside Orongo’s houses, Easter Island
Robert R. Koll
pp. 61-62

Publications
p. 62

Radiocarbon dates from site 10-241, Easter Island
Christopher M. Stevenson
p. 63

What’s new in Polynesia
pp. 63-64

Preservation project: Easter Island
A. Elena Charola
pp. 65-66

Some thoughts on Rapa Nui tourism and its impact on the Island’s cultural heritage
Rodemil Morales Montero
p. 66

Our readers respond
p. 67

Hotu Matu‘a: What’s in the name?
W. Wilfried Schuhmacher
pp. 67-68