The Kapu System

KING_10_1_137-180318.pdf

Title

The Kapu System

Description

(A revised version of SK's speech in 1967, see folder 6) In addition to explaining and introducing to the audience the concept of the tabu/kapu system, SK also relates how the kapu system has common ground in today's American value system. In the end, SK notes that the Kapu system (a so called savage system) maintained order and justice for a greater population (six times the population of its civilized replacement)

Creator

Sam King

Date

8/4/1980

Identifier

SKS10B1:137

Citation

Sam King , “The Kapu System,” The Archival Collections at the University of Hawaiʻi School of Law Library, accessed February 28, 2024, http://archives.law.hawaii.edu/items/show/93.