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Maui – A Culture Hero in Polynesian Mythology

By |2019-10-21T23:35:33+03:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Maui is a great culture hero and trickster in Polynesian mythology. Very rarely was Maui actually worshipped, being less of a deity and more of a folk hero. His origins vary from culture to culture, but many of his main exploits remain relatively similar. Tales [...]

Lono: Hawaiian God of Fertility, Music, and Peace

By |2019-08-15T03:10:36+03:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

In Hawaiian religion, the deity Lono is associated with fertility, agriculture, rainfall, music, and peace. In one of the many Hawaiian stories of Lono, he is a fertility and music god who descended to Earth on a rainbow to marry Laka. In agricultural and planting [...]