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Demi-God Maui pulling the islands out of the ocean

Legends of Maui

Ancient Hawaiian legends are important cultural pieces passed down from one generation to the next, often through storytelling, that highlight important tales of how the Hawaiian Islands were formed, where they got their name, and what each should be remembered for.

Before the Beginning there was Maui

Before The Beginning There Was Maui | 808Talk.com

One day the Demigod Maui fashioned a large magic fishhook. He went to his brothers and asked them to go out to sea with him to use the hook. His brothers

"The Forgotten Children of Maui" by Lane Wilcken is a new book which reveals the ancient myths, tattoos, & rituals of the demigod MAUI in Filipino tradition.

The Forgotten Children of Maui: Filipino Myths, Tattoos, and Rituals of a Demigod

Amazon.com: The Forgotten Children of Maui: Filipino Myths, Tattoos, and Rituals of a Demigod (9781492768685): Wilcken, Lane: Books

Bittney Lee Maui is a demi-god who is responsible for fishing the Hawaiian islands out of the sea. That makes him awesome.

Brittney Lee

Maui is a demi-god who is responsible for fishing the Hawaiian islands out of the sea. That makes him awesome. He is also the last in my series of Hawaiian gods! Now I have to get busy on other exciting things. I missed my post last night, so expect at least two more posts from me before the end of the week. Happy Monday, everyone!

The demi-god Maui is half man, half god. He pulled up all the islands with his magical fish hook, called "manaiakalani".

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The demi-god Maui is half man, half god. He pulled up all the islands with his magical fish hook, called "manaiakalani".

Maui snares the sun, from Polynesian mythology...he was a hero who became god-like or a demi-god.

Maui snares the sun, from Polynesian mythology...he was a hero who became god-like or a demi-god.

Maui the Demigod: An Epic Novel of Mythical Hawaii

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This is a Polynesian tale of a trickster called Maui, and how he tamed the fiery sun into going more slowly across the sky, so the days could be longer. According to the Maoris of New Zealand, Maui was considered to be a demigod; a genius, a delinquent, a trickster and a hero. There are several variations of this story, but this version is based on a story told in the 1840s.

Maui and the sun - A Maori Tale

Maui and the Sun A Maori Tale - Retold and Illustrated by Gavin Bishop Published by North-South Books Ages : 7-10 years This is a Pol...

THE LEGENDS OF MA-UI - 15 Polynesian Myths and Legends of the exploits of Maui, the Polynesian demi-god. For more information, a table of contents and to order go to http://www.abelapublishing.com/cg_lom.html The book can be ordered in USD and GBP. 33% of the profit will be donated to the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.

Why Maui Snared the Sun is a Hawaiian legend - Long ago, Kalā (the sun) raced across the sky as he pleased, leaving the land and its people with short days and long, dark nights. Among those suffering from the lack of daylight was the goddess Hina, mother of Māui, the demigod. In order to make things pono (right), Māui summons all his courage and travels to the highest summit of Haleakalā, where he confronts the Mighty Kalā.

Why Maui Snared the Sun

Why Maui Snared the Sun is a Hawaiian legend - Long ago, Kalā (the sun) raced across the sky as he pleased, leaving the land and its people with short days and long,…