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Hawaiian legends

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In the Ohia forest the five maile sisters see a house made entirely of yellow feathers. It is the dwelling of the rainbow goddess La'ieikawai

In the Ohia forest the five maile sisters see a house made entirely of yellow feathers. It is the dwelling of the rainbow goddess La'ieikawai

Herb Kane passed away in March of 2011 at the age of 82.  During his long and unbelievably productive career as an artist and historian, he painted close to 400 canvasses of the Pacific and beyond creating some of the most beautiful and moving images of nature and humanity spanning the vast ocean

A Visual Collection of Hawaiian History Paintings by Herb Kāne depicting Polynesian and Hawaiian culture, crafts, ancient canoes, and historical events…

9 Fascinating Stories from Hawaiian Mythology - Like many indigenous peoples, the ancient Hawaiians felt a deep connection to the aina (land), and used stories of their gods and goddesses to explain everything from lava flows to the creation of the Hawaiian Islands.

Ancient people spoke long ago of spirits, gods, goddesses, and more: Hawaii mythology is a fascinating art, so here are some stories!

Pele and Poliahu | Sacred Mauna Kea

Continuing to focus on the idea of the Mauna as the Piko, or center and continuing the discussion of “why?” the Mauna is sacred historically, presently and always: There are four maiden…

Ancient Hawaii

ANCIENT was created to recognize and portray the essence of the “profound ancestors” of Hawaii in an effort to inspire investigation, education and awareness of the Hawaiian Culture.

Maui the demigod.

Disney’s latest animated feature film, Moana, has achieved critical acclaim, already netting over half a billion dollars. It tells the story of a Polynesian princess, who must seek out Maui, a legendary demigod, to help her reunite a mystical relic with a goddess in order to save her people.

Umi & Kulamea ~ by Linda Rowel Stevens ~ my favorite artist of Hawaii. Authentic Hawaiian mythology art.

Umi & Kulamea ~ by Linda Rowel Stevens ~ my favorite artist of Hawaii. Authentic Hawaiian mythology art.