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12" Tiki Figure - Hawaiian God "Ku" - Crazy Box

12" Tiki Figure - Hawaiian God "Ku" - Crazy Box

The four main gods were Kane, Ku, Lono and Kanaloa. Demi-gods included Pele and many others.  Kane was the god of sunlight, fresh water, and natural life. Ku was the god of war and the male generating power. Lono was the god of peace, fertility, winds, rain and sports. Kanaloa was god of the ocean; Pele, the goddess of fire. The complexities of the relationships between all Hawaiian gods are explained in many legends.

Hawaiian gods

The four main gods were Kane, Ku, Lono and Kanaloa. Demi-gods included Pele and many others. Kane was the god of sunlight, fresh water, and natural life. Ku was the god of war and the male generating power. Lono was the god of peace, fertility, winds, rain and sports. Kanaloa was god of the ocean; Pele, the goddess of fire. The complexities of the relationships between all Hawaiian gods are explained in many legends.

The irrepressible Uncle George Na’ope has been named a “living treasure” by Hawai’i officials and the Smithsonian. He was one of the founders of the annual Merrie Monarch Hula Festival in Hawaii.

The irrepressible Uncle George Na’ope has been named a “living treasure” by Hawai’i officials and the Smithsonian. He was one of the founders of the annual Merrie Monarch Hula Festival in Hawaii.

Pele the volcano goddess of Hawaii..she is fire but she is always creating and always expanding her land to create more life no matter the obstacle

Pele the volcano goddess of Hawaii..she is fire but she is always creating and always expanding her land to create more life no matter the obstacle

Studio portrait - women dressed in hats, muumuu, and lei. Late 1880s.

Studio portrait - women dressed in hats, muumuu, and lei. Late 1880s.

Hi’iaka was the god of hula, auwana & kahiko. She loved the dances and quickly picked up on the ancient Hawaiian practices of hula.

Hi’iaka was the god of hula, auwana & kahiko. She loved the dances and quickly picked up on the ancient Hawaiian practices of hula.

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