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AKUA
KINOLAU• According to the Hawaiian dictionary, kinolau  are “many forms taken by a supernatural  body” (Literally: many bo...
KĀ NE• Considered to be the  leading god of the 4 major  gods• God of creation• Provider of sunlight, fresh  water, and th...
KĀ NE• According to Pūku`i & Elbert, there are more  than 70 forms of Kāne  – Kānehoalani – ruler of the heavens  – Kānehū...
KĀ NE• Kinolau  – Kō (sugarcane)  – ʻŌhi`a lehua  – ʻOhe (bamboo)
KŪ• Represents the  male generating  power• God of war and  the major works  of men• Lit: upright
KŪ• Elaborate luakini heiau that required the  highest of gifts, that of the life of a man• According to Kamakau, there ar...
KŪ• Kinolau  – `Ulu (breadfruit)  – Niu (coconut)  – `Ōhi`a  – `Io (hawk)
LONO• God of peace,  agriculture, and  fertility• God of natural  phenomena  such as clouds,  rain, and winds
LONO• According to Pūku`i & Elbert, there are about  50 Lono gods  – Lonoikamakahiki - patron god of the Makahiki,    the ...
LONO• Kinolau  – Pua`a (pig/hog)  – Kukui (candlenut)  – Kalo (taro)  – Humuhumunukunukuapua`a    (fish)  – Ā holehole (fi...
KANALOA• God of the  ocean and the  ocean winds• Lit. – secure,  firm,  established
KANALOA• Believed that Kanaloa could heal a person who  was suffering from being under a sorcerers  spell• Together with K...
KANALOA• Kinolau  – He`e (octopus)  – `Ala`alapūloa    (`uhaloa)
OTHER AKUA•   Pele – goddess of volcanoes•   Hina – goddess of the moon•   La`amaomao – goddess of the winds•   Ma`iola – ...
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  1. 1. AKUA
  2. 2. KINOLAU• According to the Hawaiian dictionary, kinolau are “many forms taken by a supernatural body” (Literally: many bodies)• It is believed that when the gods tangibly manifested themselves on earth they did so in the forms of kinolau
  3. 3. KĀ NE• Considered to be the leading god of the 4 major gods• God of creation• Provider of sunlight, fresh water, and the life substances in nature (forests)
  4. 4. KĀ NE• According to Pūku`i & Elbert, there are more than 70 forms of Kāne – Kānehoalani – ruler of the heavens – Kānehūnāmoku – the hidden land or island of Kāne• Allowed no human sacrifices• The 27th night of the lunar month was sacred to him• Kāne together with Kanaloa opened springs of fresh water in dry areas
  5. 5. KĀ NE• Kinolau – Kō (sugarcane) – ʻŌhi`a lehua – ʻOhe (bamboo)
  6. 6. KŪ• Represents the male generating power• God of war and the major works of men• Lit: upright
  7. 7. KŪ• Elaborate luakini heiau that required the highest of gifts, that of the life of a man• According to Kamakau, there are 29 forms of Kū – Kūkā`ilimoku – snatcher of land; feathered war god of Kamehameha I – Kū`ula – god of fishermen – Kūnuiākea – Kū of the great expanse; an unseen good living in the highest heavens, and head of all the Kū gods
  8. 8. KŪ• Kinolau – `Ulu (breadfruit) – Niu (coconut) – `Ōhi`a – `Io (hawk)
  9. 9. LONO• God of peace, agriculture, and fertility• God of natural phenomena such as clouds, rain, and winds
  10. 10. LONO• According to Pūku`i & Elbert, there are about 50 Lono gods – Lonoikamakahiki - patron god of the Makahiki, the fall harvest festival• Heiau for Lono were set up to pray for rain and abundant crops. The offerings were products of the gardens and sometimes pigs, but never human sacrifices.• The 28th night of the lunar month is sacred to Lono
  11. 11. LONO• Kinolau – Pua`a (pig/hog) – Kukui (candlenut) – Kalo (taro) – Humuhumunukunukuapua`a (fish) – Ā holehole (fish) – `Uala (sweet potato)
  12. 12. KANALOA• God of the ocean and the ocean winds• Lit. – secure, firm, established
  13. 13. KANALOA• Believed that Kanaloa could heal a person who was suffering from being under a sorcerers spell• Together with Kāne, he traveled in his human form to many parts of the island. Together, they were able to locate water in springs• Three nights of the lunar calendar are sacred to Kanaloa; nights 24-26
  14. 14. KANALOA• Kinolau – He`e (octopus) – `Ala`alapūloa (`uhaloa)
  15. 15. OTHER AKUA• Pele – goddess of volcanoes• Hina – goddess of the moon• La`amaomao – goddess of the winds• Ma`iola – god of healing• Mauliola – god of health
  16. 16. If you have anyquestions, please ask them on theDiscussion Board. Mahalo!

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