Mythos Monday: Aloha Hawaii!

THE TOP ELEVEN DEITIES IN HAWAIIAN MYTHOLOGY (via Balladeer’s Blog)

As ya’ll know I’m fascinated by mythologies and legends from many cultures. But while most of us are focused on Egypt or Greek, there’s somewhere a lot closer to home. It’s a place steeped in legend, populated by gods, rich in cultural heritage. It’s one of my favorite places on earth.

Hawaii.

Rather than ramble on about something of which I know not, I thought I’d send you on over to this wonderfully detailed post about Hawaiian mythology. And while you’re at it, check out his other posts, too.

You never know who might pop up …

THE TOP ELEVEN DEITIES IN HAWAIIAN MYTHOLOGY  Hawaiian mythology as a subset of Polynesian mythology will be the subject I tackle here. I will be examining many of the Polynesian Island groups separately in the near future, some with full pages of their own, but to whet everyone's appetites I figured I would start out with a Top 11 list looking at the major Hawaiian deities.  NEW – This list was so popular I did a sequel with eleven more Hawaiian deities – when you're done with this list cl … Read More

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