Poliahu is the Hawaiian snow goddess. She is the presiding spirit of Mauna Kea on the island of Hawaii. Her name means 'caress'. According to Hawaiian lore, Poliahu inhabits Mauna Kea, the greatest volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. Her home is Pu'u Poliahu, a hill near the summit. To the ancient Hawaiians, this was sacred ground.

Poliahu is the Hawaiian snow goddess. She is the presiding spirit of Mauna Kea on the island of Hawaii. Her name means 'caress'. According to Hawaiian lore, Poliahu inhabits Mauna Kea, the greatest volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. Her home is Pu'u Poliahu, a hill near the summit. To the ancient Hawaiians, this was sacred ground.

Papatūānuku, the earth mother in Māori tradition, is seen as the birthplace of all things. This painting is by Victor Tukuafu, who is of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Tongan descent.

Papatūānuku, the earth mother in Māori tradition, is seen as the birthplace of all things. This painting is by Victor Tukuafu, who is of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Tongan descent.

Robin Slow Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Painting Kokowai Gold Leaf Canvas Tohora 5

Robin Slow Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Painting Kokowai Gold Leaf Canvas Tohora 5

ღღ Title:Tribal Koru Teal Artist:Reina CottierMedium: Painting - Acrylic On Canvas

Tribal Koru Teal

ღღ Title:Tribal Koru Teal Artist:Reina CottierMedium: Painting - Acrylic On Canvas

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