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MAUI SNARING THE SUN

Legends of Maui
–A Demi-God of Polynesia and His Mother Hina
by W. D. Westervelt
[1910]

“Maui became restless and fought the sun
With a noose that he laid.
And winter won the sun,
And summer was won by Maui.”

–Queen Liliuokalani’s family chant.

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June 25, 2010 at 2:23 am Leave a comment


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