OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY

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KAMAPUAA

Oceanic Creator God

Also known as KAMAPUA'A

A Hog of a Creator God

He must have started at the bottom of the sea as his mighty snout pushed up enough silt to form piles of land.

He settled on the land and wielded a mighty mace (his trotters weren’t just for trotting) so it was best to stay on the right side of him. Also he could dig wells for fresh water.

For some peculiar reason, PELE the Volcano Goddess turned him on and he started snuffling after her. She thought he had the manners of a pig.

But when he started extinguishing her lovely volcanic fires with mud she was forced to think again. In other words: "I still think he’s a pig but perhaps I should marry him before he puts me out of business."

KAMAPUAA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : KAMAPUAA
Location : the Pacific Islands
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Creating
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : KAMAPUA'A
Popularity index : 1988

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Article last updated on 09 February 2013 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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