The Gods of Polynesia and the South Seas


Oceanic Fertility God

Delightful Hawaiian God of Fertility, Music and Food

Part of the Hawaiian creator quad-god collection along with KU, KANE and his twin brother KANALOA, he makes the crops grow and the rains bow.

A cheerful deity of peace, he hates war and much prefers a good sing-song. Why can’t all deities be like him?

According to legend, LONO slid down to Earth on the curve of a rainbow and hitched up with hula-dancing LAKA.

LONO loves a good feast and is particularly partial to sweet potato. If you need some rainfall, please give him a large portion. Prayers accompanied by a tuneful guitar always welcome too.


Name : LONO
Area or people : Hawaii
Location : the Pacific Islands
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Fertility
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 161
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Article last updated on 08 February 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "LONO: God of Fertility from Oceanic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 08 Feb. 2013. Web. 1 September 2014.

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