A Goddess of Fire, she makes her home in the crater Halemaumau on the summit of Kilauea. Which is probably a place to be avoided unless you’re into lava in a big way.
Her younger sister is HIIAKA, who was definitely not into the whole lava deal as it interfered with her amorous intentions...
Article last updated on 22 January 2014
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "PELE: Goddess of Volcanoes from Oceanic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 22 Jan. 2014. Web. 24 July 2014.