Hawaiian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Hawaii

LONO

Hawaiian 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.

Lono Facts and Figures

Name: Lono
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Hawaii
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Fertility
Area of expertise: Fertility

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 163

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Article last updated on April 30, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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