Hawaiian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Hawaii

MENEHUNE

Hawaiian fabulous creatures

Also known as MENCHUNE, Manohune

The Little People of Hawaii

A strange mythical race of little folk, very similar to pixies or fairy folk of other cultures.

They are about two feet tall when they aren’t being invisible. They can shoot at you with tiny bows if you come too close. But when they are in a sociable mood they might give singing and dancing lessons.

Stories about them abound and bound all over Hawaii. They seem to have got around all over the place and can even be found as far afield as Fiji, New Zealand and Java.

The chief of the Menehune is Alii Menehune. We don’t know what their deity status is, but thought we had better mention them just in case.

Menehune Facts and Figures

Name: Menehune
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: MENCHUNE, Manohune

Gender: Male and female
Type: fabulous creatures
Area or people: Hawaii
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 149

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Article last revised on April 30, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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