She has amazingly useful hair.
Her brother Maui used it to make a net to pull the sun to where he wanted it. Her husband Irawaru, a merman, used her hair for his fishing nets.
Being so fine and silvery, her hair also supplies the threads for Moonrays.
Hine-Ika Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hina-Ika
Area or people: Maori people of Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Fish
Area of expertise: Fish
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 276
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Article last revised on April 30, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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