Polynesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Polynesia

HINA

Tahitian Creativity Goddess

Also known as Hine

Picture of the Polynesian Creativity Goddess Hina from our Polynesian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

A Moon Goddess of Creativity and Female Power

She seems to give rise to all sorts of moonshine, having been the wife of an assortment of Gods and beaming on many cultures.

As you might imagine, our data dwarves have gone wild attempting to track down the various versions and spellings.

GodNote: We have opted to call her Hina here and the Maori version Hine. This is entirely arbitrary but the Gods told us to do it.

Hina Facts and Figures

Name: Hina
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hine

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Tahitian people of Tahiti in Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creativity
Area of expertise: Creativity

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 161

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Article last revised on May 25, 2019 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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