Hina ‘Āi Kamālama, giclee print by Carol Araki Wyban.
Hina ʻĀi Mālama was a goddess who lived beneath the sea. As the favorite child of her family, she was given a special diet kept in a calabash bowl. When she left her home and rose above the sea with her calabash, her food flew to the sky and became the moon and stars. Hina ʻĀi Mālama married a chief and had five daughters who grew up and transformed into five fishponds, each with its own special type of fish.
Dimensions: Framed & Stretched 24″ x 18″
Also Available Rolled
This giclee print is part of the Fishpond Legends:
All fishponds have guardian spirits. They are shape changers that can take multiple forms. They are often moʻo, giant lizards. Moʻo were both benevolent and terrifying. They did not like to see unkindness, greed or haughtiness. There are many kinds of moʻo. Fishpond moʻo were female.
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