The Hawaiian Creation

The Hawaiian Creation

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  • In the beginning, 2 beings were born out of the endless darkness, Kumulipo (meaning 'the essence of darkness) and Po'ele (meaning darkness itself). They created all creatures of the total darkness.
  • Kumulipo
  • Po'ele
  • Kumulipo and Po'ele created 2 more beings named Pouliuli (meaning 'deep darkness') and Powehiwehi (meaning 'darkness with a little light'). These two created the creatures of the almost darkness.
  • Pouliuli
  • Powehiwehi
  • Pouliuli and Powehiwehi created 2 other beings named Po'el'ele (meaning 'night') and Pohaha (meaning 'coming into dawn'). Both of them created creatures of the darkness-near-dawn.
  • Po'el'ele
  • Pohaha
  • The previous pair created another 2 beings named Popanopano and Polalowwehi. They created all animals that lived in shallow waters, in near darkness.
  • The couple prior to created 2 more beings named Po'hiolo and Po'ne'a'aku. Both their names mean 'night ending'. They produced the rat and the pig, both creatures of the day and night.
  • The first man, Ki'i and the first woman La'ili'a were born at dawn, which is why their skin is dark. The couple had many children. With each generation, their skin became lighter.
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