What does Hau Oli Makahiki Hou?

What does Hau Oli Makahiki Hou?

Hau’oli Makahiki Hou – Happy New Year. The western Christmas and New Year fell during this same time of the year that the Hawaiians traditionally honored the earth for giving them plenty to eat. This period of resting and feasting was called Makahiki (mah-kah-HEE- kee).

What sports do Hawaiians play?

Hawaii’s home team is the University of Hawaii (UH) and the most popular sports played are Football (Gridiron), Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Baseball, and Soccer. The men’s teams are known as “Rainbow Warriors” and the women’s teams “Rainbow Wahine” (wahine means woman in Hawaiian).

How do you celebrate Makahiki?

However, unlike most other global holidays, early Hawaiians celebrated the Makahiki for a full four months by distributing food, playing games and enjoying a long period of peacefulness.

What is Lono-I-Ka-Makahiki?

Lono-i-ka-makahiki or Lono is the main god associated with the Makahiki. He brings prosperity to the land and is associated with fertility, agriculture, rainfall, music, and peace.

What was Makahiki season?

The Makahiki season is the ancient Hawaiian New Year festival, in honor of the god Lono of the Hawaiian religion. It is a holiday covering four consecutive lunar months, approximately from October or November through February or March.

Who is Lono?

Fertility, rainfall, agriculture and music god, one of four gods in Hawaiian mythology along with Kanaloa, Kāne (twin brothers) and Kū-ka-ili-moku (Ku). Lono was also the god of peace. In one legend Lono descended to Earth on a rainbow to marry Laka.

What does kanaloa look like?

The Eye of Kanaloa is an esoteric symbol associated with the god in New Age Huna teaching, consisting of a seven-pointed star surrounded by concentric circles that are regularly divided by eight lines radiating from the inner-most circle to the outer-most circle.

Who is the Hawaiian god of land?


How much of Moana is true?

The character of Moana is not a real person. However, the demigod, Maui (voiced by Dwayne Johnson in the movie), has been around in Polynesian folklore for centuries. According to Smithsonian Magazine, settlers started to colonize Western Polynesia around 3,500 years ago.