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Pele the Fire Goddess of Hawaii: Danger, Beauty, and Trouble

Saturday, February 14th, 2015:

Pele the Fire Goddess of Hawaii: Danger, Beauty, and Trouble Pele can be a daunting subject to write about. There is perhaps no ancient Hawaiian god or goddess that has had a larger impact on the Hawaiian and Polynesian cultures in Hawaii (and around the world) than Pele, the goddess of Fire, Volcanoes, and Lightning. As with many of the Hawaiian gods and goddesses, their stories, legends and history do not begin on the Hawaiian Islands at all but on the Polynesian Islands from where the original settlers of the Hawaiian archipelago originated. Pele’s history and legend, for instance, begin […] Read More →

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