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Tiki Gods From Ancient Hawaii

Long ago in Hawaii, from fire ejecting volcanoes as well powerful plunging surf, ancient Hawaiians filled their incredible land as well as their past with tiki gods. Ancient oracles of Hawaiian kahunas perched on volcano cliffs, carved wooden tikis peering with the jungle, mystic caves along the coast and great tiki god temples of sacrifice…
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Makahiki – Hawaiian New Year Festival

Aloha and Hau'oli Makahiki Hou (Happy New Year)! In the Hawaiian language, the word Makahiki means "year" as well as the change from harvest time to the beginning of the agricultural season. The Makahiki season was the ancient Hawaiian New Year festival, in honor of the god Lono (associated with agriculture, fertility, rainfall, music and peace). It was a holiday…
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