Haumea is the great
According to Hawaiian
legend, she embodies the mystical Makalei tree, abundant source of the
Hawaiian food supply. The branches bear various staples
as taro, bamboo, coconut, sugarcane, and breadfruit--all pouring forth
infinitely. Haumea gives birth from different parts of her
body--Pele the volcano-goddess as a flame from her
mouth; Hi'iaka the healer as an egg from the extension of her
shown as the supporting tree-root. She holds the Makalei
branch--shown flowering shells--which, when dipped into the
attracts fish. As Nu’akea, from her breasts milk
as rivers--through the roots, the sacred Earth, and all of
creation--with life-giving waters in a complete cycle of
Zariah wrote a child's
version of this story as well, published in
2007 issue as
"Haumea the Hawaiian Earth Mother."
It is a fun read and even includes
a hidden pictures puzzle!
Be sure to visit the
delightful magazine online to
enjoy this and other great works for kids-- simply go to
the LINKS page from
click on the animated STORIES FOR
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artwork Museum Grade Giclee is available in both Limited
Canvas, and Open Edition on acid free imaging photopaper.
Limited Edition 300 on Canvas, $1200
a certificate of authenticity, hand signed, and an insightful
explanation of the Polynesian legend.
PRINTS are acid-free, giclee or laser, come complete with the written
legend, and are matted in an elegant double matte,
cream white with
acid-free gold lining.
8"x10" $28 -
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16x20" $73 -
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