Pacific Islands - Goddess of the bright moon and of childbirth. Sister of Hina-uri and Maui. In some stories she appeared out of the sea as a beautiful maiden and made love to Tinirau, bearing a son called Tuhuruhuru. Other versions say that this was Hina-uri. Occasionally identified as Hina-keha, Hine-te-iwa-iwa, Hine-te-iwa-iwa, Hine-te-Ngaru-Moana or Hine-te-Ngaru-Moana.

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