Manawa

New Zealand - A Maori chief. When he visited Tuwhakapau to arrange the marriage of his son to that chief's daughter, he and his men were ambushed and killed. Only Tahua escaped alive. On occassion, referred to as Manawa.
Pacific Islands - Son of Auahi-Turoa and Mahuika. Brother of Koiti, Konui, Koroa and Mapere. In some lore, occasionally known as Manawa.

manawa

Pacific Islands - The soul, in Polynesian lore. In some accounts, identified as manawa.

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