Pacific Islands - The tropic bird. A Samoan moon-goddess. Sister of Maui. Wife of Pili. She and Pili had five children who became the ancestors of the Polynesians. Another story says that she was raped by Te Tuna in the form of an eel, a crime for which he was executed. His decapitated head was buried on the beach and from it grew the first coconut palm. Also commonly called Sina, Ma Sina, Ma Sina, Hervey Islands Ina, Hervey Islands Ina, Hina, Tahitian Hina, Tahitian Hina, Ina or Marama.

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