Pacific Islands - A Polynesian creator-god. He emerged from an egg which existed in the primaeval waters and produced Rai-tubu. In Tahiti they say that he created Hina and mated with her to produce the world while in Hawaii the earth and sky were produced by Rai-tubu. In some accounts, the seas resulted from the sweat of Taaroa's labours. Also commonly referred to as Taaroa.

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