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Goddess Pele | Museum Replica Tikis

January 06, 2022

Madam Pele the Queen of Fire, she was the daughter of the Earth Goddess Haumea and dwells in the Kilauea volcano.

Makana Hut - Pele Tiki

Makana Hut's collection of Pele tikis are made out of solid Acacia Koa wood, stained monkey pod. Called PELE, collected in Hawaii prior to 1879. The original lays in Musee de I'Homme, Paris.

Pele Tiki - Makana Hut

This wild and fiery goddess is widely venerated in Hawaii and other parts of Polynesia. When eruptions threaten towns it is thought that Pele is angry. Her volcanoes are both destroyers and creators of the earth, since her flowing lava makes new land. Pele's husband, the Pig God Kamapua'a, is the inventor of agriculture. Notice the spouting "lava crest" of her comb headdress. 

Pele Fire Goddess - Makana Hut
For more information about Hawaiian Tiki Gods please visit our About Tiki Gods page. Great collection of hand carved Pele Tiki Figures in our Tiki Figures section. Here is another detailed article about Pele from Bishop Museum (Honolulu) CLICK HERE.

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