Pele

Pele ~ Goddess of Fire & Volcanoes

The beautiful and powerful Oceanic volcano deity! She is a goddess who represents the element of fire and one that is widely known throughout the world. A strong goddess, one who is a creator and a destroyer, she is associated with not just fire but also wind, dance, lightning and air. Hawaiians believe that Pele contributed to the creation of the majestic islands as we know them today. With the ability to control the elements she was able to form parts of the islands and reveal to humans the stunning hills and volcanoes.

This Polynesian goddess, according to mythology, lives in one of the most active volcanoes in the world! The Kilauea volcano, in Halemaʻumaʻu crater, is where she resides. There are variations of the origins of this feisty goddess. One of the tales is that she was banished from her family due to her hot temper. She had a major battle with her sister who was an ocean goddess named Na-maka-o-Kaha’i.

During these perilous battles between the sisters, Pele formed the volcanoes throughout the Hawaiin islands. If you ever visit the Hawaiin islands - be sure to never take any rocks home with you. Pele will curse you with bad luck forever as these lava rocks are a part of her and belong to the islands.
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Pele ~ Goddess of Fire & Volcanoes The beautiful and powerful Oceanic volcano deity! She is a goddess who represents the element of fire and one that is widely known throughout the world. A strong goddess, one who is a creator and a destroyer, she is associated with not just fire but also wind, dance, lightning and air. Hawaiians believe that Pele contributed to the creation of the majestic islands as we know them today. With the ability to control the elements she was able to form parts of the islands and reveal to humans the stunning hills and volcanoes. This Polynesian goddess, according to mythology, lives in one of the most active volcanoes in the world! The Kilauea volcano, in Halemaʻumaʻu crater, is where she resides. There are variations of the origins of this feisty goddess. One of the tales is that she was banished from her family due to her hot temper. She had a major battle with her sister who was an ocean goddess named Na-maka-o-Kaha’i. During these perilous battles between the sisters, Pele formed the volcanoes throughout the Hawaiin islands. If you ever visit the Hawaiin islands - be sure to never take any rocks home with you. Pele will curse you with bad luck forever as these lava rocks are a part of her and belong to the islands.

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