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Maui No Ka Oi

Maui's motto is, 'Maui No Ka Oi' or "Maui is da bes."
In Polynesian mythology, and especially in New Zealand and Hawai'i, Maui is an extremely powerful god, for whom the island of Maui was named.

Maui is said to have created the Hawai'ian Islands by tricking his brothers. He convinced them to take him out fishing, but caught his hook upon the ocean floor. He told his brothers that he had caught a big fish, and bid them paddle as hard as they could. His brothers paddled with all their might, and being intent with their effort, did not notice the Island rising behind them. Maui repeated this trick several times, creating the Hawai'ian Islands. The Island of Maui and the constellation Maui's fishhook were named after this legend.

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Relaxing at Wailea, Maui
Relaxing at Wailea, Maui
White Feather Lei
White Feather Lei
Pink Feather Lei
Pink Feather Lei
Blue and White Feather Lei
Blue and White Feather Lei
Yellow Feather Lei
Yellow Feather Lei
Purple Vanda Lei
Purple Vanda Lei
Sewing a Mauna Loa Vanda Lei
Sewing a Mauna Loa Vanda Lei
Mauna Loa Vanda Showing Details
Mauna Loa Vanda Showing Details
Completed Mauna Loa Vanda Lei
Completed Mauna Loa Vanda Lei
Dendrobium and Tuber Rose Lei
Dendrobium and Tuber Rose Lei
Ohia Lehua Painting
Ohia Lehua Painting
Creating Ribbon Leis
Creating Ribbon Leis
Creating Ribbon Leis
Creating Ribbon Leis
Ribbon Leis
Ribbon Leis
Ribbon Leis
Ribbon Leis
View of Kaho`olawe from Wailea, Maui
View of Kaho`olawe from Wailea, Maui
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