Lona (mythology)

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For other meanings, see Lona. There was a Moon goddess with similar name, Luna.
Lona is a goddess of the Moon

In Hawaiian mythology, Lona is a female lunar deity who fell in love with and married a mortal, ʻAikanaka. They lived happily together until ʻAikanaka died of old age.[1][2]

Lona and other deities[edit]

It is likely that Lona is just another name for the Moon goddess Hina.[3]

A Hawaiian god with the similar name is Lono.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Pacific mythology: an encyclopedia of myth and legend by Jan Knappert
  2. ^ Academic Dictionary Of Mythology by Ramesh Chopra
  3. ^ Beckwith, pp. 214-25