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.
Lona and other deities
It is likely that Lona is another name for the Moon goddess Hina.
A Hawaiian god with the similar name is Lono.
- ^ Pacific mythology: an encyclopedia of myth and legend by Jan Knappert
- ^ Academic Dictionary Of Mythology by Ramesh Chopra
- ^ Beckwith, pp. 214-25