Hi'iakaikapoliopele Tank Top

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Hi'iakaikapoliopele Tank Top

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Hi'iakaikapoliopele Tank Top

Hi'iaka i ka poli o Pele • Hi'iaka in the bosom of Pele.

In Hawaiian legend Hiʻiaka was conceived in Tahiti, but carried by Pele in the form of an egg to Hawaiʻi, until born here in Puna. From this, she earned her full name, Hiʻiaka-i-ka-poli-o-Pele: "Hiʻiaka in the bosom of Pele". Hiʻiaka was Pele's youngest and favorite sister, as well as the patron goddess of Hawaiʻi, hula dancers, chant, sorcery and medicine.

This design depicts the many aspects of Puna, home of Pele with the fragrance of the hala and lehua in the winds and the ongoing battle between the lava and the sea. inspired by a ‘ōlelo no‘eau about the Puna district. ” Hune one o Paia‘ala, ‘Āina Kilohana a ka Wahine,” which translates to, “The sands of Paia‘ala, now a revered prize land of Pele.”

Our Nā Mākua Tank Tops feature our original Hi'iaka i ka poli o Pele design printed on the front our Nā Mākua Logo on the back collar. They are 100% pre-shrunk jersey cotton knit and are available in size Medium thru 3XL. # HPTTR

M thru XL - $25.00 2X & 3X - $28.00

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