Given Name MAUI

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
PRONOUNCED: MOW-ee (Hawaiian)  [details]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. In Hawaiian mythology Māui was a trickster who created the Hawaiian Islands by having his brothers fish them out of the sea. He was also responsible for binding the sun and slowing its movement.

Categories

Disney characters, Moana characters, tricksters
Entry updated February 12, 2018