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GenderMasculine & Feminine
PronouncedPron.MOW-ee Hawaiian

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.


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