Linda Rowell Stevens
Hawaiian Legends Art

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Kane and Kanaloa
Madamn Pele
Goddess of the sea, Namakaokaha‘i, is the older sister of Pele.
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Pele Dreaming. Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens. The Goddess of the Volcano lies in a trance-like sleep. In this state she travels to Kauai where she meets and falls in love with Lohi‘au, a prince.
Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens. Goddess of the lake Waiau atop Mauna Kea, Waiau is Sister to Poliahu, Lilinoe & Kahoupokane. She bathes Poliahu in her beautiful lake.
Poliahu - Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens. Goddess of the snow-capped mountain of Mauna Kea, Poliahu was a rival of Pele. As Pele's power is of fire & heat, Poliau has the power of snow & cold.
Naupaka legend. Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens
Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens.
Lohiau - Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens. Lohi‘au, chief of Kaua‘i was brought to the Big Island by Hi‘iaka to join Pele. Upon arriving, Lohi‘au & Hi‘iaka witnessed Pele’s anger & jealousy as she burned Hi‘iaka’s beautiful ohia groves.
 Laka - Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens.
Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens.
Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens. Malaekahana gave birth to twin girls, La‘ieikawai and La‘ieilohelohe. The girls were raised separately. La‘ieikawai was raised by her grandmother. Wherever she was, a rainbow could be seen.
Keaomelemele - Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens. Maiden of the Golden Clouds, Daughter of Ku & Hina, Keaomelemele lives above Hawaii in Kuai-he-lani among the yellow clouds until she comes down from the sky and learns the hula and the chanting. It is said her chanting was so beautiful and powerful that the mountainside of Konahuanui is split from Waiolani and Nu‘uanu Valley is formed on Oahu.
Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens.
 In the twelfth century, Hina, a chiefess, is stolen from her husband & children to live with a chief of Moloka‘i where she lives for many years before her grown sons come to rescue her.Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens.Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens. Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens.
Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens. Pele’s young sister Hi‘iaka has now blossomed into a beautiful young woman. She is strong and sweet natured. Hi‘iaka meets another young woman whom she befriends, named Hopoe. The two become constant companions and Hopoe teaches Hi‘iaka the gift of making lei and the beauty of dancing Hula.
Hi'aka and the Mo'o - Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens. Pele has pleaded with her sisters to bring her love, Lohi‘au, to her. Only Hi‘iaka is brave enough to attempt this feat. Pele gives Hi‘iaka her magic pau (skirt) to use as protection.
Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens.
Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens. La‘ieikawai endured much heartache in her life. The rainbow Goddess towards the end of the story, changes her name to Kawahineliula, woman of the twilight. She is worshiped under this title after her death.  Ready to Hang  19 x 15 $252.00  28 x 22 $412.00  42 x 33 $775.00 for more info about ready to hang
Hi'iaka and Lohiau - Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens. Pele, Goddess of the Volcano, requests her sister, Hi‘iaka, to bring her love, Lohi‘au, to her.  Hi‘iaka endures many perils along her journey to find Lohi‘au.  They fall in love but remain loyal to Pele.
Kamapua'a - Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens.
Lilinoe
sleeping pele
Kuluiau - Painting by Linda Rowell Stevens

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