Wailea Daily Photo

Wailea Daily Photo

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9/29/07

Tiki Guardian

Do you know what tikis are? Here's some information about them:

"Most Polynesians believe that Tiki was the first man created. In Polynesian mythology, Tiki or hei tiki is a sculpture carved in the shape of a god, housing a spirit. The creation of tikis is known from all over Polynesia." You can read the rest at this website.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Kate said...

This is a fierce guardian figure.
Good shot!

September 29, 2007  
Blogger Ming_the_Merciless said...

Looks like Arnold Schwartzenager with a mask and head dress on.

October 01, 2007  

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