What Hawaiian Legend Are You?

There is believed to be over 4,000 Hawaiian legends to help explain the natural world which surrounds us. Take this quiz and we'll determine which Hawaiian legend you are.

David Hamilton
On Dec 17, 2018

Select the answer below which best suits how your friends would describe you.

What is your idea of a fun night out?

If a friend, family member, or romantic partner does something hurtful to you, do you feel the need to retaliate and hurt them in return?

Scenario: There is a box with 3 donuts in a room with 4 people. Everyone in the room wants to eat a donut. How do you handle this situation?

In your opinion, what is the purpose of legends, myths, and folklore?

What motivates you?

What personality traits do you value most?

What do you like to do to relax?

Pele, Volcano Goddess

Pele, Volcano Goddess

Pele the Volcano Goddess can be somewhat vindictive. Do not anger Pele or she will take her wrath out on you and all those who surround you. She requires offerings of food, flower, and alcohol to be appeased.

Menehune

Menehune

These little people are so small that they are able to hide from humans whenever they are near. They have contributed to Hawaii in many ways, however, helping to construct different parts of the landscape.

Kuula, God of Fishermen

Kuula, God of Fishermen

The God of the fishermen, Kuula was said to always have the best luck finding a place to fish. Even if he out-fished everyone he was with, however, Kuula was very generous and would always share.

Laka, Hula Goddess

Laka, Hula Goddess

Laka may be the Goddess of the Hula dance but she also enjoys plants and nature. Her favorite flowers are used to make Hawaiian Leis, a common necklace of flowers worn on the islands.

Maui

Maui

Sometimes referred to as a God and sometimes just as a clever human, Maui is known for his ingenuity. Tales of Maui include him lassoing the sun so the days are longer, stealing fire for humans from the underworld, and inventing new ways to fish.