Inspired by the legends of Papakahanmoku and Wakea.
Papakahanamoku (Papa), sometimes referred to as Haumea is recognized as the "Earth Mother" and for birthing the the land(s) from the depths of the ocean. She is also recognized as the matriarch of Hawaiian people. Recognized as the "Sky Father", her husband Wakea and her had a very tumultuous relationship. In this image we have attempted to depict Papa giving birth to the land with Wakea looking on from the sky as a father would gaze on his wife in the beauty of birth.