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Hawaiian Tiki masks



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Hawaiian Tiki Masks
Hawaiian Tiki masks were originally used protect their users from evil spirits or even increase the mask wearers’ fertility and luck. They served many purposes, both in the privacy of people’s homes and in everyday life.
You don't actually wear traditional Hawaiian Tiki masks on your face or as a necklace. They are wooden statues that you can display in your house and they are meant to send away evil spirits in your house (or where you decide to put it).
What will you see?
>What are tiki masks and are they still used?
>What are they used for and where a bouts in Hawaii?
>The different Hawaiian Tiki Gods
Thanks for Listening
By Harrison and Nick
Hawaiian Tiki masks
Hawaiian Tiki Masks are wooden hand carved masks made from hardwoods found in Hawaii.
Tiki's are ancient hand-carved figures, they have stern facial expressions that are intended to represent very important, respected authorities, namely principal gods, guardians and spirit powers.Tiki masks are used on every Island in Hawaii for every island they are different in a way.
Hawaiian Tiki Masks
Depending on the Gods:
>Ku – Ancient Tiki God of War
>Lono – Ancient Tiki God of Fertility and Peace
>Kane– Ancient Tiki God of Light and Life
>Kanaloa – Ancient Tiki God the Sea
Are Hawaiian Tiki masks still used today?
Yes, tiki masks are still used in people in Hawaii's everyday life.Today, you can find giant wooden figures in several spots around the Hawaiian Islands, including the Polynesian Cultural Center on Oahu‚ North Shore in Hawaii.Visitors to Hawaii can find a tiki image pretty much anywhere to take home as a souvenir. People also use them in their house as home decor or in a restaurants decor.
Hawaiian Tiki Mask Gods
Kanaloa Tiki mask
Kane Tiki Mask
Lono Tiki Mask
Ku Tiki Mask
Hope you Learnt some facts about Hawaiian Tiki Masks
How we made our Tiki Masks?
Harrison's Mask
Nick's Mask
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