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In Polynesian mythology (specifically: Hawaii), Haumea is a goddess of fertility and childbirth. With Kane Milohai, she is the mother of Pele, Kamohoalii, Namaka, Pere, Kapo and Hi'iaka. She was a powerful sorceress and gave birth to many creatures; some after turning herself into a young woman to marry her children and grandchildren. She was finally killed by Kaulu.

There is also a male god named Haumea, a god of wild plants and berries; he is the god of wild food, as opposed to (his brother) Rongo, the god of cultivated food.

Alternative: Haumia Tiketike, Haumia, Hauma