In Polynesian mythology
is a star
god, who lives in Te-Putahu-Nui-o-Rehua in Rangi Tuarea, the tenth of twelve heavens
in Polynesian lore. He is a son of Rangi
, and the father of Kaitangata
, as well as the ancestor of Maui
Rehua invented the Tui (a staple food of the Polynesians) by shaking it out of his hair.