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by Micha F. Lindemans
The son of the sun-god Tama Nui-Te-Ra who sent him down to earth as a coment, carrying the Seed of Fire. On earth, Auani-Turoa married the fire-goddess Mahu-ike, the Mother of Fire. They had five sons, called the Fire-Children, who bear the names of the fingers: Konui (thumb), Koroa (index finger), Mapere (middle finger), Manawa (ring finger), and Koiti (little finger).

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