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Lona is a goddess of the Moon

In Hawaiian mythology, Lona is a female lunar deity who fell in love with and married a mortal, ʻAikanaka. They lived happily together until ʻAikanaka died of old age.[1][2]

Lona and other deities

It is likely that Lona is just another name for the Moon goddess Hina.[3]

A Hawaiian god with the similar name is Lono.


  1. Pacific mythology: an encyclopedia of myth and legend by Jan Knappert
  2. Academic Dictionary Of Mythology by Ramesh Chopra
  3. Beckwith, pp. 214-25
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