Depicted on this tiki mug is Rongo, God of Agriculture, who is featured in the pre-show of Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room. In addition to agriculture, Rongo is associated with fertility, rain and peace. During Makahiki, an approximately four month long season, it was forbidden to engage in war or unnecessary work in honor of Rongo.
Dimensions: 7″ wide x 7″ tall
Unique Markings: “Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room Artwork Designed By Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily The Art of Disney Theme Parks ©Disney Thailand Hand Wash Only [Item Number]” is written on the bottom of the mug.
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Special Notes: It is believed Hawaiians initially thought Captain Cook was the embodiment of Lono (another name for Rongo).
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