The Legend Of Sina and The Eel
The myth of Sina and the Eel tells the tale of how the first coconut tree came to the islands.
The legend tells of a beautiful girl called Sina, from the island of Savaii, who had a small pet eel. When the eel grew, it fell in love with Sina. This made Sina afraid so she tried to run away, but the eel followed her. Sina finally sought refuge in Moata’a, where Taumeasina is located today. Sina thought she had finally escaped and one day when gathering...Read More