According to the Tuamotuan creation chants, the second mortal born to Tumu and Papa after his elder brother Matata had died.
A Tuamotuan god of hurricanes and severe weather.
The name of a Māori deity — Ki te tahuna tapu, nohoanga o Āitu.
In: Māori mythology
In various Polynesian languages, the word aitu means deity or spirit: Ka whiwhi, ringa o Aitu; ka rawe, ringa o tangata.