Hinenuitepo has a younger sister called Mahuika who is the Maori fire deity. Maui-tikitiki-a-Taranga was the descendant of Mahuika.
When Hinenuitepo was known as Hinetitama between her and Tane-Mahuta she gave birth to four sons called Tahukumea, Tahuwhakairo, Tahuotiatu and Tahukumeaatepo. To Tane-Mahuta Hinetitama only gave him one daughter named Hinetitamauri. When she became Hinenuitepo she gave birth to two other sons Ta Pouriuri, Patangotango and Pare-koritawa was her daughter .