Hou Kainga is a water-rich world is covered with over 85% of the surface. With the exception of an uninhabited desert continent in the northern hemisphere land area entirely composed of volcanic island chains. Hou Kaingas soil is rich in a rich variety of tropical vegetation ranging from simple ferns and mosses to high broad-leaved trees. The beaches are black with glittering turquoise waters and a backdrop of lush greenery.
The fauna of Hou Kainga have reached a stage of development roughly equivalent to Earth late Cretaceous era, the land is dominated by six parted reptiles and the largest of these are man-size.
For 1,500 years ago discovered Jaffa servants of the System Lord Olokun a Stargate address Hou Kainga as those found in the old temples on another world. The planet is not known in the majority of the System Lords. Olokun took the planet in its domain and killed all the Jaffa who knew about the planet and he placed a group of people of Tahiti descent. He gave control of Hou Kainga to his loyal During Lord Tangaroa. (RPG: "First Steps: The Stargate Unexplored Worlds Roleplaying Sourcebook")