Artist: Craig Mason
Title: Lana`i Kou Wood Poi Pounder
Material: Kou wood from a storm-damaged tree at Hulopo`e beach
Size: 9" tall x 4 3/4" wide
One-of-a-kind Lāna`i kou poi pounder, by master wood turner Dr. Craig Mason. The kou tree had grown at Hulopo`e Bay, and was damaged by a storm. Dr. Mason saved it from the wood chipper.
Dr. Mason has been working with wood for more than 32 years, and uses only reclaimed wood...he never purchases wood or cuts down trees.