Hawaiian Koa Wood Mini Fishing Canoe with Sail
This is a handcrafted Koa wood mini canoe. Equipped with a movable sail for easy and safe packing, measuring 9" long and 7 1/2" high, it is an outstanding piece of artistry. In keeping with Hawaiian cultural traditions, this model is carved out of Hawaiian Koa wood.
Historically, the Koa tree trunk was used by ancient Hawaiian to build various types of dugout canoes and like today with so many other things, the size, shape, and beauty of the canoe was used as a status symbol by the Hawaiians.
Koa is also used for wood carving and furniture. It is a tonewood and therefore used for the construction of the Ukelele.
Measures 9" X 7 1/2" High
- Includes a luxury magnetic closure laminated gift box. The box is printed with petroglyphs and gilded canoes to identify its contents and association with Hawaii culture and its past royalty.
Note: the grain and precise color of the wood may change from model to model.