Traditional Hawaiian weapon called the “Leiomano”, hand carved from the “Okahala” wood, with shark teeth hand weaved into the wood, handle weaved with coconut fiber and rooster feathers. The designs engraved into the weapon are symbols of protection, family values and new beginning of life. All the weapons were carved with these symbols of hope to protect their families and land.
Traditional weapon “Leiomano”, top hand carved from Koa wood, bottom hand carved from the “Okahala” wood.
Traditional Hawaiian weapon “Leiomano”. Hand carved from the Koa wood, real shark teeth hand weaved into the wood, handle is hand weaved with coconut fiber and rooster feathers. The symbols engraved on the weapon is the new beginning of life, guidance and direction.
“Okahala” wood weapon with shark teeth, coconut fiber and rooster feather. Designs engraved on the ‘Leiomano”, is the fern leaf design, “new beginning of life” shark teeth is the symbol of protection and strength.