Located by the beach, Lavinia Tupuo carves Hawaiian statues and sculptures by hand from Koa Wood.Each piece is completely unique. Koa is legendary in Hawaii. Not only is this amazing wood native to Hawaii but it is known for the deep rich colors and varied grain pattern. Koa has an honored heritage in Hawaii and is highly revered and sacred.All koa harvested from the Big Island comes from previously dead and fallen trees. The State of Hawaii and plantation landowners are very strict about the harvesting of Koa and self-regulation is the standard practice. Check out his wonderful pieces!