Poepoe Choker 20"
100% Ni’ihau Shells.
All shells have been picked off the shores of Ni’ihau by native people of the island.
This lei showcases these Momi and Kahelelani shells.
Momi lenalena maika‘i
Kahelelani ‘ākala wai pāpipi
This lei tied in Poepoe Style.
It is approx. 20-inches long.
Closed with two Pōleholeho (Bumpy Cowries) with a 14k gold hook and eye clasp.
All shells are picked and made by native families of Ni’ihau. In accordance to Hawai’i state law, H.B. No. 2569, all shells in this piece contains at least 80% Ni’ihau shells and is made in Hawai’i. The percentage of shells from Ni’ihau in this piece is 100%.
Certificate of Authenticity provided with purchase.