3-Strand Kipona Lei 42"
100% Ni’ihau Shells.
All shells have been picked off the shores of Ni’ihau by native people of the island.
This lei showcases the Momi Ke'oke'o, Momi Uliuli, Momi Lenalena, Momi 'Ōnikiniki, Momi Kahakaha, Kahelelani Ula'ula, Kahelelani 'Ākala Pua, Kahelelani 'Ōma'oma'o, Kahelelani Māku‘e, Kāmoa Lenalena, and Kahelelani Ke'oke'o shells.
This lei tied in Kipona Style. "Kipona" means mix of styles and shells. The two styles are Pīkake and Maunaloa.
It is 3-strands and approx. 42-inches long.
Closed a single Pōleholeho (Bumpy Cowries) and two puka shells.
This lei was made by Ella Kanahele.
Made in 2013.
Made in Kekaha, Kauai, Hawai'i.
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.