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Palaoa ku‘i

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Image from Bishop Museum Archives, Honolulu, Hawaii. Images are not to be re-used without permission.

Palaoa ku‘i (ivory medicine pounder) used by Kamehameha I.

Elephant ivory.

Photographer: Seth Joel

From: Rose, Roger. "Hawai‘i: The Royal Isles." Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1980, page 13, no. 123.