CARVED KAVA (AWA) DRINKER - TIKI HAWAII
This hand carved work of art, ceremonial in function, dates back to the days of earliest antiquity. It was placed at the feet of the king during the most formal kava drinking ritual.Kava (awa in Hawaii) is the traditional Polynesian drink.
ORIGINAL: Private collection of Mulikihaamea Matekitoga, Honolulu.
Kava drinker measures 14 inches tall.