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Hawai‘i’s Woodshow: Celebrating Hawai‘i’s Forest Treasures

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Turned and carved milo leaf bowl made of milo wood by Eric LeBuse.


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Ergonomic chair by Tak Yoshino, globes with slender finials by Mike Chu.


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Calabash by Scott Hare, Best in Show, 2014 Hawai'i's Woodshow.


   The Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association’s annual Woodshow is a magnet for lovers of fine wood artistry.  Artworks by some of the state’s finest craftsmen are the public face of statewide efforts to support and expand Hawai‘i’s forest products.  HPR’sNoeTanigawa offers this look at the show.

Na L?'au o Hawai'i, Hawai'i's Woodshow, continues at the Honolulu Museum of Art School at Linekona through September 14. The exhibition is open daily from 10 am until 5pm.  Admission is free.  

The Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association’s website

A collaborative research and extension center for tropical tree breeding and silviculture:

Tropical Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center

Noe Tanigawa covered art, culture and ideas for two decades at Hawaiʻi Public Radio.
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