Hei Matau - Kawakawa Pounamu

Sands Carving Studio


Hei matau are fish hooks fashioned in the style of Maui. These are symbols of abundance, prosperity and wealth. They are also considered to provide good luck and safety on water, and are therefore thoughtful gifts for travelers.

This piece was hand carved by  Yuki Tanaka and measures 76 x 37 x 7.