Fabulous Handcrafted Lauhala Hat
- Item Number
- $212 USD to ic5d52234
- Number of Bids
- 9 - Bid History
This Hawaii-made, handcrafted, lauhala hat is made from locally sourced lauhala with a beautifully woven lauhala hatband. It is approximately 23-24 inches around with a 3.5 inch brim. As with all lauhala items it can be slightly resized, although it does have a sweat band inside.
Lauhala, lau meaning leaf in Hawaiian, refers to the leaves of the Hala Tree (Pandanus tectorius). Many cultures weave the leaves of the P. tectorius to create useful items such as baskets, mats and hats. Though it is a long and arduous process to prepare the leaves for weaving, the final products are beautiful works of art with a pleasing earthy feel.
Proceeds benefit Kona Historical Society, a 501c3 nonprofit. Winning bidder is responsible for shipping and Hawai`i State tax (4.166%). We try our best to ship items as economically as possible. Most are shipped flat rate but larger or unusually shaped items may need to be shipped priority. Winning bidder is also responsible for postal insurance if the item’s value is over $500. As with all auctions, item is sold “as is” with no refunds available.
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