VOLCANO ART CENTER – Fishponds Of Hawaii By Carol Araki Wyban
Auction Ends: Jul 16, 2018 10:00 PM HST

Art

Papio/Ulua

Item Number
01-9794
Estimated Value
180 USD
Opening Bid
144 USD

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Item Description

Papio/Ulua, giclee print by Carol Araki Wyban.

Papio or crevally are strong, high speed predators. They are prized fish. At ten pounds, they are called ulua. Hawaiians likened the ulua to a strong man or a warrior.  Ulua are used ceremonially as offerings to the gods at temples.

Dimensions: Framed 14.5″ x 11.5″

To learn more about Carol and her artistic process visit her bio page here.

Special Instructions

This giclee print is part of the collection of Fish Common to Lokoea:
All fishponds have a complex ecosystem. These are just a few of the fish grown in Lokoea. We ate heartily of all the fish, crab, and shrimp, except for 'o'pu, which are sacred to Volcano goddess Pele.