185LH Pele with ʻOʻo Bird by Hawaiʻi Artist Dietrich Varez

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Now extinct, the Hawaiʻi ʻOʻo, held by Pele, the Goddess of fire, was extensively hunted by Native Hawaiians. Its striking plumage was used for ʻaʻahu aliʻi (robes) and ʻahu ʻula (capes) of aliʻi (Hawaiian nobility).

Original Size: 8" x 10" (painted with his left hand, 2015)

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