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How Hawaii’s Master Stone Carver Is Preserving History

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Hoaka Delos Reyes is the last of his kind. The master stone carver has practiced his craft, one that holds deep significance in Hawaiian culture, for 40 years. His process utilizes the technique and tools of his ancestors, requiring patience, endurance and prayer. Travel to the glorious island of Maui and spend time with an artist who is constantly learning from the natural world around him.

These stones are considered sacred in Hawaiian culture. When visiting, please be careful not to move or remove rocks.

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