Plant (ieie, olona, niu)
31 x 31 x 35 cm
Hawaii, Hawaii, Polynesia
Hinai and cover is made of twined ieie (Freycinetia arborea). It most likely had a gourd interior. The twining is tightly done using split ieie in a consistent twill. Olona (Touchardia latifolia) and niu, coconut (Cocos nucifera) cordage, used to suspend the hinai, is attached around the rim.
This object is associated with Ailau