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New aniani ku’i ‘ai

Posted on 07.09.17 under aniani ku'i 'ai, glass, glass poi pounders, glassblowing, Wilfred Yamasawa

And if the elevator tries to bring you down. Go crazy!

3.4lb p,w,r

3.4 lbs. Feels very nice in the hand.

3.8lb p,w,r

3.8 lbs. Also feels very nice in the hand!

3.4&3.8lb p,w,r

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This is also 3.8 lb and evoking imagery of Pele as the volcano continues to add to the land mass of Hawaii island.

With some 70s-inspired (and Wilfred Yamasawa-influenced) cane drawing.

Medium-sized aniani ku’i ‘ai

Posted on 06.19.17 under aniani ku'i 'ai, glass, glass poi pounders

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Clay sculpture by Esther Shimazu. Glass poi pounders by Malcolm Wong.

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Recent aniani ku’i ‘ai

Posted on 05.19.17 under aniani ku'i 'ai, glass, glass poi pounders, glassblowing

Aniani – glass
ku’i ‘ai – pounder

These are mediums, good for average strength males.

may21,2017 ku'i 'ai

These are small and medium small.

pastel ku'i 'ai

This is a good size for non-bodybuilders.

mini

The mini is good for kids.

super mini

The super-minis are good for toddlers.

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This give you an indication of size. Being glass, there is a density that feels comfortable and solid. They have less of chance of breaking than stone.

Aniani Ku’i ‘ai in action!

Posted on 04.06.17 under aniani ku'i 'ai, glass, glass poi pounders

Darvin Kaleolani Kaneaiakala Jr. pounds pa’i ‘ai with one of Malcolm Wong’s glass poi pounders. It’s a big, heavy one (7 lbs) for a strong kanaka maoli!pinkanianiku'i'ai

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It’s getting colder…

Posted on 12.16.16 under Fuji, glass, glassblowing, goblets

fuji Dec 16 2017

And almost winter…

2016 was a monster of a year. Muhammad Ali, David Bowie, Fidel Castro, John Glenn, Harper Lee, Arnold Palmer, Prince, Gene Wilder, Nancy Reagan, Natalie Cole, Alan Rickman, Paul Kantner & Signe Anderson, George Martin, Keith Emerson, Garry Shandling, Glenn Frey… So many. So many more…

Drink a toast to these departed.

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3 red festive gobs

3 festive gobs

And as for new beginnings? Well, we have 2017 and the Trump Era to look forward to.

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