Āholehole, giclee print by Carol Araki Wyban.
Āholehole or silver perch were craved by chiefs as a dainty. This fish specifically from Lokoea fishpond are famous in Hale’iwa and they appear in legends and poetical sayings and local lore. Āholehole form Lokoea are the artists’ favorite fish to eat. She finds that āholohole from other places are not as tasty and thus reinforcing their legendary status. They were used ceremonially to ward off evil.
Dimensions: Print 14″ x 11″; Framed 14.5″ x 11.5″
To learn more about Carol and her artistic process visit her bio page here.