Kahuna Lapa’au, print L43, by Dietrich Varez. A “kahuna lapa’au” is an herbal doctor or priest. The kahuna here is depicted with an “awa” bush from which a strong narcotic brew could be made. The awa plant played an important role in ritual and ceremony in old Hawai’i.
This is a giclée reproduction print on archival paper.
Dimensions: 18″ x 24″
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