Kane is one of the 4 major Tiki Gods of Hawaii. This beautiful Stained Colored Kane Tiki measuring 12 inches tall, made out of solid wood, monkey pod. The image is possibly one of the finest kona-style images, presenting all of the dynamic qualities of the style and the abstraction of the headdress, hair and eyes, which in this instance are triangular, faceted elements set into the hair pattern.
Kane is the earliest to arrive in Hawai'i. Know as Life Giver, all life is sacred to Kane. Also is God of agriculture, fish and procreation. Kane brings varieties of kalo (taro), 'awa (kava), mai'a (banana), ko (sugarcane) and 'ohe (bamboo). Kane is one of the 4 major Tiki Gods in Hawaii.
This is a beautiful piece of art! These Tikis were carved with great attention to details.