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Early 19th Century Hawaiian Tapa Beater

Early 19th Century Hawaiian Tapa Beater

Regular price $2,450.00 Sale

This is the largest tapa beater we have ever seen. It stands 18.5in tall, while the head measures 2.5in x 2.5in, and includes a museum stand.

 

 

From the collection of Judge Auwae Noa Kepoikai and Aunty Rose Daniels Kepoikai. Judge Kepoikai was a former treasurer of the Hawaiian Kingdom, one of the first judges of the Second Circuit Court, and an early Republican leader in Hawaii. While the Kepoikais had no children of their own, they raised dozens of homeless children at Hoakalei.

 

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