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ohe hano ihu
  • Kanaka Maoli (Hawaiian) peoples
  • ohe hano ihu, circa 1970
  • Where object was made: Hawaii, United States
  • bamboo
  • Object Length/Diameter: 28 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 11 x 1 3/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0082

Flute made from a thick piece of very light tan bamboo. One end is open and the other closed. There is one hole at the closed end and three finger holes in a row near the center. Brown speckles of color variation throughout, but concentrated near the finger holes.