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Aloha Malulani, 

Mahalo for the beautiful "Pola Hanau" for our son Teagan. 

​My good friend Trini presented this amazing work of art to us with its meaning & history. We are honored to accept such a wonderful gift.

Thanks so much for blessing us and our son with such a beautiful bowl. His birth bowl to be cherished for generations.

Mahalo Anui Loa

Bridget Lokelani Tully
Honolulu, Hawaii
Dearest Malu,

Thank you, thank you, thank you for the beautiful Pola Hanau. We absolutely love it and it is so special to our family.

We really appreciate the time and effort you put into making the treasured keepsake!

Much Aloha

Trini Kaopuiki Clark
Honolulu, Hawaii
Aloha Malu, 

Thank you so much for my granddaughter's Pola Hanau umeke. She will treasure the stories & love that will & were put into and around her bowl. It is so special that this comes from you with your love and prayers.

Mahalo for being a part of Kahakai's journey in life!

Aloha no

Maryann Barros
Kula, Maui, Hawaii

Mahalo nui for the beautiful "Ke Pola Hanau" --- you are truly a talented man! Gift from God.
Me Ka ha`aha`a a me ka`oia`i`eo 

Ola Jenkins
Hilo, Hawaii
Uncle Malulani, 

May you continue to bless all babies and their families with your gift as you have blessed our Grand Baby and our Ohana.

Aloha Nui Loa

Lucille Salazar
Pahoa, Hawaii
Mahalo a nui loa
Me kou hana maikai
`O wau iho no me ka ha`aha`a 
Delma & Kahikilani
Delma Ray
Captain Cook, Kona

Dearest Unko Malu,

Mahalo Nui loa gorgeous Pola Hanau you created for our son, Makoa. From your selection of the piece of Koa wood and through your craftsmanship it's simply perfect and we will treasure it always. We appreciate you keeping this tradition alive and are proud to be part of it.

Much love from our ohana to yours.....

Me ke aloha pumehana

Kamaka Aweau
Aiea, Hawaii


Thank you again for the beautiful birth bowl for Timothy Christian! We are so happy that they all have their own unique bowl.
Much love from our ohana to yours.....


The LaBonte's
Aiea, Hawaii

*Note: LaBonte ohana have a Pola Hanau for each of their last four (4) children.
Aloha Uncle Malu,

On behalf of Bree, her ohana and myself we want you to know that a tradition has initiated in our ohana. Your work is "superb" .... the beauty in the wood is brought out. Your hands perfected a "flaw" and one can only see the beauty.

Mahalo nui loa for sharing this skilled talent with us. I appreciate your sweetheart for allowing you the "time" to engage in this art.

Malama pono....​

Kuikahi & Labra Ohana
Hilo, Hawaii
Dear Uncle,

Thank you for the bowl. My sister & family were really touched by your generous gift. It means a lot to me that you shared your stories and time, I can't thank you enough.

Aloha No

Jerilyn Hanohano
Honolulu, Hawaii
Dear Malu,

Thank you so much for the beautiful bowl. I am truly honored to have such a beautiful piece. It will become treasured heirloom.

Joanne Teruya
Honolulu, Hawaii
Dearest Uncle Malu,

Thank you so much for the incredible pola hanau for our sweet Sunny Kaiena. We will cherish it forever! Can't thank you enough for your thoughtfulness. We miss you and hope to see you again very soon and introduce you to our beautiful baby girl!

Elyse & Matt Mallams
Honolulu, Hawaii

Of all the gifts to Kai, your birth bowl is the most meaningful! We've put it in a special spot in his nursery & we'll treasure it forever! From the bottom of my heart.....


Tannya Joaquin
Honolulu, Hawaii
Mahalo to Alan McNarie for the great article. Uncle Malu hits the news stands. Click the Shopper cover to read the full article.
Mahalo to Alan McNarie for the great article and Elyse Butler and Matt Mallams for the photos. 

Uncle Malu "lands" in the December 2011 / January 2012 edition of Hana Hou Magazine. Click the magazine cover to read the article.
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