A large hook-shaped ornament, niho palaoa, Hawaiian Islands
with Leo Fortess Collection label reading: "WHALE IVORY HOOK "NIHO" FROM HAW'N LEI PALAOA - EX. COLLECTION OF ED STASACK PETROGLYPH RESEARCHER"
Ed Stasack Collection, Hawaii
Stasack wrote the definitive book Hawaiian Petroglyphs (Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, 1970) and was a noted authority on Hawaiian ethnography.
Leo Fortess Collection, Hawaii