A knobbed stone poi pounder, pohaku ku'i poi, Hawaiian Islands
height 8 1/2in
of the unusual type of a reddish basalt.
Thayer and Thelia Nightingale, Florence, Oregon
Thayer's father was a plant physiologist who was doing research for the Sugar Cane Institute while living in Hawaii. Found at Black Point Oahu by Thayer as a child while playing in the 1930's.