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stirrup poi pounder
Name: Stirrup Pounder (Pohaku Ku'i 'Ai Puka)
Origin: Hawaiian Islands
Artist: Unknown
Description: In Hawaii these stirrup-style poi pounders are unique to the island of Kauai. This style is also found in the Marquesas Islands of the South Pacific, which may indicate an ancient link with those islands.

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