Presenting the Honu Keiki koa earrings. The actual Honu Keiki depicted in this design can be observed during nesting season, from June through November, at the Punalu'u Black Sand Beach on the island of Hawaii.
The Honu Keiki design is handcrafted from the finest Hawaiian koa hardwood grown and milled on the Big Island of Hawaii. The Honu Keiki measures approximately 1-1/4 inches in height and finished with gold-filled findings.
The third image shows the size differential between the Honu 'Ohana, the Honu Keiki, and the Honu Earring designs laid on a burlap material. The Hawaiian word honu is a powerful metaphor for the connection between people, land, and ocean. The honu refers to all sea turtles yet best identifies with Hawaiian green sea turtles.