In the early 1900s outrigger canoe racing became a popular sport in Hawaii. Have this beautiful Hawaiian canoe model display in your own home or office. Master craftsmen handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch using historical photographs, drawings and original plan. They are built to scale with high-grade wood such as: western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany. They are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships. Each model requires many hours to finish and must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. This model was constructed by putting together many strips of wood. It rests on a wooden stand with a brass nameplate. It will be a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast, or passionate collector. Mast and sails are folded down for easy shipping.