HamakuaWoodWorking

Hawaii Island Chain Wall Art in Koa Wood and Clad Metal

Waimea, Hawaii

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Announcement    We are still open and have a 4 week lead time.
All artwork shipped within the United States is VIA UPS Air Mail (Signature Required).
Shipments to Canada are VIA UPS Standard.
All other countries will ship VIA USPS Priority Mail.
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We offer finely Crafted Hawai'i Island Chains and have been doing so for several years--with customers throughout the world. My work is offered in locally grown Koa wood and Mango wood; along with copper, bronze, and iron clad finishes. Every set features topography with an excellent finish quality and each Hawaiian island is made with great care.

For sizing please be sure to read through my listing(s) and ensure you select the best one possible for your application. If you require any assistance selecting the best size or material please feel free to contact me anytime--phone consultations can be scheduled on request, and I respond to Etsy messages within 2 business days.

Please feel free to make any inquires in regards to my work, as I am happy to make a custom or otherwise personalized order for you.

Announcement

Last updated on Apr 18, 2021

We are still open and have a 4 week lead time.
All artwork shipped within the United States is VIA UPS Air Mail (Signature Required).
Shipments to Canada are VIA UPS Standard.
All other countries will ship VIA USPS Priority Mail.
Mahalo for your interest!

We offer finely Crafted Hawai'i Island Chains and have been doing so for several years--with customers throughout the world. My work is offered in locally grown Koa wood and Mango wood; along with copper, bronze, and iron clad finishes. Every set features topography with an excellent finish quality and each Hawaiian island is made with great care.

For sizing please be sure to read through my listing(s) and ensure you select the best one possible for your application. If you require any assistance selecting the best size or material please feel free to contact me anytime--phone consultations can be scheduled on request, and I respond to Etsy messages within 2 business days.

Please feel free to make any inquires in regards to my work, as I am happy to make a custom or otherwise personalized order for you.

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Joshua and Cola Martin-Leung

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About HamakuaWoodWorking

Sales 579
On Etsy since 2012

A curiosity to a full time passion.

In my teens I wanted to start woodworking and slowly was able to acquire equipment. However, eventually I wished to make a Hawaii island chain, and that is when things came together--as I found artwork people really enjoyed, and something that could keep me busy. Over many years the finish quality, detail, and my business skills improved. In 2-3 years I could say this was a business of mine, and now 8 years later I can with assurance say this is my specialty--if you need an island chain then you've come to the right place.

After 15 years of residing on the Big Island of Hawai'i we've relocated to North Carolina, I continue to make wall art full time with wood directly from Hawai'i, and we continue to maintain our PO BOX in Kamuela for customer reference as we continue to be involved with the community.

Every order is handled with care, candor, and will not disappoint. If you have any questions, need advice, or wish to talk story please feel free to contact me.

Shop members

  • Josh Martin

    Owner, Maker, Customer Service

    I started my shop when I was 18 years old and now married at age 26--it continues to provide for my needs, and keeps me engaged in doing what I enjoy most.

  • Cola Leung-Martin

    Owner, Shipper, Marketer

    My wife grew up in Hong Kong and has a very strong ability to keep things organized--as I tend to skip around a lot, and the details can be overlooked. She tends to stress the details and keeps meticulous records so we keep on track.

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Last updated on Apr 9, 2021
Frequently asked questions
Wholesale availability

I work with wholesalers on an outright purchasing basis and can produce custom work on request.

Care instructions

No care is needed, however, it is best to hang all artwork indoors, and where it won't constantly/consistently receiving direct sunlight nor exposure to high humidity or salt spray.

Due to the lacquer or wax finish, no wax, oils, or other products are required.

Gift wrapping and packaging

Each island chain is well packaged using brown paper, and presentable as a gift. However, on request a personal note can be made, or the artwork can be signed with a short message.

Selecting the order as a "gift" during checkout ensures the receipt will not show the price and the hanging instructions will not have the artist's contact information.

Sizing details

Island chain dimensions apply when sets are hung to scale with the included template and is the length/width of the “map” of islands if they were bound within a rectangle.

Please closely note sizes--the "Big Island Span" is the size of the Big Island from the set and "Total Area" is the are of the set's included layout template.

Set Sizing:

36" Island Chain Size: 36"X20" (91.5x51cm)
Total Area: 5 square feet or 0.47m^2 (square meter)
Big Island Span: 8.75" (22.2cm)

45" Island Chain Size: 45"X24" (114x61cm)
Total Area: 7.5 square feet or 0.88m^2 (square meter)
Big Island Span: 10.75" (27.3cm)

68" Island Chain Size: 68"x40" (173x102cm)
Total Area: 18.9 square feet or 1.8m^2 (square meter)
Big Island Span: 18.2" (46cm)

Custom and personalized orders

If you do not see the size or style you are after please feel free to contact me with a custom request.

Lead Time: Special Occasions and Expedited Delivery... Can I get it sooner?

Sometimes we need something sooner and it must be delivered in a hurry.

If you require artwork before Etsy's provided lead time please contact us! Be it 3 days from now, in a week, or a few months in advance--if you let me know when it is needed I'll examine my schedule and see if that's possible.

If you have already placed an order we will be more than happy to see what is possible. However, every set is made to order and we must see our schedule before we can provide an updated delivery window.

What do you mean by "Metal Clad" or "Bonded Metal"?

Foundry cast sculptures are expensive, heavy, and otherwise a difficult endeavor. However, with modern materials we have durable resins and very high quality metal products--which enable an artist to create pieces which have the look of metal and at an attractive cost.

Every island is hand polished and sealed with wax. The faces and edges feature a bonded metal surface, however, the backs are black in color, and have a hand textured finish.

The larger set which is 68" wide is under 8 pounds (3.6kg) and enables you to easily hang your Hawaiian island chain--without the worry of dealing with a set that could easily be 5 times heavier, and a magnitude higher in cost.

Will the Koa or Mango Wood be exactly as pictured?

Wood is a natural product which has a time honored warmth and natural beauty. However, wood does have variations of grain and color--tree to tree and even within a single board! Therefore, your set may have lighter and darker islands. Each set will be an exhibition of how a single specie of wood can offer a wide palette of colors.

Without a concern or doubt any Hawaiian chain you order will be of very high quality and made with great pride. It's in my best interest to ensure you're extremely satisfied as it's good business and customer service.

However, if you're particular about a certain tone, type of wood, specie, amount of figure/curl, or other specifics please feel free to contact me as I'd be more than happy to work with you.

Returns

In the unlikely chance you would like to return your set a 10% restocking fee will be applied. This helps cover the several hours spent packaging, inspecting, and the cost of shipping for our artwork--as we spend significant effort providing the best experience possible.

If you have any questions, concerns, or ideas before, during, or after the purchase process please feel free to reach out anytime. I want to ensure you're 100% happy with my work and am open to seeing what's possible.