Ipu Heke - double gourd drum. by HEIGHT = XS 12-14", Small 15"-17", Med 18"-21, Large 22"-25"
XLarge 26" - 32" All oiled like the old days, please specify varnish if want the shine.
The beautiful natural-colored ipu heke (double gourd) is rhythmically beaten by a Kumu Hula or Ho`opa`a as the `olapa interprets the chant and mesmerizes the audience. These are handcrafted in Honolulu, Hawaii by Mike Kop. Please note that Ipu's are seasonal. They are harvested once a year and we receive them only between April and August.
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