Ulua Lighter Cover
‘A‘ohe ia e loa‘a aku, he ulua kāpapa no ka moana.
“He cannot be caught; he is an ulua of the deep ocean.”
Ancient Hawaiian culture the revered the ulua as a strong warrior. Legends say that the demigod Maui caught a giant ulua, Pimoe, whose flesh broke apart into eight pieces forming the Hawaiian Islands.
The giant trevally, giant kingfish, or ulua in Hawaiian, is a large fish that inhabits tropical reefs. The fish grow up to 5 ½ feet (170 cm) and 175 lbs (80 kg). It is a favorite catch of fisherman.
Fits standard size Bic lighter.
The cover is made from North American cherry wood. The light color and simple grain of the wood, allows the artwork to stand out. Each case has a unique wood grain pattern making it one-of-a-kind. The wood is carefully hand sanded before engraving, giving it a beautiful, smooth finish.
Before the engraving process the wood is hand painted with a black finish, creating a beautiful contrast with the artwork.