"The Birth of a King"|
Carved Block Print - 9 Inches x 12 Inches
The image shows the Birth of Kamehameha the great being born as Koko iki or halley's comet flies over head to indicate the uniter of the kingdom has been born. Kamehameha suffered the seperation from his mother as the King of his reigon sent out assasins to kill all first born males, the king hoping to prevent prophesy of his success and rise to the throne. Kamehameha was raised in seclusion to be mentored by his hanai uncle and aunty. You can see the image of Ku-ka-ili-moku who becomes Kamehameha's inheireted God of War and politics.