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Kualoa: Not Just a Ranch

Kualoa Ranch by Anosmia (Flickr)

In Hawaiian culture the chiefs or Ali’i wore an ivory fishhook around their necks as a sign of their royalty. These ivory hooks were carved from the teeth of sperm whales. On the island of Oahu, Kualoa is the only place where the bodies of sperm whales washed ashore. And from these whales the ivory [...]

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