The Humuhumunukunukuapua`a (Rhinecanthus rectangulus) is also known as the rectangular triggerfish or Hawaiian triggerfish. The humuhumu was adopted as the official Hawai'i State Fish in 1985 on a temporary basis and then again in 2006 on a permanent basis. This little fellow's Hawaiian name means "fish with a nose like a pig". Note the beautifully carved detail in the fins.
This set includes two reef triggerfish and they can be grouped together with our other aquatic designs in order to create a theme. You can also pair them with one of our beautiful coral scenes and expand on a sea life theme.
Each piece of wood is meticulously hand contoured and carefully assembled to create multi-dimensional artwork. The beauty and uniqueness of our artwork comes strictly from the natural colors and grains of various wood types. No staining or painting is involved, only an oil finish is used to ensure the beauty as the wood ages. Wood burning is used for small details such as the scales of a fish or turtle, etc. Each piece of artwork is stamped on the back with our Le Family logo.
*Please note that this is a one-of-a-kind piece of art. The shape and workmanship are exactly as shown here but because of the different grains and shapes in the exotic woods employed, there will always be some variation in color.
Size + Packaging
Each piece is tied to a backing that fits in a box to ensure safe transporting. The measurements of the pieces are as follows:
Small (Set of 2) – 3-4” W x 6” H x 1” D
Care + Instructions
Using a dry soft cloth, rub the surface with a minimal amount of lemon oil to preserve the natural beauty and shine of the wood. This should be done twice a year or as often as you prefer.
For further questions and details, feel free to contact us at any time and we will be happy to accommodate your needs.