Naio Tree

Collected by Lyle Dickey from the people of Kauai and Niihau in the Hawaiian Islands. The Naio or "False Sandalwood" Tree (Myoporum sandwicense) is native to Hawaii. Islanders use its wood for the decorative parts of outrigger canoes, house posts, and night-fishing torches. Unlike true sandalwood, the scent of Naio wood does not last long.

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Step 3 - 2, from above, enters the triangle near the base of 1 and touches the palm to secure the far string of the triangle.

5 releases it loop, then 2 hooks up far string of the triangle by rotating away from you and up (in the process the original 2 loop slips off).

Extend with 1 pointing down, 2, 3, 4, and 5 pointing up, and palms facing away.