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 6 - Straighten R3 and insert it, from below, into the R1 loop so that R1f crosses the R3 loop.

R1 withdraws from the loop it shares with R5.

L1 and L2 remove and hold the R3 loop while R1, from below, passes through the loop and picks up the previous R1f string.

L1 and L2 release the loop they are holding; extend to complete the right half of the figure.