All Hawaiian Koa products made by Thalia now come with our Hawaiian Koa Reforestation Commitment. $5 from the sale of each Capo or Phone Case goes directly towards planting and maintaining new Koa trees in Hawaii.
While all of the woods and shell on our site are sourced from ethical vendors who have sustainability policies in place, with Hawaiian Koa we are going a step further. For Hawaiian Koa we will directly source our wood in Hawaii, ensuring chain of custody of the salvaged logs. These logs will then be sliced into veneer per our specifications. Next, we will be actively involved in the planting and maintaining of new royal koa trees in Hawaii on the same islands where our wood originates.
Here is the new AAA Curly Hawaiian Koa in our new products.
I am excited today to announce 3 New Stained Colors of our very popular AAA Curly Hawaiian Koa capos. There are several reasons why we are making this move. First, I love Curly Hawaiian Koa. Its natural color can range from golden yellow to dark chocolate in color. It can also get so figured, curly and beautiful that it can blow your mind with its beauty. Second, we have a Hawaiian Koa Reforestation Commitment as it relates to Hawaiian Koa and thus we can ensure its sustainability and regrowth.
I'm sure that your noticed that we offer a lot of design variety in our products. In fact, we now offer over 35,000 different variations... Yes, I know that is way, way too many :) It is just that nice customers like you kept asking us for new and different things and we had a hard time saying no.
But that philosophy created some operational problems for us. Read this article to see how we fixed it.
One of the ways that we plan to expand the proliferation of Hawaiian Koa across our product portfolio is with the introduction of color. So this week I thought I would share some of the experiments that we are doing with regards to Hawaiian Koa staining & finishing. Here are some of the colors that we are playing with...