From ancient Hawaii up to this day the leaves of the Hawaiian Ti plant have been used for spiritual protection, purification and healing. Ti Leaves are sacred to Lono, the Hawaiian god of fertility and Laka, the goddess of Hula.
In ancient Hawaii Ti Leaves symbolized high rank and divine powers. Only the Ali’i (royalty) and Kahunas (high priests) were allowed to wear Ti leaves during their ceremonial rituals to ward off evil spirits and invoke the blessings of the gods.
In Hawaii Ti Leaves were and are still also used for many practical purposes, like wrapping food, making hula skirts and weaving leis.
Many people in Hawaii, me included, plant a Ti Leaf plant on each corner of their house for protection, purification, blessings, and good luck.
Carrying a piece of a Ti Leaf on your body is believed to provide protection from negative energies. Wearing a Ti Leaf lei brings good luck.
They make beautiful decorations and radiate a special feeling of safety and protection throughout the house.
Ti wanders happily through the enchanting Ohia forest. His Mana (spiritual energy) connects with the peace and serenity of Hawaii. In silence he communicates with nature honoring the divinity in all living things.
Ti is named after he Hawaiian Ti Plant which invokes spiritual protection, healing and good luck.
All these things were Tutu’s and Kuku's sacred gifts of Aloha (Love) to their beloved Mo'opuna Kane (grandson).
Ti is about 3.5” tall fitting in the palm of your hand. His body is made out of stretch cotton and wired for flexibility. The eyes and mouth are intricately embroidered onto his face. Ti has tiny little hands and feet, ears, buttocks, and a belly button. The Ti Plant is made out of Ohia wood and artificial leaves.
All accessories were individually handcrafted.
Ti is a one of a kind collectible display doll handcrafted by Hawaiian Dolls.
He comes with the Ti Plant, his story and a certificate of authenticity.