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Volcanic Obsidian on the Big Island – For Sale?

Obsidian from Hawaiian volcanoes is a rare commodity since our volcanoes have very little silica in their flow.

Archaeologists have identified Pu’u Wa’a Wa’a as the lone mount having obsidian today. I have been told of an obsidian field in Kawaihae on land that used to belong to a former sea captain in the days of Kamehameha I. Obsidian from Hawaiian volcanoes is black, however, other volcanoes produce blue and green.

More commonly we have volcanic glass (the glassy rind that can be seen on pahoehoe flows). This was used by ancient Hawaiians as cutting tools (similar to Native Americans).

Metaphysically, obsidian is known to be protective, inducing the wearer to honesty, sincerity and truth. Obsidian is known to bring out the warrior energy of the wearer. Based on the usage by Native Americans and ancient Hawaiians, they must have known this too.

This home (MLS# 240847) offers views of the obsidian field in Kawaihae, asking $675,000

Come check out the 3 acres of land with its original designed house and pad for building your brand new home. Perhaps you too will feel the protective energy of the obsidian!

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Julie Keller

September 10, 2011

This is really cool Lucy, thank you for sharing your fascinating knowledge!

Julie Keller

September 10, 2011

This is really cool Lucy, thank you for sharing your fascinating knowledge!

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