- The conversion of outmoded or unused things, often things having historic value, to new uses or application in new contexts. Examples include reuse of buildings, objects, software, etc.
- Hard ovoid-shaped drupes (stone fruit) of the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) native to the tropics. Coconuts have a fibrous outer husk and a woody inner shell that contains the coconut meat and white juice. Coconut shells range in diameter from 8 to 14 inches. Despite its name, the coconut is not classified as a nut.
- Cultures and styles of various regions in Oceania, comprising islands scattered throughout the Pacific Ocean (generally excluding Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines), but including Australia.
- Recovery and reuse of materials and energy from waste.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
Akala: Kenyan Tread Art
, 1/1/2005 - 6/1/2005
Polynesian Wonders from the Tokelau Islands
, 3/16/2000 - 6/2/2000
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