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You will see several "Sculpture Traditionnelle" signs around Atuona and Puamau directing you to the workshops of local carvers who are here and at work. The Comité du Tourisme de Hiva Oa knows where they are. The boutique at the Tohua Papa Nui (Paul Gauguin Cultural Center) usually has some top-quality pieces and is well worth exploring. There's another good handicrafts shop across the road from the center.

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