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This RK Woods website is related to our Construction and Real Estate Company, RK Builders.  To read more about us click on the link below

The RK Builders website will provide you with information about our home construction and real estate business along with some basic information about our work with local woods.

We are grateful for Nelson Makua‘s Merrie Monarch Invitational Hawaiian Arts Fair, which has given us a venue to market our koa rocking chairs, koa jewelry boxes and other one-of-a-kind furniture pieces.

This year’s Fair was our most successful ever.

Some of our products are also available at

Once in Hilo, 244 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo

The Makery,  126 Keawe Street, Hilo

Volcano Arts Center.


How to Build a Rocking Chair by R.K. Woods


Step 1: Choose the wood. This first step is the most important and can take a very long time. Finding wood that is special enough to have a place of honor in your home. Look for color, design, character.

Step 2: Dry the wood . We have our own kilns to dry local wood.

Step 3: Cut into pieces: the seat, the back, armrests, legs and rocker.


Step 3: Cut into pieces: the seat, the back, armrests, legs and rocker.


Step 4: Assemble carefully.


Step 5: Sand and Stain at least three times.

Final Product


This whole process takes approximately 100 man-hours.