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Koa Wood Phone Case, Honu Reef Design, All Models

No big deal...just the straight awesomeness of the most amazing Hawaiian curly grained Koa on the planet. Our Honu Reef design draws inspiration from the turtles that call the islands home. Turns out, it actually is a pretty big deal.  

  • Slim case design (all the protection, none of the bulk)
  • Sustainably Harvested Koa from Hawaii (no need to feel guilty here)
  • Drop tested and approved (we're like drunken sailors around the shop)
  • Protection on all sides (including raised front lip to protect the screen)
  • Made in Hawaii (yes that's still considered made in the USA) 

We are proud to say our wood iPhone cases are carried in over 50 stores throughout the Hawaiian Islands.  The cases are a combination of hard plastic backer and soft TPU sides which will bounce when dropped...we don't recommend testing that although we're pretty sure you'll find out eventually. All this work to create a one of a kind reminder of the islands...The Islands are Calling.



...sure it's amazing looking but that's just the start of it's story.  We source our Koa from fallen or dying trees from private ranches on the Big Island of Hawaii. The curly grain pattern is the most rare and expensive and we use only the most beautiful (and therefore expensive). The current log we are using cost more than my truck...and it's a pretty nice truck. I personally hand sand, finish, etch, cut, ink and assemble all the cases going out of our shop.  Hopefully this year I learn to delegate.  

but How bout the Case???

Last year I personally made over seven thousand phone cases...that's not a typo. During those efforts, I've  learned a few things more than how to relieve aching finger pain and the marvels of watching Netflix into the wee hours of the morning. I found the case that everybody's not too thick, plenty of bounce if dropped, gripies (that's the technical term) on  the side, and a protective lip for the front side. It's everything you need and nothing you don't.

Still need more info? That away to be thorough!

Check out the video below. The islands are calling...answer already. No really, this is all I got.  It's time to pull the trigger.

Customer Reviews

Based on 286 reviews
I never leave Hawaii

I am a proud owner ( 4 years ) of the most beautiful watch that I have ever owned, it's a PONO Woodworks watch. The face is a beautifully crafted thin slice of Koa wood. I was so happy to hear that PONO now offers Koa wood cell phone cases. I recently bought one and I now also have the most beautiful cell phone anywhere. This is truly my way to literally carry Hawaii with me everywhere. This small company also is a great example of good old fashioned American craftsmanship and caring customer service. Hawaii and the spirit of Aloha is always with me because of PONO Woodworks.


They did not have the case that i wanted online, so i emailed the contact info. Great, Friendly service and I got the design I wanted! I love in Iowa and the shipping was fast and no damage was done during the transit.

Mahalo For Pono!!!

Just returned from Hawaii and could not find a decent case for my iPhone 7. I knew what I was looking for, so I searched online when I returned home and found Pono Wood Works. I promptly ordered and received the case within 4 days! It's absolutely stunning and exactly what I was looking for. The craftsmanship is amazing and I would highly recommend this product. Aloha!

Looking PONO,

Quality is PONO and it fits perfectly on my iPhone 7 !

great phone case

We looked at several phone cases and this one was our first choice. It is a great value for the money

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