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Koa wood is a type of wood from the Acacia Koa, a tree native to the Hawaiian Islands. The reddish wood is often used for furniture and decorative carving.

In the Halo universeEdit

It was used in Vice Admiral Ysionris Jeromi's desk and was said to have "gleamed like gold under the light of a single brass lamp." [1]


  1. Halo: Ghosts of Onyx, page 104