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The right stuffed

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / ckojima@staradvertiser.com

    Taxidermist Gordon Lau Jr. with his latest commission in the defrosting phase. The ram's head was shipped by a Kona hunter.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Taxidermist Gordon Lau Jr., shown in his workshop, learned the trade from his grandfather K.S. Lau, who took a mail-order course from the Northwestern School of Taxidermy.
  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Stuffed birds decorate Gordon Lau Jr.’s workshop.
  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    The finished product, complete with teeth and tongue.
  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Gordon Lau Jr. demonstrates how dried boar skin is fitted over a foam mannequin.

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