Greg Eaves

Woodcrafter Greg Eaves comes from a long line of Kama'aina craftsmen in Hawai'i.  Greg's great-grandfather, Christian Gertz Jr., moved to Hawai'i in 1853 at the age of 15 and was trained by the renowned Wilhelm Fisher, one of Honolulu's finest cabinetmakers of the time.  Mr. Gertz made two of the three pieces entered into the 1873 World's Fair by Fisher, whom he eventually bought out upon his retirement.  Mr. Gertz was later chosen to build the grand koa and kamani wood staircase in the Iolani Palace which was completed for King Kalaka