The hiwada roof, which is finished by craftsmen by collecting the skin without cutting down the hinoki tree (usually over 100 years old) has the functionality to protect from the rain and wind. It is also recognized as a cultural asset peculiar to Japan, which can’t be found overseas.
Hiwada is comfortable to use, fits well with the Japanese climate and is harmonious and excellent. Hinoki has many health benefits such as reducing stress and it has been incorporated in everyday products in Japan since ancient times. Two main components are said to be antibacterial and relaxing effects.