Hawaii Arts Seen

From an Island artist’s point of view

Posted on October 13th, 2014 by paularath

Ready, set, shop! Here’s an ideal opportunity to buy holiday gifts by local artists and artisans at really reasonable prices. Nine talented friends have hui’d together for a pool party at the beautiful home of Linda Spadaro. You’ll find fabulous glass items, unique jewelry, small paintings, prints, note cards, handbags and ceramics. All are one-of-a-kind
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Posted on October 10th, 2014 by paularath

This is another terrific opportunity to find the perfect Halloween costume or accessories. And if you aren’t familiar with TAG’s Brad Powell Theatre, it’s an opportunity to familiarize yourself with one of Honolulu’s hidden treasures. I often attend TAG’s plays and they are almost always clever, witty and off the wall. They are willing to
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Posted on October 4th, 2014 by paularath

If you’re thinking of a vintage theme for your Halloween costume, whether it’s a ’20s flapper, ’40s hapa haole hula girl (a la Lexington Room), ’50s Mad Men ad woman, ’60s mod girl, ’70s hippie or ’80s grunge¬†girl- you can probably find it this Sunday at the Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectibles & Hawaiian
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Posted on October 1st, 2014 by paularath

About eight years ago, before we traveled to Turkey in person, Jerry and I visited the Global Caravan Bazaar in Chinatown. We bought the beautiful Turkish carpet you see above. It’s a “village carpet,” with a unique regional style. We always wondered if perhaps we paid too much for it, although it seemed really reasonable
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Posted on September 25th, 2014 by paularath

We’re rapidly heading toward the holidays so the special trunk shows and sales will start coming fast and furious. Saturday marks one of the best – and most fun – sales of the year, Nui Mono & Friends.¬†Nui Mono is always a treasure trove of hand crafters and designers, and they pull out all the
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