Hawaii Arts Seen

From an Island artist’s point of view

Posted on July 13th, 2016 by paularath

If you’re looking for something fun and different to do this Sunday morning, July 17, please join me at Na Mea Hawaii in Ward Warehouse for Tea and Talk Story at 10:30 a.m. Tea and Talk Story is the brainchild of Nake’u Awai, my multi-talented friend (former Broadway dancer, fashion designer, choreographer, show producer, artist) who has
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Posted on July 8th, 2016 by paularath

  It’s often hard to find a balance between hard work and rest and renewal. We seem to have the idea that going holo holo must mean a trip away, at least to a Neighbor Island. But, you know, when you look up holo holo in the Hawaiian dictionary, it says “to go for a
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Posted on May 29th, 2016 by paularath

Jerry and I have decided to redecorate our downstairs. It has been our studio and workroom for decades and it is showing the wear. We have two highly useful items we would like to give away to someone who can use them. The first is the cutting table I used in my fashion design studio
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Posted on May 24th, 2016 by paularath

I am always happy when fashion photographer Kaveh Kardan shares his exquisite, dramatic images with me. He has such a great eye and his use of texture is so tactile. I want to reach right into the scene and take a piece of it. Kaveh and stylist Therese Wahl recently took two models to a waterfall
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Posted on May 11th, 2016 by paularath

Jewelry designer Shera Mercer, whose line is called Alohi Kai, is passionate about diving. She and her husband Joe hit the ocean every chance they get, in search of new adventures and inspirations. During a recent North Shore dive in Haleiwa Trench, she discovered a sea anemone that has inspired an entire collection. Called a Sunray Zoanthid,
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