Hawaii Arts Seen

From an Island artist’s point of view

Posted on July 19th, 2014 by paularath

One of the great things about retirement is that we have freedom to just pick up and go when we hear or read about something that sounds like fun. Jerry and I have dabbled slightly into orchid culture. It started with my mother giving us orchids after they bloomed for her. We stuck them in
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Posted on July 10th, 2014 by paularath

When going to a friend’s home for a visit or a meal, a bottle of wine is always appreciated, but isn’t it a lot more fun to find an exciting – and memorable – hostess gift? Red Pineapple in Ward Centre is a treasure trove of hostess gifts. My latest faves are by none other
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Posted on June 30th, 2014 by paularath

Being an artist is not an easy career choice. (Or is it a choice or a destiny?) For most artists, the business of selling art is far, far more treacherous than creating art. I absolutely do not agree with Andy Warhol, who once said “Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art.
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Posted on June 25th, 2014 by paularath

  Jerry and I decided to take our time getting from Volcano to Kailua-Kona. We were on our way to seeing our friends Yil and Shirley (from Reno) for a few days while they are staying in Kailua-Kona. Since there were no tight deadlines, we decided to mosey along, simply seeing what we wanted to see and stopping
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Posted on June 24th, 2014 by paularath

Paul Morgan sent me this terrific photo of our group painting with Tom Hoffmann in the lava fields. (That’s me in the beige hat sitting next to Jerry.) It really captures the spirit of what we were doing. We hiked to this location with all our gear. Tom and Paul took great pains to find
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