Hawaii Arts Seen

From an Island artist’s point of view

Posted on April 29th, 2016 by paularath

There’s just no keeping a creative person down. When The Honolulu Advertiser closed in 2010, Chris Oliver was one of the multi-talented folks who lost their jobs. Chris was the travel editor in the Island Life Section and she put together an eclectic, imaginative and intriguing section every week. I have a file full of
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Posted on April 28th, 2016 by paularath

This weekend seems to be the jump start of the spring/summer trunk shows, fashion shows and craft fairs. And of course, it’s just in time for Mother’s Day. Nui Mono and Girlfriends, which only comes around twice a year, will be held: Saturday, April 30 8 a.m. to noon Palolo Hongwanji 1641 Palolo Avenue Expect
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Posted on April 18th, 2016 by paularath

Readers have been asking me to post photos of the paintings Jerry and I did while on our trip to Antarctica and South America. We both gave most of our paintings away to fellow passengers and ship’s staff, but we have a few left. Here they are. I became entranced with icebergs and painted a
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Posted on April 17th, 2016 by paularath

  I have e new passion, having just discovered fresh leaf indigo dyeing. Thanks to a multi-talented friend, Donna Miyashiro of Hawaiian Blue, I recently learned how to use fresh indigo leaves, easily grown in one’s garden, to create a soft, beautiful range of blues and sometimes greens or teals. No temperamental indigo vat to
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Posted on October 2nd, 2015 by paularath

TEMARI’s Trash & Treasure just gets better and better with each passing year. This, its 34th year promises to be really terrific and well worth the effort to get out of the house on a Sunday. T&T started as a sort of garage sale in TEMARI’s former site on 10th Avenue in Kaimuki. Members and
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