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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 March 25th, 2016 by paularath

Peruvian textiles have long been a special interest of mine. I first learned about them in 1997 when I attended a textile workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico. One of the speakers had written a definitive book on Peruvian textiles which identified some Incan textiles as among the oldest pieces ever found by archaeologists. So
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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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Posted on September 11th, 2015 by paularath

Riding on the success of last year’s Indigo Show, fishcake presents Indigo Indigo, featuring the work of three textile artists: Ann Asakura, Akemi Cohn and Donna Miyashiro.  Fishcake reached out to the three artists, asking them to take their creative impulse a step further and to play, challenge themselves and experiment with indigo. Curator for
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