Hawaii Arts Seen

From an Island artist’s point of view

Posted on October 13th, 2018 by paularath

Please come to our Autumn Pop-Up Artist Sale next weekend! We have all been creating like mad so you can expect lots of fresh new art and craft. I recently visited Lynda Sakraida‘s studio and she has been creating some of her most beautiful bags EVER. Here are images of just a few of the
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Posted on October 5th, 2018 by paularath

Our first two weeks in England were actually fairly intense. Each day we were taken by bus to a beautiful location where twenty artists from all over the world set up to paint en plein air (outdoors). Amazingly, the weather was beautiful every day – something of a miracle in England! Our first week was
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Posted on October 2nd, 2018 by paularath

There. That sets the mood. And I hope it gives you a little pause to breathe and put yourself in that calm, serene place, on the River Avon in Stratford Upon Avon. Now that you have had a little moment, I hope you will find it in your heart to forgive me. I promised you
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Posted on August 21st, 2018 by paularath

One of the most treasured Hawaiian fine jewelry pieces one can have is a kahelelani shell necklace, bracelet or earrings. So I was thrilled to find some beautiful kahelelani pieces from Moloka’i this week at Riches Kahala. Ameron-John Kaikaikaokamana’omekekino Madela of Moloka’i creates his beautiful shell jewelry from all natural colors of the tiny shells:
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Posted on August 2nd, 2018 by paularath

When we are traveling, people always ask us why on earth we would ever leave Hawaii to visit (insert their home here – Carcassonne, Dublin, Bruges, Buenos Aires, Paros, Pittsburgh- you get my drift) and, yes, there are moments when we ask ourselves the same question. The fact is, we love Honolulu and our little
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