Hawaii Arts Seen

From an Island artist’s point of view

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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Posted on July 24th, 2018 by paularath

  Meet one of my go-to dresses for the season. It’s by Mao Mam, and I get endless compliments on it wherever I wear it. One day I was walking through the airport on my way to visit my dear friend Cheryl on Maui and I ran into uber interior designer Marion Philpotts,, one of
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