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Aloha everyone ... I have been assisting visitors to the Garden Island since 1997. I want to let you know that I am finally beginning the process of semi retirement this year. You will begin finding direct links to our most trusted and respected Kauai Vendors along with enjoying the helpful free island information that you have grown accustom to. I will be happily caring for my twin grand daughters and will have more time for my other grand daughter who does not live on Kauai. Mahalo for your kind support and business all these years. Mahalo, Lilikoi

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Steve Mei Fine Art Design Studio/Tropical Deco

Lilikoi absolutely LOVES these !!!!! Phone Contact: (323) 965-1956

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Email Steve Mei: smeifineart@rookridgedesignstudio.com

Steve Mei offers a wide variety of images for purchase. Temporal and abstract as well as his very popular "Fine Art" and "Cottage" series. Mei works primarily in mixed media, Gouache and acrylic. His heart lives on Kauai.

Click on the link to his website above to read his Artist Bio.
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                      Farmer  A. Kimberlin Blackburn 2005
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The Original Keala Kai
http://www.theoriginalkealakai.com/index.html

Keala serves as a crew member aboard the Polynesian Voyaging Society's  Hokule'a, "a performance-accurate full-scale replica of a wa? a kaulua, a Polynesian double-hulled voyaging canoe."*

"Each of my creations are deep,  personal expressions of what I feel.  To understand my art is to understand the very unique culture I represent. I draw to  express words that do not exist. 

My drawings are my voice."
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The Art of Steve Davis
Email Steve directly @ esteban.artist@gmail.com
http://stevedavisartist.com

Steve Davis was born in Long Beach, California on August 29, 1957. His parents encouraged his creativity, and he started his artistic education at age 10. From an early age he felt a connection to nature, especially to the ocean that bordered his home. His early closeness to nature is now apparent in his beautiful, lusciously realistic paintings of the natural world. Even at this young age, his artistic talent was already apparent.

While in high school, he was already attending college art classes. At 18, he decided to seriouly pursue a career as an artist. Eventually, he moved to Hawaii, to the islands that now inspire his art so much. 

His paintings are displayed in some of the finest galleries in Hawaii, California, Arizona and New Mexico. He uses several techniques with style and grace, including watercolors, acrylics and oils.

Education 
1976 - El Camino Jr. College (design and watercolor)
1977 - Art Center College of Design of Los Angeles (drawing and painting)
1984/1985 - Northern Arizona University (painting & monotype)
1986 - Arizona State University (printmaking & monotype)
Steve has been a special friend for all the years I have lived on the Garden Island.  I marvel at his ability to capture the beauty of Kauai and her people in his artwork.Lilikoi
Wahine O Kekaha
An ethereal, almost angelic Hawaiian woman, her head crowned by a plumeria lei, sits on a white sand beach in this painting. A calm sea washes behind her and violet-grey clouds float in the distance, giving a real sense of actually being there, sitting next to this mysterious woman.
Kalalau
This mystical view of Kauai's famous Kalalau valley has captured the hearts of countless visitors. 
Ho'olewa ~ (Hula Hips)
Ho'olewa, meaning to float or sway, describes a beautiful hula dancer poised gracefully in front of Waimea Canyon. Sacred Hawaiian Ti leaves adorn her waist as she looks toward into the almost Southwestern colors of the Canyon. 
Waimea Canyon
Different than most of Steve Davis' paintings in that it is acrylic on board as opposed to watercolor, this early morning view of what Mark Twain called "The Grand Canyon of the Pacific" is filled with the colors and magic of Kauai. 
Na Pali Coast ... is a dreamy, yet photorealistic, view of one of Steve Davis' favorite trails along the beautiful Na Pali coast.
The Healer ... Kauai Rainforest 
Heliconia ... This painting seems more like a portrait of a flower than the typical Hawaiian floral painting. Green and red contrast beautifully and light glints off the leaves in a remarkable view of this rainforest flower. 
Commissioned Portraits ~ Zoli, Makai, Violinist, and Laura

Pele
Tunnels Beach
The number one snorkle spot on the North Shore of Kauai. Mount Makana (Bali Hai), the mountain made famous in the movie "South Pacific" can be seen in the background. 
Brothers ~ Commissioned Portrait 
All content Copyright 2000 Steve Davis

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The Art of Penny Nichols
For Inquiries:  Phone 808 246-0233 ext. 313 Voice Mail
Email Penny directly @ penny@ischool.org

Island drama and beauty unfold in the paintings of artist Penny Nichols.  Well known for her lifelike portraits and Hawaiian floral and landscape paintings, this Oahu native has made her home on the Garden Island of Kauai since 1974.

Nichols credits her mother, well known Honolulu artist Dorothy Teele Buscemi, with giving her the desire to pursue a career in art.  "I grew up in an art gallery, surrounded by artists.  It was a very rich learning environment," she says.

Dividing her time between painting and teaching - adult classes, children's classes, as well as private students - Nichols enjoys her busy schedule.  Her philosophy is simple.  "I strive to paint with honesty those things which move me.  I try to capture the particular light or mood that first caught my eye.  Hawaii abounds with wonderful subject matter.  Interpreting the subject in a unique and personal way is my goal."

The art of Penny Nichols hangs in homes and offices throughout Hawaii, and across the mainland and Europe.

Penny is also a special friend and a gifted artist and teacher who has generously shared her talent with my own children for many, years on Kauai.  For this we will be eternally grateful.   Lilikoi

Analea by Penny
                  NicholsLihue Mill Night Shift by Penny NicholsMoonlight Blooms by
                  Penny NicholsSepia Conte Crayon by Penny Nichols
Annalea ~ little girl with Ilima lei, pastel 18" X 24", 1999
Lihue Mill ... Night Shift ~ pastel 20" X 25"
Purchased by the State Foundation on Culture on the Arts
for it's Art-in-Public-Places Collection in 1999.
Moonlight Blooms ~ watercolor 16" X 20", 1997
Baby Portrait ~ sepia conte crayon 16" X 20", 1996
Tree Tunnel at Dawn by
                  Penny NicholsSeven Lillies III by
                  Penny Nichols
The Tree Tunnel at Dawn ~ pastel 20" X 24", 1998
Seven Lillies III ~ pastel 18" X 24", 1999
Hanalei
                  Papayas by Penny NicholsMoikeha Canal by Penny
                  NicholsChris & Flower by
                  Penny Nichols
Hanalei Papayas ~ pastel 20" X 24", 1995
Moikeha Canal ... mauka ~ oil 8" X 10", 1998
Chris and Flower ~ oil 16" X 20", 1995
Not for Sale ... this is Penny's son and his dog.

Christ's Church,
                  Kilauea by Penny NicholsWestside Dawn by Penny
                  Nichols
Christ's Church, Kilauea ~ oil 9" X 12", 1999
Westside Dawn ~ pastel, 11" x 11", KSA Invitation Award, 1998
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In the Taro Patch ~ Acrylic & beads on wood, 21" x 13" x 10" 
A. Kimberlin Blackburn 1999
North on Koloa Road ~ Acrylic on canvas, 11" x 14" 
Lynn Soehner 1999
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