Posts Categorized: Hawaiian Artists

If Our Walls Could Talk :: West Hawaii Art Community

West Hawaii Art Community

As you lounge in the myriad of rooms at the Holualoa Inn, or stroll through the public spaces enjoying the warm tropical setting, you may see the work of several local artists on the walls. There is a backstory of Aloha and philanthropy permeating the Inn within these works of art. The showcased art is Read More »

Darrell M. Hill Cottage Dedication

It is with great pride that Holualoa Inn dedicates The Darrell M. Hill cottage to the memory of one of our community’s most admired artists. This small cottage was once his home, gallery, studio and classroom for a myriad of painters and friends who shared inspiration within the thriving artists’ community of Holualoa. Darrell M. Read More »

Samoan Fire Knife Dancers

The grand finale of many Polynesian revues and luaus, the thrilling fireknife dancer astounds audiences with dazzling displays of athleticism, fire and danger. Taking his inspiration from the Samoan warrior, the fireknife dancer takes center stage at the luau, twirling, tossing, catching and throwing a flaming machete at breathtaking speeds. Resembling a baton, the fireknife Read More »

Art Auction at Holualoa Inn

Art Auction at Holualoa Inn

Renowned artists from Hawai‘i Island will be gathering at Holualoa Inn for an exciting art auction on November 19 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The pieces up for bid originate from the recent Hawai‘i Collaboration project spearheaded by Holualoa woodworker, Tai Lake, known internationally for his exquisite koa furniture. Last month, Tai brought together Read More »

Holualoa’s Lauhala Weaving History

Lauhala hat Holualoa is known for its art galleries, estate-grown coffee and, of course, the Holualoa Inn. But did you know that Holualoa has been a hub for lauhala weaving for generations? Indeed, some of the state’s finest lauhala weavers come from Holualoa, including the legendary Aunty Elizabeth Maluihi Lee. Named a Living Treasure by Read More »