Big News: A Big Historical Photo

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A large historic image image from Plantation era Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii

The Kong Lung Market Center’s Remembering The Past; Historic Photo Retrospective has a new display.

Right on the road to the lighthouse, you will see that not only did the original Kong Lung building get a paint job, but a BIG historical photo.

The new display panel features an image shot early in the 1900’s of workers posing right in the sugar fields, an intriguing glimpse into life on the Plantation.

If you are unfamiliar with the Historic Photo Retrospective, it consists of almost 20 large scale images with interesting tidbits of information on the formation of Kilauea Town. These beautiful images are mounted at various locations throughout The Center and are as interesting as they are beautiful. As a whole they create their own walking tour.

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Banana Patch Online Review

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Details of items found in Banana Patch Studios

Mahalo to Joyce D. of Bellevue, WA for this great yelp review.

Wow, I love this little store. How can you resist the ubiquitous “Mahalo for removing your shoes” tiles? But even if you don’t care for those, this place has so many beautiful things in it – great variety of tiles, wooden bowls, straw bags, jewelry etc. Not tacky, souvenir stuff, but nice things I’d buy even if I wasn’t on vacation. The workers are friendly, they’ll ship stuff to the mainland, and there’s a corner of comfy sofas and benches outside for the non-shoppers who want to chill while you shop. Some of the things in here are quite pricey (like Niihau shell jewelry), but there are lots of little, affordable things as well.

 

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Lighthouse Bistro Hosts Painting Party

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Enjoy a night of Fun and Painting with Artist Patrick Ching

July 2012

August 11, 6-9 pm @ the Kilauea Lighthouse Bistro Lanai

Lighthouse Bistro's is hosting Patrick Ching's Painting PartyLet your inner artist out. order wine and dine from the Kilauea Lighthouse Bistro menu while you mingle and create your works of art. Only $10 for each 3” x 3” canvas. All paints and supplies provided. We’ll be using Genesis non-toxic heat set oil paints.

Click here to see a great clip KVIC did of our last painting party.

Visit Patrick Ching’s site: www.PatrickChingArt.com

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Koi Tryptic by Joanna Carolan

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Banana Patch Studios & Aloha Spice Company

March 2012

Hand Painted Ceramics with Honu turtles and Mele Kalikimaka

 

Another beautiful koi series, this one a tryptic limited edition giclee prints, created on Kauai by renowned artist Joanna Carolan. Prints are available framed in Monkeypod and copper.

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Beautiful Koi Paintings by Joanna Carolan

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Banana Patch Studios & Aloha Spice Company

February 2012

Hand Painted Ceramics with Honu turtles and Mele Kalikimaka

Swimming Up and Swimming Down, limited edition giclee prints, created on Kauai by renowned artist Joanna Carolan. Prints are available framed in Monkeypod and copper.

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