Hawaii Artist Hank Taufaasau


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  • FEATURED HAWAII ART - Ohia 'Iako


    Inspiration: The ama(cross piece) is normally from the Ohia lehua tree and lashed painstakingly by cord. Legend has it that Pele(volcano goddess) fell in love with a handsome warrior Ohia. he had already pledged his love to Lehua. Furious, Pele turned Ohia into a twisted tree. Lehua was heartbroken. The gods turned Lehua into a flower on the Ohia tree so that the two lovers would be joined together forever
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About Hawaii Artist Hank Taufaasau

Born in Hawaii, raised in Lanakila and Manoa Valley, Hank's interest in art was evident at an early age. "I grew up copying everything in the comics. ...More...

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