Merrie Monarch Mahalo!

The top photo was taken the first day of the Merrie Monarch Festival this year in Hilo and the bottom photo was taken the last day of the show. I am extremely grateful for all who came by my booth and purchased my blockprint art. I met new customers and…

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New Notepads!

I now have new notepads which feature some of my favorite blockprint art designs. These make great gifts for family and friends and are made here on Maui! These will be available at Jake Shimabukuro, March 17th, at the MACC, Ho’omau at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, March 24th and…

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New for 2018 – Kukui Pillow Cover

My new Kukui Pillow Cover features a bright green blockprint on deep purple fabric. A dark gray basketweave trim borders the edges of the pillow cover.  This was one of the first blockprints that I carved 7 years ago inspired by the beauty of our state tree and its connection…

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Mahalo 2017!

This photo was taken from my hotel room at 7am in Hilo on the Big Island. It was pouring rain and then, just for a moment, the skies gave me a makana (gift).   Mahalo to all my customers for purchasing my artwork. I am grateful and honored.  Mahalo for…

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October show on Oahu

I will be on Oahu for the Season’s Best Craft Fair this October 20-22, 2017! I will have a booth (#63) in the Blaisdell Exhibit Hall. After you enter, turn right and I am in the 1st row, 2 booths down on the left side. I will be bringing my…

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New Na Manu Pillow Cover!

I have a new blockprint titled “Na Manu” (the birds)! I hand printed this new design on clothing which I introduced at the Merrie Monarch this year.  Now I feature this blockprint design on a new Pillow Cover in navy and white. You can find this new Pillow Cover at…

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Merrie Monarch Hula Festival 2017!

  Aloha! I will be in Hilo next week at the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival April 19 (Wednesday) – April 22 (Saturday). I am thrilled to be invited back to this prestigious craft fair to sell my blockprint artwork.  Look for me in the Butler Building (a quonset building) which…

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New “Wahine” Blockprint!

I have just completed a new blockprint titled ‘Wahine” just in time for the upcoming Merrie Monarch Hula Festival! I will have pale greenish tan pillow covers with the blockprint hand printed in a dark green. The contrasting trim around the blockprint draws the eye to the artwork. Hope you…

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Artwork for Bistro Molokini Restaurant

Excited to share that my blockprint artwork will be used in the renovation of the Bistro Molokini at the Grand Wailea! My blockprint design is inspired by ohe kapala, the stamps used on kapa cloth. It will be used on the menus, coasters and shirts for the servers and bartenders.  

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