Mokupapapa to exhibit work of Waimea painter, pachyderm partner

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald "The Rama Exhibition: A Journey of Art and Soul for the Earth," an international traveling exhibit on endangered species, opens Wednesday at NOAA’s Mokupapapa Discovery Center in Hilo.
  • Waimea artist Calley O’Neill adds details to an abstract work created by Rama, an Asian elephant. (Courtesy photo)

Proving that even the creators of art exhibitions are only paid peanuts, the Mokupapapa Discovery Center will display paintings by an Asian elephant this week.