Community celebrates native species with Hawaiʻi Nei Art Exhibition

  • Courtesy image “Pu‘u Koa Hinuhinu” by ‘Opua Kern.

  • Courtesy image “ʻO‘opu ‘Alamo‘o & ‘Ohi‘a Lehua” by Susan Champeny.

  • Courtesy image “Hau kuahiwi” by Kathleen Mishina.

The 12th annual Hawai‘i Nei Art Exhibition commenced with an open house celebration Nov. 6 at the Wailoa Center. Local artists of all ages entered pieces of art celebrating the native flora and fauna of Hawaii Island.