December on Maui

(That’s right, it’s December already)

Support Your Local Small Businesses..

Not just this holiday season, and not just on Small Business Saturday, but everyday!

The small businesses around you contribute to your community in so many ways. Here are some of the amazing facts!
* 2 out of every 3 new jobs in the U.S. are created by small business owners! Chances are, you and your loved ones are working (or have worked) for one.
* More money stays in your community when you shop local!
– If each of us spend $100 more a year on local businesses (instead of chain stores) it would put an extra $3 million a year back into our economy! –
* When you shop at a local small business, you are supporting a dream!

Santa Figures by
Anne Taylor Vance

Puamana Santas are individually created from driftwood gathered on Puamana beach on Mauiʻs famous West Side.  Each piece has a distinctive personality and is hand painted by island artist, Ann Taylor.  A truly unique gift, they are all various sizes and no two are the same  Post and share on instagram where you place him at home #anntaylorarts.
Ann, born and raised in the West Indies, is also well known for her petite watercolors and for her colorful and vivid silk pieces – an integration of the ancient art of batik and the delicate art of painting on silk.

Courtney Branch

New to our Lahaina gallery….
fused glass decorative plates made here on Maui!

We love the eye catching color combinations used on each piece.
They are great reminders of our beautiful island home!

Special of the Month

10% off all Pearl Jewelry!

Weather it be – Tahitian, Fresh Water, Keshi, or Edison Pearls
shop our pearl
Earrings, Necklaces, Pendants, Rings, Bangles & Bracelets

We have 16 local artists who work predominately with or feature pearls in their jewelry!

Multiple Pearl Strands in assorted colors

Pearl Strands

P A ‘ I A

Our gallery on the North Shore is located in one of Maui’s most popular towns – Pa’ia. Because of this, parking can be hard to come by. Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon  (just a block away from us) offers parking at a very reasonable rate!

This month on Maui

Ice Skating Rink to open on Maui for the Winter
Now this is exciting! An ice skating on Maui! The Bank of Hawaii is sponsoring an ice skating rink at the Maui Mall from November 24th through December 17th. The cost is $5 a person, for 25-minute sessions. All proceeds will benefit various local non profit organizations. For more details –
Let it Snow!
Maui’s Queen Ka’ahamanu Center celebrates “Let it Snow” every Tuesday & Thursday running December 2nd through the 23rd. There will be shows at 6:30 and 8, each lasting 10 minutes. Come enjoy our mall being transformed into a giant snow globe!
For more details –

Panna’s Pono and Auwe!

Pono (Righteous)

Hundreds gather to remember Queen Liliuokalani on the 100th anniversary of her death

On November 11th, at 8:30 am, church bells across the state of Hawaii rang 100 times to commemorate the anniversary of the queen’s passing. Local law makers, members of Native Hawaiian societies, and community figures were in attendance while hula dancers performed and many presented gifts to her statue at the State Capitol.

Auwe (Oops)

Island Air Bids “Aloha”

Speaking of small businesses, we are sad to hear that Island Air has suspended operations after 37 years. Former competitor company – Hawaiian Airlines, has announced that they will be holding a job fair, specifically for the 423 employees who were employed by Island Air.

We are very lucky to represent the work of so many talented local artists.  For many years, we have facilitated our Artist in Residence program that offers clients the opportunity to meet some of our artists,  learn more about their artistic process and talk story. We hope you will join us one day and meet one of our incredible artists.

Christine Halton, mixed media artist. Wednesday the 6th from 11a – 3p

Luana Kama, water colorist. Tuesdays in December from 4:30p -7:30p
Jan Shaner, oil painter. Fridays in December from 11a – 3p

Baz Maui,
mixed media artist. Wednesdays in December from  11a – 3p
Jack Hamilton, oil painter & jeweler. 3rd Friday Town Party – the 15th from 5p – 8p

Amy Tessier, oil & acrylic painter. Tuesdays the 5th from 11a – 3p
Amanda Scott, mixed media artist. Wednesday the 6th from 11a – 2p
Christine Halton, mixed media artist. Wednesday the 13th from 11a – 3p
Rich Kenny, watercolorist. Wednesday the 20th from 11a – 2p.

The art of our Artists in Residence
top left: Christine Halton // top right: Amanda Scott
middle left: Jack Hamilton // middle right: Amy Tessier
bottom left: Rich Kenny // bottom right: Jan Shaner

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