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POSTED: Sunday, November 08, 2009

Isle Pages

”;Happy as a Dolphin”;
» By Gill McBarnet
» Publisher: Ruwanga Trading
» $8.95
In rhythmic verse, Hawaii's author and illustrator Gill McBarnet invites young readers to celebrate life in Hawaii. Whether jumping from a wave, dancing a graceful hula or making leis, children will relate to Hawaii's boys and girls as depicted in various forms of island life.

 

Etcetera

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The Hawaii Pet Film Festival & Holiday Gift Show will be at Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The free event features pet videos and photo essay contests, pet fashion shows and a costume contest. For information, call Mary Long at 988-9108 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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“;Culpa de la Luna”; by Rupa & the April Fishes (www.myspace.com/aprilfishes)

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Dr. Carrie Hyman will conduct a free presentation on electromagnetic fields and electropollution entitled “;Cell Phones, Kids & Us: the Inconvenient Truth about Convenient Technologies”; at 4 p.m. on Tuesday at Aina Haina Public Library. For information, call 377-2456.

 

VIGNETTES

Artist clears out fine-art stock

Native Hawaiian fine artist and illustrator Solomon Enos is clearing out his fine-art inventory and putting it up for sale Wednesday.

Enos will be selling original paintings, high-quality reproductions, prints, books and greeting cards. Prints will sell for as low as $20, and the artist is discounting custom orders made at the sale. An “;as is”; bin will hold items that will sell for $10. Enos will be on hand to sign all works, except the “;as is”; items.

The sale runs 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Kalihi-Palama Library, 1325 Kalihi St. A portion of profits will be donated to the library. E-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or visit http://www.solomonenos.com.

 

Shopping mall mixes in art

Waikiki's upscale shopping area, Luxury Row at 2100 Kalakaua Ave., will present the work of “;Hawaii's Modern Masters”; at each of its retail stores from Thursday to Nov. 30.

Tiffany & Co. will spotlight glass and mixed-media works by Rick Mills; Coach will show wood and metal sculpture by Ron Smith; Yves Saint Laurent, watercolors of Jaisy Hanlon; Chanel, paintings by Satoru Abe, Harry Tsuchidana and Robert Kobayashi; Gucci, paintings and other work by Scott Fitzel; Tod's, wood sculpture by Aaron Padilla; and Hugo Boss, ceramics of Daven Hee.

The works will be on display 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily inside each boutique.

 

Art colleges offer critiques

Young artists on Maui can take advantage of “;Portfolio Day,”; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center.

The free event provides high-school students the opportunity to consult one on one with representatives from fine-arts colleges to get critiques on their work and discuss their college plans.

Among the educators attending are Cari L. Mclalwain of Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Robynne Royster of San Francisco's California College of the Arts and Sarah Kamsler of Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Ore.

Call Kelly McHugh at 572-6560.