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2nd Annual Art Show Fundraiser



We are stoked to partner with our friends from Patagonia Honolulu to present our 2nd ANNUAL ART SHOW FUNDRAISER. This very special two week long ART EXHIBITION AND AUCTION has all Hawaiʻi based artists. Our artists are all either conservationist, botanists, climbers, hikers, nature lovers, and people who just love to mālama da ʻāina. Basically a whole bunch of artists who are using their talents to push messages and education about Hawaiʻi. We couldn't be more proud to showcase 30+ artists work for this fundraiser with the purpose of uplifting our communities and environment.


All proceeds will go towards Kanaka Climber’s efforts to provide increased access to climbing opportunities to local youth, fund cleanups at cultural sites, scholarship programs and continue educational programming to better inform the outdoor community about ethical and culturally responsive recreation.

MAHALO NUI LOA to all the artists for donating their works!

We couldn't have done this without you.



STEPS TO BID:

  • FOLLOW @KANAKACLIMBERS ON INSTAGRAM

  • BIDDING STARTS AT THE MINIMUM stated with each piece.

  • The minimum increase is $5. There is no maximum increase.

  • Bid by stating the price you are willing to pay in the comments, tag the previous bidder.

  • With the new way Instagram displays comments please scroll through them all to be sure you know what the last highest bid was. Donʻt forget to tag the person you want to outbid.

  • The auction will begin once the art is posted.

  • The auction will end Dec 10th, at 8pm HST during the FINAL NIGHT ART SHOW EVENT (Attendance not required to bid)

  • At that time if you are the high bidder you will get a comment back to you stating your bid cost.

  • YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING A DONATION IN THAT AMOUNT TO our Venmo or PayPal.

  • WE NEED TO SEE PROOF OF YOUR DONATION - please forward a confirmation email or screenshot of your donation to our instagram or our email at kanakaclimbers@gmail.com

  • YOU HAVE 48 HOURS to make your donation or you will default to the next highest bidder.

  • Shipping is not included.

  • If you have any questions, please send us an email or a DM

  • (If you donʻt have instagram and wish to bid, please send us an email)


 

ART is up from 27 NOV 2022 - 10 DEC 2022, head to Patagonia Honolulu for a closer look.

10 DEC 2022, THE FINAL NIGHT ART SHOW AND AUCTION EVENT.

Doors open at 6:30pm - Event til 9pm

Live Music from Mahina The Band

Food and Drinks with Donation

Moʻolelo and conversation with the Artists and Kanaka Climbers about the pieces

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO BID ON ARTWORK.




 

Elation


"The Koolau mountain range on Oahu features some of the most epic views on the planet, it they look stunning in all sorts of light, at any time of year.

However, between the changing seasons here in the islands, when the sun shifts from far east to south and back again, there in lies a short period of time where the light angle hits just right to get a perfect balance between ridge and shadow.

It took me about three or four attempts to get this shot, waking up early, and sprinting into the gardens right when the gate opens just hoping to catch the morning glow at the pond. Eventually the hard work paid off resulting in a feeling one can only describe as pure elation."

16”x20”

Metal Print

By Spencer Lee

@spencerlee808

Starting bid: $200

Estimated value: $225


 

Hale Wa’a at Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau


Artist: Vance Uribe, @vanceuribe

STARTING BID: $35

ESTIMATED VALUE: $75

Framed

 

Pōhaku Lele



Artist: José J González, @subtlelikeatrex


Two views of the “jump rock” at Waimea Bay serving as a curious symbol of human-driven shifts in culture and landscape.


STARTING BID: $80

ESTIMATED VALUE: $160

11x14Woodblock relief print, framed

 

A lone Ie’ie along the ridge

Artist: Ted, @kolohe.808


STARTING BID: $180

ESTIMATED VALUE: $300

Size 16X20, Canvas


The Moanalua Middle Ridge has always been close to my heart. This beautiful ridge in the past few years has been severely eroded by overwhelming hiker traffic due to the popularity of Haiku stairs on social media. This ridge is perceived to be a “legal” way for some reason. A lot of our native flora and fauna are found here but are getting destroyed by uninformed people who come here from all over the world. We need to bring the attention on this ridge as it badly needed help. Unfortunately, our attempts have been unsuccessful at this time. So I try to document the beautiful flora that thrive here and put out the awareness of the beautiful gift that we have here in our aina that is found nowhere else in the world. Through my work, my camera, and my eyes, I hope I could share this and spread the awareness to the world.

 

Mamma & Calf


Artist: Siena Baldi, @sienabaldi


STARTING BID: $50

ESTIMATED VALUE: $400

12x12 acryla-gouache on wood panel


These majestic creatures feed in Alaska and then migrate down to warm Hawaiian waters to breed and give birth. There is no food for them to eat in Hawaii so the whales fast for months. Siena recently learned that while whales are mammals, the baby whale does not suckle on the mom’s teat because that would be too compromising of a position. Instead, the mom squirts a globule of milk that’s 40% fat into the water and the baby slurps it up.

 

Wai Kūpuna


Artist: @be_kautious


STARTING BID: $20 ESTIMATED VALUE:$60 Size 10"X10", framed graphic art


"I have always loved the ocean, and i am slowly learning how to build a much more deeper pilina in these spaces of wai that I hold so deep and close to my heart.


It has been a blessing to be able to use my artistic talent to not only create beautiful meaningful art, but art that also brings awareness to others who may not know about important issues like #ShutDownRedHill.


The biggest take away I want to leave when making this art piece is to emphasize the importance of water. We all need clean water, but more importantly we must do everything and anything to secure clean water for all our keikis."

 

A paipo’s purpose



4’x 2’

Wood

By Dana, @danerwhy

Starting bid: $250

Estimated value: $300

 

‘Āina in Layers


16x20”, Framed

Photography Print

By Semaj Thomas

@_ilovegrandma

Starting bid: $70

Estimated value: $150


 

Hōkū Makapu’u


16x20”, framed

Photography Print

By Semaj Thomas

@_ilovegrandma

Starting bid: $70

Estimated value: $150

 

OCEAN


16x20, framed

Photography Print

By Semaj Thomas

@_ilovegrandma

Starting bid: $70

Estimated value: $150


 

‘Āwikiwiki


16”x20”, framed

Printed on Hahnemuhle Bamboo paper

By Josh Serrano

@_joshserrrano_

Starting bid: $50

Estimated value: $60

 

‘Ōhai



16”x20”

Printed on Hahnemuhle Bamboo paper

By Josh Serrano

@_joshserrrano_

Starting bid: $60

Estimated value: $60

 

Windward Night Climb


8x10, Framed

By Alex Mauss

@alexmaussdesign

Starting bid: $15

Estimated value: $20


 

Koa'e Kea


8x10, framed

By Alex Mauss

@alexmaussdesign

Starting bid: $15

Estimated value: $20

 

Pele 12:20


Goddess Pele drawn with hair flowing in the form of Mauna Kea

16x20 in print in 20x24 in mat


Release in December 2020 on the day Kilauea began erupting again.Goddess Pele drawn with hair flowing in the form of Mauna Kea.

Matted Prints are giclée prints produced with archival inks on cold-press, acid-free paper to ensure print permanence. Matted Prints are giclée prints produced with archival inks on cold-press, acid-free paper to ensure print permanence.



By @alohademele

Starting bid: $35

Estimated value: $125


 

Ka'upu and Sunset


"Ka'upu, or black-footed albatross, are found from the Main Hawaiian Islands throughout the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Like other albatrosses, they are very long-lived, and tend to mate for life. Having spent several years living amongst these birds on Holaniku (Kure Atoll), they are a species very dear to me and have inspired my artistic and personal life greatly."


5.5"x7.25"

Alcohol marker, pen and ink

By Saxony Charlot

@autochthonoous_hawaii

Starting bid: $20

Estimated value: $150


Most of the world’s ka’upu population nests in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Ka’upu are one of three albatrosses that nest in Hawai’i, along with mōlī (Laysan albatross) and the short-tailed albatross, all of which belong to the genus Phoebastria (the North Pacific albatrosses). Occasionally, hybrids between Laysan x Black-footed will occur in colonies, resulting in beautiful slate-grey birds.


Ka’upu are significantly threatened by the fishing industry. Thousands of birds are killed annually from longline fishing. Plastic ingestion is another threat to these birds, and is especially concerning for chicks, since they can wait weeks for a meal—if a meal is predominantly plastic, they can receive very little actual food, risking starvation.


On Kure Atoll, ka’upu often nest in coastal and high tide areas, where mōlī predominate inland nest sites. Because of this, ka’upu are particularly prone to nest loss/chick mortality from storm surges and sea level rise. Since these birds typically have high nest site fidelity (choosing the same location each nesting season), these issues are particularly concerning.



 

Layers

Piece 1: 2”x4”. Piece 2: 2”x6”. Piece 3: 4”x4”x2”

Ceramic

By Connor Mccrillis, @connormccrillis

Starting bid: $120

Estimated value: $400


A Ceramic piece representing the landscape of Hawaiʻi and how our volcanic islands were created as well as the erosion currently happening throughout our islands.



 

‘Ōhi‘a Forest + set of opihi cards


This piece was inspired by the misty valleys of Maui Komohana and the beautiful ‘ōhi‘a lehua dotting the mountainsides of our upland forests. "‘Ōhi‘a Forest" contrasts the fine details and textures of the trees and blossoms with stark mountains and wispy clouds in the background to capture the beauty of looking out across a high mountain valley.


8x10

Linocut print

By @eastwindprintco

Starting bid: $15

Estimated value: $55


 

Boho Dried Floral Wall Art

Boho Dried Floral Wall Art

"The Forever Lei is a lei po’o wili style. It is created with dried Hawai’i grown leaves, foliage, florals, bark & branches. Things that were found discarded, considered waste or considered unworthy, dried up…dead.It brings about the question. Are things that are dead no longer useful, beautiful, or cherished?It represents the memory of the once living, the marking of an occasion, and a crossing of a threshold. Just as our ancestors guide and support us from the past, the forever lei is a reminder of the strength, beauty & bounty that is all around us, and that what was once living, still has value.Made to be worn, or displayed upon the papale wall hanging."

Hawai’i grown & foraged: banana leaves, coconut blossom, Ti, banana bark, moa fern, silver button wood leaves, coconut frond, mini protea, celosia, gomphrena, leaves found floating in sea, wili’d with raffia.


By @Eco.mindful.lei

Starting bid: $50

Estimated value: $225


 

Dance Party


Celebrating the beautiful, strong, and playful wahine of the sea with vibrant pop colors

8x10

digital art

By @hapagirlstudio

Starting bid: $20

Estimated value: $35


 

Puʻu Lanihuli


Clouds rolling over Puʻu Lanihuli on a clear winter morning.

Pu‘u Lanihuli, is one of two guardian peaks of the Nu‘uanu gap: Konahuanui stands to the south; Lanihuli, to the north.

8x10

Photography

By Makua

@hawaiian.plants

Starting bid: $30

Estimated value: $50


 

He ʻAʻaliʻi Kū Makani Mai Au


My piece entitled “He Aalii ku makani mai au” is named after the Olelo Noeau, meaning “I am an ʻaʻaliʻi no wind can push me over.” This represents a strong person who can persevere through hardships. This Olelo Noeau feels personally encouraging to me as the last few years has been incredibly trying for my ohana. Many years ago now I had the honor of going to Kahoʻolawe to help restore the ʻāina. It was there I first saw an ʻaʻaliʻi. In a dry, windy and desolate place the ʻaʻaliʻi grew strong. I never forgot that beauty. Here on Hawaii island I see ʻaʻaliʻi growing through lava cracks at the volcano national park and I am still in just as much awe. With this piece I hope to display the hope and beauty of the perseverance our ʻāina and our people have here in Hawaii nei.

11x14

Acrylic

By Kaleileuhua Meyer

@kaleilehuadesigns

Starting bid: $50

Estimated value: $50


 

Float


This piece is a take on floating Hau petals in a stream. A reminder that sometimes it’s ok to let go and float and it’s ok to not know what you’re doing all the time.

11”x14”

Acrylic, acrylic pen, alcohol ink

By Katia Worley

@katia_pohai

Starting bid: $30

Estimated value: $150


 

Ti Time Series


It’s ti time! Ti (kī in Hawaiian) plants are magical. Who’s in there? Want to hangout? Have a cup of tea?

4, 11”x14” prints

DIGITAL PRINTS

By Malia Chau

@kula_collections

Starting bid: $5

Estimated value: $30 for 4


 

Ka paʻahana

This block print was inspired by a memorable trip to the beach where I was lucky enough to see some tiny yellow-faced bees (Hylaeus anthracinus; endemic) buzzing about hinahina (Heliotropium anomalum var. argenteum; endemic) growing profusely along the coastline. Hylaeus anthracinus is one of seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bees currently listed as Endangered. There are 63 species of yellow-faced bees endemic to Hawaiʻi, meaning that they are found no where else on Earth. "Ka paʻahana" refers to the industrious, busy nature of these important native Hawaiian pollinators. Hand-pulled rubber cut print on rice paper.

11x14" framed

Hand-pulled rubber cut print on rice paper.

By Mamo Waianuhea

@mamo.waianuhea.art

Starting bid: $30

Estimated value: $70


 

Women and the Mountain

By Maria Kovach

@mariakovach

Starting bid: $

Estimated value: $


 

Mana Wahine

Haunani Block Print, This block print piece is inspired by the photograph of Haunani K Trask’s iconic speech at 'Iolani Palace in 1993 to commemorate the 100th anniversasry of the overthrow of the monarchy.

11x14

By Mariana

@pachamamacreative

Starting bid: $15

Estimated value: $30

 

Light, Loʻi, Life

10.5 x 13.5

Giclee print (Original was watercolor on paper)

By Miyuki

@miyuki.arts

Starting bid: $20

Estimated value: $40


 

‘Ohi’a lehua


‘Ohi’a lehua

This is the first tree and it’s flower that started my dive into learning about native Hawaiian flora.

By Morgan Grae Snyder

@morgan.grae.art

Starting bid: $20

Estimated value: $45


 

Ki’i Pohaku

9”x6”

Watercolor

By Nicole Nakata

@nicolenakata_art

Starting bid: $25

Estimated value: $50

One of the Kiʻi Pohaku, Kanaka Climbers was able to protect and get authenticated

 

Wintertime Fun


There’s no place I’d rather be…except in the winter on the North Shore…

6”x9”

Watercolor

By Nicole Nakata

@nicolenakata_art

Starting bid: $25

Estimated value: $50


 

Mauka to Makai


ALL OF THE THINGS

4.5” x 11”

Watercolor

By Nicole Nakata

@nicolenakata_art

Starting bid: $25

Estimated value: $100


 

Wiliwili Love

8”x10”

Watercolor and Ink

By Nicole Nakata

@nicolenakata_art

Starting bid: $25

Estimated value: $100


 

Paddlers at Golden Hour

Paddlers at Golden Hour

24x36 in

Canvas

By Peter Vanosdall

@petervanosdall

Starting bid: $75

Estimated value: $1500


 

Nananana Makakiʻi


Nananana Makakiʻi

Nananana makakiʻi a.k.a. happy-face spiders are known for their parenting after hatching. The spiderlings are reliant on their mother to feed them and if the mother dies the spiderlings go to another spider for caring. This is like how in Hawaiʻi we hānai someone or adopt someone to care for them.

16x20, framed

By Ryan Chang @ryanschang

Starting bid: $30

Estimated value: $80


 

Moon rise over Lēʻahi


Moon rise over Lēʻahi

Lining up the celestial bodies with landmarks on the horizon is an indigenous practice. It is what brought us to these islands. Some times the horizon was a natural object such as a mountain and other times it was man made. We knew the seasons when celestial objects were rising and setting in different places on the horizon possibly lining up with certain structures. Even though we have all of our technology and apps there is still value in going out and seeing these things. Watching the moon rise is a beautiful thing in itself.

20x16, framed

By Ryan Chang

@ryanschang

Starting bid: $30

Estimated value: $80


 

Lehua Papa

Lehua Papa

16x20, framed

By Ryan Chang

@ryanschang

Starting bid: $30

Estimated value: $80


 

Candy Kī


Candy Kī

This piece pays homage to the Hawaiian Ti plants beauty and diversity. The background colors symbolize its migration across the Pacific Ocean, and the pattern within depicts Ti leaf lei, To represent this plants cultural and spiritual importance.

10x10, framed

Digital

By Tristanschrager

@Tristanschrager

Starting bid: $25

Estimated value: $100

 

Hula at Mauna Lahilahi