Category Archives: Feather Artwork

Feather Artwork – Lei ‘Ōkole‘oi‘oi (Marigold)

This lei was accepted into the Beaverton Arts Commission 2012 Visual Arts Showcase that runs from November 3rd to 11th, 2012. It was my first time I submitted my feather work to an Arts Showcase. The Lei ‘Ōkole‘oi‘oi (Marigold) uses … Continue reading

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Feather Artwork – Lei Hala

This lei is meant to mimic the fruit of the hala (pandanus) tree. This lei was completed in 2012. Price: $180

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Feather Artwork – Lei Lokelani ‘Ula’ula (Red Rosebud)

Funny story about the first red rosebud lei I made. I was finishing it on my flight back to Portland from Hawai’i in November 2009. An older gentleman passed me as he was walking down the aisle of the airplane … Continue reading

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Feather Artwork – Purple Lei Humu Papa (Hatband)

This Lei Humu Papa took about 5 years to complete and was finished in 2011. Each feather is hand stitched with 4 stitches and there are 5 feathers to create the width. Each feather is separated and grouped depending on … Continue reading

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Feather Artwork – ‘ulī‘ulī

I have been blessed to be a student of the late Mary Louise Kaleonahenahe Kekuewa and Paulette Nohealani Kahaleuna since 2003.  Aunty Mary Lou was known as a master of feather artwork.  Since her passing, her daughter Paulette has taken … Continue reading

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