Launching 2/22 at 2:22 HST
John “Prime” Hina – Funki’i
John "Prime" Hina is an American graffiti artist and founder of 808 Urban collective. As a gang tagger he was a prominent force behind the legendary K2S Crew. Coming from Honolulu, Hawaii, Prime spent most of his graffiti days tagging on the streets of Los Angeles and getting into trouble with violence and drugs.
Jack Soren – Lil’ Wavy
Jack Soren is a 26-year-old wave-surfing, graffiti-spraying, mural-painting, Native Hawaiian artist, born, raised, and currently residing on the North Shore of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. As a child, Jack spent most of his time at the beach, his family possessing a deep-rooted connection to the ocean, and surfing in particular. As a teenager, he spent most of his time spray painting ditches, where he fell in love with artistry and the painted figure. Now, as an adult, Jack utilizes the lessons, techniques, and nuances of these two passions to create diverse, multifaceted works of art.
Alika Spahn Naihe – Kupu
\"I paʻa ke kino o ke keiki i ka lāʻau.\" \"That the body of the child be solidly built by the medicines.\" - ʻōlelo noʻeau #1252 The wisdom of kūpuna, like medicine, nourishes the growth of the next generation.
Ira Stivers – Homage to the Past
This abstract piece was created with the intent to blend modern abstract with inspiration from artist from the past. With the passion I have for abstract art I wanted to take things I have learned to from doing murals and graffiti to a more progressive form of abstract.