to the beauty of Hawaii and lore of Hawaiian culture through the original
oil paintings of Hawaiian artist, Sidney Filson. Here you can
view and purchase these original Hawaiian oil paintings by this noted artist
the left, is the beautiful Hawaiian Goddess HAUMEA. Known as the
Earth Mother, Goddess of Fertility and Protector of Pregnant Women, a painting
of Haumea is said to be the perfect lucky wedding gift. Haumea's
likeness in a newlywed's home ensures blessings of a bountiful and fruitful
married life with healthy children. Among HAUMEA'S many offspring
is feisty Fire Goddess, PELE, who HAUMEA is said to have birthed through
HAUMEA oversees Earth's gardens, especially those in her Hawaiian Island
home where the Earth's most exceptional fruits and flowers grow.
From Sidney Filson's series "Playing With Gauguin" HAUMEA is depicted
in a field of anthurium flowers, hefting a tray of mangoes and very pregnant
with a mango herself. The background shows an equally fertile diffusion
of Hawaiian mangoes and plumeria blossoms. In the category "Hawaiian
Goddesses" we offer three (3) miniature Goddesses of Hawaii paintings:
HAUMEA, POLI'AHU and PELE that can be purchased as a set or individually.
for "Da Happy Tree", an ever-changing fantastic tapestry of birds and flowers
that are brilliant with lush tropical colors in "Abstracts
and Whimsical". If you look closely you will see what we call
in Hawaii "talk story" going on between the colorful birds and beautiful
Tree" can be painted with the dominant colors of your choice to compliment
any room. Please contact me and let me what your decorating thoughts
and needs are. I'll be happy to bring the perfect "Happy Tree" into
the Islands of Hawaii as you browse our site by viewing the paintings located
in "Hawaii Collection".
The three beautiful women depicted on the beach at sunset are part of this
oil on canvas series that provides a real flavor of local island life on
the different islands.
Hawaiian ladies in the series "Waiting" can also be found languishing on
the beaches and at home on Kauai, Maui and Oahu in the "Nudes"
Series" tells an amazing story of a "Weekend with a Kahuna" a coffee-table
book by Sidney Filson depicting a spiritual experience with a high kahuna
of Hawaii. You will enjoy the artwork and written depictions of the
Kahuna in this documented once-every-ten-year solstice ceremony that utilizes
an ancient Sacred Talking Rock from the Kilauea Volcano. During the
weekend the kahuna and Sidney Filson were visited by miraculous happenings
and spirits who appeared on photographs taken of the kahuna. Both
the "Kahuna Series" and "Weekend With a Kahuna" are works in progress.
Each kahuna painting will appear on this site as it is completed.
Please visit with us often to enjoy the mystery, tradition and beauty of
these works as the series is completed. Some of the original oil
paintings are for sale now, prior to the publication of the book.
Waikiki Life" "Yard Art" depicts everyday local island life as
well as that of the tourists who visit our islands of paradise from all
over the world. To your left is KALI, THE WOODCARVER. This
respected native artist who lives on Oahu may be found under the banyan
trees in Kapiolani park, in Honolulu. Carving unique ancient solid
wooden warriors he will only accept donations of wood from local island
residents who know he will never cut a tree himself. KALI is noted
as an icon of traditional Hawaiian artistry and culture.