Monday, January 11, 2016

Tropical influences in 2016



Dennis Basso 
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For Restless Sleepers
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House of Holland
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Antonio Marras
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Provenza Schouler
Resort 2016



Marni
Resort 2016



Issues Miyake
Resort 2016






Temperley London

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Christian Siriano

Resort 2016





Robert Cavalli 
Resort 2016


Cedric Charlier

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Sacai
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Gucci
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Monday, April 13, 2015

Thousands rally atop Mauna Kea to halt the construction of the TMT



"It is a rally call that has unified our people."
 This is about a our people, not just the telescope. 

This is what they are trying to build... 
http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/82247000/jpg/_82247547_tmtmaunakea.jpg
 This is what is already there....
http://uncovermichigan.com/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/Mauna-Kea-Protest.jpg?itok=sqCAHpqd

 This is how many of us Hawaiians and many non-Hawaiians who respect Hawaii, it's people, land and culture feel.......
  
https://40.media.tumblr.com/abe5aff2f27f5d6e4fa72375982dce35/tumblr_nmen5fq9Ub1qfqidwo2_540.jpg

https://igcdn-photos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/t51.2885-15/11111300_1442452252714197_1943245473_n.jpg


 
http://earthfirstjournal.org/newswire/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2015/04/hawaii-telescope-blockade-8.jpg

http://d1jrw5jterzxwu.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/article_media/mauna-kea-protests.jpg

http://media4.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2015_15/963741/150406-mauna-kea-protest-02-arp-940a_2caebdb4f7457b7ae54f29c7b674f3cb.jpg

http://www.wdio.com/wdioimages/repository/2014-10/ap-hawaii-telescope-protest-photo-anne-keala-kelly.jpg

http://www.kitv.com/image/view/-/32226890/medRes/3/-/maxh/630/maxw/1200/-/cchrey/-/img-Local-stars-in-support-of--Mauna-Kea-protest.jpg

http://www.maoritelevision.com/sites/default/files/images/protest.PNG

https://36.media.tumblr.com/7ad0f548382ca2c5592ac14b0a39e0c2/tumblr_inline_nm50qrjCBL1rh2hfs_540.jpg
  

Video from one of our local television stations 10:34 PM HST Apr 12, 2015 :

http://www.kitv.com/news/thousands-rally-atop-mauna-kea-to-halt-the-construction-of-the-tmt/32335026

Video Transcript:

Thousands rallied on the Big Island and Oahu to call for a halt to construction of the controversial 30 meter telescope. Good evening I'm Pamela Young. We have team coverage from both Islands. We begin with KITV4's Brenton Awa who spent the day atop Mauna Kea. Brenton Oncam In "Pam -- this is where it all started -- Mauna Kea. The people up here aren't calling it protests though. They're saying this is an awakening for the people and everything they're doing is with aloha. No weapons -- just powerful words." 15:14 - put this song under the shots and sots til song runs out. DONT use the shot tho as the opener, INSTEAD open the pkg with the shot at :10 "Aole ae kau i ka plima..." 4157 Hina Wong - let previous shot run over her little bit. "it is a rally call that has unified our people. The kanaka Oiwi of this land and the cries have gone out and been heard all throughout the paeai." Nats at 20:15 - Blowing da Pu "Conch shell noise..." Use shot at 17:47 of crying as cutaway over Pu and let it run over the next sot small kine 4310 - Kahookahi kanuha "so much strength gathered so much mana gathered the power of the people and the power of the voice and so many voices of the people together, absolutely amazing. And we feel with our collective voices and collective unity, we can bring PONO back to his land to this Aina and together we can stop this." nats at 20:50 - 20:57 - chanting "Kea... ...e nats at 21:52 - 21:57 - chanting - let this run under the next sot "E hale... ...no e." 4239 Hina Wong "this issue is not just about a telescope. This is really about the larger issues, about us our people our political status our rights as people of this land and this is just the beginning." nats at 37:40 - 37:46 - continue nats under the next sot "O Ha'aheo..." 4430 - Kahookahi kanuha "the original agreement was to have one and that led to more and that led to more so if we don't stop this one who's to say that they're not going to continue." nats at 30:30 chanting to drums and hula - run under the next sot too "Hula and drums..." 4841 - Lanakila mangauil "people are starting to wake up to what is important for our homes for our environments for our future generations." nats Hawaii Aloha from Brenton's iPhone - if blurry, use churmas wide shot of crowd from vantage point above them "Mai na aheahe makani ..." 4225 Hina Wong "for some of us we never could imagine that this day would come that our flags would fly so proudly." sound up "Mau ke aloha no hawaii." Brenton Oncam - don't cover this "You just saw some halau performing. Some of the names who showed up today -- kealii reichel Hina Wong Aunty Vicky holy Takamine. They all came up after being at the Merrie monarch last night. The governor has put another halt to construction. It's scheduled to be on hold for another week. In the meantime - there's no sign that these protests will end. Brenton Awa kitv4 news." The construction delay will last at a week.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Culture of Glamour via Modern Luxury Hawai'i


Steeped in centuries of Hawaiian tradition, prized Ni‘ihau shell leis are making heads turn once again. - See more at: http://modernluxury.com/modern-luxury-hawaii/story/culture-of-glamour#sthash.yndGcy7C.dpuf
Steeped in centuries of Hawaiian tradition, prized Ni‘ihau shell leis are making heads turn once again.
- See more at: http://modernluxury.com/modern-luxury-hawaii/story/culture-of-glamour#sthash.yndGcy7C.dpuf

While Tahiti may lay the claim to black pearls in the Pacific, Hawai‘i has its own traditional adornments of renown. Over the past decade, collectors and jewelry lovers, both in the islands and abroad, have turned their eyes on leis made from precious pūpū, or shells, from Ni‘ihau—the westernmost of the main Hawaiian Islands, right off Kaua‘i. After all, head to any cultural fete and you’ll surely spot Ni‘ihau leis amid Sig Zane prints and Louis Vuitton monograms. - See more at: http://modernluxury.com/modern-luxury-hawaii/story/culture-of-glamour#sthash.yndGcy7C.dpuf


While Tahiti may lay the claim to black pearls in the Pacific, Hawai‘i has its own traditional adornments of renown. Over the past decade, collectors and jewelry lovers, both in the islands and abroad, have turned their eyes on leis made from precious pūpū, or shells, from Ni‘ihau—the westernmost of the main Hawaiian Islands, right off Kaua‘i. After all, head to any cultural fete and you’ll surely spot Ni‘ihau leis amid Sig Zane prints and Louis Vuitton monograms - See more at: http://modernluxury.com/modern-luxury-hawaii/story/culture-of-glamour#sthash.yndGcy7C.dpuf
While Tahiti may lay the claim to black pearls in the Pacific, Hawai‘i has its own traditional adornments of renown. Over the past decade, collectors and jewelry lovers, both in the islands and abroad, have turned their eyes on leis made from precious pūpū, or shells, from Ni‘ihau—the westernmost of the main Hawaiian Islands, right off Kaua‘i. After all, head to any cultural fete and you’ll surely spot Ni‘ihau leis amid Sig Zane prints and Louis Vuitton monograms. - See more at: http://modernluxury.com/modern-luxury-hawaii/story/culture-of-glamour#sthash.yndGcy7C.dpuf
While Tahiti may lay the claim to black pearls in the Pacific, Hawai‘i has its own traditional adornments of renown. Over the past decade, collectors and jewelry lovers, both in the islands and abroad, have turned their eyes on leis made from precious pūpū, or shells, from Ni‘ihau—the westernmost of the main Hawaiian Islands, right off Kaua‘i. After all, head to any cultural fete and you’ll surely spot Ni‘ihau leis amid Sig Zane prints and Louis Vuitton monograms - See more at: http://modernluxury.com/modern-luxury-hawaii/story/culture-of-glamour#sthash.yndGcy7C.dpuf
Vintage 50-year-old, 10-strand wedding lei with white laikī shells, $15,000, and three-strand, 36-inch lei with momi shells, $10,000, by Loka Ka‘ohelauli‘i at Kapua Kaʻohelauliʻi, 808.652.8651, similar styles available at the Honolulu Museum of Art Shop; double pīkake momi keʻo shell three-strand lei, $995, and earrings with laiki shells, $160, both by Antiques and Treasures at Nā Mea Hawai‘i, Ward Warehouse; white gown, $950, at Andy South. - See more at: http://modernluxury.com/modern-luxury-hawaii/story/culture-of-glamour#sthash.0ZyM0OyR.dpuf

Vintage 50-year-old, 10-strand wedding lei with white laikī shells, $15,000, and three-strand, 36-inch lei with momi shells, $10,000, by Loka Ka‘ohelauli‘i at Kapua Kaʻohelauliʻi, 808.652.8651, similar styles available at the Honolulu Museum of Art Shop; double pīkake momi keʻo shell three-strand lei, $995, and earrings with laiki shells, $160, both by Antiques and Treasures at Nā Mea Hawai‘i, Ward Warehouse; white gown, $950, at Andy South. - See more at: http://modernluxury.com/modern-luxury-hawaii/story/culture-of-glamour#sthash.0ZyM0OyR.dpuf