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This painting evolved from a song sung by the 'Makaha Sons of Ni'ihau' many years ago! The translation means: “turn, let us all turn.”  The blue in the backdrop is the clearest sky blue, accented by the swaying ginger leaves in the fore ground. I hear the melody every time I look at their faces. The inspiration was Hana. As we drove through the forests, I would see the clear blue skies and waving ginger in the dense thickets that are at every curve of the road. The waving ginger is in sync with their hula. 


Titled By Joanne Kahanamoku Sterling.. Mahalo


E Huli Makou (turn turn)


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