Trump, Madden and Hoffman all visited Maui and bought paintings from Jim Kingwell whose art appears on the cover of Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui, the only book on the lives of contemporary people of aloha.
Painting the Town Red, Green, and Blue
FOR YEARS, FRIDAY NIGHT HAS BEEN ART NIGHT. Every Friday, prolific artist and good soul Jim Kingwell has set up his easel alongside Lahaina sidewalks to lure in crowds.
By his estimate, he has easily painted 3,000 original works of art, many featuring Lahaina Town landmarks.
ough born in Oakland, California, this oil painter and watercolorist has given hundreds of visitors a piece of Maui to take back home—scenes like crowds in front of Cheeseburger in Paradise or ocean view landscapes.
Celebrities like TV sports legend John Madden, Dustin Ho man, Donald Trump, Olympian Dorothy Hamill, Ar Schwarzenegger, and art officionados around the world display his work, often created en plein air (painted outdoors) in Hawaii, Finland, Switzerland, Chile, and even Easter Island. continued…
The complete tale appears in the section Entertainers/Artists in Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui
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From the author of Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui
No April showers for Maui (this is not the rainy season) . Instead you can enjoy the blossoms of shower trees, making in this case a sea of yellow on the lawn of the Kaanapali Beach Hotel recently. You can see em, but you do not have to rake em.