Artists depict Ala Kahakai for show


Artists depict Ala Kahakai for show

A new exhibition, “Ala Kahakai Pathways to Our History,” combines plein air paintings with wildlife photographs to creatively illustrate the natural and historic significance of the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail. The show, sponsored by Surfrider Foundation, Big Island Chapter, Kona Kai Ea, opens Tuesday at Island Naturals Kona and continues through Feb. 1. An artists’ reception is scheduled form 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 25.

Local artists Kathleen Abood, Lynn Capell and William Wingert will present original West Hawaii shoreline paintings together with recent color photographs by Christopher Scheid. This collaborative exhibition promotes the preservation and public access and enjoyment of the island’s coastal resources and will also include trail maps and information about the numerous historic sites and local community preservation efforts.

Island Naturals Kona is located at 74-5487 Kaiwi St., Kailua-Kona.

For more information, call Abood at 640-0856.