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Newsletter Archive

Catch Up on the Latest Maui News

Mahalo Means Thank You

February 21, 2020

Open Studio was a success- thank you for coming to see me.  Studio visits continue by appointment- come visit me and my works!  Winner of the drawing for a print listed.

Bring Your Creativity to Life!

January 26, 2020

Broken arm is healing and best of all--my second photo contest is underway!  Will yours be the winner?

Happy Holidays From Maui

December 14, 2019

Made famous in 1950 by Bing Crosby and the Andrew Sisters, “Mele Kalikimaka” is indeed how the phrase “Merry Christmas” was borrowed into Hawaiian. So how did “Merry Christmas”, a familiar expression for most of us, enter Hawaiian as “Mele Kalikimaka” and just what linguistic curiosities does this reveal? 

Maui Secret News!

October 01, 2019

Enjoy a few of Maui secrets I'm telling!  Dining and places...shhhh!

New Exhibit Coming

September 02, 2019

I have to make way for my new works and the sample giclees need a new home rather than mine! Having a sale!

Hot Days of Summer

August 01, 2019

Hot days, great sunsets and my new studio!

Winner is Painted!

July 01, 2019

The photo made an amazing painting and look who bought it?  You can have a copy if you want.

Pepe's Revenge- Maui Legend

June 03, 2019

Ohia or Lehua, which is which? Amazing plant and legend.


May 01, 2019

See which photo won and the next steps for the winner!

Vote For The Finalists!

April 08, 2019

Selected the top photos for painting and you get to be the judge!

Last Day to Enter My Contest!

March 31, 2019

Your photo could become my next painting!  What an honor!

Open Studio- Once a Year!

February 22, 2019

Come talk story and see the largest collection of my works!

Will Your Photo Win?

February 01, 2019

Painting video from Mama's Fish House, new painting of the Beach at Mama's, Website refresher and photo contest- send me your Maui photo for me to paint if it wins the votes.

Artist on Vacation

December 15, 2018

Even Mauians take vacations- staycations are popular-see you in January.  Plus great beach cam link at Jon'd Maui website.

Novembrrrrr? Not in Maui!

November 09, 2018

Chilly weather elsewhere makes you dream of Maui- see its warmth in my latest paintings. Plus- hear secrets of driving Hana and a new local foodie recommendation on my website


October 08, 2018

Latest Maui news and pictures from the Don Sahli workshop in Maui.

'Heart of Lahaina' Wins Hearts

September 17, 2018

Second year in a row winning coveted award- People's Choice!

September 11, 2018

Hurricane Olivia is Bearing Down on Maui! New Art and Venues to share.

August 17, 2018

People's Choice Award goes to Diane Snoey Appler second year in a row.  See the "Heart of Lahaina".

July 29, 2018

New technique and new subject upcountry! 

August 06, 2018

There is a Picasso butt in the tree...really!  See why.

July 10, 2018

Oldest Hawaiian Photos! Hawaii has undergone monumental changes since the late 1800s, including the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii, the development of Hawaii as a tourist destination, and in 1959, the islands’ admittance as the youngest state in America. 

June 17, 2018

Volcano! New Art!  and live painting at Honokawai.

Happy World Ocean Day June 8th

June 08, 2018

Preserving the ocean's beauty in my own way. Here I am painting for an audience at Honokowai/Napili and will follow by finishing it in the gallery. And the VOLCANO!

Stage Fright

May 10, 2018

Live Art Auction for Commissioned painting and my latest works- Mokapu Beach Morning Walk and Pa'ako Waves ( Makena Cove)

This is NOT A DRILL!

April 21, 2018

"Hawaiian residents and vacationers spent 38 horrific minutes preparing for an incoming ballistic missile and possible death on Saturday (1-13-2018)- until.....

A Sign From Above

March 31, 2018

It was a sign to say, "YES!" to a proposal, but from whom?  Read more here.

What a Gift!

February 14, 2018

Do you have that special place that leaves you dreaming? 

It's Whale Season! January News

January 31, 2018

The whales are back and jumping for joy all over the place, great views and check out my latest offerings.

Mele Kalikimaka!

December 31, 2017

Latest New Paintings and New Notecards!

Latest News November 2017

November 27, 2017

Bidding Done- Mary Won!

Painting Auctioned off to benefit Napa fire victims- and more!

Will You Win? November News 2017

Do you want a painting at a great price of YOUR choosing?

Fire- Help! October News 2017

One day clear and painting away-- then Disaster!.

Picture Yourself in Maui! October 2017 News

Want to have a personalized lasting treasure?

Who Won? September News 2017

Lahaina Poster Contest is a BIG deal for artists- I entered to win....

Summertime and Living is Easy August News 2017

Ahhh... Maui!  Summertime is fabulous!

Maui Thanks You! May News 2017

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