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How People Think about Their Sculpture

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses how people in North Kohala think about their figurative sculptures. These sculptures are images of akua (spirits, divinities) and manifestations of natural phenomena. Some are ... More


Decision

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter addresses the debate among the North Kohala residents on who would lead the conservation project for the Kamehameha sculpture. Most of the residents agreed that as a professional expert ... More


On the Scaffolding

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The chapter recounts the events surrounding the conservation project for the Kamehameha sculpture. Mark Bowden's painting crew erected three sturdy scaffolding towers with adjustable planks around ... More


Looking to the Future

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter presents Glenn Wharton's reflection on the conservation project for the Kamehameha sculpture. As Wharton and her conservation members sudsed the sculpture and worked their ... More


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