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Art series - Sugar
  • Laura Kina, DePaul University

Set during the 1920’s-1940’s, Laura Kina’s SUGAR paintings (2010-present) recall obake ghost stories and feature Japanese and Okinawan picture brides turned machete carrying sugar cane plantation field laborers on the Big Island of Hawaii. Kina’s paintings take us into a beautiful yet grueling world of manual labor, cane field fires and flumes. View the series:

  • Okinawa,
  • sugar cane plantation,
  • Hawaii,
  • art,
  • Hilo,
  • Pi'ihonua
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Laura Kina. "Art series - Sugar" (2010)
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