Today the Nānākuli Community came together to begin this amazing creative project! Over 75 participants teamed up into 4 groups to tackle phase 1 of this 3000 square foot mural at the Nānākuli Super! This mural represents UNITY, lead by District Representative Andria Tupola to bring the community, family and friends closer together through art. The mural was so graciously blessed by Kahu (priest) Kaleo Patterson before the process began. Dr. Patterson channeled the message of love and togetherness which really set the tone for this Aloha Aina mural project! Stay Tuned for more details.
Keep it Flowing is very excited to announce our community beautification project on the island of Oahu in Nānākuli! The Okimoto Corporation, District 43 Representative Andria Tupola, Diverse ART, Keep it Flowing and the Nanakuli Community will collaborate on a 3000 sq ft mural located at the Food Giant grocery store starting Saturday February 12, 2016.
Nanakuli Project event dates and schedule:
Saturday February 12, 2016
-8am sign up and assembly
-8:15 mural blessing
-8:30 warming up with Diverse Art (stretches and light cardio)
-8:45 Team assembly and paint distribution
-9-130pm mural painting and clean up
-2pm end of event
Sunday February 14th
-9-12:30pm community mural painting and clean up
Monday February 15-25th
-Lead Muralist and team will be painting the mural
-artist volunteers are welcome to join in. (Contact: email@example.com)
Saturday February 27th
-Mural unveiling and ceremony from 330-5:30pm
Stay tuned for more details!
Check out vlog post by Hawaii State House District 43 representative Andria Tupola proposing a mural project with Keep it Flowing for the island of Oahu in the Waianae & Nanakuli District! Thank you Andria for all your support! Stay Tuned!
The Boys and Girls Club Clubhouse in Lihue, Kauai is getting a big time make-over and we’re thrilled to be a part of it! It will take us three weeks to complete this project and we’re currently in the middle of week one. So far, we’ve prepared all the walls for what’s to come. This makeover will involve creating two large murals: one exterior and one interior. Both of these murals will be collaborative involving the participation of 50+ adults and youth. We can’t reveal too many project details quite just yet, but here’s a sneak peek for now:
With each mural project, we try to expand our knowledge and challenge our comfort zone. In this case, we used a spray gun for the very first time. Thankfully Stan, a professional carpenter and project crew member (pictured here), gave us a pointers on how to control this fun tool. It was fast, loud and powerful. We got the job done and we got covered in paint in the process! Live & Learn!
For the past three days we’ve been working diligently to get all the walls ready to paint a scene that will spark imaginations and transport people to a magical place. Stay tuned for updates!
JOB OPENING: If you know anyone who might be interested, we are currently seeking assistants in Kauai to help us with some basic labor for this project. Please contact us via our Facebook page (Keep It Flowing) or Instagram @keepitflowing and we will get back to you asap! Interviews begin on Monday, April 6, 2015.
Trysen Tkay2 Kaneshige and Keep it Flowing is partnering up with Big Brothers and Big Sister (BBBS) in Maui to create an awareness mural at their club house!!! Be a Jerk is a campaign supported statewide to stop underage drinking. Visit our “mural” section in our portfolio for the latest updates. Stay tuned!
Big Brothers Big Sisters Maui, 200 Waimaluhia Lane, Wailuku, HI 96793
15 feet x 9 feet
Ken Nishimura (East 3) and Trysen Kaneshige (Tkay2)
Date of Completion:
March 27, 2015
April 18, 2015
Big Brother Big Sisters Contact Info:
JD Wyatt, Director, JD@bbbshawaii.org, 808-242-9754 ext. 202
Courtney Cabebe , Match Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org, 808-252-9754 ext. 207
Ashlee Chapman MSW, School Based Case Manager, email@example.com, 808-242-9754 ext. 206
The Underage Drinking Prevention Coalition includes the following organizations:
Maui County, Department of Housing and Human Concerns; Aloha House; Maui Youth and Family Services; Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc.; Community Work Day; Kihei Youth Center; Paia Youth & Cultural Center Maui; Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Shelter; Alu Like Molokai; Lanai Youth Center; Hana Youth Center; Baldwin High School, Peer Education Program; Boys and Girls Clubs of Maui; and Maui Police Department.
If you are drinking too much, you can improve your health by cutting back or quitting. Here are some strategies to help you cut back or stop drinking:
- Limit your drinking to no more than 1 drink a day for women or 2 drinks a day for men.
- Keep track of how much you drink.
- Choose a day each week when you will not drink.
- Don’t drink when you are upset.
- Avoid places where people drink a lot.
- Make a list of reasons not to drink.