Maui art - Paia and Makawao through the eyes of artist Eddie Flotte

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Real Estate Agent with Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers HRE# 58089 - RS

While I'm on the topic of Old Hawaii (yesterday I posted about Old Wailuku), I just have to give a shout out to Eddie Flotte, a watercolor artist who is passionate about the old buildings and people here on Maui.  Here's a unique video featuring his watercolors of Paia and Makawao towns.  This will really tug at your heart if you're the nostalgic type... it's about 6 minutes with a musical soundtrack.

 

Historic Paia and Makawao still retain a lot of the old-timey character from a bygone era, when sugar was king.  Maui has a rich history of immigration, which makes for a nice melting pot of nationalities and cultures.  All cultures are celebrated here and the best things of each gets knit into the fabric of the islands. 

If you're visiting Maui, be sure to spend some time in the north shore town of Paia, and then drive up Baldwin Ave to the cowboy town of Makawao - you won't be dissappointed.  Let  me know if have any questions about where to eat.

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Thanks for reading my MAUI BLOG.  Georgina M. Hunter R(S) - Maui Real Estate Sales - Jim Sanders Realty Inc. Paia HI 

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Topic:
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Hawaii Maui County Paia
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At Home with Cultural Diversity (AHWD)
Blast from the past !
Heritage Properties, Historic Sites and Antiques .
The Hawaiian Connection
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Rainmaker
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Pete Jalbert
R(S)
The Maui Real Estate Team, Inc.

Great paintings... Would be fun to have a Paia time machine to see the town way back in Sugar Cane days when it was the biggest town on island through to the 60s and 70s when it was first being rediscovered.

TFTP

November 17, 2008 06:24 PM
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Elaine Stewart
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Thanks for postings this...enjoyed looking at the art!!

November 19, 2008 03:48 PM
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Georgie Hunter
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers

Pete - that would be fun.  I'd go back to when Jimi Hendrix was here - that must have been interesting.

Elaine - glad you stopped by and enjoyed the video.

November 19, 2008 06:51 PM
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Georgie Hunter
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Eddie Flotte thanked me for posting this! 

November 27, 2008 05:42 PM
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Lisa Hill
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This is so cool. I think this is one of the most unique posts I've ever seen posted to the Things to Do/Places to Visit group. It's definitely feature-worthy. Thank you so much for sharing this with us.

November 27, 2008 11:44 PM
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Georgie Hunter
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Lisa I am so glad you liked this video!

November 30, 2008 01:07 PM
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Georgie Hunter
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Lisa - thanks for the feature!

November 30, 2008 01:14 PM
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