Akaka Falls ʻIʻiwi

Famous Akaka Falls, in the area of Honomu in the Hilo district of the Big Island, is the backdrop for this painting. The scarlet-colored Hawaiian Honeycreeper called ʻIʻiwi is the bird featured next to the blossoming Lehua flower of the ʻŌhiʻa tree. In the distance are white-tailed tropicbirds known as Koaʻe Kea. This painting also features Polynesian introduced plants such as the ti and breadfruit.

 

MATTED PRINTS

The mat is the decorative border on the outside of the actual print. Matted prints are measured by outside matte dimensions available in 8"x10", 11"x14", and 16"x20" - fitting standard sized frames.

 

FULL-SIZE PRINTS

Full-size prints extend to the full dimensions of 8”x10”, 11x14” or 16”x20” (or equivalent square inches in the case of narrow artwork). There is no mat border, so the picture itself is larger than a matted print.

 

Matted and Full-Size prints come in clear protective sleeves with foam core backings.

 

GICLÉE

Giclée, pronounced zhee-klay, is a French word meaning “fine spray”. Giclée are the finest quality reproductions printed on canvas then varnished with a durable protective coating. They can be stretched and framed like an original painting, and need no glass covering. Mine are sent rolled and ready for framing.

 

You may inquire about gallery wrap giclée, which add an extra 1-5/8" all around with the image mirrored edge. Gallery wrap giclée cost 20% more than standard giclée, and can be stretched at a frame shop near you as a contemporary option to framing.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

International orders will have added postage that will be reported to buyers for approval. International shipping is typically two to three times normal shipping.

 

Akaka Falls ʻIʻiwi