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Wahine and Kane, painting by Mac James, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

  Wahine and Kane
Oil and graphite on canvas
79" x 77"
2005
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These stone effigies of a woman and her man, though imagined here, illustrate how lava stone effigies signify actual persons gone ahead, stacked and arranged by family to honor souls.
Many have remained the same for a thousand years or more untouched and still telling the story of ancestors or erected today to record the newly departed.



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