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Own Hank Taufaasau Hawaiian Art at an affordable price! A great addition to your home or a gift for someone special. Below are images we have available as prints.

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  • NEW PRINT RELEASES BY HANK TAUFAASAU PRINTS
  • Chinatown from Aloha Tower
    Inspiration: To appreciate the beauty of Honolulu Harbor is to realize that behind this picturesque scene lays a vibrant community with a rich Chinese immigrant history dating back to the 1850s. More...
  • Chinatown from Punchbowl
    Inspiration: Looking down from the crater, one gets a wonderful view of the urban sprawl. From the business community to the mundane affordable residences toward the right. Talk about the wrong side of the tracks represented by Nuuanu Avenue More...
  • Everyday River Street
    Inspiration: Professor Peter Kun Frary called it, "The Venice of Honolulu" ... in jest? The best hidden jewels of local eateries ... places where only locals are welcome. More...
  • From Central Middle Playground
    Inspiration: Every morning, on my way to work in Chinatown, I view this glimpse of Chinatown through the playground of Central Middle School. More...
  • Hank's Cafe Honolulu
    Inspiration: Original home to visiting Chinese Seamen who were able to leave their belongings while they cavorted in Honolulu. Now the business of the artist; it serves as a watering hole as well as a gallery for his works. More...
  • Hawaii Theater
    Inspiration: The anchor of the new Chinatown, refurbished to the tune of 21 million dollars. A typical mid-morning when school children are attending a special affair. More...
  • Historic Wo Fat
    Inspiration: The centerpiece of the real Chinatown. The oldest restaurant in Honolulu's Chinatown, unfortunately, now shuttered. In its former glory, one could hear the clack-clacking of mah-jongg tiles daily at lunchtime emanating from the second floor. More...
  • Maunakea Market
    Inspiration: Behind this facade, one can find nearly everything needed for sustenance .... including the best local grinds in Hawaii. More...
  • Rita's
    Inspiration: The makai/ewa corner of Nuuanu Avenue with Marin Tower in the background. One anonymous guote, "...I also remember during my high school days driving by Hotel Street to spahk da hookahs trying to pick up servicemen." More...
  • Smith and Pauahi:Triptych
    Inspiration: The center of Chinatown's chaos. More...
  • Smith Union
    Inspiration: The oldest active bar in Honolulu next to the infamous Club Hubba Hubba, once the center of Honolulu's burlesque scene, as well as the scene of World War II's R and R businesses where for 3 dollars, a guy could find guick ...uh...relaxation. More...

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  • ALL PRINT IMAGES
Chinatown from Aloha Tower
Inspiration: To appreciate the beauty of Honolulu Harbor is to realize that behind this picturesque scene lays a vibrant community with a rich Chinese immigrant history dating back to the 1850s. More...
Chinatown from Punchbowl
Inspiration: Looking down from the crater, one gets a wonderful view of the urban sprawl. From the business community to the mundane affordable residences toward the right. Talk about the wrong side of the tracks represented by Nuuanu Avenue More...
E Pule Kakou
Inspiration: Let us pray. At the end of a paddling session, it is traditional to join (kakou) in a prayer (pule) of Thanksgiving that we returned safe and sound. More...
Everyday River Street
Inspiration: Professor Peter Kun Frary called it, "The Venice of Honolulu" ... in jest? The best hidden jewels of local eateries ... places where only locals are welcome. More...
From Central Middle Playground
Inspiration: Every morning, on my way to work in Chinatown, I view this glimpse of Chinatown through the playground of Central Middle School. More...
God Bless The Working People
Inspiration: Peace to all the agricultural workers under the boiling sunshine. Released from artist's collection. More...
Hank's Cafe Honolulu
Inspiration: Original home to visiting Chinese Seamen who were able to leave their belongings while they cavorted in Honolulu. Now the business of the artist; it serves as a watering hole as well as a gallery for his works. More...
Hawaii Theater
Inspiration: The anchor of the new Chinatown, refurbished to the tune of 21 million dollars. A typical mid-morning when school children are attending a special affair. More...
Hiki'i a Pa'a
Inspiration: Tied until secure.The time-consuming process of lashing, in this case the I'ako to the ama. More...
Historic Wo Fat
Inspiration: The centerpiece of the real Chinatown. The oldest restaurant in Honolulu's Chinatown, unfortunately, now shuttered. In its former glory, one could hear the clack-clacking of mah-jongg tiles daily at lunchtime emanating from the second floor. More...
Hoʻopa'a
Inspiration: To make fast. Securing the 'iako (crossbar) to the gunwale. These are the lashings that were vandalized in May, 2017. It take up to an hour and a half to properly secure this piece. More...
Ka Lio o ke Kai
Inspiration: Horse of the Sea. Reminiscent of crossing a mountain to see what's on the other side. More...
Kahi-1
Inspiration: Kahi! The art of pushing and pulling in chorus to turn the canoe 180 degrees. More...
Kalakaua Of Clubs
Inspiration: Kalakaua, young and old. Bottom depicts Kalakaua at age 19, in charge of the National Guard, head in the clouds, holding the family's totem, a lit torch at midday. The top shows Kalakaua in his dotage, The Merrie Monarch who revived the arts. He penned the drinking song, "Koni au i ka wai" under the pseudonym Figgs.
Koni au ika wai - flow to me, waters
I ka wai ali'i (royal waters) o ke kini la (Gin!)
Olu ai, ko nohone i ka la'i (make life peaceful & calm) More...
Kaula Hiki'i Ama
Inspiration: Bound with the lashings of life. More...
Kumuhula
Inspiration: The renaissance movement of Hawaiian Dance which appeared in the 60's was driven by a dozen hula masters on all Islands, the majority of which were men. This painting shows the physical strength coupled with its androgenous sensitivity. More...
Malu o ka 'Iako
Inspiration: Protection. More...
Maunakea Market
Inspiration: Behind this facade, one can find nearly everything needed for sustenance .... including the best local grinds in Hawaii. More...
Muki'i Ama
Inspiration: To tether the canoe. Hinano Beer of Tahiti is a major international sponsor of Polynesian canoe paddling More...
Ohia 'Iako
Inspiration: The ama(cross piece) is normally from the Ohia lehua tree and lashed painstakingly by cord. Legend has it that Pele(volcano goddess) fell in love with a handsome warrior Ohia. he had already pledged his love to Lehua. Furious, Pele turned Ohia into a twisted tree. Lehua was heartbroken. The gods turned Lehua into a flower on the Ohia tree so that the two lovers would be joined together forever More...
Pau Ka Hana
Inspiration: Relax. Work's over, Time to chill, Have a beer. Take your sweaty do rag off. More...
Puki'i Wa'a
Inspiration: Binding the gunwale. More...
Queen Of Broken Hearts
Inspiration: Top: Queen Liliuokalani, the last reigning monarch in her strength, and the reverse, Princess Kaiulani, her rose wilted in disapointment. The palaka cloth (fabric worn by laborers) throughout the middle of the painting,
signifies the fact that these royaltys were the first to mingle freely with the maka'ainana, the common folk. More...
Rita's
Inspiration: The makai/ewa corner of Nuuanu Avenue with Marin Tower in the background. One anonymous guote, "...I also remember during my high school days driving by Hotel Street to spahk da hookahs trying to pick up servicemen." More...
Smith and Pauahi:Triptych
Inspiration: The center of Chinatown's chaos. More...
Smith Union
Inspiration: The oldest active bar in Honolulu next to the infamous Club Hubba Hubba, once the center of Honolulu's burlesque scene, as well as the scene of World War II's R and R businesses where for 3 dollars, a guy could find guick ...uh...relaxation. More...
Team Kanu Connection
Inspiration: Everything needed for a successful journey. More...



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