Archives for May 2015

Artist & Author Matt Kaopio May 30

matt_kaopio2The Hawaiian Treasures Heritage Center at Storybook Theatre is proud to bring you renowned mouth painter and author, Matthew Kaopio.

Matt began his career as a mouth-brush artist and writer while going through rehabilitation after a 1994 diving accident that left him as a quadriplegic. He is the author of Hawaiian Family Legends and Written in the Sky. He has a B.A. in Hawaiian Pacific Studies and an M.A. in Pacific Island Studies. In March 2004, he was accepted into the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists, a for-profit company that supports of hundreds of disabled artists around the world.

Come meet Matt and learn about his art, his story, and his books. Matt is an inspirational speaker, you won’t want to miss this event.

Saturday, May 30 from 4-6pm at Storybook Theatre in Hanapepe.