D. Howard Hitchcock Mokuaweoweo painting, 1907.

BLAZING FIRES OF MOKUAWEOWEO, MAUNA LOA.

[This image appears unrelated to the contents of the page, which is a serial of a foreign love story, “Ka Mana o ka Leka.” Does anyone recognize this painting by Hitchcock, and might it be on exhibit somewhere?]

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLII, Helu 5, Aoao 3. Feberuari 1, 1907.

More on painting by Hitchcock at Hilo Library, 1926.

PAINTING BY LOCAL ARTIST TO HANG IN HILO LIBRARY

D. HOWARD HITCHCOCK OFFERS PICTURE OF ISLAND SCENE TO PUBLIC HERE

D. Howard Hitchcock, Hawaii’s own master artist, has signified a desire to have his work with the brush and pallete represented publicly in his native city of Hilo, and has offered one of his paintings to the Hilo Public Library, where the picture is now on exhibition for a few weeks, pending the pleasure of the directors in accepting it.

The painting represents Mauna Kea glowing with high color from the setting sun, as seen from the Waimea plains, while the foreground lies in the cool tones of the gathering dusk. Continue reading