1. Ann Upton Art

    As you all know , Hawaii is our home , cornerstone and the source of all my inspiration . When @counterculturediy introduced special concrete for art I knew it would be the perfect fit for my work . Tide pools are integral in Hawaii , they are their own ecosystem and a good test for the health of the ocean around it . Our twin girls first swam in tide pools as babies on the North Shore , and we spent hou . . .

  2. Jennifer Garner leaves Ben Affleck with kids as she hikes in the hills of Hawaii.

    Jennifer Garner leaves Ben Affleck with kids as she hikes in the hills of Hawaii . Jennifer Garner has been seen with estranged husband Ben Affleck during a family vacation in Hawaii . But on Easter Sunday the actress left the Oscar-winning director , 45 , back at the hotel to hike with a pretty blonde pal . 'A perfect morning hike with my buddy @bodybysimone . #Aloha and #mahalo ! ' the Alias vet captione . . .

  3. Ann Upton Art

    The start of my latest project , a mango wood side table with layers of waves . I decided to leave a little bit of the wood exposed without any resin , even if it won’t be 100% flat . There is just something organic about the way the mango wood becomes the sand that feels so fitting for pieces like this . This is just layer 1 and it will get 2-3 more before it’s done ! I have 2 sizes of these tables . . .

  4. David Hughes

    NEW SINGLE ! This song was inspired by the magic of the Hawaiian islands . While working on it , Kilauea erupted and spewed ash , smoke and rocks . people had to evacuate and many homes were lost . This is the 'Kilauea' version of the song , offered as an encouragement to those affected . Hopefully Kilauea will go back to sleep soon so people can start rebuilding . Lead vocal by the inimitable Ben Thomas . . .