The Cleaning Station
Cleaning Stations are locations along the reef where turtles and other sea life can go and get cleaned by Cleaning Wrasses and other reef fish. In this work, Sherry has some Yellow Tang (Lau’ipala, which means “Yellowed Ti Leaf”) and Goldring Surgeon or Yellow-eye Tang (Kole) fish cleaning a young Turtle (Honu).
Yellow and Red Lehua
There is an interesting Hawaiian legend about the Ohia tree and its flower, the Lehua blossom. The legend is tied to the volcano goddess, Pele. This story explains that if you pluck this flower, it will rain on the same day. Read more at LoveBigIsland.com
The Lehuas were done in colored pencils and giclées are available.
Pele (The Goddess of Fire)
An ancient Hawaiian deity that continues to hold a special significance in traditional Hawaiian culture, Pele is the Fire Goddess of Hawaii, ruler of fire, lightning, volcanoes, wind, and creator of all the Hawaiian Islands. Read more about Pele at BigIslandGuide.com
Pele and her volcano were done in colored pencils and giclées are available.