Curiosity: forget “Cherchez la femme” (Look for the woman.) “Cherchez l’histoire.” (Look for the story.)
We hiked up to Makapu Light during the week. This is something we’ve done before; the overall perspective and sense of history is worth repeating many times.
On our way down, we couldn’t miss the woman waving in excitement: “Humpback whales! ” She pointed and we saw.
The range of works on display at the Honolulu Museum of Art may not rival the Getty. But it’s global in scope, with works ranging from 3rd century Mayan ceramics, European religious works from the Renaissance, representative pieces from Asia and the South Pacific, to modern masters like Picasso, Diego Rivera, Roy Lichtenstein, and David Hockney. But I’ve not seen a painting like this anywhere else.