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Some of the Finest Art in the World Can Be Found Right Here on the Big Island

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Were very fortunate on the Big Island that we have many art galleries and even a few museums.

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Many locals don’t know that one of the best places to look at art is actually at some of the local hotels.

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I spent Monday evening and Tuesday at the Hilton Waikoloa Village meeting with the So Much More Hawaii bloggers to discuss a few things and just network with them and basically give them some Big Island “Aloha”.

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While my main mission was to check out the bloggers from the mainland, if you haven’t been reading I was also there for another purpose.

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Every year for the last 3 years my wife and I would get put up at the hotel for about a week because of a major conference that she participated in and each time she would bring me along for the ride.

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The first time I went, I only had one of those kodak disposable cameras and it seemed like many of the pictures I took turned out like junk.

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The next time I went, I forgot to bring my camera.

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The last time I went, I spent so much time playing with my son in the pools, that I forgot all about taking pictures.

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So I told myself the next time I ever went… I would make it a point to take as many pictures of everything and anything that I could.

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I could have listed all the pictures on one blog posting, but then that would have made for a boring post.

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So I decided I break them down into categories and blog a little bit about some of the pictures and then just add the rest on galleries below.

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If you haven’t gotten the jist of what this post is about…  well it is just some of the beautiful art you can find around the hotel.

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You need to remember this is a huge hotel and I really only had very little time to take as many pictures as I really wanted too.

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I wish I would have taken pictures of the little cards next to each piece of art so that I could remember what everything was…

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But I was on a mission to get as much photographed as I could in a limited amount of time.

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I’m adding this picture below as it’s not in the hall and it’s not really outside, but I kept passing this gorgeous piece on my way to my room each time I went to or from my  room.

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The greatest thing about this art, is that it is open to the public… so anyone could just go grab a bite at one of their many excellent restaurants and see the art while your there.

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You can click below for a larger picture of just some of the great art I was able to take a picture of.

More to come

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