"Finding Life"  
Acrylic on Primed Masonite Panel: 9" x 12"

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Japanese White-Eyes or Mejiros
[Zosterops japonicus] are small songbirds
found throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Their
song, a bell like “tzee” or “pseet” is often
heard by bird lovers. They are very acrobatic,
often hanging upside down to eat insects or
get nectar.

Though imported from Japan to Oahu in 1929
and then the Big Island in 1937, they are now
the most common birds found throughout the

In this painting, I have the mejiro searching
for insects amongst the multi-hued blossoms
of the Royal Poinciana or flamboyant tree.
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