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There is something about the Hawaiian house which defines the Hawaiian aesthetic. It is an image that has philosophical connotations, like the sense of being perfectly alright and possibly even beautiful just as you are; a sense of self respect and dignity regardless of contemporary values or trends; and the sense that living with respect for the land might be fundamental to being fully conscious and alive.

Ho Ihi Aina means Respect the Land.

This image is Endangered, ie. almost Sold Out.

Available as a hand signed and numbered limited edition of 150 of which 15 are Artist's Proofs.

Giclee prices shown below are for the unframed print and include insured UPS shipping within the USA. Please call for foreign shipping prices.

Ho Ihi Aina is available in the following sizes:


All images are available unframed, gallery wrapped, or in a 1, 3, 5, or 6 piece furniture grade solid Hawaiian Koa wood frame with either linen or silk liner. Liners come in off-white, gray, or blue. The outside framed dimensions can be calculated from the image dimensions as follows: a 1 piece frame adds 1 inch to the overall framed dimension, a 3 piece frame adds 8 inches, a 5 piece frame adds 10 inches, and a 6 piece frame adds 12 inches. Please call or email and we will be happy to provide images to help you get the perfect frame style.


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Ho Ihi Aina by Curtis Wilson Cost
Curtis Wilson Cost - Ho Ihi Aina - 1990

Ho Ihi Aina by Curtis Wilson Cost in Koa Wood Frame