08.06.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Kamea Hadar

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Congratulations to my good friend Kamea Hadar, one of the directors of Pow! Wow!, who fittingly became a father halfway through painting this mural in Hawaii. I say fittingly because the piece is a portrait of Barack Obama entitled “Hapa”, which means “part” or “partial” in Hawaiian, and refers to people of mixed race.  Barack Obama was born in Honolulu to a white mother from Kansas and a black father from Kenya. Kamea, who currently lives in Honolulu, was born in Israel to a half Japanese half Korean mother, and an Israeli father.

Photos by Jonas Maon and Andrew Tran. Have a look at the video below.

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Video by Redefined Media













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.







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