SHUNICHI KINA LEFTY Age 83, of Honolulu, passed away on June 8, 2014, in Queen’s Medical Center.Born in South Hilo, Hawaii, he was the owner of Bowling Shirts, Inc. Kina is survived by his son, Jason; daughters, Shirley (Glenn) Nagata, Karen (Wayne) Suehisa and Elaine Kina; grandchildren, Shelby Nagata, Kelcie Lei Nagata, Michael Suehisa and Christopher Suehisa; brothers, Kenko (Fumiko), Bruce Sadao (Alice) and Tatsuo “Cappy” (Etsumi) Kina. on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; funeral service p.m. Claude Horan, an artist who is considered “the father of ceramics” in Hawaii as well as a renowned waterman, died June 11 at his home in Kahaluu. Horan, who established the ceramics and glass programs at the University of Hawaii at Manoa art department, left a legacy of artistic creation and education as well as a reputation as a larger-than-life personality with a fun-loving, nonconformist attitude.“His protean spontaneity finds best expression in anthropomorphically manipulated wheel-thrown pots, in which he creates everything from earth goddess fertility figures and Wagnerian-proportioned divas to traditional Hawaiian and Japanese haniwa-inspired clay warriors,” said a Honolulu Advertiser review, written on the occasion of Horan’s Koa Award.Horan’s work can be found throughout the islands, including sculptures at many public schools, as well as at galleries, private collections and museums throughout the world, including The Smithsonian Institution, which purchased one of his sculptures in 1962. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 650 (2010) 16-23.5. Determination of the Fe(II)/Fe(III) ratio in iron gall inks by potentiometry: A preliminary study. “You don’t encounter that sort of personality too much anymore.” Similarly, Horan’s creations often had a whimsical touch.“A masterful thrower” early in his career, according to Jensen, Horan eventually became known for his fancifully abstract female figurines, which began as cylindrically shaped vessels on the potter’s wheel and onto which Horan sculpted human features — faces, hands, bloated bellies or breasts.
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