Caught My Eye

  • "The legacy of Joseph Kaho'oluhi Nawahiokalaniopuu, native Hawaiian painter, teacher, legislator, lawyer, journalist and cabinet member to Queen Liliuokalani, continues to grow 112 years after his death.

    A crater located in Calloris Basin, the largest known basin on planet Mercury, has been named 'Nawahi Crater' – using the shortened version of his name – in honor of the artist, said Jeffrey Gillis-Davis, University of Hawaii-Manoa planetary researcher."

    (tags: art)

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