fishcake

Noe Tanigawa

This cat is a very custom maneki neko. The cats are a familiar sight in restaurants and retail establishments all over Hawai‘i and Japan--but not in front of homes. Why? Usually, the sculpture depicts a white cat with orange patches, a calico with one paw raised. What does this cat signify? Also, The new Downtown Art Center Shop welcomes artists.

noe tanigawa

 

  

  

  

   Hawai‘i Fashion Month is pressing forward with more shows, more events, and opportunities to shop local designers.   HPR’s Noe Tanigawa surveys upcoming events and profiles a designer who’s gone from Siberia to Kaua’i.

Find out more about upcoming Hawai'i Fashion Month events.