The Art of Preserving Culture and Developing Community: Mele Murals

The work of Estria Miyashiro and John “Prime” Hina demonstrates the power of the arts in celebrating culture and humanity while bringing people together in community solidarity.

Estria in action

They are part of an organization called the Estria foundation, which has the mission of creating art in public spaces locally and globally with artists, youth, educators, and activists in order to raise awareness and inspire action in the movement to resolve human and environmental issues. Check out the inspirational trailer for their film called Mele Murals which definitely illustrates the fact that art is Power.