In a new location, Kona Arts Center going strong after more than 50 years

  • Katherine Lind paints a honu from a photo that appeared in West Hawaii Today at the Kona Arts Center. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Rick Turnbow paints a volcanoscape featuring Madam Pele at the Kona Arts Center. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Katherine Lind paints a honu at the Kona Arts Center. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — It’s a place of creation, a place of improvement, and, most important, a place of friendship.