Camp is all about creating

First photo: Merle Smith, 11, makes an “alien world” inspired by the legendary Spanish modernist architect Antoni Gaudi during the Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center’s Camp Kaluanui on Wednesday morning. In the background, Olivia Day, 8, makes large, colorful diamonds. Claudio Marchetti was teaching the clay sculpture class designed to develop self-expression and creativity. While Camp Kaluanui wraps up today, the Hui’s Summer Program features nine one-week camps starting June 3 and ending Aug. 9. Preregistraion is required. To register, call 572-6560, log on to or stop by the front desk at 2841 Baldwin Ave. in Makawao.

Second photo: Hui Noeau art teachers Annie Macpherson (left) and Emilia De Castro and their students pose with collages of iwa birds they made.

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos