Get To Know O’ahu Businesses Ep #1: Jim Franklin of Sunshine Arts
I had the pleasure of meeting Jim Franklin, the owner of Sunshine Arts, soon after moving to O’ahu. For over 20 years, he has owned, Sunshine Arts, a beautiful art gallery and framing shop in Kaneohe. Just last month, he opened a new gallery, Sunshine Arts Hawaii, in the retail area of the Waikiki Marriott. Representing over 100 of Hawaii’s artists, I highly recommend you visit his galleries if you enjoy fine arts and crafts.
Here is a video where Jim talks about how he got started, how to buy art, and what he enjoys most about his business and living in Hawai’i.
Blessing Ceremony For New Gallery
If you are on O’ahu on October 28th, Jim and his gallery director, Kristin, are having a blessing ceremony at the new Waikiki gallery. The event is from 4 pm-7 pm. Music, complimentary pupu’s, and refreshments provided. Many artists will also be in attendance — come by and talk story, see some beautiful art and maybe take a favorite piece home.