Contemporary artist specializing in full spectrum painting, mural, animation and digital hybrid art.

Ho’okipa channeling field art

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there’s more to life than meets the eye.


One pitch black night during a new moon I found myself in an open field next to Ho’okipa.


practicing ho’oponopono I visited the location and asked to work their and also to feel the wall, while there I came across an Oman. IMG_3704.JPGthe preexisting muralIMG_3690.JPGThe back of the existing mural caked with murals past, the ever changing face of this building fascinated me, passerbyers may not realize walls such as this have been painted hundreds of times, so it is quite an honour to be in the textural landscape of the big picture.

IMG_3701.JPGthe Oman ( we had no idea of the how, the why, the when, or by what cause…it was a truly baffling discovery.)


IMG_3700.JPGHo’okipa channeling field artIMG_3669.JPG



IMG_3668.JPGthe road home


Author: hälts

Mahaloness is an art blog documenting the inner spirit and artist journey of Shane Haltman, also referred to as 'hälts'. He lives, breathes and makes art in Canada. Hälts often travels to remote and exotic locations to produce community spirit murals and paintings using available materials. He is unconventional in his approach to art and chooses unique projects and sometimes they choose him. He is known for guerrilla lawn art shows, painting helmet art for a Canadian Olympic Athlete, and once painted a magic bus out of this world. Mostly he is human as anyone else, however very driven and disciplined with respect to his artistic practice. He has experience working with the bereaved and helping people who are experiencing, or who have experienced trauma in their lives. He also enjoys working with the youth and passing on his wisdom, usually in the form of art jams. Hälts is a full spectrum artist, living and breathing art, as a daily practice, in this mixed up beautiful world.

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