Have Aloha Will Travel EP76: Talking Story with Aloha De Mele

Self-taught artist JT Ojerio has taken the Hawaiʻi art scene by storm with her vibrantly minimalist artwork.
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Photo: Courtesy of Aloha De Mele

Inspired by the beauty of the islands that she calls home, JT Ojerio creates powerful pieces of art for her brand, Aloha De Mele. And Kevin, Grace and Taylon got to sit down with Ojerio to discuss how she got into the world of art, where she’d like to see the industry change and how to properly raise a chicken from infancy all in this episode of the “Have Aloha Will Travel” podcast.

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Ojerio’s chicken, who is a main topic of discussion during this episode.
Photo: Courtesy of Aloha De Mele

You can find Ojerio on Instagram at @alohademele or buy her products and prints on her online storefront and website, alohademele.com. Using the islands and its people as her main sources of inspiration, Aloha De Mele also sells greeting cards, pillows and pareos.

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