Mapuana Baldwin Schneider - Pele
Mapuana Baldwin Schneider
Mapuana Baldwin is an inspired artist, painting from her passions and her lifelong love of hula and Hawai'i. She has a fascinating personal history, a direct descendant of the Baldwin missionary family. Mapuana, an accomplished hula dancer, entertained for two decades as a solo hula dancer in Waikiki with the legendary Kahauanu Lake Trio. She is also well known in the hospitality industry for her work managing and eventually becoming a partner of the successful Hawaiiana Hotel on Beachwalk Avenue Waikiki. Currently, Mapuana is fulfilling her dreams as an artist. After a lifetime of preparation, Mapuana began painting several years ago and has never looked back.