We had the good fortune of connecting with Solomon Enos and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Solomon, do you have any habits that you feel contribute to your effectiveness?
I have cultivated an automatic mindset that turns any deficiencies into assets. Effectively, I adopt the most positive perspective in any situation, and importantly, this includes the ability to let go of projects that cross over into truly being dead-ends.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
As a Native Hawaiian artist, I have been blessed with a rich cultural upbringing, and this includes an immersion in Hawaiian and Pacific myths and legends. Furthermore, I have a passion for Science Fiction and Fantasy, and I have been exploring the idea of Hawaiian and Indigenous variations on these genre. This direction has given me quite a unique perspective that I aspire to bring into all forms of media, old and new.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Living in Hawai’i, there truly is no end to the kinds of places and experiences I could suggest. If anything, I would recommend visiting community and cultural organizations as volunteers, helping to rebuild ancient fishponds and to replant native forests. And in this way, visitors will get a chance to gain a deeper sense of culture that money cannot buy.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
My wonderful family, who all put up with my eccentricities, and when I declared I would grow up to be an artist, they each supported me in any way they could.

Website: solomonenos.com

Instagram: @solomonenos

Facebook: @solomonenos

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