Dolphin Mermaid Seahorse Print, Kauai Art, Hawaiian Ocean Life, Mermaid Fantasy, Dolphin Rescue, Sea life, protect the ocean

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This painting is the story of a mermaid and seahorse that rescue a dolphin near Kauai, Hawaii. (See my short story below.)

"Dolphin Rescue" - This giclee print is signed by the artist and is printed with archival inks on radiant white watercolor paper. It is a reproduction of an original acrylic painting and comes packed in a clear sleeve with a backing board (unframed). The print comes with a white border so you can easily attach a mat, but if you would like me to trim the print to the exact size without a border, please indicate in the notes to seller. Colors may vary slightly from monitor to monitor.

The item will ship via USPS First Class anywhere in the world. A shipping upgrade to Priority Mail is also available for an additional fee for orders to the U.S.

The story: Dolphin Rescue by Marionette Taboniar copyright ©2022

On a peaceful sunny day, Kailani, a young Hawaiian mermaid came to the rescue of her dolphin friend, Nohea. She had just been visiting her home, the Wai'ahu'akua sea cave near the Na Pali Coast. While washing her hair at the waterfall of God's sacred water, she heard the dolphin struggling to breathe.

She quickly swam right up to his side and saw that his blow hole was blocked. Luckily, her seahorse friend Kaimana, the lio kai was near by. The lio kai's special power is to help those who can't help themselves in the water.

With one hand Kailani embraced Kaimana and let his healing energy flow through her to Nohea. Within seconds the obstruction came flying out and he was finally able to catch a deep breath. He smiled and thanked Kailani and Kaimana for their help and offered them a ride back to shore where they talked story the rest of the day.

However, this wouldn't be the last time that Kailani and Kaimana would come to the rescue of their fellow sea creatures. Over time they helped many friends escape tangled fishing line and other trash. Kailani now spends her days swimming the ocean off the coast of Kauai collecting and safely disposing of rubbish left behind by the people of planet earth.

If you listen closely, you can sometimes hear her singing her special ocean healing song as she swims with the dolphins. Look closely and you may even see her flip and splash her tail as she dives deep down into another sea cave on her way to a new adventure.


I hope you have enjoyed the painting and the story. Have a warm and beautiful day. Once again, Aloha from the Garden Island of Kauai!


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Very nice picture and great packaging!

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