The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts was established by the Hawai‘i State Legislature in 1965, to promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts, history and the humanities as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawai‘i. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai‘i and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Current News, Events, Activities & Programs of Interest


Audit of the HSFCA  |  A report to the Governor and the Legislature of the State of Hawai‘i


SFCA is now on Facebook  |  Please “Like” our page to get updates of events and photos related to HiSAM and the SFCA

Art Lunch This Tuesday  |  The Art of Listening with Artist Lynn Young

Poetry Out Loud Hawai‘i State Finals  |  Scheduled Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 11 a.m., Tenney Theatre

Interview with HPR’s Noe Tanegawa  |  The interview covers the recent SFCA Audit. Aired 1/06/15

Ka Hana Kapa  |  A documentary on the history of kapa in Hawai‘i

SFCA in the News |  Stories and interviews with SFCA staff regarding HiSAM exhibits, SFCA programs, and other stories of interest


Hawai‘i State Art Museum

What Mostver by Ryan Higa

What Mostver by Ryan Higa | On view in Accession 2014

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The Haig Collection

Hawaiian Flag Quilt by unknown artist

Hawaiian Quilt Flag by Unknown Artist | On view in the He Makana Exhibit

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Art in Public Places

Leather Blossom by Michael Smith

Leather Blossom by Michael Smithm | From the Art in Public Places Collection

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