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

Thumbnail of cover of SFCA Annual Report 2014-15

Annual Report FY 2014-2015  |  The SFCA Annual Report for Fiscal Years 2014-2015 is available for download


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

Artist in the Schools Grants   |  Application deadline is May 1st

Artizen  |  The restaurant at HiSAM ~ open for breakfast and lunch

Employment Opportunities at SFCA | Information about four full-time positions at SFCA

My Art Story: Hawai‘i  |  A video collaboration by The National Endowment for the Arts and the SFCA that looks at the arts and culture of Hawai‘i

SFCA Funded Programs & Events  |  A partial list of events funded all or in part by the SFCA

SFCA’s 50th Anniversary Celebration  |  July 12, 2015 marked a milestone anniversary for the SFCA

Yellow and red background with the words "What is Art in Public Places Program?" on top

What is the Art in Public Places Program?  |  Watch a video, produced during the 40th anniversary of the SFCA, that answers the questions

SFCA Audit Summary  |  Office of the Auditor 2014 Full Annual Report

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


2015 Student Art Exhibition

Student art in the 2015 Student Art Exhibit

“Celebrating Hawai‘i with My Family and Friends”

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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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