State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

Hawaii’s state government arts agency.

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About Us

The mission of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) is to promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawai‘i. SFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai‘i and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The SFCA is administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services (Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Chapter 9).

No. 1 Capitol District building
250 South Hotel St., Second Floor, Honolulu HI 96813
Telephone: (808) 586-0300
Email: [email protected]

SFCA Strategic Plan 2019-2023

About the Strategic Plan
Download the full strategic plan PDF: SFCA Strategic Plan 2019-2023

Annual Report FY2018

About the Annual Report
Download the Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report PDF: SFCA FY2018 Annual Report


Enriching the public sphere through the arts

Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)

Map of Hawaii State Art Museum location and text reading "free admission!"

View some of Hawaii’s best contemporary art. Museum admission and activities are always free!
Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday and all state and federal holidays
HiSAM Information Line: Telephone (808) 586-0900

Art in Public Places Program


Supporting, fostering, and celebrating the artistic expressions of Hawaii’s diverse cultures and communities.


Enhancing public engagement in culture and the arts.


Strengthening arts education for all learners.

Grades 2-6

Grades K-12


Arts Education Resources

National Arts Education Initiatives

National Partners

Hawaii Resources

Data Rights

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