Outreach

Shuri-style Kumiwudui:  Continuing the Legacy of Kin Ryosho Sensei Saturday, June 23, 2018 1:00 – 2:00 PM Maui Okinawa Cultural Center 688 Nukuwai Place, Wailuku This lecture/demo is a rare opportunity to learn about kumiwudui, the classical Okinawan dance/drama which was created during the days of the Ryukyu Kingdom.  Presented by Cheryl Yoshie Nakasone Sensei, ...
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The Shaping of a Master ʻUkulele Player with Mika Kane and Byron Yasui A presentation in fulfillment of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Folk & Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant Saturday, June 23, 2018 2:00 PM Maui Okinawa Cultural Center 688 Nukuwai Place Wailuku, Maui Free admission Byron Yasui has been playing ...
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The Hula Preservation Society (HPS) is implementing the Kamehameha I Statue community engagement component under our agreement with the North Kohala Community Resource Center in support of their conservation efforts.  As part of the community engagement, HPS has enrolled five Kohala kumu hula in two hula kiʻi workshop intensives at the upcoming Ka ʻAha Hula ...
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Museum admission is always free! For more information about the museum, including map, wheelchair accessible parking, public transportation, current exhibits, cafe, and gift shop: HiSAM Visitor Information June 2018 First Friday: Sean Cleland ~ guitar based pop, rock, and soul Friday, June 1, 2018 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Second Saturday: “Captivating Color” watercolor painting ...
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HAWAIʻI MUSEUMS OFFER FREE ADMISSION TO MILITARY THIS SUMMER HONOLULU, HAWAIʻI – May 16, 2018 – This summer, 4 museums in Hawaiʻi will open their doors to military and their families as part of the ninth annual Blue Star Museums program. Blue Star Museums is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in ...
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Join us for a casual after work gathering of artists, with presentations by local artists Gaye Chan, Mark Cunningham, and Jesse Christensen, who will be discussing their work in the HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop‘s Sustainability Now! art sale and exhibit. Wednesday, May 23, 2018 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 250 South Hotel St. (corner of South ...
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Museum admission is always free! For more information about the museum, including map, wheelchair accessible parking, public transportation, current exhibits, cafe, and gift shop: HiSAM Visitor Information May 2018 Young Artists of Hawaii: My Culture, My Family, and Me exhibit opens Friday, May 4 – Friday, June 29, 2018 | Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. ...
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First Friday May 4, 2018 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Free and family-friendly evening of art and music! Take the stairs or the elevators to the second floor for museum galleries and live performances. May 4, 2018: live performances by Nidaime Teishin Kai (Okinawan folk music) in the second floor Sculpture Lobby. The new Young Artists ...
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Congratulations to Sen. Laura Thielen, winner of the Art at the Capitol Judges Award, and to Sen. Will Espero, winner of the Art at the Capitol People’s Choice Award! Abstract portraits done by state legislators earlier this year in an SFCA sponsored art class were judged by a committee (Kristine Uyeno, KHON2 News; Lisa Shiroma, ...
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Museum admission is always free! For more information about the museum, including map, wheelchair accessible parking, public transportation, current exhibits, cafe, and gift shop: HiSAM Visitor Information April 2018 First Friday: Anju Madoka/Kenny Endo (Japanese shamisen and taiko drums) The HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x MORI will be screening the documentary film “The Smog of ...
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