Calendar

Dec
25
Wed
Closed for Christmas Day
Dec 25 all-day

The No. 1 Capitol District building will be closed for the Christmas Day federal holiday. This includes all state offices, the cafe, shop, museum, and grounds.

Jan
1
Wed
Closed for New Year’s Day
Jan 1 all-day

The No. 1 Capitol District building will be closed for the New Year’s Day holiday. This includes all state offices, the cafe, shop, museum, and grounds.

Jan
15
Wed
SFCA Board of Commissioners Meeting (January 2020)
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Committee meetings usually begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by the general meeting at 11:00 a.m.

Unless otherwise specified, the public is invited to attend SFCA Standing Committee and Commission Meetings. All meetings take place in the Multipurpose Room of the No. 1 Capitol District building, 250 South Hotel Street, Honolulu, unless otherwise noted. Meetings and agendas are posted just prior to the meetings on the State of Hawai‘i Calendar of Events. Enter ‘State Foundation on Culture and the Arts’ in the search bar and click the “select” button. You do not need to create an account or login to view the calendar.

Agenda items for General Meetings may include approval of artwork acquisition recommendations and Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) art exhibit visit recommendations.

Jan
20
Mon
Closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 20 all-day

The No. 1 Capitol District building will be closed for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. This includes all state offices, the cafe, shop, museum, and grounds.

Feb
5
Wed
Pau Hana Artist Talk: Bonnie Kim, ATP Fellow
Feb 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

About the Artist Talk

State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) Artistic Teaching Partner (ATP) Fellow Bonnie Kim will give a presentation about her work, followed by a question and answer session.

Schedule

  • 5:30 pm doors open
  • 6:00pm-7:15 pm Presentation
  • 7:15-7:30 pm Talk/Discussion/Question-and-Answer
  • 7:30-8:00 pm Meet the artist/bar/pupus

Transportation and Parking

Public Transportation

  • TheBus – many bus routes stop directly in front of or very close to the museum. For routes and schedules, call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or check online at www.thebus.org.
  • The Waikiki Trolley – the Red Line State Capitol/Iolani Palace Stop is a short walk from HiSAM. For more information, call the Waikiki Trolley at (808) 591-2561, or check online at www.waikikitrolley.com.
  • Biki Bikeshare – the closest Biki racks are directly in front of the building on South Hotel St. (120 Chinatown/DT – Hotel & Richards), and at the corner of Richards and South Beretania St (121 Chinatown/DT – Beretania & Richards).
  • Bicycle Racks – nearby Honolulu City & County bike racks are on South Hotel St. near Alakea St., on Richards St. near South Hotel St., and on the lawn between the Hawai‘i State Capitol building and Iolani Palace.

Parking

There is no parking on site. Parking is available at nearby lots, including across Hotel street in the Ali‘i Place building (enter at 1099 Alakea Street, cash only), across Richards Street at Iolani Palace, the Kalanimoku Building, Kinaʻu Hale/Department of Health, State Capitol basement, Honolulu City Municipal Parking, and metered street parking in the area.

Accessible Parking

Free accessible parking stalls are available in these locations for persons with disabilities:

  • Iolani Palace grounds (one stall near the Richards Street exit, one stall near the State Archives building, and one stall near the gate leading to the State Capitol)
  • Ali‘i Place building parking structure (vehicle entrance at 1099 Alakea Street, pedestrian entrance/exit on South Hotel Street directly across from the Hawai‘i State Art Museum). 2 hour limit.
  • State parking lots allow metered spaces in those lots to be used as accessible parking, with a 2 hour limit. Nearby state parking lots include the State Capitol (415 South Beretania Street and Punchbowl Street), and the Kalanimoku Building (corner of Beretania Street and 1151 Punchbowl Street). For a full list of state government parking lots and a map, please visit the Automotive Management Division webpage. In order to use the spaces, vehicles must display the appropriate placard issued to individuals.
Feb
17
Mon
Closed for Presidents’ Day
Feb 17 all-day

The No. 1 Capitol District building will be closed for the Presidents’ Day holiday. This includes all state offices, the cafe, shop, museum, and grounds.

Mar
18
Wed
SFCA Board of Commissioners Meeting (March 2020)
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Committee meetings usually begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by the general meeting at 11:00 a.m.

Unless otherwise specified, the public is invited to attend SFCA Standing Committee and Commission Meetings. All meetings take place in the Multipurpose Room of the No. 1 Capitol District building, 250 South Hotel Street, Honolulu, unless otherwise noted. Meetings and agendas are posted just prior to the meetings on the State of Hawai‘i Calendar of Events. Enter ‘State Foundation on Culture and the Arts’ in the search bar and click the “select” button. You do not need to create an account or login to view the calendar.

Agenda items for General Meetings may include approval of artwork acquisition recommendations and Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) art exhibit visit recommendations.

Pau Hana Artist Talk: Daniel Kelin, ATP Fellow
Mar 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

About the Artist Talk

State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) Artistic Teaching Partner (ATP) Fellow Daniel Kelin will give a presentation about his work, followed by a question and answer session.

Schedule

  • 5:30 pm doors open
  • 6:00pm-7:15 pm Presentation
  • 7:15-7:30 pm Talk/Discussion/Question-and-Answer
  • 7:30-8:00 pm Meet the artist/bar/pupus

Transportation and Parking

Public Transportation

  • TheBus – many bus routes stop directly in front of or very close to the museum. For routes and schedules, call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or check online at www.thebus.org.
  • The Waikiki Trolley – the Red Line State Capitol/Iolani Palace Stop is a short walk from HiSAM. For more information, call the Waikiki Trolley at (808) 591-2561, or check online at www.waikikitrolley.com.
  • Biki Bikeshare – the closest Biki racks are directly in front of the building on South Hotel St. (120 Chinatown/DT – Hotel & Richards), and at the corner of Richards and South Beretania St (121 Chinatown/DT – Beretania & Richards).
  • Bicycle Racks – nearby Honolulu City & County bike racks are on South Hotel St. near Alakea St., on Richards St. near South Hotel St., and on the lawn between the Hawai‘i State Capitol building and Iolani Palace.

Parking

There is no parking on site. Parking is available at nearby lots, including across Hotel street in the Ali‘i Place building (enter at 1099 Alakea Street, cash only), across Richards Street at Iolani Palace, the Kalanimoku Building, Kinaʻu Hale/Department of Health, State Capitol basement, Honolulu City Municipal Parking, and metered street parking in the area.

Accessible Parking

Free accessible parking stalls are available in these locations for persons with disabilities:

  • Iolani Palace grounds (one stall near the Richards Street exit, one stall near the State Archives building, and one stall near the gate leading to the State Capitol)
  • Ali‘i Place building parking structure (vehicle entrance at 1099 Alakea Street, pedestrian entrance/exit on South Hotel Street directly across from the Hawai‘i State Art Museum). 2 hour limit.
  • State parking lots allow metered spaces in those lots to be used as accessible parking, with a 2 hour limit. Nearby state parking lots include the State Capitol (415 South Beretania Street and Punchbowl Street), and the Kalanimoku Building (corner of Beretania Street and 1151 Punchbowl Street). For a full list of state government parking lots and a map, please visit the Automotive Management Division webpage. In order to use the spaces, vehicles must display the appropriate placard issued to individuals.
Mar
26
Thu
Closed for Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day
Mar 26 all-day

The No. 1 Capitol District building will be closed for the Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day holiday. This includes all state offices, the cafe, shop, museum, and grounds.

Apr
10
Fri
Closed for Good Friday
Apr 10 all-day

The No. 1 Capitol District building will be closed for the Good Friday holiday. This includes all state offices, the cafe, shop, museum, and grounds.