Calendar

Mar
1
Sun
Poetry Out Loud State Finals
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Welcome to the 15th year of Poetry Out Loud in Hawaiʻi! Once again The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and Honolulu Theatre for Youth to offer this exciting poetry recitation contest across the islands.

The 2019-2020 Hawaiʻi state finals will be held at Tenney Theatre, at the Cathedral of St. Andrew, on Sunday, March 1, 2020. The event is free and open to the public. For more information: Poetry Out Loud Hawaii.

Mar
6
Fri
Art Bento Applications Close
Mar 6 all-day

The School Year 2020-21 Art Bento Program at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) is a museum education program of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum serving Oahu Department of Education elementary students, Grades 2 – 6, and their teachers. This four-part inquiry-based program actively engages students and teachers through activities connected to current arts standards and ELA Common Core Standards.

This unique multi-disciplinary educational opportunity emphasizes arts and visual literacy and is led by qualified teaching artists from the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) Artistic Teaching Partners (ATP) roster. There is no cost to schools to participate in the program and funds for bus transportation are also provided.

Application deadline is Friday, March 6, 2020.

For more information: SFCA Art Bento

 

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.

Apr
27
Mon
AITS Applications Close
Apr 27 all-day

The School Year 2020-21 Artists in the Schools arts residency grants provide engaging, creative and fun learning experiences based on the Fine Arts standards for all grade levels, through residencies with qualified trained teaching artists from the Artistic Teaching Partners (ATP) Roster. Many of these teaching artists integrate their art form with other core curriculum areas, such as language arts, math, social studies, and science, meeting both Fine Arts and other core standards.

For more information: Artists in the Schools .

Application deadline is Monday, April 27, 2020.

May
20
Wed
SFCA Board of Commissioners Meeting (May 2020)
May 20 @ 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.

May
25
Mon
Closed for Memorial Day
May 25 all-day

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

Jun
11
Thu
Closed for King Kamehameha I Day
Jun 11 all-day

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