HiSAM Free Events

May 2016

Kapa work by Dalani Tanahy. Strong dark brown diamond pattern repeated 3-1/2 times across with goldenrod diamond in center of each of the brown patterned diamonds. All on canvas colored background.

ART LUNCH: The Story of Kapa Through Kapa Stories: New Narratives After the Kapa Revival with Dalani Tahany
Tuesday, May 31  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Kapa maker Dalani Tanahy will share kapa she created for people and events, plus the stories that go along with them. For more details: Art Lunch.


June 2016

2 young musicians from the Hawaii Youth Symphony. Girl on left, boy on right, both playing flute.

FIRST FRIDAY: Hawai‘i Youth Symphony
Friday, June 3 |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

Join young musicians from the Hawai‘i Youth Symphony for June First Friday. For more details: First Friday.


An example of quilling (strips of paper rolled to make forms) showing a wave done in quill.

SECOND SATURDAY: The Art of Quilling (3D Paper “Pictures”)
Saturday, June 11  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Learn a thrilling new way to make art! For more details: Second Saturday.


Lynne Nakasone, grandmaster of Okinamwan dance, wearing white beard and costume as an older Japanese man. She is surrounded by 4 women and 2 children, also dressed in traditional Japanese dress.

ART LUNCH: Hooge Ryu Hana Nuuzi no Kai Nakasone Dance Academy ~ Okinawan Dance Then and Now
Tuesday, June 28  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

The Nakasone Dance Academy led by Grandmaster Lynne Yoshiko Nakasone will present a traditional court dance, as well as new choreographed ones so that you can feel and see the transition of culture through dance. For more details: Art Lunch.


July 2016

First Friday: Evening of Jazz [Tentative]
Friday, July 1 |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

Second Saturday: Shape It UP!
Saturday, July 9  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Art Lunch: Mahi La Pierre ~ `Ukeke
Tuesday, July 26  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room