HiSAM Free Events

September 2016

Hawaiian slashing weapon by Umi Kai

Art Lunch: Gordon ‘Umialiloalahanauokalakaua Kai ~ Hawaiian Tools
Tuesday, September 27  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Gordon ‘Umialiloalahanauokalakaua Kai will share his 45+ years of experience crafting na mea Hawai‘i. For more details: Art Lunch.


October 2016

Photograph of slack key guitarist Dayton Watanabe playing guitar.

First Friday: Dayton Watanabe
Friday, October 7  |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

Enjoy a performance by slack key guitarist Dayton Watanabe. For more details: First Friday.


Keiki hula halau performing on a lawn.

Hawai‘i Children & Youth Day
Sunday, October 2  | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

Celebrate 23rd Annual Hawai‘i Children & Youth Day with free entertainment on the lawn and hands-on activities for all ages. For more details: Children & Youth Day.


A colorful Matisse-like cut-out with orange, purple, black and bright green leaves on gray background.

Second Saturday: Hawai‘i Stitchery & Arts Guild ~ Painting with Scissors!
Saturday, October 8  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Learn to make your very own Mini Matisse Masterpiece with artists from the Hawai‘i Stitchery & Arts Guild. For more details: Second Saturday.


Photo of Lloyd Kumula'au Sing and May Haunani Balino-Sing with some of their Hawaiian basketry work.

Art Lunch: Lloyd Kumuläʻau Sing and May Haunani Balino-Sing ~ ʻUlana ʻIe: Kū and Hina, the Equity of Diverse Energy in Indigenous Success
Tuesday, October 25  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Lloyd Kumula’au Sing and May Haunani Balino-Sing will share their knowledge of Hawaiian basketry and explain how the elemental forces of Ku and Hina are present and prevalent in the cultural practice of ‘ie weaving. For more details: Art Lunch.