HiSAM Free Events

July 2016

End of ‘ukeke (indigenous stringed Hawaiian instrument) close=up

Art Lunch: Mahi LaPierre ~ `Ukēkē: The Indigenous Stringed-Instrument of Hawaiʻi
Tuesday, July 26  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Mahi La Pierre will be bringing a quiver of ʻūkēkē and share how these instruments are made and how to play them. For more details about his lecture: Art Lunch.

August 2016

photo of guitarist Shoji Ledward

First Friday: Guitarist Shoji Ledward
Friday, August 5 |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

Enjoy the guitar stylings of Shoji Ledward as he entertains on First Friday. For more details: First Friday.


A member of the Hawai‘i Potter's Guild on right showing a young woman how to work on the potter's wheel

Second Saturday: Hawai‘i Potter’s Guild ~ It’s CLAY DAY! He‘e!
Saturday, August 13  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

The Hawai‘i Potter’s Guild will take you for a spin on the potter’s wheels. For more details: Second Saturday.


close up of 3 featherwork leis by Boris Huang. One on left in made with cream colored feathers with a few black feathers, the center lei is golden yellow feathers, in a flat feather style, with a band of red bordered to black feathers on either side, and the lei on the right is the same coloring but with full feathers.

Art Lunch: Boris Kekaiuluikahikina Huang ~ New Generation Feather Lei Artist
Tuesday, August 30  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Boris Huang will share stories of his feather-working experiences in Hawai‘i and abroad and demonstrate his approach to the art form. For more details: Art Lunch.


September 2016

Guitarist Ledward Kaapana wearing cowboy hat, holding guitar

First Friday: Ledward Kaapana
Friday, September 2 |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

Second Saturday: Hawai‘i Craftsmen
Saturday, September 10  |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

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