HiSAM Free Events

October 2016

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.


November 2016

Music group, the North Shore Ramblers: woman on left playing violin, man singing with guitar, man in back playing bass, man on right playing guitar

First Friday: North Shore Ramblers
Friday, November 4  |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

The music of Appalachia will come alive for this month’s First Friday. Enjoy an evening of knee­slapping, foot­stomping musical fun with the North Shore Ramblers. For more details: First Friday.


Exterior of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum building with "No. 1 Capitol District" across the top and 3 people along the walkway getting ready to enter the building.

November Second Saturday: No Second Saturday due to building renovations


Art work by Calvin Collins. A red figure with eyes in the back of the head faces a city skyline in the background.

Art Lunch: Calvin Collins ~ Visual Literacy
Tuesday, November 29  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Develop your ability to unlock the meaning of images with visual artist Calvin Collins. For details: Art Lunch.