HiSAM Free Events

February 2017

A 7-strand Kahelelani Ni`ihau shell lei

Art Lunch: Linda Park Moriarty ~ Shell Leis of Ni‘ihau
Tuesday, February 28 |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Linda Park Moriarty, author of Ni’ihau Shell Leis, will share her deep knowledge and long experience working with the unique shell leis produced only on the Hawaiian island of Ni‘ihau. For details: Art Lunch.


March 2017

Photo of the Airforce Band of the Pacific, Hawaii before performing at First Friday at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum.

First Friday: United States Air Force Band of the Pacific – Hawai‘i
Friday, March 3  |  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  |  HiSAM

Please join the United States Air Force Band of the Pacific – Hawai‘i for a wonderful evening of music and art. For details: First Friday.


Coloring weaving using bright orange, yellow, purple and teal with different communities woven in: Hauula, Kakaako, Hilo, Kula.

Second Saturday: Collaborative Weaving with the Hawai‘i Handweavers’ Hui
Saturday, March 11 |  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

A celebration of community through collaborative weaving and create a Spring-time head lei. For details: Second Saturday.


Shadow puppets "walking" across a white screen with the puppeteers seen below them holding the sticks that create the shadow puppet movements.

Art Lunch: Bonnie Kim ~ Puppets and Cultures
Tuesday, March 28 |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  First Floor Multipurpose Room

Bonnie Kim will share stories of exploring the cultures of the world through creating and performing with puppets and masks.