- Hawaiʻi Craftsmen has scheduled the 2022 Raku Hoʻolauleʻa at Camp Mokuleʻia (Waialua, Oʻahu) for March 24-27, 2022. A joint exhibition with the Hawaiʻi Craftsmen’s Fiber Hawaiʻi program has been scheduled for June 4-26, 2022, at the Downtown Art Center (Honolulu, Oʻahu). For more information, please visit the Hawaiʻi Craftsmen website, HawaiiCraftsmen.org.
- Hawaii Institute for Music Enrichment and Learning Experiences (HIMELE) 2022 Hawaiʻi Steel Guitar Showcase has been planned for in-person festivals. Kauaʻi Steel Guitar Festival: March 31-April 2, 2022, Sheraton Coconut Beach Resort (Kapaʻa, Kauaʻi). Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival: July 11-16, 2022, Royal Hawaiian Center (Waikīkī, Oʻahu). For more information, please visit the HIMELE website: HiMele.org.
- The Hawaiʻi State Public Library offers free access to Mango Languages online language learning software. Languages include ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, Brazilian Portuguese, and Tagalog. For more information, visit their website (go to the Learn tab and look under Online Classes): https://www.librarieshawaii.org/
- Hawaiʻi Triennial 2022 February 18 – May 8, 2022, multiple locations. Visit the Hawaiʻi Contemporary website: HawaiiContemporary.org/ht-22.
- Honolulu Museum of Art free visits and self-guided tours for students on class assignments may be scheduled on the museum’s website: HonoluluMuseum.org/Educators/Student-Visits.
- Kahilu Theatre “Hawaiian Soul” March 10 film screening and talk story with filmmaker Āina Paikai and special guests. In-person and on-demand options for this film based on the true story of musician and Native Hawaiian rights activist George Helm. For more information, please visit the Kahilu Theatre website: KahiluTheatre.org.
- Mānoa Heritage Center has reopened for in-person tours. For more information, please visit the MHC website: ManoaHeritageCenter.org.
University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa Department of Art and Art History
- Exhibition “The Haiku as Visual Form: Stanton Macdonald-Wright’s the Haiga Portfolio” through May 8, 2022 at the John Young Museum of Art. For more information: Hawaii.edu/Art/Exhibitions-Events-Museum.
- Exhibition “Ken Okiishi: A Model Childhood” through May 6, 2022. Curated by Maika Pollack. Public gallery walkthrough scheduled for February 20, 2022, and online presentation with Ken Okiishi on March 1, 2022. For more information: Hawaii.edu/Art/Exhibitions-Events-Museum.
- 2022 Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidate Exhibitions. Candidates Forrest Leonard, Jake Everett, Helena Noordhoff, Sadaf Naeem, Makenzie Davis, and Nathan Talamantez. January 30 – April 28, 2022. For details, please visit the department’s website: Hawaii.edu/art/2022-leonard-everett-noordhoff-naeem-davis-talamantez
- 2022 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, April 24 – May 14, 2022.For more information: Hawaii.edu/Art/Exhibitions-Events-Museum.
University of Hawaiʻi Outreach College Statewide Cultural Extension Program (SCEP)
Online performances and presentations by local artists, supported by funding from the SFCA. March 2022 includes in-person and online performances:
- “Looking for Tiger Lily”, March 5 at the Windward Community College Palikū Theatre. Starring Anthony Hudson – the human vessel for Portland’s premiere drag clown Carla Rossi – LOOKING FOR TIGER LILY utilizes song, dance, drag, and video to put a queer spin on the ancestral tradition of storytelling.
- “Piano Extravaganza”, March 11, online. Pianists Monica Chung, Jonathan Korth, Katy Luo, and Thomas Yee present an evening of piano duos, including Rachmaninoff’s dark and beautiful Suite No. 1 and hilariously fun arrangements of well-known pieces by Marc-Andre Hamelin and Greg Anderson.
For more information, please visit the SCEP website: https://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/arts-culture/statewide-cultural-extension-program.
University of Hawaiʻi Music Department
- Composition Residency Concert, March 4, Orvis Auditorium (University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa)
- McCallen Choy, piano – Junior Recital, March 5, Orvis Auditorium (University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa)
- Michael Han, clarinet – Junior Recital, March 29, Orvis Auditorium (University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa)
- For more information, please visit the UHM Music event calendar: manoa.hawaii.edu/music/events
SFCA Email Newsletter
The Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) email newsletter is published monthly. This calendar was originally published in the March 2022 SFCA Email Newsletter.