2008

Top 10 Academy stories of 2008+

The Star Bulletin named the Academy’s landmark exhibition “The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of...

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Scott Johnson on tengu+

We continue our minitour of “Richard Lane and the Floating World,” now on view in...

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Robert Frank on ‘The Americans’+

On view in Gallery 9 right now is Robert Frank’s “Charleston, South Carolina,” a print...

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Social Circles+

Since October 2008, the Academy has been reaching out to its online audience via social...

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Scott Johnson on the Kambun Master+

Now at the Academy is the first glimpse of the Richard Lane Collection, which the...

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Flashback: Scenes from ‘One Way or Another’+

Flip Video just updated their program so that you can now splice videos together on...

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How the Academy acquired Rauschenberg’s ‘Trophy V’+

James Foster was director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts from 1963 to 1982 and...

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The Academy on the road with Art to Go+

Pearlyn Salvador, head of the museum’s Art to Go outreach program, holds up a pair...

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Michael Rooks’ curatorial debut for Haunch of Venison+

Former Academy Curator of European and American Art Michael Rooks became the chief curator and...

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Creatively Christmas! goes live+

  Bright and early Wednesday morning (we’re talking 5.30 am), KHON reporter Manolo Morales showed up at...

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Who do they think they are?+

If you missed the documentary “Who Does She Think She Is?” at Friends of Film...

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‘America the Beautiful’ dissects the beauty industry at Doris Duke this week+

Filmmaker Darryl Roberts was at the Academy in October to present his documentary “America the...

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More talented staff news: Aaron Padilla and Michael Sweitzer+

Aaron Padilla, Assistant Curator of Education at the Academy, has gotten news that his award-winning...

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He Ho’ala Ana III+

Fellow kapa maker Dalani Tanahi, who practices her art in Makaha, on the exhibition He...

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He Ho’ala Ana opening II+

Our amazing staff photographer Shuzo Uemoto just finished processing his shots from the He Ho’ala...

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Robert Frank on Ovation and in Gallery 9+

It’s raining, it’s pouring—perfect conditions for settling down to a marathon of documentaries about photography...

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Master kapa maker Marie McDonald visits the Academy textile vaults+

Master kapa maker Marie McDonald’s exhibition, “He Ho’ala Ana / An Awakening: Kapa by Marie...

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Opening of ‘He Hô’ala Ana’ a night to remember+

A who’s who of kapa and lei makers gathered in the Honolulu Academy of Arts’...

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Don Ed Hardy goes to Doris Duke Theatre+

Don Ed Hardy, the tattoo godfather and artist, came to Friends of Film Friday at...

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Meet Salif Traore on Saturday at Doris Duke Theatre+

What is life like in a remote village on the banks of the mighty Niger...

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Why doesn’t this film have a distributor? See ‘Skin’ on Saturday!+

Don’t miss Anthony Fabian‘s hard-hitting film “Skin” when it plays at Doris Duke Theatre on...

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Thanks Mr and Mrs Vogel!+

Have you heard of Herb and Dorothy Vogel? They’re an elderly New York couple—he worked...

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‘Iron Ladies of Liberia’ storms Doris Duke Friday and Sunday+

Yesterday the directors of the AFI Project 20/20 films that are screening at the Doris...

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New York filmmaker Sascha Paladino at Doris Duke tonight! Special offer for Honolulu Symphony members+

Sascha Paladino (pictured left) is banjo superstar Bèla Fleck’s half brother. What a talented family....

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HAA’s Alan Konishi in ‘And Justice for All’ opening tonight+

More exciting Hawai’i-made contemporary art goes on view tonight at thirtyninehotel when the exhibition “And...

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Enter the Floating World with Scott Johnson+

Now at the Academy is the first glimpse of the Richard Lane Collection, which the...

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Shangri La artist in residence Shahzia Sikander gives free talk Nov. 19+

New York-based Shahzia Sikander is artist in residence at Shangri La. Born in Pakistan, the...

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Anna Biller at Friends of Film Friday tonight+

Tonight at 7:30, Anna Biller presents “Viva,” her take on the sexploitation film, at Friends...

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‘The Dragon’s Gift’ at the Rubin Museum of Art: A huge hit+

Last month “The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan” opened at the Rubin Museum...

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