2011

We have a winnah!: Layne Fitzpatrick wins Surftech SUP board at HNL Surf Film Festival+

The Fourth Annual Surf Film Festival started with a bang on Friday—sold out house, eats from Whole Foods, beer from...

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Orvis Artist in Residence Robert Reed July5-Aug.13+

I was living in New York City and working  as a flight attendant for a major airline during the 9/11...

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HI’s top mural artists unveil mega mural today at 4pm+

Mural artist Estria, who, with Prime, created the two great murals behind our Academy Art Center last year, has spearheaded...

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Hoping for rain: Lynne Yamamoto’s new TCM installation+

On Saturday, TCM artist in residence Lynne Yamamoto‘s site-specific installation A House for Listening to Rain officially opened for business....

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Walking Landscape+

A few months ago I had a dream in which the mountains were floating, or maybe my body was floating,...

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Ernesto Pujol: In the gallery and around town+

New York-based artist Ernesto Pujol is nailing down the final details of his group performance Speaking in Silence, taking place...

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See Darren Waterston paint+

Artist in Residence Darren Waterston is in the midst of painting a mural at The Contemporary Museum (Spalding House). He’s...

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Curator’s notes: To New York to fetch the Cézanne+

From Curator of European and American Art Theresa Papanikolas, who recently returned from New York: Each year, the Academy receives...

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What is landscape?+

In Gallery 30, red dirt is rapidly transforming into a miniature landscape, one cone and one mountain at a time....

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James Jack, Orvis Artist in Residence+

James Jack is the current Orvis Artist in Residence. He set up shop in Gallery 30 on May 14 and...

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Darren Waterston helps install ‘Forest Eater’+

Artist in Residence Darren Waterston spent a year traveling to Hawai‘i—visiting Volcano National Park and researching writings and images of...

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On view: Daniel Trivieri’s “Grouper”+

On view right now in Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert and Dorothy Vogel is a painting that appeals to...

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Academy ♥ volunteers+

At the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Brunch on April 10, the museum recognized Esther Wetzel for her 20 years as an...

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Artist in Residence Megan Bent: See her this Friday!+

The current Orvis Artist in Residence is Megan Bent. She’s doing cool stuff with long-exposure photography and light. She takes...

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Hiroshige’s fierce eagle+

There’s just four days left to see the woodblock print exhibition Ukiyo-e Par Excellence. Assistant Curator Sawako Chang selected some...

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We grow fruit too+

With lovely open-air courtyards, the Honolulu Academy of Arts has a lot of artful foliage. Our “collection” includes a huge...

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In memory of Toshiko Takaezu+

In a tranquil corner of the Honolulu Academy of Arts is a mini petrified forest—three branchless trunks stand sentinel outside...

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Behind the art: The Vogels and Edda Renouf+

Our current special exhibition, Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert and Dorothy Vogel, has a back story that is as...

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O‘ahu artist Deb Nehmad in show at Katonah Museum of Art+

O‘ahu-based artist Deb Nehmad is in the group show Drawn/Taped/Burned: Abstraction on Paper at the Katonah Museum of Art in...

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“Mark and…Responsive”!: Artist in Residence Katie Small+

“Mark and Respond” began with a performance class taught by Professor Mary Babcock at the University of Hawai‘i–Mânoa. I had...

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When you’ve lived through what’s on screen+

Academy Curator of Film Gina Caruso reports that at last Saturday’s screening of Le Rafle (The Roundup), during the fascinating...

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Herb+Dorothy: Larger than life+

Kahi and Diana Ching of K + D Signs put up the giant reproduction of an image of Dorothy and...

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The Vogel exhibition: Making the conceptual concrete+

Curator Theresa Papanikolas and the installation crew are in the final stretch of installing Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert...

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The Academy’s new director: Stephan Jost+

After a six-month search led by the New York-based firm Phillips Oppenheim and an Academy search committee (led by Trustee...

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Banksy’s identity revealed—through eBay!+

My cousin Derek Sayegusa, account exec at KUMU, just emailed me a link to an eBay item. For $3,000 you...

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Friends of Film Friday: Tanya Hamilton’s ‘Night Catches Us’ 1/14+

After a couple documentaries in a row, Friends of Film Friday is back with a powerful narrative feature—Night Catches Us....

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