Lesa Griffith

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Honolulu on the Potomac+

Six works from the Academy have followed in the footsteps of President Barack Obama. In February, Sen. Daniel Inouye visited...

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Members’ Sake 101 workshop a hit+

Yesterday about 60 Academy members (who bought Joy of Sake tickets) and Joy of Sake volunteers attended Sake 101—a tasting...

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Free movies all weekend: Pacific Islands Film Festival+

The second Pacific Islands Film Festival: Cultural Forum Through Film starts today at the Doris Duke Theatre. ”These films represent the...

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The art of war: Goya and Birk+

In an incredible case of art kismet, Honolulu has two simultaneous exhibitions up examining war—Francisco Goya’s 19th-century etching series “The...

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Hey hey we’re the Existential Pilgrims!+

Existential Pilgrim (and rock star and artist) Keiko Bonk wrote this about her upcoming group show with HNL art godfather...

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Members think + drink @ Artists of Hawai’i gallery talk+

The Academy had its first Gallery Talk event for members last night and judging from the intense conversations attendees had...

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Archeologist William Kelso coming to the Academy in August+

Back in 2007, the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown was big news. It was a National Geographic cover...

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Attack of the monkeypod tree+

This afternoon a branch broke off from one of the monkeypod trees on the front lawn and crashed into the...

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Mining the vaults: A curator’s finds+

Museums across the country, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, are delving...

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Passage to India+

Just went to see the Charles Bartlett works in the Jhamandas Watumull Gallery. I love his prints and drawings—he’s like...

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