Lesa Griffith

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

James Foster was director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts from 1963 to 1982 and oversaw a sort of golden...

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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 of leather sandals at an...

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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 director of exhibitions at Haunch...

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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 Friday this month, your second...

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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 entry at the Hawaii Craftsmen...

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He Ho’ala Ana III+

Fellow kapa maker Dalani Tanahi, who practices her art in Makaha, on the exhibition He Ho’ala Ana/An Awakening: Kapa by...

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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 Ana / An Awakening opening...

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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 on Ovation today. At 11am...

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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’ Banyan Court last night to...

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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 Doris Duke Theatre on Nov...

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