Behind the scenes

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Tadashi Sato’s tribute to JFK+

Janice Shimamura, the daughter of Tadashi Sato, attended the breakfast...

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David Hockney’s ‘L’Enfant et les sortilèges’ reopened after cleaning and conservation+

The David Hockney installation L’Enfant et les sortilèges was closed...

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The mystery of the museum’s kamani+

In the lead up to the 2017 Hawai‘i’s Wood Show,...

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Docents honored at annual awards luncheon+

We love our docents! To recognize their invaluable dedication to...

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 Ira Villafranca: Turning the Surface Gallery into Luxury Row+

There’s a new mural in Spalding House’s outdoor Surface Gallery....

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ARTafterDARK exclusive: The scoop on the POW! WOW! x tokidoki collab+

At the next ARTafterDARK, on July 28, Jasper Wong, founder...

Read More+ 3 months ago
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Parting thoughts from HoMA’s outgoing web content coordinator+

This is my last blog post. After six wonderful years...

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Central Courtyard changes: A tern of events+

The entrance to the museum and two of its courtyards...

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Kaori Ukaji’s ‘Serenely Proliferating’ is the kind of installation that grows on you+

Japan-born artist Kaori Ukaji, whose blood-red installation Serently Proliferating is...

Read More+ 7 months ago

Art + tech: Media conservator Jeff Martin diagnoses HoMA’s Nam June Paik+

Back in 2015, Nam June Paik’s 1994 work WareZ Academy was...

Read More+ 7 months ago
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UH uses museum’s Richard Lane Collection for workshop+

Since the museum acquired the Richard Lane Collection in 2003,...

Read More+ 8 months ago
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Hawaiian quilts head to Honolulu sister city Chigasaki+

The museum’s curatorial departments often collaborate with each other, as...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2017: A studio visit with Kaili Chun and Hongtao Zhou+

The four artists in the upcoming Artists of Hawai‘i 2017—Kaili...

Read More+ 10 months ago
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Sculpture Moves at Spalding House+

After telling us about her journey to the East Coast with Childe...

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Curator’s Notes: Shawn Eichman on The Hundred Geese’s dirty little secret+

One of HoMA’s most iconic paintings, The Hundred Geese, is...

Read More+ 11 months ago
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Fashion designer Koa Johnson on his unconventional artistic choices+

Maui native Koa Johnson is known for his luxurious gowns...

Read More+ 1 year ago