Travis Hancock on the Hi Sk8 Films showcase+

“We were just trying to copy surfing. Everything about skateboarding had to do with surfing. It was all about fun...

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Cheyne Gallarde on Channeling His Inner-Everybody+

Chameleon/photographer Cheyne (pronounced ‘Shane’) Gallarde’s work went on display at Spalding House’s Fall exhibition Hi Society last month, and in that...

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Staff Picks: Vicki Reisner on the bridge between men and gods+

The Honolulu Museum of Art is is lucky to have a legion of dedicated volunteers involved in all aspects of...

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Staff Picks: Justin Davies+

D. Howard Hitchcock (American, 1861–1943) Torchlight Fishing at Waikiki, c. 1920 Oil on canvas Gift of Helen G. Gary in memory...

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STEAM at the Museum+

This year the museum is offering a special free school tour for students at Title 1 schools! Students will discover...

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Target grants for field trips!+

Even though all museum guided school tours are FREE, the cost of bus transportation can be an obstacle for teachers....

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Q+A with Benny Rietveld+

The master bassist talks about his upcoming Saturday, June 28, show at the Doris Duke Theatre, keeping chestnuts “fresh,” and...

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Lalla Essaydi: Crossing a cultural threshold into prohibited ‘space’+

The exhibition Decisive Moments: Photographs from the Collection of Cherye R. and James F. Pierce includes two striking works by...

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The museum and HIFF are now proud cinema partners!+

In the works for a few months now, our new cinema partnership with the Hawaii International Film Festival is official!...

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Reinstalled second-floor galleries are now open: Explore Africa, the Pacific, and the Americas+

Over the past nine months, big changes have happened in the second-floor galleries of the original 1927 museum building. Curator...

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