Behind-the-scenes news from the Honolulu Museum of Art

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...

Read More+ Monday, November 24, 2008

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...

Read More+ Monday, November 24, 2008

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...

Read More+ Saturday, November 22, 2008

Master kapa maker Marie McDonald visits the Academy textile vaults+

Master kapa maker Marie McDonald’s exhibition, “He Ho’ala Ana / An Awakening: Kapa by Marie McDonald” opened Wednesday night at...

Read More+ Friday, November 21, 2008

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...

Read More+ Thursday, November 20, 2008

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...

Read More+ Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Meet Salif Traore on Saturday at Doris Duke Theatre+

What is life like in a remote village on the banks of the mighty Niger River in Mali? Do you...

Read More+ Friday, November 14, 2008

Why doesn’t this film have a distributor? See ‘Skin’ on Saturday!+

Don’t miss Anthony Fabian‘s hard-hitting film “Skin” when it plays at Doris Duke Theatre on Saturday and Monday (that’s Sophie...

Read More+ Friday, November 14, 2008
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Thanks Mr and Mrs Vogel!+

Have you heard of Herb and Dorothy Vogel? They’re an elderly New York couple—he worked for the post office and...

Read More+ Friday, November 14, 2008

‘Iron Ladies of Liberia’ storms Doris Duke Friday and Sunday+

Yesterday the directors of the AFI Project 20/20 films that are screening at the Doris Duke Theatre this week, as...

Read More+ Wednesday, November 12, 2008