Staff Pick

Staff pick: Grants manager Michelle Morihara finds serenity with Lionel Walden+

Standing in front of Lionel Walden’s blue-hued The Torchlight Fisherman, Waikiki on display in...

Read More+ 8 months ago

Staff Pick: The nature scene that inspires Hilary Sholin+

Almost exactly seven years ago, Hilary Sholin joined the Honolulu Museum...

Read More+ 9 months ago

Staff pick: Chris Emory loves the vibrancy of Madge Tennent+

Chris Emory is a filmmaker, tapa-maker, performance artist, cultural practitioner,...

Read More+ 10 months ago

Staff pick: How the Chinese Art Gallery makes Sarah Fang nostalgic+

Have you seen a film or performance at Doris Duke Theatre...

Read More+ 11 months ago
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Staff Pick: Tyler Wyatt starts with ‘AAAHHH!’ and ends with Ni-ō+

Frequent museum visitors will undoubtedly recognize Visitor Information Center (VIC)...

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Staff Pick: Anjali Lee is drawn to Light and Space+

Senior graphic designer Anjali Lee is the woman behind the...

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Staff pick: Nandi gives Josh Hancock wings+

Honolulu Museum of Art Café manager Josh Hancock is always...

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Staff Pick: Patrick Canonigo receives a divine message from Franz Kline+

On Wednesdays, you can usually find Patrick Canonigo watching over...

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Staff Pick: Michael Wilcox on two American portraits+

For more than two years shuttle bus driver Michael Wilcox...

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Staff Pick: A Buddhist relief spurs childhood memories for accounting clerk Emi Wooden+

Emi Wooden visited the Honolulu Museum of Art for the first...

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Staff Pick: Textiles curator Sara Oka’s lesson in art appreciation+

Surrounded by more than 6,000 textiles and costumes from around...

Read More+ 3 years ago
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Staff Pick: Development associate Ching Jen Lum brings history to life through dance+

When she’s not managing the museum’s Fellows membership program, development...

Read More+ 3 years ago

Staff Pick: Micah Vargas on works that feel like home+

If you visit the museum, then you know the face...

Read More+ 3 years ago
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Staff Pick: Jenny Engle experiences familiarity at first sight+

There’s something about the museum’s wooden Guanyin sculpture that demands reverence, even from...

Read More+ 4 years ago

Staff Pick: Art School registrar Kelsey Hughes on artful women’s wear+

“Why the bra?!” asks Art School registrar Kelsey Hughes, repeating...

Read More+ 4 years ago

Staff Pick: Director of finance Weijun Robertson on ‘The Child’s Caress’+

“Cassatt was a woman painting in Impressionism, which was usually...

Read More+ 4 years ago
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Here it is, your moment of zen: Security Supervisor Lars Tellander+

Regular readers of this enewsletter know from this “Staff Pick”...

Read More+ 5 years ago