Losses in Maui include the Na ‘Aikane o Maui Cultural Center, the Baldwin Home Museum, and the 122-year-old Pioneer Inn.
Cumulina was created in 1997 by researchers at the University of Hawai’i and taxidermied by a local high school teacher.
Anthony Banua-Simon’s documentary Cane Fire contrasts decades of Hollywood images of his home with its current reality.
Christopher Makoto Yogi’s beautiful, contemplative I Was a Simple Man merges the past and present of both one character and his environment.
The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum plans to install water bottle stations and educational signage promoting the benefits of reducing the use of plastics and creating a waste-free lunch as part of field trips.
In Hawaii, Lisa Reihana presents her video alongside the original French wallpaper the New Zealand artist was inspired by — and is challenging.
Pulling objects from the collections of Williams College, “The Field is the World” questions how these contentious histories have existed and how they can change.
The story of Arman Manookian, one of Hawaii’s foremost modernist painters of the 1920s and ’30s, is full of mystery and sadness.
Renowned conservator Glenn Wharton recently released a new book, The Painted King: Art, Activism and Authenticity in Hawai’i, which he spoke about last week at New York University. Wharton’s book provides a captivating account of his years spent with the well-known statue of the 19th C. Hawai’ian King Kamehameha I and the surrounding community that became involved with it’s conservation. Although art conservation has historically focused its attention on the chemistry and original artistic intent of artworks, Wharton works to bring a social aspect into the practice.