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>>”Fruits of Paradise”: Original works by award-winning artists of the Florilegium Society from Hawaii, Japan, the U.S. mainland and Australia. Through May 5 at the Botanical Research Center, NTBG headquarters, 3530 Papalina Road, 808-332-7324, ext. 227, $5 suggest donation, Opens Monday (March 20).

>> “Anne Irons’ Varieties”: Explore the works of award-winning artist Anne Irons. Through April 28 at the Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., 521-1812, Opens Saturday; reception 6-8:30 p.m. April 7.


>> “Shahzia Sikander-Parallax”: International artist’s cinematic work inspired by a trip to the United Arab Emirates. Through July 30, Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700,

>> “Fragmentation”: An analog-digital collaboration by the Analog Sunshine Recorders and Kasey Lindley from “Artists of Hawai‘i 2017.” Through April 11 at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St. The local film photography collective Analog Sunshine Recorders visited Lyon Arboretum with Lindley.

>> Aupuni Place Art Gallery + Studio: Three opening art shows featuring local artists, “Kino: Depictions of the Body”|group show; “Agroforestry: Rebirth of an Ancient, Sustainable Agriculture for Hawai‘i”|Taiji Terasaki and “Dinner Party: Potluck Style”|Super Awesome Art Squad. Through July 30 at Ward Warehouse, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. Suite 1000, 596-8885. Gallery hours are noon-7 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.


>>Akihiko Izukura-The Way of Natural Textiles: View the work of Izukura who hand-dyes silk in subtle colors made from natural materials in a 2,000-year-old practice. Through Sunday (March 19), the Schaefer International Gallery at Maui Arts and Cultural Center, One Cameron Way, Kahului,

>> Honolulu Printmakers 89th Annual Exhibition: Juried selection of the best traditional and contemporary print work from artists around Hawaii. Through Wednesday, March 22, Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St.,

>> “Evolving Through Paint — The Journey of 4 Women”: Featuring art by Anita Bruce, Patrice Federspiel, Rebecca Snow and Rochelle Weidner. Through Thursday, March 23, at Gallery On The Pali, 2500 Pali Highway, 595-4047,

>> “Baro at Habi (Dress and Fabric): Visual Clues to Filipino Culture”: An exhibit of Filipino textile and clothing by Big Island designer Iris Gil Viacrusis. Through Saturday, March 25, Hawaii State Library, 478 S. King St., First Floor Reading Room, 586-3526.

>> “Life of the Land”: Original acrylic paintings featuring Hawaiian flora and fauna by David K. Hayes and Daniel VanZyle. Through Sunday, March 26 at Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 808-967-7565,


>> Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday: Shaloha: Participants will have the opportunity to experience Jewish art, music, stories and dance. Children will decorate clay Hamsa hands with watercolors and markers. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; activities end at 3 p.m. Sunday (March 19) at the Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8701,

>> “Thirty-Six Views of Mauna Kea”: First solo art exhibition by BoxJelly + Fishcake artist-in-residence Laurie Sumiye capturing the sacredness of Mauna Kea in a series inspired by ukiyo-e master Utagawa Hiroshige. Through Sept. 30 at BoxJelly, 307A Kamani St., 593-1231, Reception 6-8 p.m. March 30.

>> “Guardian of Compassion”: Paintings by Mayumi Oda as inspired by the Buddhist figure of Kannon. Through April 30 at the Robyn Buntin of Honolulu Gallery, 848 S. Beretania St., 523-5913, Meet the artist at a book signing of “Sarasvati’s Gift” on opening day 3-6 p.m. March 31.

>> “3017: Hawai‘i in a Thousand Years”: The Pu‘uhonua Society presents the 4th annual Contact exhibition where artists are asked to take on the role of futurologists. Confirmed artists include Kainoa Gruspe, Sean Connelly, Taiji Terasaki, Cory Taum, Solomon Enos and more. Through April 16 at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St., Opens April 1.

>> “Adam Serra and Victoria Wundram”: Featuring Lahaina Arts Society artists Adam Serra and Victoria Wundram and their paintings. Through May 1 at the Old Jail Gallery and Banyan Tree Gallery in the Old Lahaina Courthouse, 648 Wharf St., 808-661-0111, Opens April 4.

>> “Camouflage Rhythms: Artwork by Juliette May Fraser”: Oil and watercolor paintings created by Fraser during World War II when she worked side-by-side with lei sellers making camouflage nets for the Army Corps of Engineers. Through Sept. 17 at the Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700, Opens April 6.

>> “Christopher Cole: The Global South”: The Maui-based artist uses a 1950s large-format 8×10 view camera with a specialized lens to create photographic prints on a grand scale documenting settlements on the margins of urban centers around the world including Kabul, Afghanistan; Kathmandu, Nepal; and Mexico City, Mexico. Through July 9 at the Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700, Opens April 6.

>> “Waikiki Parc Features Michael Connolly”: The Waikiki Parc features Hawaii-based artist Michael Conolly’s sculptures inspired by volcanic activity, hot rod flames and graphic novels. Through June 2 at Parc Promenade Gallery in the hotel lobby, 2233 Helumoa Road. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. April 6.

>> “Within/Without”: Featuring artists Mary Babcock, Reem Bassous, Katherine Love, Hadley Nunes and Maya Lea Portner. Through May 6, Pegge Hopper Gallery, 1164 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, 524-1160. Opens April 7; reception 5:30-7:30 p.m.

>> “Fabric from Art and Other Works”: Richard Sullivan’s panels of fabric featuring original art that is digitized and manipulated, along with other pieces. Through May 4 at Gallery on the Pali, 2500 Pali Highway. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. April 8,

>> Haleiwa Art Walk: Haleiwa art galleries are opening their doors in the evening to celebrate art with music, pupus and wine, 3-8 p.m. April 8 in historic Haleiwa town. For more information, call the North Shore Chamber of Commerce at 637-4558.

>> Tagami & Powell Gallery and Gardens: There will be an open house and a display of oil paintings by Michael Powell as well as featuring other artist’s ceramics, photography and many more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on April 8 and 9 at 47-754 Lamaula Road, Kaneohe. For more information, call Michael Powell 754-7887.

>> Imagine 2017 Fine Art Expo: Through June 28, at Wailoa Center, 200 Piopio Street, Hilo, 933-0416 or visit Opens June 2; reception 5-9 p.m.


>> “Chuck Davis”: Tribute to the late artist extended through Saturday, March 25 at the Koa Art Gallery, 4303 Diamond Head Road, 734-9374.

>> “Magical Island”: Photography by Kazuya Kajita. Through March 30 at Canon USA, Ward Plaza, 210 Ward Ave., Suite 200; 522-5930.

>> 19th annual Big Island Woodturners Invitational Exhibit: Entries from woodworkers across Hawaii. Through March 30 at Wailoa Arts & Cultural Center, 200 Piopio St., Hilo, (808) 933-0416.

>> Waikiki Parc Features Dana Brewer: Glass-blown sculptures inspired by nature. Through March 31, Parc Promenade Gallery, Waikiki Parc Hotel, 2233 Helumoa Road, 956-8364.

>> Art & Sole: The Pegge Hopper Gallery is presenting a mixed-media group exhibit featuring 29 artists, including Summer Corry, Lynn Liverton, Katherine Love, Betsy Robertson, Tanya Tavorn, Esther Shimazu and Linda Yamamoto. Through April 1 at Pegge Hopper Gallery, 1164 Nuuanu Gallery, 524-1160.

>> Endangered Hawaii: Nature photography by Randy Bartlett featuring native birds of Hawaii in their natural habitat. Through March 31 at Morning Glass Coffee, 2955 E. Manoa Rd., 673-0065.

>> “Diamond Head” by Drew Broderick and Gan Uyeda: Reflections on the iconic image of Diamond Head. Through April 7 at the Commons Gallery, University of Hawaii Art Building, 2535 McCarthy Mall,

>> “The Primitive Ukiyo-e of Okumura Masanobu”: Selected works of Okumura Masanobu (1686-1764), a pioneer of woodblock printmaking. Through April 9 at the Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St. 532-8700,

>> “d.b.a.”: Show by Ellen Dieter, Sandra Blazel, K. Armstrong. Through April 9 at Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar St., 589-1580,

>> “2017 MFA Thesis Exhibitions”: MFA candidates Kelly Ciurej, Hannah Day, Jan Dickey present their thesis works from the Department of Art + Art History in photography, printmaking and painting. Through April 7 at The Art Gallery, University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Building, 2535 McCarthy Mall,

>> “By Land or Sea”: A 2-D and 3-D all-media art show. Through April 8, Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., 286-5675.

>> “Membership Show”: Kauai Society of Artists membership show. Through April 14 at KSA Gallery, Kukui Grove Center, 3-2600 Kaumualii Hwy., 245-2782 or email

>> “Arc of the Unicorns”: Nanci Amaka explores ideas surrounding trauma, identity, memory and displacement due to widespread ecological destruction and global warfare. Through April 22 at 1109 Maunakea St. #203, 799-2123. Open 4-7 pm. Friday and Saturday.

>> “Karen Hampton: The Journey North”: Los Angeles-based textile artist Karen Hampton examines the African-American diaspora in an exhibition that explores her personal and ancestral narrative. Through April 23 at the Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700,

>> “Ula Leo”: Collection of work by ‘Imaikalani Kalahele and Cory Taum considering the relationship between urban development, environmental degradation, cultural memory anda resistance. Through May 5 at John Young Museum of Art, Department of Art + Art History, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2500 Dole St., 956-7198.

>> “Middle of Now|Here: Honolulu Biennial 2017”: Featuring more than 30 contemporary artists from Hawaii, the Pacific, Asia and U.S. mainland, including Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, at nine exhibition sites. Selected by curators Fumio Nanjo and Ngahiraka Mason. Through May 8 at The Hub (former Sports Authority, Ward Village), IBM Building, Honolulu Museum of Art, Arts at Marks Garage, Honolulu Hale, Bishop Museum, Foster Botanical Garden, more,

>> “Natives (In)Sight”: The Pu‘uhonua Society presents the works of artists ‘Imaikalani Kalahele and Cory Taum as part of an ongoing dialogue about Kakaako, its layered history and continuous (re)transformations. Through May 27 at Re-use Hawaii, 200 Keawe St., 537-2228,

>> Artists of Hawaii 2017: Featuring artists Kaili Chun, Kasey Lindley, Kaori Ukaji and Hongtao Zhou. Through May 28, Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700,

>> “Michelangelo Pistoletto”: Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto pays homage to the tattoo culture of Hawaii. Through May 31 at the new Ravizza Brownfield Gallery, 1109 Nuuanu Ave., 724-6877,

>> “Waiwai Kalia”: Showcases work by Native Hawaiian artists and designers included Maile Andrade, Kauanoe Chang, Nelson Makua, Carl F.K. Pao, Dalani Tanahy and more. Open daily from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the PA‘I Arts Gallery at Kalia, 2nd level, mauka wing of Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd.,

>> “Mirage: Images of Arabia”: Enjoy local and international art along with espresso and Saudistyle coffee. The new Mirage by owner Jasmin El-Gohary will offer a monthly open mic with art, music and belly dancing. Through April 30 at the new Mirage Art & Coffee, 1425 10th Ave., 781-9007,

>> “Roots of Wisdom. Native Knowledge. Shared Science.” Traveling Smithsonian exhibition explores how traditional knowledge of indigenous communities can work with cutting-edge Western science to save local environments. Spotlights Waikalua Loko Fishpond restoration project in Kaneohe. Through May 5 at La‘akea Library Learning Commons, Windward Community College, 45-720 Kea‘ahala Road.

>> “Retrospective: Judy Bisgard”: Maui-born artist draws inspiration from local flora and the decline of pineapple and plantation houses while incorporating the compositional techniques of othe French impressionists. Through May 6 at Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, 2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, Maui, 808-572-6560,

>> “2X2—Ferraro Choi X Urban Works Exhibition”: Explore two projects by two local architectural forms, Ferraro Choi and Urban Works. Through May 12, Haigo & Irene Shen Architecture Gallery, University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Architecture,

>> “Japanese Artists in New York: 1971: Photographs by Tom Haar”: Photo essay of Japanese artists living in New York, including international celebrity Yayoi Kusama. Through May 13, fishcake, 307-C Kamani St. 593-1231,

>> “Yangon Echoes: Inside Heritage Homes”: Multimedia exhibit explores people behind facade of heritage homes, century-old colonial buildings in the fast-changing Southeast Asian city formerly known as Rangoon. Through May 21, East-West Center Gallery, 1601 East-West Road, 944-7177 or

>> “Across Generations II: Ka-Ning Fong and Erin Marquez”: Presented by the Friends of HiSAM. Through May 26 at the Artizen Gallery at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St.

>> “An Affair in the Island III”: Eclectic group of artists respond to H.C. Westermann’s 1972 lithograph “An Affair in the Islands.” Through May 31 at Galerie 103, 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka Rd #4 Koloa, Kauai, 808-742-0103,

>> “Digital Perspectives 2017”: Digital Art Society of Hawaii fine art exhibit presenting artists Veronica Carmona, Ellen Chapman, Christine Ohtani-Chang and others. Through June 3 at 1132 Bishop Street Gallery, 1132 Bishop St., secondfloor lobby,

>> “HoMA SELECT”: Honolulu Museum of Art curators’ selection of 134 exceptional works, from a clock to a video installation as listed in the “Collections Highlights” catalog. Includes works by Francis Bacon, Paul Gauguin, Nam Jun Paik and others. Through June 25, Spalding House, 2411 Makiki Heights Dr., 526-1322,

>> “Francisco Goya: The Disasters of War”: Highlights the late 18th/early 19thcentury Spanish artist’s series of etchings on human suffering associated with warfare. Through Aug. 13, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700,

>> “Hulia ‘Ano”: Inspired Patterns”: Artistic patterns in Hawaiian culture from the museum’s ethnology collections. Through Oct. 16, J.M. Long Gallery, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., 847-3511,


>> “Bonnie Kim: Puppets and Cultures”: Art Lunch at the HiSAM features Kim, a teaching artist who will share stories of exploring cultures of the world through puppets and masks 12-1 p.m. March 28 at the HiSAM, 250 S. Hotel St., Second Floor,

>> Saturday Sketch: Join the Historic Hawaii Foundation for basic drawing instruction, sketch time and a special tour of Mission Houses 12-3 p.m. on April 1 at Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives, 553 S. King St.. Attendees should bring their own art supplies, including a sketch pad and ink pen and/or travel watercolor kit and a beach towel, stool or beach chair to sit on. Light refreshment included. Cost: $20 ($15 for HHF members), 523-2900 or email, Tickets available at

>> Biennial Talks: Jens Hoffman on Biennial Making and Community, co-presented with Nella Media Group and Arts at Marks Garage from 3-4 p.m. April 15. Free, suggested donation of $5. Register with,

>> The Art and Life of ‘Imaikalani Kalahele and Cory Taum: Panel discussion with Noelle M.K.Y. Kahanu from 12-2 p.m. April 20 at the John Young Museum of Art at UH Manoa, 2500 Dole St.,

>> Artist and Curator Walk + Talk: Native Hawaiian artists Kaili Chun and Charlton Kupa’a Hee in conversation with curator Ngahiraka Mason on a tour of Honolulu Biennial artworks, 4-5:30 p.m. April 21 at Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St. Free, but registration required,,


>> ShangriLa: Residents may tour Doris Duke’s oceanside estate near Diamond Head, which reflects the art and architecture of India, Iran, Morocco and Syria free at 9, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. first Saturday monthly (except September); begins and ends at the Honolulu Museum of Art, with access via the museum’s private bus. Reservations required a week in advance, 535-1875,

>> Works by Herb Kane: View artwork by the late world-renowned artist, including a restored colorful wall mural of Hawaiian deities. Ongoing, Jaggar Museum, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park,

>> “Amelia Earhart in Hawaii”: Ongoing photo exhibit, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 441-1007.

>> “Art in Paradise”: Ongoing exhibit of works by prominent Maui artists, Kapalua Bay Hotel, 669-5656.

>> “Art on the Zoo Fence”: Outdoor art gallery features works by various artists. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays,Honolulu Zoo fence along Monsarrat Avenue,

>> Lahaina Arts Society Fine Art Fairs: Exhibit will have paintings, glass art, jewelry and etc. at Banyan Tree Park, 648 Wharf St., Lahaina, 808-661-0111 or visit

>> Three new sculptures: Featuring artists Stephen Freedman, Yayoi Kusama and Gerard Tsutakawa. Indefinitely, Ala Moana Center, 341-3045.

>> “Maui the Kite Maker”: Exhibit of kapa kites created by fourth graders from Waianae Elementary and Ka Waihona O Ka Na‘auao Public Charter School. Part of a Bishop Museum outreach program. Showing indefinitely at Bishop Museum’s Science Adventure Center.

>> “Shell Allure”: Features more than 150 species of marine mollusk shells collected from Maui’s Kame‘ole Beach Park II. Ongoing, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Sinclair Library, first-floor lobby, 956-4168.

>> Tiffany’s Art Agency: Showroom displays a curated collection of art by more than a dozen local artists. Ongoing, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel,

>> Works by Steven Power, Daniela Antar Power, Vince Cavataio, Sean Davey and Lynne Boyer: Indefinitely, Cove Art Gallery, Turtle Bay Resort, 371-5248.

>> Works by Zac Noyle: Surf photography by the artist. Ongoing, Pipeline Gallery, 66-165 Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa,

>> “Lynne Yamamoto: House for Listening to Rain”: Showing indefinitely, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House, 532-8700.


>> “CONTACT 3017”: Paradise Cove, a Hawaii-based collective presenting site-specific installations and art-related events, puts forth a call to Hawaiibased artists for the fourth annual CONTACT exhibition scheduled for April 1-16 at the Honolulu Museum of Art School. Asking artists to take on the role of futurologists with work that reflects the interpretation of the theme, 3017. Jury day is 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Monday, March 27 at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St. Visit

>> Maui Arts & Cultural Center is seeking submissions for its signature triennial exhibition, Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2018 to run Jan. 16 to March 18, 2018 at the Schaefer International Gallery. Entry dates will be 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 19 on Oahu; Sept. 1 on Hawaii island; Sept. 16 on Kauai and Sept. 23 on Maui. Visit for details or call 808-243-4288.


>> “Everyday Heroes”: Parents and Children Together invites Oahu students grades 1-12 to be part of Keiki Day with a writing and art contest. Submit original art or written work with the theme “Everyday Heroes” by 4:30 p.m. April 3 for a chance to win a $100 prize package and to be published in the special May 11 edition. Call 847-3285 or visit for details.

>> 2017 Honolulu Rail Transit Project Art Poster Contest: “Connecting Communities”: The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation encourages all high school student artists toto share their vision of how rail will be a catalyst for connecting culture, people and commerce through traditional media or digital technology. Contest is open to 9th through 12thgrade students. Deadline: 4:30 p.m. April 14. Entries must be mailed or delivered to HART’s downtown office at 1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1700, Honolulu, HI 96813. Entry forms can be downloaded from the HART website,

>> Artists in the Schools (AITS): The Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts is accepting applications for its artists in the schools program from public and public charter schools for the 2017-2018 school year to enhance a school’s fine arts curriculum. Deadline is 4 p.m. May 2,

Send items at least two weeks in advance of publication to 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu 96813, fax 529-4750 or email

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