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>> “ARTafterDARK: The French Paradox”: Honolulu Museum of Art becomes a French cabaret 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 30, with L’Escargot, DJ Jem and French Cinema, $25 (free for museum members), 532-8700, Cost: $25; free for museum members.

>> “‘Ae Kai: A Culture Lab on Convergence”: The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center brings an array of art installations, live performances and interactive maker spaces by more than 50 artists, scholars and performers to the former Foodland space at Ala Moana Center from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 7 to 9. Visit for more information.


>> “HI Sk8 Art Show 2017: Cuz We Bored”: Exhibition presents the works of skater-artists living in Hawaii using pigments, light, stone, wood, sound and words. Through July 10 at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday (June 23),

>> “Welcome to Free Speech”: Hawai‘i J20+presents a temporary, interactive art exhibition using art objects utilized in past protests along with mannequins decked in protest garb. Open daily 3-8 p.m. through July 7 at Ward Warehouse (between Loco Boutique and T&C Surf). Opening reception 5-9 p.m. Saturday (July 1), free,

>> “Unpleasant Conversations”: Roberta Griffith continues “The NO Series” with porcelain plates and cups featuring the words NO, NEVER, NOT and more as a visual response to the disasters, conflicts and incivilities that plague our contemporary world. Through Nov. 12 at the Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St. Opens Wednesday, 532-8700,

>> “Body of Work”: Exhibition exploring self-representation through the museum’s American and European paintings, sculptures, photographs and works on paper representing the final collection-based exhibition organized by late curator James Jensen. Through Dec. 10 at Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St. Opens Thursday, 532-8700,


>> “Oncology on Canvas”: A collection of artwork celebrating courage, hope, success, struggle and the daily reality and rituals of those coping with cancer. Through July 6 at Honolulu Hale Courtyard, 530 S. King St., 768-6666,

>> “visual perception”: Group exhibition by groundbreaking international artists exploring light and space from the experimental era of the 1960s and 70s, including Alberto Biasi, Hugo Demarco, Shay Frisch, Christian Megert, Francisco Sobrino and Nanda Vigo. Through Aug. 12 at Ravizza Brownfield Gallery, 1109 Nuuanu Ave., 724-6877,

>> “makiki”: Collaborative exhibition by artists Duncan Dempster and Justin Davies, who created a series of works using a shared set of photos celebrating this Oahu neighborhood. Through Aug. 12 at fishcake, 307c Kamani St., 593-1231,

>> “DRIFT”: Inaugural show of art collective Stargaze, composed of conceptual artists Nanci Amaka and Andrew Binkley, examines the dynamics of universal interactions between heavenly bodies from the micro to the macro levels. On view through October at Bevy, 675 Auahi St.,


>> “Seriously Frivolous”: Featuring the artwork of Esther Nowell. Through July 30 at Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel Sts. Opens July 2, 521-1812

>> “Photography by Hawaii Photographic Society”: Through July 28 at Canon U.S.A. Hawaii Office, Ward Plaza, 210 Ward Ave., Suite 200, 522-5930. Opening reception 11 a.m.-1 p.m. July 5.

>> “Huki Pau!”: The Pu‘uhonua Society sponsors an exhibition of artworks by artist-volunteers acknowledging and thanking their support of the arts in Hawaii and dedicated to the late Jay Jensen, curator at the Honolulu Museum of Art. Through July 23 at Aupuni Place, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. Opening reception 6-9 p.m. July 6.

>> “Allow – Create – Love and other inspirational prints”: A new exhibit by Oahu based artist Dieter Runge featuring unique woodblock prints with inspirational messages. Through September at Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. July 7.

>> “Art Suey — 2017”: Featuring the works of Warren Stenberg, Barbara Sumida and Frances Wong. Through July 30 at Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden Main Gallery, 45-680 Luluku Road, Kaneohe. Opens July 2; Meet the Artists reception 4-6 p.m. July 8, 230-3189.

>> The OOPPS (Original Oil Painting Pals) Club: Members of the Original Oil Painting Pals, with members of New Beginning Artists, showcase their oil paintings. Through July 27 at Honolulu Hale Courtyard, 530 S. King St., open from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Opens July 10, reception 4:30-6 p.m. July 12.

>> “50 Years Hawai‘i Craftsmen”: In celebration of Hawai‘i Craftsmen’s 50th anniversary, Cedar Galleries presents an invitational show featuring 20 artists including Kenny Kicklighter, Jackie Mild Lau, Francisco Clemente and Lynn Liverton. Gallery is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday to Saturday through Aug. 20 at Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar St., Second Floor, 589-1580, Reception 5:30-8 p.m. July 14.

>> “Art Walk — Gallery and Reception”: Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina features Hawaii artists Kris Goto, Steven Kean, Jay Greiner, Andrew McHowell, Jan Tetsutani and Lauren Brown at the Hokule‘a Lounge in its monthly Art Walk exhibition gallery and reception 5-7 p.m. July 21. Art Walk parking is validated,

>>“The World Reflected”: Highlights from the museum’s contemporary art collection that touch upon issues of identity, ethnic inequality, colonialism and the environment. Through Oct. 28 at Spalding House, 2411 Makiki Heights Dr, Opens July 27.

>> Photography in Hawaii 2017: Through Aug. 26 at the Arts at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, 956-8244. Opens Aug. 3. Reception: 6-8 p.m. Aug. 4.


>> Super Awesome Art Squad: Presents a solo show by Erin Marquez through Monday (June 26) at Aupuni Place, Ward Warehouse, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. Find them on Instagram @superawesomeartsquad.

>> Spring Show: Featuring Michael Clements, Betty Hay Freeland, Carleton Kinkade and Casey McLain. Through Wednesday (June 28), Viewpoints Gallery, 3620 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, Maui, 572-5979.

>> Imagine 2017 Fine Art Expo: Through Wednesday (June 28), at Wailoa Center, 200 Piopio St., Hilo. 933-0416.

>> “Roots & Routes”: Photography by Moanalua High School students. Through Friday (June 30) at Canon U.S.A. Inc. Hawaii Office, Ward Plaza, 210 Ward Ave., Suite 200.

>> “Paradise Cove Hawaii”: Collective of friends who create playful and dramatic pieces to drive a social conversation. Through Friday (June 30) at ARS Cafe, 3116 Monsarrat Ave., 734-7897,

>> “Light Trespass”: Alison Beste investigates the ongoing impact of human light pollution on the landscape of Oahu through photographic images. Through Friday (June 30) at Hawai‘i Pacific University Art Gallery, 45-045 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, 544-0228.

>> “Let ‘em Flee!”: Mixed-media drawings on paper by Zoe Liu explore the roots of social control, including a score-oriented educational system and “tiger parenting” on children. Through Friday (June 30) at Hawai‘i Pacific University Art Gallery, 45-045 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, 544-0228.


>> “Water Kiss”: Acrylic paintings and digital collage prints by Marisela Bracho. Through July 2 at Lahaina Arts Society Banyan Tree Gallery. Visit

>> “Wa‘a + Lewa: Reflections on Voyaging”: Local artists Mealaaloha Bishop, Solomon Enos, Meleanna Meyer and more, share their perspectives on ho‘okele wa‘a (wayfinding). Open 12-7 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and 12-5 p.m. Sunday through July 2 at Aupuni Place, Ward Warehouse, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd.

>> “immerse | journey”: Exhibition featuring Eric Cyganik Morgan and Marysol A. Damo. Through July 2 at Aupuni Place, Ward Warehouse, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. No. 1000, 781-9649 or

>> Art on the Avenue: Featuring Big Island artist Kamran Samimi and his collection of 2D and 3D abstract art inspired by the geography and geology of Hawaii. Through July 3 at Saks Fifth Avenue, International Market Place, 2345 Kuhio Ave.

>> MAMo 2017 Juried Gallery Exhibition: Traditional and contemporary artwork by Native Hawaiian Artists. Through July 5 at PA‘I Arts Gallery at Kalia, Ala Moana Center Mauka Wing, 2nd level, 945-7425.

>> “The Global South”: Maui artist Christopher Cole uses a vintage 1951 Deardorff 8×10 Field Camera to document seven years of humanitarian work in the urban areas of Afghanistan and Nepal. Through July 9 at Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700,

>> “Paper Processes, Hawai‘i Crafts I + Garden Reflections”: Artists Denise Karabinus, Paula Nokes and Nisha Pinjani explore personal and political issues through the medium of paper. Some of the best contemporary craft work in fiber, glass, wood and metal from the Honolulu Museum of Art’s collection are on display in the first of a two-part series. Finally, wall-mounted ceramic works by Honolulu artist Yoko Haar and Kauai artist Licia McDonald. Though July 21 at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St.,

>> “Koko‘ula (The Cherished Carrying Net)”: Marques Marzan explores the theme of koko‘ula, or cherished carrying net, and its multiple layers of meanings. Through July 28 at Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., 521-1812,

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

>> Super Awesome Art Squad: Revolving works of diverse collective of 2D and 3D artists working in Honolulu including Daven Hee, Lisa Shiroma, Ashley Huang, Mariko Merritt and more on display through July 31 at Aupuni Place, Ward Warehouse,

>> “Kono Hiki”: Traveling art exhibition featuring stories from rural Hawaiian communities. Featured artists include Karen “Kamalu” Poepoe, Mark Lee, Kupihea Romero, Manoa Johansen, Mahi LaPierre, Kaili Kukulukukui, Tiana Henderson, Wally Ito and Kelson “Mac” Poepoe. Through July 31 at Aupuni Place, Ward Warehouse, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd.

>> “Explorations of Late 19th-Century Japanese Photography”: Exploration of late 19th century Japanese photography featuring newly accessioned works from the collection of James Soong. Through Aug. 20 at Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700,

>> “Across Generations”: Friends of Hawai‘i State Art Museum present recent works by Yvonne Cheng. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday through Aug. 25 at Artizen Gallery at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St.

>> “Noorjehan Bilgrami: Under the Molsri Tree”: Pakistani and Shangri La artist in residence Noorjehan Bilgrami pays homage to the fragrant, blossomed trees she played beneath as a child in Hyderabad, Deccan, in photo montages. Through Sept. 3 at Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700,

>> “Tree of Life”: Diverse handcrafted imagery of Tree of Life motif from 20 Asian countries in textiles, paintings, ceramics, jewelry, stone, wood and more. Through Sept. 10 at the East-West Center, Gallery, 1601 East-West Road, free, 944-7177,

>> Waikiki Parc Features Momoe Nakajima: Hawaii-based artist Momoe Nakajima’s sculptures are inspired by her connections to Japan and Hawaii. Through Sept. 14 at Parc Promenade Gallery, Waikiki Parc Hotel, 2233 Helumoa Road,

>> “Global Warming: Quilts, Coverlets and Blankets”: Textile works from around the world that go beyond the basics of providing protection, warmth, security and comfort, from a wool Buthanese charkep (rain blanket) to Japanese kimono-shoped yogi (bed cover). Through Sept. 17 at the Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700,

>> “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,

>> “Thirty-Six Views of Mauna Kea”: First solo art exhibition by BoxJelly + Fishcake artist-in-residence Laurie Sumiye captures 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,

>> “Hulia ‘Ano: Inspired Patterns”: Featuring artistic patterns in Hawaiian culture from Bishop Museum collections. Through Oct. 16, J.M. Long Gallery, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, admission and parking fees, 847-3511.

>>“Process Under Pressure”: Spotlighting the diversity and complexity in printmaking techniques, with works by Harry Tsuchidana, Jean Charlot, John M. Kelly, Louis Pohl, Margaret Barnaby, Pamela J. Zwehl-Burke and others. Continuing. Turnaround Gallery, Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., 586-0300,


>> Shangri La Center for Islamic Arts and Cultures: 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,

>> Haleiwa Art Walk: Haleiwa galleries open their doors to celebrate art and artists while offering music, pupus and wine. 3-8 p.m. every second Saturday at historic Haleiwa town, North Shore Chamber of Commerce, 637-4558.

>> 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 Studio/gallery: Selling paintings, art, ceramics, jewelry and fixtures at huge discounts. Noon to 5 p.m. daily (except Wednesday and Sunday) at Waikiki Shore Hotel, 2161 Kalia Road, Waikiki Mezzanine level. For more information, call 927-0452.

>> “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,

>> The Akule’s Ball: Kinetic sculpture inspired by large schools of fish encountered by artist Rae Douglass during long distance ocean swims arouond Oahu. On view at South Shore Market, 1170 Auahi St.,

>> Three 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.

>> Cove Art Gallery: Revolving 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.


>> Art Lunch at HiSam: Jeff Gere will make a presentation regarding storytelling in Hawaii and around the world, 12-1 p.m.Tuesday at Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 South Hotel St., second floor, free, 586-9958.

>> Creative Reuse Open House for Educators: Teachers are invited to meet folks from arts and environmental organizations to learn some creative reuse projects plus receive supplies for the classroom. the theme is marine mammals for this workshop from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Art Explorium, 1142 Koko Head Ave. Free but registration required at


>> Contemporary Photography in Hawai‘i 2017: The ninth annual survey exhibition from Aug. 3 to 16 at the ARTS at Marks Garage is open to all photographers in Hawaii, amateurs and professionals alike, using analog or digital, color or B&W, alternative process and mixed media explorations. Deadline extended to 6 p.m. Monday (June 26). Call 956-8244 or visit

>> Scholarships: The Society of Asian Art of Hawaii Inc. is offering three scholarships to college students enrolled in Hawaii colleges and universities, who are taking Asia-related art courses during the 2017-18 academic year. Application deadline: June 30. For more information, visit

>> “Abstract Only! Open Call”: The Wailoa Center in Hilo commemorates its 50th anniversary with an open call for statewide entries to its exhibit Aug. 4 to 30 at Wailoa Center. 200 Piopio St. in Hilo, to be juried by Hiroki Morinoue, director of Print Master DonkeyMill Art Center. Artwork in all mediums will be accepted. Online submissions are due by 9 p.m. Sunday, July 16 (Donation of $15 per entry). A reception and awards ceremony is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Aug. 4. Visit of call 808-933-0416 for more information on submissions.

>> Call to Artists: The Association of Hawaii Artists (AHA) seeks submissions of 2D and 3D art for its 46th Annual AHA Contemporary Show 2017, scheduled for Aug. 21 to Sept. 15 at 1132 Bishop St., Lobby Level. Deadline for digital submissions is 6 p.m. July 21. Entry fee is $40 for the first three pieces. Visit for the prospectus.

>> “Innovation + Imagination Challenge”: High school and college students are invited to participate in this inaugural challenge creating a wall-hung or free-standing piece with a mixed bundle of 10 board feet of locally-grown woods in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Hawaii’s Woodshow produced by the Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association. Student entries will be on display at the exhibition Sept. 23 to Oct. 8 at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St. Contact Marian Yasuda, 221-5171 or

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