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Bishop Museum backs out of hosting feather work exhibit

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / MARCH 17

    The ahu ula, or feathered cloak, that Chief Kalaniopuu gave as a gift to Capt. James Cook in 1779 is among the Hawaiian feather work items on display at Bishop Museum. Similar items are part of the “Na Hulu Ali‘i” show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

An unprecedented and acclaimed Hawaiian feather work show that was years in the making and originally scheduled to appear at Bishop Museum in Honolulu has instead opened in Los Angeles. Read more

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