Hawaii in Design Exhibit

Honolulu Museum of Art

Aug 28, 2016 - Mar 12, 2017 @ 10: AM

Hawaiʻi in Design features 10 designers who all reference Hawai‘i's environment—both built and natural—and are at the confluence of deeply rooted aesthetic principals mingled with global impulses. Scholar John Charlot, describes the Hawaiian aesthetic as a reduction of the natural world into form, function, and pattern. Today, designers are responding to urban and...

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Illustrated talk: "Governing on Fumes: Confucianism in the 19th Century"

East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall

Aug 28, 2016 @ 2:00 PM

Illustrated talk: "Governing on Fumes: Confucianism in the 19th Century " by Carl Polley, Lecturer in Languages, Linguistics & Literature, Kapiʻolani Community College. One in a series of special events relating to the East-West Center Gallery exhibition: “China through the Lens of John Thomson, 1869-1872," which is open from June 5 to September 11, 2016.

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Randy Allen Duo at Duke’s Waikīkī

Duke's Waikīkī

Aug 28, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016 @ 9:30 PM

Duke’s Waikīkī is hosting live music throughout the month of August. Guests can enjoy free “Concerts on the Beach” from 4 to 6 p.m., as well as late-night entertainment from 9:30 p.m. to midnight. Randy Allen Duo will perform on August 27.

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Chris Mercado Duo at Duke’s Waikīkī

Duke's Waikīkī

Aug 28, 2016 - Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:30 PM

Duke’s Waikīkī is hosting live music throughout the month of August. Guests can enjoy free “Concerts on the Beach” from 4 to 6 p.m., as well as late-night entertainment from 9:30 p.m. to midnight. Chris Mercado Duo will perform on August 28.

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Exhibition: China through the Lens of John Thomson, 1869-1872

East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall

Aug 28, 2016 - Sep 11, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Legendary Scottish photographer and travel writer John Thomson (1837-1921) set off to Hong Kong in 1868. In the following four years, he undertook several major journeys photographing regions of China, from the Pearl River and the Min River to the Yangtze River and from Fuzhou, Shanghai to Beijing. The range, depth and aesthetic quality of Thomson’s photographic vision make him stand...

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Art on the Zoo Fence

Aug 28, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.

Art on the Zoo Fence has been the premier outdoor Art Gallery in Hawaiʻi since 1953. It is located on Monsarrat Avenue in Waikīkī, along the Honolulu Zoo fence, across the street from Kapiʻolani Park. The art show takes place every Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a variety of original paintings, prints and photography for sale.

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