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Party pics: POW! WOW! Hawaii 2016 Closing Party

POW! WOW! 2016 ended with “Stranded in Paradise,” a huge closing party and concert headlined by local rock/reggae stars The Green, at Makers & Tasters Saturday evening. Other performers included DJ Babu and Rakaa Iriscience of Dilated Peoples, beloved Japanese…

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2016

The weeklong POW! WOW! Hawaii art festival attracts artists from around the globe to Kakaako for a huge celebration of music, culture and art. The hub of it all is at Lana Lane Studios, with live art and mural projects…

Party pics: POW! WOW! 1XRUN Print Exhibition

First come, first served at the Pow! Wow! 1XRun Print Exhibition at Lana Lane Studios in Kaka’ako. The exhibition opened Tuesday night with buyers getting first dibs on limited edition prints from over 30 artists painting in this year’s mural…

Party pics: POW! WOW! Thinkspace exhibition

The third annual POW! WOW! gallery exhibition, curated by Culver City, CA’s Thinkspace Gallery, showcases work by dozens of this year’s amazing POW! WOW! artists at the Honolulu Museum of Art School. Themed “Exploring the New Contemporary Art Movement,” the…

8 fun facts about POW! WOW! Hawaii 2016

Now that POW! WOW! Hawaii is in its sixth year (I know, can you believe it?), I’ve compiled some interesting facts that might surprise you about Kakaako’s homegrown street art festival. How many of these did you know already? Fact…

Visual feast: Pow! Wow! Japan

Pow! Wow! Worldwide (formerly Pow! Wow! Hawaii) just wrapped a huge weeklong installation on the streets of Tokyo. On the first leg of Pow Wow’s Asia 2015 tour, 19 of the world’s best contemporary mural and street artists painted more…

Mu’umu’u Heaven pop-up in Waikiki

Mu’umu’u Heaven, a popular eco-chic boutique that closed its doors in Kailua, has opened in Waikiki as a pop-up until the end of June. The new space at T-Galleria is larger than a typical pop-up; it’s more of an exploratory…

POW! WOW! 2015 recap: Our 5 favorite murals

POW! WOW! 2015 is history. Now that the artists have laid down their spray cans and brushes, Kakaako is vibrant with freshly painted murals that will grace the walls for a scant year before many will be painted over again.…

Party pics: POW! WOW! RVCA Art Show

Surf apparel line RVCA hosted an art show in a suite at The Modern Honolulu on Friday evening. Curated by RVCA founder and president PM Tenore, the show featured pieces by artist Kevin Ancell who used surfboards from legendary surfer Kelly Slater as his…

POW! WOW! 2015: Days 4 & 5

The POW! WOW! murals are nearing completion; take a look at the progress so far from Thursday and Friday! Photos by Trenton Kakazu and Tracy Chan. POW! WOW! 2015 Days 4 & 5 ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of…

Honolulu Night Market guide: POW! WOW! finale

Honolulu Night Market happens this Saturday, Feb. 14, timed a week earlier than usual to coincide not with Valentine’s Day, but the city’s largest street art fest of the year. POW! WOW! Hawaii celebrates the finale of its golden anniversary…

Party pics: POW! WOW! 1xRUN at Fresh Cafe

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2015 action moved to Fresh Cafe in Kakaako, where Team 1xRUN featured more than 40 print releases Tuesday night. 1xRUN works with leading and emerging artists to bring limited-edition time-released artwork to collectors worldwide. POW! WOW! 1xRUN…

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2015: Day 2

POW! WOW! artists were busy on the second day of mural painting, making impressive progress on the giant murals lining the walls in Kakaako. Stay tuned tomorrow for more coverage! Photos by Trenton Kakazu and Tracy Chan. POW! WOW! Hawaii…

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2015: Day 1

The POW! WOW! Hawaii art festival, now in its fifth year, kicked off Monday at Lana Lane Studios with a Hawaiian blessing and brief talk by co-founder Kamea Hadar. Then artists grabbed their paints and hit the streets to begin…

Grey Goose Dayclub: Pow! Wow! edition

They’re here! More than 100 artists from around the globe have arrived in Honolulu for Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2015. Before the annual art, music, education and mural painting festival gets under way Monday, featured artists got a chance to soak…

Party pics: POW! WOW! Lei-Over opening night party

Red Bull Music Academy, POW! WOW! School of Music and international party hosts Haycock and Strong of The Do-Over brought Lei-Over back to Honolulu for its fourth Hawaii installment at Buho Cocina y Cantina Saturday night. The official kick-off party…

Are you ready? Pow! Wow! Hawaii starts Saturday

Get your party pants on and charge up those cell phones and camera batteries: Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2015 is about to get under way. The annual street art and music festival celebrates its fifth year in Honolulu with an all-star…

Anthropologie opens in Hawaii

Women across the state are excited that Anthropologie, the boho-chic clothing and home accessory store, opens today at Ala Moana Center. We got a sneak preview and shopping spree last night at a special VIP event, so you can plan your shopping…