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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…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

This weekend some of us are looking forward to Valentine’s Day while others (myself included) are just happy for the extra time off on Presidents’ Day. Load up your playtime with Pow! Wow! street art, a huge ukulele fest and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Did this: Night Market Block Party

Honolulu Night Market exploded last night, the newly completed Pow! Wow! murals drawing huge crowds to the heart of the city’s street art scene. Noted taggers from Hawaii, the mainland and Pacific Rim showed off the spray-paint creations they began…

Did this: Honolulu Night + Market

Back after a short hiatus, Honolulu Night + Market lit up Kakaako on Saturday night, double the size of last time and connecting with an artrageous Pow Wow up and down two blocks of Auahi Street.On hand: 100 local and…

Pics: Pow Wow Hawaii 2013: Day 5

Pow Wow artists took to the streets again for a day of mural paintings around Kakaako, many bringing out floodlights and gear so they could work late into the night.Then, at 6 p.m., The Box Jelly opened its doors for…

Pow Wow Hawaii 2013: Day 1

Pow Wow Hawaii 2013 officially began today, with artists spreading out all over Kakaako to start on their murals. For a map of where to find the artists, check powwowhawaii.com.We’ll be keeping track of the artists’ progress throughout the week;…

Party pics: Blank Canvas Pow Wow Fundraiser

Pow Wow supporters, celebrities and artists came out to the first Pow Wow Fundraiser Gala at the warehouse at 683 Auahi St. for a gala unlike any Kakaako has ever seen before on Saturday night. From food stations and a…

Party pics: Behind the Wall Kakaako Block Party

Auahi Street hosted a mini block party Thursday night as a benefit for 808 Urban, with friends, students and fans of founder and creative powerhouse John “Prime” Hina’s work (“Water Writes” mural at Honolulu Community College, the Warriors mural by…

Party pics: ‘White Dreams’ art reception

Local artist Kamea Hadar (you might know him from his involvement with Pow Wow) held the crowded reception for his new art show, “White Dreams,” at Fresh Cafe on Friday evening. The show itself was impressive, with 2D images on…

Party pics: Pow Wow After-Party

Artists, organizers, visiting media, fans and friends celebrated a week of Pow Wow painting at NextDoor, with live performances by Alt/Air, Anton Glamb and DJs Kowai Kowai, Anit and B Maj from San Francisco. All profits from the door will…

Pics: Pow Wow Day 5

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Pics: Pow Wow Day 4

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