September 01, 2013
September 15, 2013
Honolulu Museum of Art School
The Hawaii Forest Industry Association (HFIA) presents its 21st Annual Hawaii’s Woodshow at the Honolulu Museum of Art School. The exhibition is open to the public 11am to 6pm, Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free.
Exhibition jurors are the renowned woodworker and talented artist Paul Schurch, who has taught furniture making, veneer work and marquetry for many years; award-winning studio furniture designer and former Hawaii’s Woodshow coordinator Marian Yasuda; and Norman G. Y. Hong, an award-winning member of the American Institute of Architects and CEO at Group 70 International.
The three jurors have selected winners in such categories as professional and student divisions from among dozens of entries showcasing the versatility and beauty of Hawaii woods. The exhibition typically features 80 or more breathtaking heirloom-quality works of furniture, woodturning, sculpture and musical instruments made from acacia koa, mango, kamani, milo, Norfolk pine, macadamia nut, kiawe and other Hawai‘i-grown woods.
The exhibition is sponsored by Kamehameha Schools, Hawai‘i State Foundation of Culture & the Arts, DLNR Division of Forestry & Wildlife, Hawaii Forest Institute, Woodcraft, Halekulani On the Beach at Waikiki, Maui Custom Woodworkers, Inc., Ocean Eagle, Ron and Myra Kent, Hilo Frame Shop, Tusher Architectural Group and Bubbies Ice Cream.