Hawaii's Woodshow 2018

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    Joseph Butterweck

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    Derek Bencomo

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September 22, 2018 - October 07, 2018
Honolulu Museum of Art School


Exhibition Overview

Hawaii's Woodshow attracts talented woodworkers throughout the state and abroad who submit entries showcasing the versatility and beauty of Hawai‘i woods across design disciplines including furniture, woodturning, sculpture and musical instruments.

Standout Hawaii's Woodshow entries include a Hawaiian sailing canoe, a wearable dress crafted from koa, several musical instruments and fine furniture. Entries will be awarded in several prestigious categories including Best of Show, Spirit of Show, and People’s Choice.

Jurors:
Irving Jenkins, author and artist
Sean K.L. Browne, sculptor
Alan Wilkinson, Wilkinson Koa Furniture

New this year:
This year, entries will be available for purchase online. Starting Sep 22, interested buyers can view the catalog of entries and purchase pieces here.  

Sponsors:
C. Barton Potter, Co.
DLNR—Division of Forestry & Wildlife
Ferraro Choi and Associates, Ltd.
Forest Solutions, Inc.
Hawai‘i Forest Institute
Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
Hawai‘i Tourism Authority Community Enrichment Program
Hawai‘i Wood Utilization Team
Honua Ola Bioenergy
Kamehameha Schools
Yasuda Designs
Paniolo Tonewoods
Peter Simmons—In the Woods
Ron Kent
Scheurenbrand Guitars
Shaun Fleming—Wooden Touches LLC
Steven Hill
Tantalus Studio
Thomas Loudat
Tusher Architectural Group
WhiteSpace Architects, Inc.
Woodcraft Supply, LLC

About the Hawaii Forest Industry Association
Established in 1989, the Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association (HFIA) is a nonprofit corporation founded by and for people committed to managing healthy and productive forests. As Hawai‘i’s recognized forest industry trade association, HFIA encourages the responsible growth of Hawaii’s forest industry through education, planning, information exchange and advocacy. HFIA programs promote healthier forests, increased business and more jobs within the forestry sector.

For more information including a complete list of awards, visit woodshow.hawaiiforest.org.