Tokyo Story

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    Sayaka Yonaha, Michiko Fujishiro, Mari Kodera

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    Delicious food by Town/Downtown.

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    Wendy Perkins and Scott Kick

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    Nick Grundy, Christina Grundy, Frank Alsup

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    Manami Saito, Kekoa

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    Grace Chee, Aileen Uedoi

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    Nicole Gragisics, Chris Yee, Emily Thomas, Chris Sass

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    Trevor and Brennan Yee

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    Taiko drumming by Somei Taiko

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    Mallory Tadaki, Lauren Andrews, Kaycee Beardeaux, Rinako Maihata

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    Checking-out the exhibition Tattoo Honolulu

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    Drawing manga in the courtyards.

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    Learning Shodo (Japanese calligraphy)

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    Jay Suemori, Garrett Matsumoto, Leighton Hara

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    Jenni Riportella, Theresa Chen

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    Honolulu Museum of Art Director Stephan Jost (far right) with Will Scott and baby Monique.

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    Checking-out the exhibition Tattoo Honolulu

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    Marie Kennedy, Robert Silaghi

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June 29, 2012 06:00pm-09:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art

'Tokyo Story' information

ARTafterDARK admission: $10. Free for Academy members.

Inspired by the exhibition Hiroshige: An Artist’s Journey, we bring the neon glitz and glam of Tokyo to ARTafterDARK.
Sponsored by First Insurance Company of Hawaii. 


Listen for the thunder of ensemble taiko drumming by Somei Taiko, 6:30pm, 7:30pm & 8:30pm.

See modern day sword fighting by martial artists from Kenshikan Kendo Club, 6:45pm, 7:45pm


Play cosplay dress up with kimonos and accessories at the Harajuku Photo Booth.

Star in your own manga drawn by local anime artists:
Jessica Valadez, featured artist of Kawaii-kon
Jon Murakami, producer of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s “Calabash”

Watch and learn the art of traditional Japanese crafts:
Kumihimo (Japanese braiding) by Sensei Carole Nagano
Shodo (Japanese calligraphy) by Sensei Mineko Weite of Nihon Shuji Calligraphy 


Move to J-pop hits spun by DJs Kevin + Curtis.


Eat and drink classic Japanese street fare with a twist, served by Town & Downtown.


Just a reminder—ARTafterDARKers can park in the following locations:

1) FREE: Street parking on Beretania and Kinau Street from 6 p.m.

2) $4: The Pro Park Parking Lot behind the Art Center at Linekona, entrances on Beretania and Young streets Payment is to be made at the yellow slot box next to the parking booth. 

3) $5 at the First United Methodist Church Parking Lot on the corner of Beretania and Victoria streets. NOTE: lot closes promptly at 10 p.m.
4) $5 at Kim Chee III Parking Lot on Young Street