Lethal Beauty

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    The Kenny Endo Contemporary Taiko Ensemble's thunderous performance!

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    Julianne Cheng and Samantha Chew

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    Malia and Gina

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    Juleanne Liu and David Wong, nice cosplay!

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    Michelle Sato and Trina Orimoto

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    Artist Andy Lee whips ink around like an ancient Zen master!

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    Toni Hinds and James Fawcett

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    (L-R) Charly Martiny, Melissa Uhl, Jade Snow and Kevin White

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    Order up! Who had the spicy ahi hand roll?

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    Jacquelynn Jordan, Margarethe McLeod and Gina Snowden

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    The Japan Karate Association Hawaii at the ready! How about hiring a few for museum security?

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    Jaymin,, Marlis and Kiana

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    Laʻakea and Nigel display their samurai moves!

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    Denise Baron and Fiona Brockhurst

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    (L-R) Matt Raff, Gabriel Gorman, Mike Okamoto and Alex Fergus

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    Showdown in Central Court with members from the Kenshikan Kendo Club.

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    Joanne Tu and Trisha

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    Jesse Lima, Olliver Coloma, Daniel Cervelin and Marcelo

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    (L-R) Hyun Kim, Grant Oliver, Jay Suemori, Laighten Hara, Katsumi Yamada and Garrett Matsumoto

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    Nicole Hori and Kirsi Hakkinen

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    (L-R) Blake, Erin, Jenna and Cecila

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    The battle is on between Adam Hori and Patrick Chee! Loser buys drinks.

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    Almost too cute to eat! Almost...

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    Summer Holcomb, Moani Aki and Lizzie Laporte

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    (L-R) Misha, Eryn, Lori and Krystine

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    Katie and Seyth

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    A warrior's first line of defense... makeup!

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June 28, 2013 06:00pm-09:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art

'Lethal Beauty' information

ARTafterDARK puts the focus on Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor.


Kendo means "way of the sword"—see members of the Kenshikan Kendo Club demonstrate their kenjutsu skills.

Learn stealth moves from the Japan Karate Association Hawaii.

DJ Dana Kruse and DJ Patrick Park spin the latest in J-pop hits.

Hear the Kenny Endo Contemporary Taiko Ensemble's rolling thunder.

Get a fierce look from DFS Beauty makeup artists, then record it for posterity in the InstaBooth.


Watch zen brush artist Andy Lee paint, and take home one of his Lethal Beauty-inspired manga booklets.

Take a zip tour of Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor, where you'll find our ?Art docents ready with an art activity. 7 + 7:30pm

FOOD + DRINK (available for purchase)

The Grove puts its twist on Japanese street fare—dine on a yakitori-style chicken plate, tempura sampler, and sushi hand rolls.

This month's specialty cocktail: the Sakura.


In the Members' Only Mediterranean Courtyard, Candy Art Hawaii demonstrates amezaiku, the traditional Japanese art of handsculpting sugar into lollipops. Members get to take one home (while supplies last).

Strike your best warrior pose in the Flipbooks Hawaii booth.


Secret Sound Showcase: Sing the Body, Sunway, ILLISIT + The NME Band, 9pm, Doris Duke Theatre, $10.


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

1) FREE: Street parking on Beretania and Kinau Street from 6pm

2) $4: The Pro Park Parking Lot behind the Honolulu Museum of Art School (1111 Victoria St.), entrances on Beretania and Young streets. Pay 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 10pm