Art Deco Hawai‘i

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    Art Deco decor

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    Guests got lei'd as they arrived

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    Kona Brewing Company's tiki bar

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    The Sherstyuk and Helm families

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    Corridors filling with early birds

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    Eri Kosuge, Emi Kuriyama, and Mayumi Maruyama

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    Amy Johnson, Juan Vargas, and Kathryn Woehrle

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    The Corals

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    Brent Earl and Puna Earl

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    Adam, Nicole, Sergio Garzon

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    Jason and Shelly

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    Zoe Lie-Venhuizen and Cynthia

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    Danielle Surface and Dawn Somera

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    Maiko, Davin, and Maya

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    As usual, awesome food from The Grove Kailua

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    Gettin' it while it's hot

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    Jean, Gary, Barbara and Conrad

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    Sterling, Annie, Andrea, Elise and Brandie

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    Martin and Jason

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    Jay Koseki playing slack key earlier in the night

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    That time during ARTafterDARK when Luce Pavilion turns into a night club

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    DJ Dana Kruse giving the people what they want.

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    Natalie, Renee, Tiffany, and Katie

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    Meanwhile in the gift shop...

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    And in the Natural, Unnatural, Supernatural exhibition gallery, a few revelers and the man behind the museum's social media curtain, Scott Wheldon!

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    The crowd gathers in Central Courtyard

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    Tahitian drummers take the stage

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    The women of Tahiti Mana entering

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    The men of Tahiti Mana entering

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    Tahiti Mana

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    Keiki stayed busy drawing custom art deco postcards

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    The star of the show—Art Deco Hawai‘i

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    The Eugene Savage murals drew crowds to the heart of Art Deco Hawai‘i

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    A couple checking out the Sextons

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    The museum's tours scheduler Jan Tucker and tours/docent programmer Jenny Engle, jamming with docent Pua Wayman. 

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August 29, 2014 06:00pm-09:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art

'Art Deco Hawai‘i' information

See the exhibition, experience the event—1920s Honolulu. Presented by Kona Brewing Company.

Guests are encouraged to dress deco! Flapper gowns and vintage Aloha shirts are more than welcome.


• Hear slack-key guitarist Jay Koseki.
• Enjoy an upbeat ‘ukulele performance by Landon Mattox and his students.
• It's a hot Hawaiian night with DJ Dana Kruse's live mixes.
• See dance troupe Tahiti Mana perform and learn to fa'arapu.
• Get an ‘ukulele lesson with docent Pua Wayman in Art Deco Hawai‘i.
• Ready for your glamor shot? Visit Kona Brewing Company's step 'n' repeat backdrop in Palm Courtyard.


• Explore Art Deco Hawai'i
• Take a deeper look at the six Eugene Savage murals and pick your favorite flowers with our docents and their ?Art activity.
• Be the first to see Land Division: An Installation by Sean Connelly, about watersheds and urban development in Hawai‘i.
• Create your own Art Deco Hawai‘i by decorating "Wish You Were Here" postcards.


• Go to palm courtyard to experience the Kona Brewing Company Tiki Bar!
• Enjoy creative dishes and cocktails by The Grove.

• Beef poke bowl: seared grass-fed strip loin, tossed in togarashi-and-cane sugar seasoning, with Hau‘ula grape tomatoes, sea asparagus, Maui onions, and poke sauce on white or brown rice
• Mini laulau with lomi tomatoes and rice
• Fish musubi: seared fresh island mahi-mahi wrapped in nori with tobiko aioli and kaiware sprouts
• Poi garden salad: Hau‘ula tomatoes, Ewa sweet corn, edemame, Okinawan sweet potato, bell peppers, and Mānoa lettuce tossed in liliko‘i vinaigrette atop spiced poi smear and garnished with goat cheese


ARTafterDARKers can park in the following locations:

• Street parking on Beretania and Kinau Street from 6pm. FREE

• Lot behind the Honolulu Museum of Art School (1111 Victoria St.), entrances on Beretania and Young streets. 
$5 for up to five hours, $2 for each additional 30 minutes or fraction thereof. 
NOTE: lot closes promptly at 11pm.

ARTafterDARK media sponsor: Honolulu Magazine