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    The doors are open! Tell your friends or check in on social media.

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    Most High playing in Central Courtyard

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    Kelly Kalaea, Alyssa Ching, Kelly Akamine, Jenna Morimoto, and Stephanie Kaji

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    Jenn S, Colleen Laughlin, Tina Hanson, and Marco Sabino

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    Corridors filling up

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    Russel Van Dyken, Irminne Van Dyken, Jim Hayes, and John Dusza

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    Keala, Brad, Kenji, Rebecca, Chris, Neil, and someone called Juice, and a wrench. 

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    Donna, Sophia, and floral artist Pamakane aka "Ocean Dreamer"

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    Rooted menu items slathered in papaya relish provided by The Grove.

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    Enjoying the food: Rob Varecca, Alan Varacca, Rebecca Varreca, and Laarni Gedo.

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    Grace, Evelina, and Rita

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    Shannon, Tom and Heather with their floral creations.

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    Cheers! Siân Seabrook, Randy Marcus, Kat Anhalt, Brandon Gordon, and Alison Victoria

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    Paula and Colt

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    Taro pounding and pa‘i‘ai samples made live in the Kinau Courtyard by Mana Ai.

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    Inside the Natural, Unnatural, Supernatural exhibition.

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    Lots of action in and around Luce Pavilion.

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    Thanks to DJ duo Solomonic Sound System for da jams!

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    This month's ?art activity hosted by gracious docents.

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    Docent Pua Wayman teaching ‘ukulele lessons.

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    The fun's not just for adults. baby Lyla gets a lift from papa Thurston.

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    Thanks to all the bar tenders! Cassandra Guard and Seyth Reppun

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    Lee and Sasha showing off their mini figurine, made with help of sculptor Mark Chai.

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    Hisae and Yuki

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September 26, 2014 06:00pm-09:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art

'Rooted' information

It's a party for the ‘āina! Learn the hippest ways to live the green life in Hawai‘i.


• Vibe out with the roots band Most High
• Enjoy the dub/house style of Solomonic Sound System.
• Watch a taro pounding demonstration and taste samples of pa‘i‘ai from Mana Ai.
• Take an ‘ukulele lesson with docent Pua Wayman in the Holt Gallery.


• Take part in this month's ?art activity—Rooted/Uprooted—which focuses on the exhibition Land Division: An Installation by Sean Connelly, about Hawai‘i's traditional ahupua'a (land division) system.
• Learn to make your own mini flower bouquets with floral artist Ocean Dreamer.
• Use colorful telephone wire fibers to decorate a mini cardboard figurine with sculptor Mark Chai.


The Grove prepares dishes made with ingredients sourced from the ʻāina.


• Ginger-spiced mahimahi topped with sweet Hau‘ula tomato relish on a bed of Nalo greens tossed in Big Island honey balsamic vinaigrette and ‘Ewa sweet-corn cakes, $10

• Chips and Dip: Crisp chips, made from Big Island dryland Chinese taro, served with a vegetarian dip made with Maui's Surfing Goat Dairy cheese, $7
• The Hawaiian Dog: Grilled Portuguese sausage on a taro hot dog bun with spicy mustard and papaya relish, $8
• Drink special: Moscow Mule, featuring Ocean Vodka distilled in Hawai‘i using desalinated ocean water, and Elixer G, which sources 100 percent of their ginger from the Big Island, $9


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.