Out of the Blue

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July 21, 2019 10:00am-04:30pm
Honolulu Museum of Art

Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday event information

Join us and learn more about protecting our oceans and surf!

Activities end at 2pm, but the museum remains open free of charge until 4:30pm.


Sustainability through Art: Create art inspired by the beauty of our oceans and surf.

Message in a Bottle: Guests can work alongside Nikole Nelson from BLKCORAL to create an installation about ocean sustainability. Special thanks to Supporting Sponsor Aqua-Aston Hospitality.

Gallery Hunt: Explore the museum galleries in search of works of art with ocean themes. Turn in your completed hunt and receive a prize provided by Kōkua Hawaii Foundation and a sample of reef-safe sunscreen provided by Aqua-Aston Hospitality.


11:00am-11:45am: Tiki Taboo – Groove to surf-style music provided by Tiki Taboo.

12pm-1pm: Drew Henmi – Listen to original tunes by multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter Drew Henmi, blending elements of indie, pop, soul and rock. Henmi’s debut release Finding My Way EP was nominated for a 2019 Nā Hōkū Hano Hano award in the "EP of the Year Category."

Kōkua Hawaii Foundation: Join Kōkua Hawai‘i Foundation to make a plastic free pledge at the Capture Your Commitment station. Learn more about the organization’s environmental education and our Plastic Free Hawaiʻi program. Remember to bring your reusable water bottle and fill up at the Plastic Free Hawaiʻi water station


Johnny Tsunami: 10:30am + 1pm. Free. For a generation of children, Johnny Tsunami had a huge impact. Young Hawaiian surfer Johnny Kapahala's idyllic life in Hawai‘i is upended when his family moves to Vermont.


Enjoy our full-service Sunday brunch menu at the Café from 11am-2pm. Reservations are recommended.


Take a shuttle bus to the museum’s free Family Sunday at Spalding House in Makiki Heights for more Family Sunday art and fun.


The winner receives a Supporting Membership to the Honolulu Museum of Art ($120 value), and his or her artwork is posted on the museum's website and used to create the following month’s event brochure.

Congratulations to last month's winner, Mikayla Bloom, age 11, from Honolulu!