Here in the Islands

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Here in the Islands


February 19, 2017 11:00am-05:00pm


Honolulu Museum of Art

Event Information:

Be inspired by the homegrown talent in the exhibition Artists of Hawai‘i 2017 and make your own mark to the sounds of the Air Force Band of the Pacific.

Entertainment and art activities end at 3pm.


Chasing rainbows: Kids will make a changing scene using two differently colored plates. 

Intertidal scenes: Taking inspiration from Artist of Hawai‘i Kasey Lindley, kids can work with the artist to make creative collages using photographs of intertidal scenes.

The royal treatment: Royal Hawaiian Band Glee Club takes the stage to sing with hula accompaniment from 11:15am to12:15pm.

Strings and things: Hear violinist Duane Padilla and friends play a medley from 12:30 to 1:15pm. 

Soaring sounds: Listen to the world-class Air Force Band of the Pacific play from 1:30 to 2:30pm. 


Maisa the Chamoru Girl who Saves Guåhan
Directed by Michael Q. Ceballos. Guam/Hawai‘i. 2015. 35 min. Chamoru with English subtitles.
Based on a Chamoru legend, Maisa tells the story of a girl who finds the strength to lead the women of Guåhan (Guam) into battle against a giant creature from the Marianas trench that is devouring their island home.
11:10am + 1pm FREE 


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


Open to kids age 1 to 17, the contest station features drawing supplies where participants create a drawing based on a theme. 

The winner receives a Supporting Membership to the Honolulu Museum of Art ($100 value), and his or her artwork is used to create the following month’s event brochure and is posted on the museum's website.

Congratulations to this month's winner: Emma Zakahi, age 10, of Honolulu.