WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5
FREE OKINAWAN MARTIAL ARTS SEMINAR
Where: UHH Campus Center 301
When: 4:30 p.m. Sept. 5
Details: Featuring Bill Gossett, member of world martial arts hall of fame. No experience needed; www.ryukyueastasianmartialarts.com.
Contact: Jack Musick, 896-1149, email@example.com
FRIDAY, Sept. 7
PARADISE STUDIO ARTISTS
Where: Wailoa Art & Cultural Center, 200 Piopio St., Hilo
When: 5-7 p.m. Sept. 7
Details: Opening reception for Sept. 7-27 Paradise Studio Tour Artist Collective multi-media exhibit. Entertainment and refreshments. Free.
Contact: Codie M. King, 933- 0416, firstname.lastname@example.org
‘SAVING HUBBLE’ SNEAK PREVIEW
Where: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Cen.
When: 7 p.m. Sept. 7
Details: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center will have a sneak preview showing of “Saving Hubble,” a new independent documentary film directed by David Gaynes, who will answer questions. Admission.
Contact: 969-9703, info@ imiloahawaii.org
SASANA: THE BURMA PORTFOLIO
Where: Lyman Museum, Hilo
When: 10 a.m. Sept. 7
Details: Journey deep into Burma and experience a Buddhist culture rich in tradition and history. The special exhibit Sasana (acts of kindness) is a collection of large-format black and white photographs taken between 2006-2011 by Dr. Steven Garon, a volunteer with Aloha Medical Mission. On display through Jan. 12.
Contact: Lyman Museum, 935-5021, email@example.com
FREE ART DEMOS AT HIGH FIRE HAWAII GALLERY
Where: 114 Kamehameha Ave.
When: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 8
Details: September’s free Second Saturday Art Demo features artist Patti Pease Johnson and harpist Cymber Lilly Quinn. www.highfirehawaii.com.
Contact: Steven B. Lang, 935- 8380, firstname.lastname@example.org
‘TINY TREASURES’ JEWELRY EXHIBITION
Where: VAC Gallery, HVNP
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 29-Nov. 11
Details: Invitational show featuring 12 artists: Patrica Larsen-Goodin, Tad Sewell, Stone O’Daughery, Pat Pearlman, Candise Wakumoto, Jessica Landau, Brenda May Ching, Wayne Keeth, J. Bennett, Jamie Stokes and Daniel Edwards. Free; park entrance fees apply. Opening reception at 5 p.m. Sept. 29.
Contact: Emily, 967-7565, email@example.com
‘ELEMENTAL’ ART EXHIBIT
Where: VAC Niaulani Campus
When: 10 a.m. Sept. 29
Details: Group exhibit celebrating the work of Clayton Amemiya, Henry Bianchini, Kevin Diminyatz, Stephen Freedman, Tim Freeman, Chiu Leong, Monika Mann, Michael Marshall, William McKnight, Elizabeth Miller, Randy Shiroma, Randy Takaki and Glenn Yamanoha. Closing reception Thursday, Oct. 25, 4-6 p.m.
Contact: Emily, 967-8222, firstname.lastname@example.org
VOLCANO ART STUDIO TOUR & SALE
Where: Volcano Village
When: 10 a.m. Nov. 23-25
Details: Over Thanksgiving weekend, the Volcano Village Artists Hui hosts its annual studio tour. Visitors are invited to meet the artists and view artwork on display and available for purchase. Maps to studios will be available at businesses in Volcano and at www. VolcanoVillageArtistsHui.com