TODAY, Jan. 19
27TH ANNUAL HAWAII WOOD GUILD EXHIBIT
Where: Isaacs Art Center, 65-1268 Kawaihae Road, Waimea
When: 5 p.m. Jan. 19
Details: The Annual Hawaii Wood Guild Exhibit is the premier event for fine woodworking on Hawaii Island. Works by talented woodworkers are displayed and available for purchase. Opening reception at 5 p.m. on Jan. 19; exhibit open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Jan. 19-Feb. 23. Visit www. hawaiiwoodguild.com.
Contact: 885-5884, info@ hawaiiwoodguild.com
FIND ILLUMINATION & PASSION IN PAINTING
Where: E.H. Cultural Center, 1414 Kalakaua St., Hilo
When: 1-5 p.m. Jan. 19-20
Details: Artist Rose Adare, whose art is now on display at EHCC, will teach in the center annex. Register at the office; $145. Participants will need to bring: oil paint, brushes, medium, solvent, cleaning supplies and a portable easel. For more info, you may call EHCC 961-5711, email: email@example.com or visit www.roseadare.com.
Contact: Rose Adare, 430-8552
THURSDAY, Jan. 24
HINA SOUTH KONA COMMUNITY MEETING
Where: SKEA, 84-5191 Mamalahoa Hwy.
When: 5:30 p.m. Jan. 24
Details: Learn about Volcano Art Center’s Hawaii Island Network of Artists Project, partially funded by the county, to support greater awareness of Hawaii Island artists and their economic impact.
Contact: Tanya Aynessazian, 967-8222, firstname.lastname@example.org
THE ‘NATURAL HISTORY OF HAWAII’
Where: Lyman Museum, 276 Haili St., Hilo
When: 7 p.m. Feb. 4
Details: Local historian and master storyteller Boyd Bond recounts how the Hawaiian Islands evolved with the immigration of plants, animals, and humans, and how the ancestral tales told by the Polynesian settlers were adapted to include Hawaii’s plants and animals. $3; free to members. Details: 935-5021 or www.lymanmuseum.org.
Contact: Emily, 935-5021, email@example.com
Where: Laupahoehoe Beach Park
When: 9 a.m. Feb. 23
Details: Braddah Smitty’s Laupahoehoe Music Festival eighth annual event.
Contact: Louise “Sweetie” Maikui, 920-8111, 938-3314
Where: VAC Gallery, HVNP
When: 11 a.m. Fridays
Details: Free, weekly hands-on demo in a cultural craft on VAC Gallery porch in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. All events are free (donations welcome); park entrance fees apply. Call 967-8222 for more information.
Contact: Julie, 967-8222, firstname.lastname@example.org
IGA OF THE MIND BY CLAYTON AMEMIYA
Where: idspace, Hilo
When: Through Jan. 19
Details: Traditional wood-fired Japanese pottery by Hilo artist Clayton Amemiya. Gallery is above Reuben’s, through Stairway to Art.
Contact: Stephen Freedman, 966-8943, email@example.com
PLANTATION LIFE ON HAWAII ISLAND
Where: Heritage Center, Honokaa
When: Through January
Details: Photos by John and Anne Bowen taken in the 1970s. Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.