Arts & Exhibits


TODAY, March 9 

WOODTURNERS EXHIBIT 

Where: Wailoa Arts and Cultural Center, 200 Piopio St., Hilo 

When: 8:30 a.m. March 9 

Details: Big Island Woodturners exhibit is free to the public and open Monday – Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through March 23. Woodturning demonstrations on Saturdays, March 9 and 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit www.bigislandwoodturners. org for more information. 

Contact: Doug Keown, 982- 5173, dkeown1@aol.com 

HULA ARTS AT KILAUEA 

Where: VAC Gallery hula platform, HVNP 

When: 10:30 a.m. March 9 

Details: Kahiko performance by Halau Hula Manaolana ‘O Kohala, Hula Halau Pi‘o O Ke Anuenue of Ashland, Ore., and Halau Hula Keao ‘O Kala of Pahoa honoring the late kumu hula Raylene Kawaia‘ea. 

Contact: Julie Callahan, 967- 8222, julie@volcanoartcenter.org 

BOOK SIGNING, READING 

Where: Big Island BookBuyers, 14 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo 

When: 2 p.m. March 9 

Details: Keahi Felix: “A Quiet Woman,” a book of poems. 

Contact: 315-5335, marya@ bigislandbookbuyers.com 

COMING 

OHANA LEHUA BONSAI CLUB 

Where: Hilo Public Library, Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. March 16 

Details: A “beautiful display of the most amazing ever-changing bonsai, with vibrant colors, flowers, berries and phenomenal leaves. Simply breathtaking.” Workshop and demonstration throughout the day. 

Contact: Yoshi and Sandy Ota, 959-5626, jaymielee337@ hotmail.com 

MEET PHOTOGRAPHER IAN LINDSEY 

Where: Barela Gallery at The Shops at Mauna Lani 

When: 6:30 p.m. March 21 

Details: Meet Big Island fine art photographer Ian Lindsey, who travels the world with his camera. 

Contact: Phoebe Barela, 885- 5111, barelaartgallery@gmail.com 

VOLCANO POTTERY SALE 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 3 p.m. June 14 

Details: Join 12 Big Island potters and ceramicists for annual show and sale. Meet the artists and to view their unique pottery styles; functional pottery and ceramic sculpture will be featured. Also at 9 a.m. June 15. 

Contact: Ron Hanatani, 985- 8530, ron@ryhpottery.com 

HAWAII PHOTO EXPO ENTRIES SOUGHT 

Where: Wailoa Art Center 

When: 9 a.m. March 22 

Details: The Hawaii Photo Expo is now accepting digital entries for the 14th annual competition and exhibit to be presented at Wailoa Center in June. Entries must be received by March 22 to be considered by our juror. Prizes awarded in three categories: Masters, Enthusiasts and Beginners. Visit hawaiiphotoexpo.com. 

Contact: Andrew Bisset, 345- 0280, andrewbisset@hawaii. rr.com 

‘THE UNTOLD STORY’ 

Where: Hawaii Japanese Center, 751 Kanoelehua Ave., Hilo 

When: 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. March 23 

Details: Movie premiere of the “JCCH Untold story: The Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawaii” by Pahoa native Ryan Kawamoto. Tickets $8 at KTA Puainako and Keawe, and at Book Gallery. 

Contact: Denise Tagomori Park, 945-7633, park@jcch.com 

CELEBRATE MERRIE MONARCH IN VOLCANO 

Where: VAC Gallery, HVNP 

When: 9 a.m. April 3 

Details: Free events highlighting hula and cultural arts; park entrance fees apply. 

Contact: Emily Catey, 967- 7565, gallery@volcanoartcenter.org 

JELENA CLAY DEMO 

Where: VAC Gallery, HVNP 

When: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. April 3 

Details: Artist demonstrates various design and decorating techniques on ipu, or gourd. Free; park entrance fees apply. 

Contact: Emily Catey, 967- 7565, gallery@volcanoartcenter.org 

LOEBEL-FRIED AT VAC 

Where: VAC Gallery, HVNP 

When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 4 

Details: Print and book signing by Caren Loebel-Fried, the artist who illustrates the legends and myths of Hawaii. Free; park entrance fees apply. 

Contact: Emily Catey, 967- 7565, gallery@volcanoartcenter.org 

20TH HAWAII ARTS, CRAFTS & FOOD FESTIVAL 

Where: Sangha Hall, Hilo 

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 4-6 

Details: More than 100 artisans, crafters, food vendors from throughout Hawaii and the Pacific. Prizes, performances, demos; www.hawaiiartsandcraftsfestival.com. 

Contact: 981-0518, hawaiiartsandcrafts@yahoo.com 

HINA-NORTH HILO DISTRICT ARTISTS 

Where: Laupahoehoe Library 

When: 5:30 p.m. April 4 

Details: Learn about Volcano Art Center Hawaii Island Network of Artists project. 

Contact: Tanya Aynessazian, 967-8222, director@volcanoartcenter.org 

HILO FIRST FRIDAYS NIGHT MARKET 

Where: Mamo Street and 130 Kilauea Ave., Hilo 

When: 5 p.m. April 5 

Details: Monthly market brings art and music to streets of Hilo. Kilauea Avenue closed to traffic in front of One Gallery, Still Life Books. 

 

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