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Oakland graffiti artist Kalani Ware working on his abstract mural at Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i – Dutches K. Richards

Understanding art with Kalani Ware

Pow! Wow! Hawai’i attracts artists from around the country, and among them this year was abstract graffiti artist Kalani Ware. The 28-year-old from Oakland, California, was not an official Pow! Wow! artist but wanted to come to the event to meet other artists, to be inspired and to paint an […]

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Palikū Arts Festival celebrates the creative spirit

Palikū Arts Festival celebrates the creative spirit

WCC will be having its 6th annual Palikū Arts Festival on Saturday, April 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Palikū Theatre Plaza and Hale Pālanakila art spaces. Students and their ‘ohana are welcome at the free event, which brings together WCC art students and artists from the […]

Theater instructor Taurie Kinoshita is committed to her students’ success – Cynthia Lee Sinclair

They call her Madame Director

“Theater is the most beautiful thing in the world to me,” said WCC theater instructor Taurie Kinoshita. “It is the only art form which encompasses all art forms: music, dance, literature, poetry, 2D visual art and composition, design, use of line and color, 3D visual art/architecture, use of bodies in […]

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Gallery displays ceramics by renowned artist

Gallery displays ceramics by renowned artist

Gallery ‘Iolani’s current exhibit showcases the clay and bronze works of Kaua‘i native David Kuraoka, professor emeritus of art and former ceramics department head at San Francisco State University. Kuraoka is known for his large ceramic pieces and his use of pit firing, a technique that results in rich, soft […]

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Romance in the sky at Hōkūlani Imaginarium

Romance in the sky at Hōkūlani Imaginarium

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and although you could do the stereotypical fancy dinner and dessert, consider something more memorable. The Hōkūlani Imaginarium hosts “Star-Crossed Lovers,” a one-of-a-kind show, on Sunday, Feb. 14. The show, which has been a Valentine’s tradition at the Imaginarium for the past three […]

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From the Hōkūlani Imaginarium to the solar systems and beyond

From the Hōkūlani Imaginarium to the solar systems and beyond

There are many reasons to visit the Hōkūlani Imaginarium, but its new spring schedule seals the deal. From February through June, the Imaginarium offers three fun adventures that are out of this planet. The first one, Ancient Skies, explores the hidden gems of mankind’s oldest monuments. The second show, Voyages […]

WCC theater instructor grooms future actors

WCC theater instructor grooms future actors

Most know him as the confident man around campus with the loud, theatrical personality. He often, if not always, wears a Boston Scally cap to class. Theater instructor Nick Logue influences his students to strive to be the best actors they can be in and out of the classroom. His […]

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