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Harue McVay’s ceramic artwork: “35.5” x 21.5” x 18” (left) and 30” x 15” x 15” (right) – Courtesy of Bonnie Beatson

Artist displays the possibilities in ceramics

Exploring and experimenting with clay led to new discoveries for Harue McVay and spanned her career. McVay’s diverse ceramic work is on exhibit Oct. 25-Nov. 25 (except Veterans Day) from 1-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and Sundays at WCC’s Gallery ‘Iolani and features about 100 of her contemporary pieces from over three […]

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Ghost stories at Paliku Theatre

Ghost stories at Paliku Theatre

One black night, near an old abandoned plantation town by the sea, two cousins lost in the darkness unknowingly cross a supernatural threshold. That is the premise of playwright Susan Soon He Stanton’s “‘Ō‘ōkala 100,” a collection of eerie Hawai‘i-based ghost stories written specifically to be performed by WCC’s Theatre […]

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The cast and crew “Hairspray” celebrate their wins at the 2015 Po’okela Awards - Courtesy of Tom Holowach

Hairspray wins nine at local theater awards

Hawai‘i’s performing arts community shared a bittersweet moment when Tom Holowach’s production “Hairspray” at Palikū Theatre won big at the Po’okela Awards on Aug. 10 at the Ko’olau Ballrooms. Why bittersweet? It was the last musical production that was directed by the late Ronald E. Bright, a teacher and extraordinary […]

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Painting by Dennis Okada.

Dispelling ‘The Myth of Disability’

For some, overcoming a disability is a challenge. For others, it’s a solution. “REVEALED, The Myth of Disability” is the new exhibition at WCC’s Gallery ‘Iolani from Sept. 13 – Oct 9. It features the work of artists who deal with unique challenges. “It’s the overcoming that is so powerful,” […]

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