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Honolulu Museum of Art

Childe Hassam, American Impressionist

J. Michael Welton | Posted 03.11.2017 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Hassam was intensely drawn to the island, spending as many as 30 summers there, painting its landscape, its ocean views and Celia Thaxter's famous island garden too.

HULA MOON, Vol. XXIV: Old Farts and Surfing Legends

Gordy Grundy | Posted 08.19.2016 | Hawaii
Gordy Grundy

Such an august panel is to be cherished, for time is fleeting. The ancient legends will soon give way to the Baby Boomer legends and they to the X, Y and Z Generation legends. I shudder to think of the panel of the future Millennial.

HULA MOON Vol. XIV: The Mystery of Artist Masami Teraoka; The Modern Art Volcanists of Hawai'i

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.01.2016 | Hawaii
Gordy Grundy

His talent is unbelievable and incredible and worthy of our rapt attention. Not only is his technical skill exemplary, his interests and ideas are smart, fascinating, entertaining and with varying degrees of humor. He is a quiet warrior.

Experts Answer "Why Isn't Masami Teraoka More Famous?!"

Gordy Grundy | Posted 05.28.2016 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

The art world is a swiftly flowing river. The currents shove every artist along, indiscriminately, at a fast clip. A few pass by twice while most flow through only once. Sometimes, an artist can get lodged along the riverbank, snagged onto a hold. Sometimes that "new land" grows into a promontory.

PechaKucha Light Shines Bright at the Honolulu Museum of Art

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.23.2014 | Hawaii
Gordy Grundy

Ideas can be sexy, especially on a warm night in Hawai'i with the winds gently gusting after a soft rain. In the lee of the majestic Honolulu Museum of Art School, an outdoor auditorium had been created with an inflatable screen.

Berlin and Beyond Honolulu Brings German Films to Hawaii

Christina Gerhardt | Posted 02.17.2014 | Hawaii
Christina Gerhardt

The young couple's baby only stops crying when they take him for a drive in the car. One night, the car is stolen and their baby kidnapped, as they stop at a convenience store. In the ensuing caper, the parents set out to steal back their child.

Finding Mo Betta' Beauty in Paradise

Gordy Grundy | Posted 11.11.2012 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

The Hawaiian Islands are newer and fresher than any land on the planet. Nature's beauty has never been on a brighter display. The flora and the fauna are breathtaking. For the seeker of divinity and transcendence, mo betta' beauty can always be found.