Farm to Table Fundraiser


Farm to Table ScanPAʻI is teaming up with the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea for a “Farm to Table” fundraiser at Tim Bostock and Melanie Holt’s farm in Waikiʻi (Big Island). Chef Mark “Gooch” Noguchi and his staff will be preparing delectable entrees with ingredients gathered from the farm! This is a night you do not want to miss out on.

This Farm to Table joint fundraiser will take place on Sunday, June 1, 2014. There is a limited amount of VIP Early Admission on sale at $250 that include early entree to the farm, champagne, passed hor d’oeuvres, REAL farm tour, and Robert Cazimero at the piano. VIP early admission is at 1:00 pm. General admission is on sale at $150, and at 2:00 pm. Children 12 and under receive a 50% discount. Or you may purchase a table that seats 10 and includes special table seating, champagne, and chef’s selected pupu menu, meet and greet with Chef Gooch, Tim, and Mel, and everything included in the VIP early admission for $2,500.

To order your tickets click the link below, or call the Kahilu Theatre Box Office at 808-885-6868.


If you have any questions, call the PAʻI Arts & Culture Center at 808-792-0890.


MAMo Wearable Art Show – Waimea


Tickets for the MAMo Wearable Art Show in Waimea are on sale NOW! The Wearable Art Show in Waimea will take place on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Kahilu Theatre.  You can get your tickets by clicking here, or by calling the Kahilu Theatre at 808-885-6868.

See you at Kahilu!

If you have questions, call the PAʻI Arts & Culture Center at 808-792-0890.


MAMo Wearable Art Show – Honolulu


Tickets are on sale NOW for the MAMo Wearable Art Show in Honolulu.  The Wearable Art Show will be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Hawaiʻi Theatre.  Doors and Silent Auction open at 5:30 pm, and trunk show to follow.  You may purchase vouchers from the PAʻI Arts & Culture Center (808-792-0890), or you may purchase tickets from the Hawaiʻi Theatre (808-528-0506 or www.hawaiitheatre.com).

We hope to see you there! Come out and support native Hawaiian artists!

If you have any questions, please call us at 808-792-0890.


First MAMo Event of the Season!

"Paliuli" by Bernice Akamine

“Paliuli” by Bernice Akamine

MAMo: Maoli Arts Month starts TONIGHT with a gallery opening at the Wailoa Arts & Cultural Center in Hilo, Hawaiʻi.  The show is entitled “Hā”, meaning “fourth” because it is the fourth year that the Wailoa Art Gallery has been a part of MAMo.  We would like to mahalo the Wailoa Arts & Cultural Center for allowing a space for our native Hawaiian artists to showcase their work.  We would also like to mahalo the curators for the show: Kaʻohu Seto, Momi Greene, and Bernice Akamine!

This year’s gallery features the following artists: Beau Jack Key, Nelson Makua, Kainoa Makua, Ski Kwiatkowski, Lehua Waipa Ah Nee, Lehua and Kilohana Domingo, Merci Manalili, Keahi Tomas, Kaʻohu O. Seto, Kanani Kaulukukui, Jimie Ramos, Moses Kealamakia, Momi, Greene, Duncan Kaʻohuokaʻala Seto, and Dean Kaʻahanui.

There will also be a one-woman show by Bernice Akamine in the Atrium Gallery (downstairs of the main gallery).  The show is entitled “Paliuli”.  ”Paliuli”, refers to the story of the high chiefess, Lāʻieikawai, born one of twin sisters in Lāʻie, both children were given away at birth to prevent their execution by the hands of their father, Kahauokapaka. Upon maturity, her guardian Waka took Lāʻieikawai to Paliuli, the mythical land in the mountains of Moku O Keawe. At Paliuli, the high chiefess Lāʻieikawai lived in a house of ʻŌʻō feathers hidden from suitors by the mist of Paliuli.

Wailoa Arts & Cultural Center, 200 Piopio St., Hilo, HI 96720

Business hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Wednesday – 12 noon – 4:30 pm

Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays


MAMo 2014 Artist Guides and Posters


1978717_825462930800760_1273145293_nThey’re here! The 2014 MAMo Artist Guides and Posters are at the PAʻI Arts & Culture Center.

This year’s poster artists are Lufi Luteru and Kahi Ching.

Mahalo to our funders and partners: Ford Foundation, Bishop Museum, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Kamehameha Schools, Kahilu Theater, Kumu Kahua Theatre, ARTS at Marks Garage, and Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.

Also, mahalo to Trade Publishing for printing both our artist guides and posters this year!