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Arthur Johnsen Retrospective

The Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art is proud to present the work of Hawaii’s esteemed painter Arthur Johnsen. January 3rd – 29th, 2014. Opening reception runs from 5:30 to 9:00 … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

East Rift Art Show

  Alternative Surfaces, Tattoo Art and Runway Art. HMOCA is proud to present The East Rift Art Show.  Opening night is February 7th 5:30 to 9pm.  Show runs from February 8th … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thanks for your click!

Thank you so much for your votes! To see the winners of the 1st. Annual Video Competition go to  A special thanks to Ananda Fund Hawaii for supporting the … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Young at Art: Call For Entries

Important notice to all teachers! The 26th Annual Young At Art juried exhibit, 2014, is now accepting entries. In honor of National Youth Art Month, Young At Art is a … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Welcome to HMOCA

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Trial of Queen Lili’uokalani

“They found me guilty before the trial began.” ~Queen Lili’uokalani In the Trial Of Lili’uokalani, the Hilo Community Players take a page from a dark chapter in the story of … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment


The EHCC/HMOCA fundraiser (Aug. 2nd) was a wild success, the live jazz, orchestra, firedancers, electronic-music, belly dancers and an amazing art auction. Mahalo Hilo!

August 17, 2013 · Leave a comment


EHCC  stands for  East Hawaii Cultural Council, which was founded in 1967 to foster community involvement with culture and the arts.    Their offices are in the Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art, … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · Leave a comment