Maoli Arts Movement 2017 Events
April 7–28, 2017 MAMo at the Wailoa Art Center
Title of Show: ‘Ehiku
Curators: Ka‘ohu Seto, Nelson Makua, Jimie Ramos
Artists: Ben Heloca, Bernice Akamine, Ka‘ohu Seto, Almalene Grey-Parker, Tom Mehau, Keoki Carter, Kauanoe Chang, Natalie Jensen, Momi Greene, Kanani Kaulukukui, Lehua Waipa Ah Nee, Beau Jack Key, Kainoa Makua, Nelson Makua, Jimie Ramos, Kalei Nu‘uhiwa, Maile Lu‘uwai, Roberta Muller, Haley Kailiehu, Pi‘iali‘i Lawson
Featuring Native Hawaiian artists from the island of Hawai‘i. Free admission.
Wailoa Art Center, 200 Piopio St. Hilo, HI 96720 // (808) 933-0416
May 2–27, 2017 MAMo Awardee Gallery at the ARTS at Marks Garage
Artists: Moana Eisele, Umi Kai, Brook Parker
Each year, MAMo recognizes the artistic and educational contributions of Native Hawaiian master artists who exemplify the artist/educator. This year we honor kapa maker Moana Eisele, master mea kaua and woodworker Umi Kai and master oil painter and historian Brook Parker (son of 2008 MAMo awardee David Parker). Free admission.
ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nu‘uanu Ave. Honolulu, HI 96817 // Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 11am–6pm // (808) 521-2903
May 5, 2017 MAMo Awards and First Friday Gallery Walk
Honoring the 2017 MAMo awardees Moana Eisely, Umi Kai and Brook Parker. Free admission.
ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nu‘uanu Ave. Honolulu, HI 96817 // Hours: 6–9pm // (808) 521-2903
May 5 - July 5, 2017 3rd Annual MAMo Juried Exhibit
The 3rd annual MAMo Juried Exhibit showcases both traditional and contemporary artwork from Native Hawaiian artists. Free admission.
Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96814) 2nd Level, Mauka Wing // (808) 844-2001
May 13, 2017 MAMo Night Market at Helumoa
Native Hawaiian arts market at Helumoa, the Royal Grove at the Royal Hawaiian Center. Also featuring live entertainment and a mini fashion show. Free admission.
Royal Hawaiian Center, 2201 Kalākaua Ave. Honolulu, HI 96815 // Hours: 4–9pm // (808) 844-2001
May 17, 2017 MAMo Wearable Art Show
This is not your typical fashion show. Featuring native artists, cultural practitioners and designers. With celebrity hosts: Vicky Holt Takamine and Robert Cazimero. Doors open at 5:30pm, show starts at 7pm. Trunk Show to follow.
Honolulu Hawai‘i Theatre, 1130 Bethel St. Honolulu, HI 96813 // (808) 528-0506
May 19 & 20, 2017 MAMo at the Pa‘akai Marketplace
Native Hawaiian arts market at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako in Honolulu. Also featuring live entertainment and a mini fashion show. Free admission.
SALT at Our Kaka‘ako, 660 Ala Moana Blvd. Honolulu, HI 96813 // Hours: 5–9pm // (808) 844-2001
June 17, 2017 MAMo at the MACC
Featuring native artists, cultural practitioners and designers with a focus on Maui county artists. With celebrity hosts: Vicky Holt Takamine and Robert Cazimero. Show starts at 7:30pm, Trunk Show to follow in Morgado Hall.
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, One Cameron Way Kahului, HI 96732, Yokouchi Pavilion // (808) 242-2787