Pu‘uhonua Society creates opportunities for Native Hawaiian and Hawai'i-based artists and cultural practioners to express themselves in their chosen medium. We support the creative community by developing and organizing various art projects including CONTACT, an annual juried exhibition of contemporary art in Hawai‘i.
2014 | FIRST CONTACT
Jonathan Staub interior designer
Lawrence Seward artist/educator
2015 | 1890s – 1930s
Noelle MKY Kahanu curator/educator
Ngahiraka Mason cultural curator
2016 | FOREIGN AND FAMILIAR
Herman Pi‘ikea Clark artist/educator
Isabella Ellaheh Hughes critic/curator
3017 | HAWAI‘I IN A
PARADISE COVE art collective
2018 | THE CONTACT ZONE .
Keola Naka‘ahiki Rapozo
designer • FITTED (Honolulu)
curator • High Museum of Art (Atlanta)
Atherton Family Foundation
DAWSON Art Project
Hawai‘i Tourism Authority
Honolulu Museum of Art School
Nā Mea Hawai‘i
Office of Hawaiian Affairs
CONTACT is an ambitious endeavor, and it would not be possible without the support of private and public funders. If you would like to donate to CONTACT, please click on the button below. We can assure you that your donation is a meaningful contribution to continuing the presence of contemporary art made in Hawai‘i.