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 educator Ngahiraka Mason cultural curator
2016 | FOREIGN AND FAMILIAR
Herman Pi‘ikea Clark educator
Isabella Ellaheh Hughes curator
3017 | HAWAI‘I IN A THOUSAND YEARS
PARADISE COVE art collective
2018 | THE CONTACT ZONE
Keola Naka‘ahiki Rapozo
designer • fitted (Honolulu)
Michael Rooks curator • high museum of art (Atlanta)
The CONTACT exhibition and its complementary programming is made available to the public for FREE. Support from private donors is crucial to the continued success of the show. Your tax deductible donation contributes to a vibrant and diverse visual arts scene in Hawai‘i.