"Come Play, Do Art!" at this art experience festival...
7th Annual Palikū Arts Festival
Saturday, April 7, 2018
10am to 4pm
Palikū Theatre Plaza and Hale Pālanakila Art Spaces
FREE admission and all art supplies provided.
There's something for everyone and all ages!
JOIN US THIS YEAR FOR THE PALIKŪ ARTS FESTIVAL Ocean of Arts "ART STRUT" at 1:11 p.m.
Attendees are encouraged to come in costume or festive clothing, or dress-up at the festival.
See the Full Event Schedule
- Palikū Arts Festival 2018 theme is "Ocean of Arts"
- "Art Strut" Parade (oceanic art theme) will take place at 1:11 p.m. in front of Palikū Theatre (join the fun and come in costume or make one here!)
- Tie-dye making in front of the gallery
- Fish puppet making with Sarah Hadmack (ages 2 and up)
- Face painting
- Blue Zones Project Spin Bike
- Ceramics demonstrations with Paul Nash
- Piano open lab
- Creative movement with Alex Durrant
- Open Drawing Studio with Norm Graffam and William Zwick– draw or have your portrait drawn
- Micro plastic mosaic making with Sustainable Coastlines HI
- Woodcarving with Jordan Souza
- Clay sculpture with Bryce Meyers
- Stage Combat workshop with Nick Logue
- Improvisation performance with students of director Taurie Kinoshita
- Screenwriting and life writing workshops with Desiree Poteet
- Poetry workshop with Susan St. John
- T-shirt printing
- Hakipu‘u Learning Center Arts
- Hawaiian Art Village in Hale A‘o
- Play-along music
- Roaming pirates and performers, and much more!
“We invite you to ‘Come Play, Do Art!’ This festival has an open and adventurous ‘learn-by-doing’ vibe. We provide free art supplies and guidance, so you and your family can play! You can take home whatever you create.” —festival chair So Jin Kimura with co-chair Ben Moffat.
Enjoy two FREE performances of a world premiere Hawaiian Youth Theatre play, Nanaue the Teenage Sharkman, based on Hawaiian folk tales written and directed by Moses Goods, and performed by WCC Theatre 260 students and alumni. Great for all ages. Performances are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (45 minutes).
FREE at Gallery ‘Iolani, a new exhibit will feature the photography of Mark Hamasaki, highlighting the cultural impact of the construction of the H-3 freeway.
IMAGINARIUM (special festival entry fees)
The Hōkūlani Imaginarium will be showing a family-friendly fulldome show Secrets of the Dragon and Losing the Dark PSA and a live sky show with a nominal fee of $3 (30 minutes) at 12:15 p.m.
LANGUAGE ARTS OASIS AT HALE MANALEO
A favorite at Palikū Arts Festival: Poetry and story readings throughout the day with Joe Miller, Kami Shibai Storytelling, and others. Plus, have fun at the “Haiku Tree,” poetry corner, book sale, and quiet room for parents and children.
On the outdoor stage, a variety of musical acts will perform, including the Royal Hawaiian Band, BYU-Hawaii’s Shaka Steel Band, Salsa Orchestra, and other Windward area talent.
‘Ono food will be available from India Café, Erin’s Shave Ice, KC Waffles, and coffee, sandwiches, and frappes from The Hub Coffee Shop at the WCC library.
For more information, contact Palikū Arts Festival co-chair So Jin Kimura at 808-236-9125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food Vendor Application
Arts & Craft Vendor Application