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E-Blast: Last two weeks of Kipaipai and "Spook-'Ukulele" with Jake!
10-28-2020
Aloha Kahilu 'Ohana,

We are still flying high from the Sunday fundraiser at CanoeHouse. It was the last of the Sunset Series sponsored by  CanoeHouse. It was the last of the Sunset Series sponsored by Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection, and it was special. Kainani Kahaunaele shared her beautiful voice along with Sonny Lim and Emma Coloma-Nakano. We want to send a big mahalo to Sanjiv Hulugalle and his team at Mauna Lani for their support of this series and their commitment to bringing our community together in a safe and thoroughly enjoyable way. Please enjoy the review written by Steve Roby.

Remember to stop by our galleries to take in the wonderful Kipaipai Fellows 2020 exhibit. Open hours are Wednesday and Saturday 10am-1pm, through November 8.

Mahalo and a hui hou,

Chuck Gessert
Artistic Director

Mimi Kerley
Interim Executive Director

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E-Blast: Congratulations goes to...
10-15-2020
Aloha Kahilu 'Ohana,

If you have been following our weekly emails, you've read about some of the artists currently displaying their work in our Kipaipai Fellows 2020 exhibit. We're delighted to report that the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and the Arts Award Acquisition Committee has recommended three pieces for purchase for the Arts in Public Places Collection. Please join us in congratulating Margo Ray for Containment Landscape #28, Kiholo Bay, Michelle Schwengel-Regala for States of Matter: Ice, Water, Air and Scott Yoell for and our children inherit our dreams. Enjoy images and video of their work below and join us in our galleries for a viewing in person! Gallery open hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00am until 1:00pm.

Mahalo and a hui hou,

Chuck Gessert
Artistic Director

Mimi Kerley
Interim Executive Director

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E-Blast: A call for talent
10-07-2020
Aloha Kahilu 'Ohana,

We would like to invite Big Island singer-songwriters, musicians and performing artists to be part of our featured content on Kahilu TV. We ask that you submit a short video to chuck@kahilutheatre.org to be considered as one of the first performing artists on our new broadcast platform. All mus
E-Blast: Kainani Kahaunaele Live October 25th
09-30-2020
Aloha Kahilu 'Ohana,

We are excited to share that Kahilu is returning to CanoeHouse on Sunday, October 25 with our next fundraising event, featuring Kainani Kahaunaele. Originally from Kauai, Kainani is a 5-time Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award-winning singer and composer. Most recently she was a collaborator in the "
E-Blast: Kipaipai Fellows 2020
09-23-2020
This week, we are excited to share that our galleries will be open to the public! Kahilu Exhibits will present Kipaipai Fellows 2020, a curated group exhibition, from September 28 to November 8, 2020. Museum Manager and Curator at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History Andi Campognone will curate the exhibit from past participants in Kipaipai Workshops. Kipaipai, meaning “to encourage and inspire,” is a professional development program for artists, co-founded and led by Andi Campognone. 

There are 18 artists in the exhibit from Oahu, Maui and Hawai’i Island. Participating artists are: Joy RayCudra CloverAlex CouwenbergMichael ShewmakerScott YoellMargo Ray, Gina HartigDina ClineMichelle Schwengel-RegalaLaurie SumiyeBailey FergusonCaroline KillhourValerie KimStephanie SachsMarcia PasquaDonna Zarbin Byrne, Diana Nicholette Jeon, and Jodi Endicott.

The Kipaipai Fellows 2020 exhibit will be installed in the newly renovated Simperman and Hamakua Galleries at the Kahilu Theatre. The renovations are part of Kahilu Theatre’s Capital Improvement Project, which is funded by the State of Hawai’i. In lieu of a physical opening reception, there will be a live Facebook exhibition talk with participating artists at 4 pm Friday, September 25. The virtual event is free and open to the public. 

The Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts has approved a virtual visit by an Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) to consider the purchase of artwork from the exhibit for the Art in Public Places Collection. Kahilu Theatre will document the exhibition and will be presenting ongoing digital content for those that cannot view the exhibit in person.

The Kahilu Galleries are free and open to the public on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10am to 1pm for the duration of the exhibition at 67-1186 Lindsey Road, Kamuela, Hawai’i. Viewers are required to wear masks, have their temperature taken upon entry, and maintain social distancing; no more that 10 people at a time will be allowed in the galleries.

The 2020 Kahilu Exhibits program is sponsored by Mollie and Jim Hustace, Keaolani Keawe, Pau Pizza, Kamuela Hardwoods, Woodbury Inspection Group, and the Fairmont Orchid. We are grateful for their support!

We're in the last week of the month. Don't forget to sign over your Foodland coupon for a $5 donation (or make your own donation) to Kahilu Theatre as part of the Give Aloha program at all Foodland and Sack N Save stores in the State (more details below). The stores also participate by matching a portion of your donation.

Chuck Gessert
Artistic Director

Mimi Kerley
Interim Executive Director

To view the rest of this week's e-blast, click here.
 
 
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