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>> Matchbox Plus XII Miniature Art Show, with original fine art featuring more than 350 local artists for sale through Friday at Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar St. 589-1580, cedarstreetgalleries.com.

>> “illume,” a holiday show featuring prints by Kathy Merrill Kelly and jewelry by Kirsten Merrill at Pegge Hopper Gallery, 1164 Nuuanu Ave. Through Jan. 7, 524-1160, peggehopper.com.

>> Across Generations: The Friends of Hawai’i State Art Museum presents three generations of artists, including Satoru Abe, Hamilton Kobayashi and Kainoa Gruspe. On display through Feb. 24, 2017, Artizen Cafe Gallery at Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., Ground Floor, 536-2644.


>> “Paint the Town Red”: Through Feb. 18, Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Honolulu, 521-1812. Opens Jan. 2. Reception: 6-9 p.m. Jan. 6.

>> “Deep Blue”: Photography by Tomohito Ishimaru. Through Jan. 30, Canon U.S.A., Hawaii Office, Ward Plaza, 210 Ward Ave., Suite 200, 522-5930. Opening and reception: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 3.

>> “The Year of the Cock 2017”: Drawings and photos by Paul Nagano through Feb. 9, Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway, 595-4047, unitariansofhi.org/exhibits. Opens Jan. 8, reception 6-8 p.m. Jan. 14.

>> “Ala Hele Makai”: Showcasing late artist Janet Stewart’s paintings, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Feb. 6, Lahaina Arts Society Banyan Tree Gallery, Old Lahaina Courthouse, 648 Wharf St., 808-661-0111, lahainaarts.com. Opens Jan. 3.

>> Ho’omaluhia Gardens 2017 New Year Invitational An exhibit celebrating Ho’omaluhia Gardens. Through Jan. 28, Visitor Center Main Gallery, 45-680 Luluku Road, Kaneohe. Free. Opens Jan. 8. Reception 4-6 p.m. Jan. 14.

>> Artists of Hawaii 2017: Featuring artists Kaili Chun, Kasey Lindley, Kaori Ukaji and Hongtao Zhou. Through May 28, Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 Beretania St., 532-8701. Opens Feb. 9, 2017.

>> “Art to Heart” 2017 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Gala to be held 6 to 9 p.m., Freb. 24 at the Royal Lahaina Resort. Featuring an exhibition of more than 180 original Maui paintings created by 26 professional plein air artists. Tickets are $150 until Dec. 31 ($175 after). Call Lois at 808-665-1491 or visit mauipleinairpainting.org/events.


>> PALM: Photography by Mason Rose through Thursday at Canon U.S.A., Ward Plaza, 210 Ward Ave., Suite 200, 522-5930.

>> Winter Walk 2016: A festive night walking event on Hotel, Bethel, Pauahi, King and other streets. Through Saturday, Chinatown businesses, facebook.com/discoverchinatown.

>> “Across the Board”: An exhibit of artwork by the Board of Directors of the Windward Artists Guild. Through Jan. 5, Gallery on the Pali at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway, 595-4047.

>> Ceramics of Hawaii: The Hawaii Potters’ Guild presents its first statewide juried exhibition of Hawaii ceramics with Kauai ceramacist David Kuraoka as juror. Through Jan. 8, 2017, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Linekona Gallery, 532-8700.

>> “Peace for All”: Through Jan. 15, Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., 286-5675.

>> “Ho’omau: The Perpetuation of Kapa”: An exhibit showcasing kapa (Hawaiian barkcloth) including 14 works by kapa practitioners and artists through Jan. 21, presented by the Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts at the Hawai’i State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., 2nd Floor, 586-0300.

>> Waikiki Parc Exhibit: Featuring artist David Harada’s laminated glass sculptures. Through Feb. 3, Parc Promenade Gallery, Waikiki Parc Hotel, 2233 Helumoa Road, 956-6888.

>> “Imayo: Japan’s New Traditionists”: Examines the inspirational power of historical Japanese art and craft traditions on six contemporary artists. Creations by Toru Ishii, Ryoko Kimura, Haruo Mitsuta, Satoshi Someya, Koji Tanada, and Taro Yamamoto are shown alongside pre-20th-century Japanese art from the permanent collection that inspired the artists through Jan. 8, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700.

>> “HI, how have (yu-bin)?”: Artwork by Gen Hayashida and Esther Shimazu. Through Jan. 15, fishcake pop-up at South Shore Market, 1170 Auahi street, Honolulu, 593-1231.

>> “American Array”: Selection of postwar and contemporary American art by various artists. Through Jan. 15, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

>> “Visions of Gothic Angels: Japanese Manga by Takaya Miou”: Through Jan. 15, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

>> “Yun-Fei Ji: The Intimate Universe”: Exhibit of Chinese contemporary art. Through Feb. 5, Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700.

>> “Hawaii in Design”: Works by 10 local designers who portray Hawaii aesthetically through furniture, fashion, surfboards and graphics by combining local, global, natural and urban elements. Through March 12, 2017, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.

>> Celebrating 20 years of Hawai’i Art at First Hawaiian Center: Through March 17, Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop Street, 532-8701.

>> “Karen Hampton: The Journey North”: Los Angeles-based textile artist Karen Hampton examines the African-American diaspora in an exhibition that explores her personal and ancestral narrative. Through April 23, 2017, Honolulu Museum of Art, 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org.


>> “Accession”: Featuring 33 works by 27 artists from throughout Hawaii. Sponsored by the Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Diamond Head Gallery, Hawai’i State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., 2nd Floor, 586-0300.

>> “Hawai’i: Change & Continuity”: Part of the Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts 50th anniversary celebration featuring art from the Art in Public Places Collection and 130 artworks by nearly 130 artists, Ewa Gallery, Hawai’i State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., 2nd Floor, 586-0300.

>> “He Makana: The Gertrude Mary Joan Damon Haig Collection of Hawaiian Art, Paintings and Prints”: Distinguished collection of traditional Hawaiian crafts, paintings and prints in honor of the life of Mary Haig, Diamond Head Gallery, Hawai’i State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., 2nd Floor, 586-0300.

>> “Amelia Earhart in Hawaii”: Ongoing photo exhibit, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 441-1007.

>> “Art in Paradise”: Ongoing exhibit of works by prominent Maui artists, Kapalua Bay Hotel, 669-5656.

>> “Art on the Zoo Fence”: Outdoor art gallery features works by various artists. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Honolulu Zoo fence along Monsarrat Avenue, artonthezoofence.com.

>> Shangri La: Residents may tour Doris Duke’s ocean side estate near Diamond Head, which reflects the art and architecture of India, Iran, Morocco and Syria. Tours at 9 and 10:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. first Saturday monthly (except September); begins and ends at the Honolulu Museum of Art, with access via the museum’s private bus. Free. Reservations required a week in advance: honolulumuseum.org. Information: 535-1875, honolulumuseum.org/visit.

>> Works by Herb Kane: View artwork by the late world-renowned artist, including a restored colorful wall mural of Hawaiian deities. Ongoing, Jaggar Museum, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, nps.gov/havo.

>> “Maui the Kite Maker”: Exhibit of kapa kites created by fourth graders from Waianae Elementary and Ka Waihona O Ka Na’auao Public Charter School. Part of a Bishop Museum outreach program. Showing indefinitely at Bishop Museum’s Science Adventure Center.

>> “Shell Allure”: Features more than 150 species of marine mollusk shells collected from Maui’s Kame’ole Beach Park II. Ongoing, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Sinclair Library, first-floor lobby, 956-4168.

>> Tiffany’s Art Agency: Showroom displays a curated collection of art by more than a dozen local artists. Ongoing, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, timelessmaunakea.com.

>> Works by Steven Power, Daniela Antar Power, Vince Cavataio, Sean Davey and Lynne Boyer: Indefinitely, Cove Art Gallery, Turtle Bay Resort, 371-5248.

>> Works by Zac Noyle: Surf photography by the artist. Ongoing, Pipeline Gallery, 66-165 Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa, pipelinegallery.com.

>> “Lynne Yamamoto: House for Listening to Rain”: Showing indefinitely, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House, 532-8700.


>> Foster Gardens plein air painters: Meets 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, 262-8071. Presented by Hawaii Watercolor Society.

>> Aloha Fridays: Free, hands-on demonstration of a cultural craft, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, Volcano Art Center Gallery at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 808-967-7565.

>> Waialua crafters: Bring your craft project for a show-and-tell and meet other crafters to share tips and techniques. Meets 4:30 p.m. first Wednesday monthly, Waialua Public Library, 637-8286.

>> Waialua Drawing Group: Meet fellow artists and share your work while free drawing. Meets 4:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday monthly, Waialua Public Library, 637-8286. Bring sketchbook, pencils, pens and an object for a group still-life.


>> Surf Photographers: Talk story with surf photographers Brian Bielmann, Brent Bielmann, Tom Servais, Joil, Lazerwolf, Cavataio, 6-9 p.m. today at Pipeline Gallery, 66-165 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa Town Center, 425-1532, pipelinegallery.com.

>> Rakuhaku Workshop: Artist Akihiko Izukura will demonstrate weaving, spinning and dyeing on a hand loom while participants will create a take-away piece. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 15, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, One Cameron Way, Kahului, Maui. Cost: $60. RSVP: neida@mauiarts.org.

>> John Singer Sargent-Master copy painting workshop: Learn the painting techniques of an American master. 1-4 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 26 at Zwick Academy of Fine Art, 1041 Maunakea St., 938-3861. Cost: $350.

>> Maui Arts League and Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Committee have opened enrollment for a four-day plein air art workshop, “Finding Your Edge,” Feb. 27-March 2 with award-winning artists Jason Sacran and John P. Lasater IV. Tuition is $650 plus tax and fees before Dec. 31. ($700 later). Visit MauiPleinAirPainting.org.

>> Art instruction at the Honolulu Museum of Art: Adult and youth classes are offered year-round. Call 532-8741 or visit honolulumuseum.org/learn/classes.

>> ART S.P.R.E.E. on Kauai: Artists group meets 2 to 4 p.m. Mondays at Kapaa Neighborhood Center. Bring your own materials; all levels welcome. Free. Call 808-634-1125 or email wendyvijay@gmail.com.

>> Art lessons: Learn the basics of drawing and painting. Two-hour classes begin 12:30 and 3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Waikiki Shore Hotel, mezzanine level. For ages 10 and older. Cost: $40. Call 927-0452 or visit artsofparadise.com.

>> “Botanical Drawing and Painting-Self Directed”: Bring #4 round brush, Bristol paper and watercolor set or watercolor pencils. Some drawing/watercolor experience is helpful. 9:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden, no fee, RSVP required, 233-7323.

>> Botanical drawing and painting (non-instructive): 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden, free, reservations required, 233-7323. Self-directed sessions to create renderings of plants, flowers, seeds and pods from the garden. Bring supplies.


>> Toyota Hawaii invites keiki 15 years and younger to draw their dream cars. Entries accepted through Jan. 13, 2017. Ten entries in each age category will be selected for final judging on Feb. 27, with one entered through the People’s Choice Competition. Age categories: under 8, 8-11 and 12-15. Submit 11 x 17 artwork to any Toyota Hawaii dealership or mail to Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, c/o Toyota Hawaii, P.O. Box 2788, Honolulu, HI 96803. Visit toyotahawaii.com/Dream-Car-Art-Contest.

>> The state Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife seeks entries depicting hunters for its 2017-2018 Hawai’i Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp. Completed oil or acrylic paintings, maximum of 24-by-36 inches unframed (or 8.5- by-11-inches print of completed painting) with the subject of hunters hunting game birds or mammals with or without dogs, must be received by 4 p.m. on Jan. 20, 2017. Fee is $35. Winner will be notified on the last day of February and receives a maximum award of $1,000. Visit 808ne.ws/DLNRArtStamp for the application. Email Jason.D.Ornick@hawaii.gov or call 587-4159 for more information.

>> The Board of Water Supply is accepting entries for its 2017 Water Conservation Week Poster and Poetry Contest, themed “Conserve to Preserve.” Open to all Oahu students (K-6th grade for the poster contest, and 7th-12th grade for the poetry contest). Submit entries by 4:30 p.m. on March 1 to Board of Water Supply, Communications Office, 630 S. Beretania Street or any satellite city hall (except Hickam). Call 748-5041 or visit boardofwatersupply.com.

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