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East Hawaii Cultural Center

141 Kalakaua St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2807
+1 808-961-5711
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Never a dull moment

Enriching our unique town, this art venue is vibrant and very community oriented, from local... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
gardengirl54
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Papaikou, Hawaii
Enlightening

We were walking Hilo town when we spotted an exhibition of Korean calligraphy, with great historic... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Marie N
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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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141 Kalakaua St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2807
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+1 808-961-5711
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Enriching our unique town, this art venue is vibrant and very community oriented, from local classical concerts, to cutting edge Gallery shows, this place grows art. A huge supporter of Youth Arts, this commuity of artist supports the local youth and offers a great summer...More

1  Thank gardengirl54
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

We were walking Hilo town when we spotted an exhibition of Korean calligraphy, with great historic and cultural information of a culture often dominated by China and Japan.

Thank Marie N
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

The EHCC is apparently a space for events and classes in addition to its gallery space and store. The latter two are what attracts the visitor. Space allows (I suspect always) a single exhibit. The light and glass show by Cathy Cunningham-Little when we were...More

2  Thank nurealam
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

I attended the first in the Tea Series, a Japanese Tea Ceremony, to introduce the audience to culture through the tradition of serving tea. It was fantastic! The stage was set up like a tea house and guests were invited to participate along with guidance....More

Thank MotherSunshine
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Reviewed 27 April 2013

EHCC hosts small local artists. Great place to see a local play at a great, reasonable price. Recently had a Hawaiian quilt show, with master quilters answering questions. Free.

5  Thank Sniffer0320
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

Just saw a show of traditional Hawaiian style quilts at the center. They were all made by local fiber artists and despite the small area, there was a good variety of styles to see. Workshops were being offered at the center also. It is directly...More

2  Thank bobreda
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Reviewed 11 November 2012

Local art and artists works shown in juried environments. There are some shows that are outstanding: Spring (May) and Fall (November) Art Show and the Young at Art in March come to mind. Great gift shop too.

1  Thank dharmasurfer
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Reviewed 10 August 2012

Every exhibit I've seen there has been wonderful but it is also a small venue, so it doesn't take long to visit

2  Thank MaryruthInHilo
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Reviewed 15 July 2012

I vist the East Hawaii Cultural Center as frequently as I can to view the work of local artists. It is a wonderful experience and reveals the stunning talent we have on the Big Island.

5  Thank Volcanoite
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Reviewed 3 April 2012

There are better places to spend your time than the East Hawaii Cultural Center.

3  Thank Dennis L
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