Posted on November 10, 2012 by Damon
“She… On The Tip Of Her Tongue” is gearing up for a February 2013 Big island performance. They invite bold, motivated female performance artists of all ages, cultures and creative mediums, to audition for the upcoming “SHE 2013″.
Submissions for “SHE 2013″ are open NOW and close Dec 7, 2012. You may submit up to 3 ORIGINAL pieces (song, poem, dance, rant,etc) They will be accepting 10 solo artists and 5-10 groups.
You can record yourself via YouTube and send links to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will also host LIVE AUDITIONS at The Pahoa Museum on the following dates:
- Monday, November 26th 1-5pm
- Friday, November 30th 1-5pm
- Saturday, December 1st 1-5pm
All auditions must be stage-ready. Live auditions will be videotaped for review. Selected performers will be notified by December 15th via phone and Facebook announcement.
SHE 2013 performers will be selected by a panel of past SHE participants. Selected performers must commit to 4-6 mandatory meetings / rehearsals, including photoshoot(s), between Jan 1 and the performance, as well as dress rehearsal. Email questions email@example.com.
Keep updated on SHE events and live audition dates by liking our facebook page.
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Posted on October 15, 2010 by Damon
The Pahoa Village Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of paintings honoring the life of this land by artists Alan Fine and Barry Wilkinson. Fine’s art, which has been exhibited at Hilo’s Palace Theater, depicts Hawaiian Royalty. Wilkinson’s paintings depict an intimate and beautiful reflection of Hawaiian life.
Opening reception is Saturday, October 30, 5-8 pm with live music and refreshments. The show runs through January 16. The Pahoa Village Museum hours are Monday-Saturday 10-5; admission is by donation. The museum is located at 15-2931 Pahoa Village Road (across the street from the Akebono Theater).
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Posted on June 21, 2009 by Damon
Hat tip to Big Island on the Cheap
The Pahoa Museum
The Pahoa Museum’s new exhibit “Mauna Kea: The Temple” opened on Monday, June 15, 2009 and runs through July 30th. The museum is open from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and admission is free.
More info Here
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Posted on June 9, 2009 by Damon
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Posted on May 31, 2009 by Damon
I just saw this interesting tweet come across the “Pahoa” feeds of Twitter:
Singles’ party at the Pahoa Museum every 3rd Saturday of every month. Raising money to keep the Museum going.
I’ve got lots of blog posts on the Pahoa Museum.
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Posted on May 3, 2009 by Damon
The Pahoa Museum had another successful “First Saturday Soiree” last night.
Here are some pictures from it:
You can check out these soirees yourself on the first Saturday of each month at the Pahoa Museum located in Downtown Pahoa.
Click pictures below for bigger picture (Sorry about the lighting… forgot to change the lighting settings)
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Posted on May 1, 2009 by Damon
LAST MONTHS Flier (Time has changed)
The Pahoa Museum is hosting its second First Saturday Soiree this Saturday, show starts at 7. $10 at the door, $5 if you are seriously dressed your best.
Click on here for images and video from the last soiree held last month:
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Posted on April 7, 2009 by Damon
The Flier from the First Event
The Pahoa Museum will be hosting First Saturday Soirees at the beginning of each month. They will also be hosting a variety of workshops, groups, classes, lectures, etc…
The museum is putting together a video show, to be filmed on location at the museum on Friday nights, from 8-11…its a dress up dance party with live music and a dj. The museum is working to set up a digital archive resource center. Their goal is to facilitate humans being at their best, quality cultural programming, village beautification. Next week the Museum will be painting murals on the town trash cans.
To see pictures from the Grand Opening and the most recent First Saturday click here.
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Posted on April 4, 2009 by Damon
I just got back from the Pahoa Museum where they are celebrating their grand opening with a “First Saturday’s” kick off party.
The place is packed right now and it’s still early in the evening.
The owners let me know that they are planning on doing this every first Saturday of the Month, and I’ll be receiving more information on it soon enough.
The place is filled with people of all ages…
And people were dressed up in their latest Puna Fashions:
And people were dancing to the music that was playing wherever it may have been playing.
The Milk and Honey Cafe was a great place to grab a quick drink.
And just stepping outside for a quick breath of fresh air every once in awhile was in order.
The music was great and people were jamming.
So if you’re looking for something to do in Pahoa on the first Saturday’s of each month, check out the Pahoa Museum.
Do you see yourself in this video?
Don’t forget that they have the Merrie Monarch exhibit being featured just in time for the Merrie Monarch.
Click on pictures below for larger images from tonights festivities:
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Posted on March 23, 2009 by Damon
Just in time for Merrie Monarch, the Pahoa Museum is featuring an exhibit that features the history of Hula.
The Kent Ghirard collection is currently on Display provided by the Hula Preservation Society.
Kent Ghirard, Photo from Honolulu Preservation Society
Kent Ghirard was born in California and became fascinated with hula at the age of 12 when his family visited Hawai`i on vacation. He received his first hula lessons from Marguerite Duane, professional dancer and friend of Hilo Hattie. After he moved to Hawaii in 1947, he studied with Alice Keawekäne at the Bill Lincoln Studio, and he later taught privately and also held classes at the Betty Lei Studio. He learned several kahiko from Mary Kawena Puku`i but concentrated his hula efforts primarily on `auana (modern) hula for tourist audiences. His dancers were known for their perfect grooming and professionalism, and he was regularly hired by the Hawai`i Visitors Bureau. Kent considers his hula style as simple, utilizing only basic hula steps. His “Hula Nani Girls” dance troupe became the first Hawaiian group to tour Japan in 1955.
Inside the museum, you will see a wall of his works that are truly works of art.
You can learn more about Kumu Ghirard and see more of his photography work here.
The museum has also opened a small coffee/snack shop called the Milk and Honey Cafe.
Which features a little indoor dining area and a few seats outside as well.
So while you’re in Pahoa for the Merrie Monarch, stop on by the local community museum in Pahoa to see some of the History of Hula by Kent Ghirard.
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Posted on January 30, 2009 by Damon
The other day I mentioned that the Pahoa Museum got a face lift on the exterior of the building. I didn’t know who the artist was at the time, otherwise I would have given them credit.
Unfortunately, I have a crappy little camera and the picture that I showed did not really give justice to the beautiful job that was done on the exterior.
Here is a much better picture submitted by Martin Wink:
The artist that designed the exterior is Katie Burk.
Katie Burk sitting just to the left of the table and the rest of the crew
When you get the chance, I do urge everyone to check out this unique Museum located on the main drag in Pahoa Town.
the artist “Katie Burk” She is setting just to the left of the table, this is her Master piece
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Posted on January 26, 2009 by Damon
In case you don’t get the chance to drive through Pahoa Town very often, the new Pahoa Museum has a brand new look to it.
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Posted on January 20, 2009 by Damon
I didn’t check the mail all weekend and I finally got around to doing it today.
I wasn’t pleasantly surprised that I got another “Damon Dollar“.
It came courtesy of two places: The Pahoa Museum and “Jomama’s Hostel“. (I guess they each put in $.50 ;) )
Of course I blogged about the Pahoa Museum a few times…but only recently had I heard of “Jomama’s Hostel” in Pahoa.
Of course after receiving this dollar, I had to check out their website here.
It looks like a really nice place and the rates are also very reasonable.
You can contact JoMama’s here for more information.
Mahalo Pahoa Museum and JoMama’s Hostel!
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