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12 DEC

NEXT EVENT VOL 22

PechaKucha Honolulu Nights are at the Honolulu Museum of Art School and will be held three times a year—with a theme.

Next up: #22 the theme is FIRE. (Think: passion, heat, burn, melt, light, etc).

If you are interested in being a presenter, send a brief description of your talk with a few example slides to pechakuchahnl@gmail.com.

Speakers so far

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui
Theresa Papanikolas

Sooriya Kumar
Stephen Salel
Linda Yamamoto



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Polyfantastica

BY SOLOMON ENOS
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 15, 2014

Solomon Enos is most well-known for three things: being a muralist, being a book illustrator, and being the artist who painted “Kamapua‘a.” He is less known for but equally proud of being a father, husband, uncle, and intelligent optimist.

-WARNING- May want to turn down your computer speakers, because the audio is a TAD bit loud

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Secrets

BY NICOLE NAONE
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 15, 2014

Nicole Naone presents “Tight Lipped”, a narrative revealing and withholding the many secrets of her signature female forms.

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Hidden Glittered Skeletons in the Closet of My Soul

BY ROBERT REED
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 15, 2014

Robert Reed was raised in the 1960’s in Independence, Missouri, has been an international flight attendant for over 25 years, and received his MFA from the UH in 2011. Since then Robert has performed and exhibited locally, nationally and internationally. Robert will discuss how his work not only reveals his world personally and universally to others, but also how it reveals and heals his innermost hidden identity to himself.

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What Are You Walking On?

BY GRACE ZHENG
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 15, 2014

Grace Zheng is a landscape designer at PBR HAWAII, a local planning and landscape architecture firm. She is one of the founding members of a local non-profit, Better Block Hawaii, a coalition dedicated to improving urban livability in Hawaii.

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Lemuria Project

BY JAMES ANSHUTZ
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 15, 2014

James Anshutz's photography career include clients such as Sony Music Japan, Honolulu Symphony, Children’s Miracle Network, and Hawaii Pacific Health. His work with children battling cancer has led to his current “Lemuria Project,” which celebrates the healing power of the imagination.

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The Arts of Kapa

BY DALANY TANAHY
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 15, 2014

Dalani Tanahy is a lifelong artist in many mediums. She began her kapa journey nearly 20 years ago, with Kapa education always being at the forefront of her work. Dalani feels proudest of the kapa that is made for actual use and is known for making soft pliable kapa.

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Unveiling the Beauty of the Sun

BY SHADIA HABBAL
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 15, 2014

Shadia Habbal’s love of physics and the Sun has taken her to different parts of the world where she has tried to capture and unveil the secrets of the Sun, by observing its crown, or corona, during total solar eclipses. She is currently faculty and researcher at the Institute for Astronomy of the University of Hawaii.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 1, 2014.

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Beyond Eating Local: Using History as a Guide to a New Food Security

BY JOSH LANTHIER-WELCH
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

Josh Lanthier-Welch is a Punahou, Berkeley, and Columbia grad but his self-taught culinary skills began at the age of 16 to impress girls. He has always alternated white collar jobs with restaurant work and slowly allowed food to take over his creative brain. While in San Francisco, he began to work primarily as a chef and later was convinced in late 2009 to return to Honolulu by his brother to start a little ice pop company.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 1, 2014.

 

HONOLULU Blog

Shedding Light on Paradise

Alison Beste uses light to examine the relationship between artificial and natural constructs.
Artist and photographer Alison Beste’s work explores the boundaries between the built and natural world through the use of light effects on the ocean horizon. In “Shedding Light on Paradise” from PKN Honolulu Vol. 20, Alison speaks about light from cities, vessels, and beacons as powerful metaphors for the ways we interact, manage, and attempt to control our environment.

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