Past Honolulu Event: VOL 18

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VOL 18

August 16, 2013
@ Honolulu Museum of Art School

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

Next up: #18 the theme is Loco Local. (Think: land, produce, environment, community, Hawai‘i, history, identity, etc... and of course loco!).
 
SPEAKERS - in presenting order
 

Toby Portner & Melissa White - Fashioning an Industry for Hawai‘i
Richard Ralya - A Cheap Huck
Sergio Garzon - Los Locos
Andrew Tang - Return of the Local
Robert Perkinson - Bringing Obama Home: A Presidential Center in Honolulu

-Break-

Josh Lanthier-Welch - Beyond Eating Local: Using our History to Guide us to a New Food Security
Sonia Fabrigas - Illuminating Mahina
Keone Nunes- Loco
Abi Good - Whose Elevated Rail is it Anyways?
Jasper Wong - POW! and WOW!

 
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Los Locos

BY SERGIO GARZON
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

During a lecture Sergio Garzon gave at the Pacific Health Conference in 2012,
he came across the idea that art therapy is a gentle, free and an evident cure for many mental illnesses, specially those dealing with social-dynamics. His “Los Local” presentation focuses on using art as a form of free health therapy on the streets.

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Loco Tapping

BY KEONE NUNES
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

Keone Nunes had grown up exposed to family members who still spoke the native Hawaiian language and elders who still remembered the tribal practices of their past. His talk will touch on the art of tapping, a rare technique left in the world. Instead of relying on an electric machine and a steel needle, Nunes makes his own tools and even his own ink when tattooing in this very rare ancient way.

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Bringing Obama Home: A Presidential Center in Honolulu

BY ROBERT PERKINSON
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

Robert Perkinson is a professor of American Studies at UH. He’s leading the state of Hawaii’s initiative to build a Barack Obama presidential center in Honolulu.

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POW! and WOW!

BY JASPER WONG
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

POW WOW, is a term that describes a gathering that celebrates culture, music and art. Centered around a week-long event in Hawaii, POW! WOW! has grown into a global network of artists and organizes gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, and mural projects.

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