Past Honolulu Event: VOL 24

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Mele Murals

@ VOL 24 ON AUG 14, 2015

Estria Miyashiro is an internationally recognized muralist and the co-founder and Creative Director of The Estria Foundation (TEF), a nonprofit organization using art in public to transform communities and bring attention to important local issues. TEF creates innovative public art projects and education programs using art in public as a catalyst for community engagement.

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Island Time Machine

@ VOL 24 ON AUG 14, 2015

“The goal is to try and make commentary on sociopolitical issues– things I see happening in the news.”

In "Island Time Machine" from PechaKucha Night Honolulu Vol. 24, Culture Shocka shares his creative and culturally driven graphic design work. In his pieces, he utilizes a Modern and Minimalist-inspired approach, mixing equal parts Cartoon and Graphic Design influences. 

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Honolulu HeARTbeat: Amplifying and Beating the Drum for the Arts in Honolulu

@ VOL 24 ON AUG 14, 2015

Jonathan Wong, MBA, M.Ed, MPA, is the owner of The Pono Way, LLC, a success coaching and organizational consulting company in Honolulu as well as a published author, professional speaker and radio personality. 

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Pualani and the 3 Mano, a Hawaiian version of The 3 Bears

@ VOL 24 ON AUG 14, 2015

Devin Oishi is a Hawaiian artist and teacher. In his book, he modeled the plot on a well known story and placed the characters in the culture and vernacular of his childhood – 1970’s Hawaii.

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Axe pra você: African Brazilian Priestesses and Their Ogã

@ VOL 24 ON AUG 14, 2015


Candomble in Brazil has a rich history. Promoting diversity and acceptance, even in an environment where it was rejected and persicuted. 

Mickey Weems is versed in Anthropology, Folklore, Men’s Studies, Comparative Religions, LGBT Studies, and Peace Studies. Weems is currently working on his second book: Communitas and Grace.

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Existential Echos

@ VOL 24 ON AUG 14, 2015

Many Pacific islanders share a cultural identity and a view of time that are imbued with existential echoes. Mary Hattori will share the Chamoru (Guamanian) concept of time as a circular phenomenon which creates echoes from the past that shape reality in the present and future. Mary is a native of Guåhan and serves as a lecturer for UH’s Learning Design and Technology Department and the Educational Doctorate in Professional Educational Practice.

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