Framing Paradise: Photography and WaikīkīOctober 7, 2012 - December 7, 2012
Mānoa Campus, Art Building, University of Hawai'i Art Gallery
Millions of tourists flock to Waikīkī annually with cameras at-the-ready. Such travelers have been lured to and by Waikīkī for over a century—it is a place that has shaped the very idea of tourism. Early photographers snapped images of Waikīkī’s natural beauty, water sports, beaches, and cosmopolitan man-made structures. The amalgamation of these images created a visual mythology and iconography of Waikīkī that tourists sought to experience and capture for themselves. Through the medium of photography, "Framing Paradise: Photography and Waikīkī" explores interactions and encounters with Waikīkī.
"Framing Paradise: Photography and Waikīkī" features selections from "Hawaii," a portfolio by internationally recognized photographer Daido Moriyama, and from "Waikiki ’73," a portfolio by established Hawai‘i-based photographer Eric Yanagi, as well as over one hundred archival photographs taken by professionals and amateurs from the late 1800s to the mid-1900s. Written contributions by a number of local individuals bring a variety of voices and perspectives to the photographs on view. The education section of the exhibition provides visitors opportunities to compare significant events in the development of photography and Waikīkī.
Gallery hours: Mon. - Fri. 10:30 – 5:00; Sun. 12:00 – 5:00. Closed: Saturdays; Nov. 6, Election Day; Nov. 12, Veterans Day; Nov. 22, Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 23, gallery closed. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated. Parking fees may apply.
Department of Art and Art History; College of Arts and Humanities; and Mānoa Arts & Minds, Mānoa Campus
Sharon Tasaka, 956-6888, email@example.com, http://www.hawaii.edu/art/exhibitions/art_gallery/
Wednesday, October 17
The Wellness Center - Fitness Class ScheduleMaui Campus, Pilina Bldg., Wellness Center
First Aid / CPR / AED TrainingMānoa Campus, Campus Center Room 203E
Mobile Vet CenterLeeward Campus, Flag Pole Parking Area
English Final OralMānoa Campus, Center for Biographical Research, Henke 325
Linguistics Final OralMānoa Campus, Moore 575
PAU Violence Free TeeMānoa Campus, Campus Center
MSW Distance Education Option Informational SessionQueen Liliuokalani Children's Center (Hilo)
John Falaniko Pātū and Jesi Lujan BennettMānoa Campus, Tokioka Room, Moore 319
East-West Toastmasters Public Speaking Club MeetingMānoa Campus, Hemenway Hall 215
German Film Series - Fall 2012Mānoa Campus, Moore Hall 259
College of LLL - Fall 2012 - Film SeriesMānoa Campus, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
Nursing Final OralMānoa Campus, Webster Hall room 423
Anthropology Final OralMānoa Campus, Crawford 115
MSW Distance Education Option Informational SessionHilo Campus, Kanakaole Hall 107
Collaborations: The Making of Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four StringsMānoa Campus, Krauss 12