Karate in Hawai’i

Karate ExhibitionAn exhibition featuring historical images of karate in prewar Hawai‘i from the collection of the Hawaii Karate Museum.

Location: UH Manoa Hamilton Library, Bridge Gallery
Dates: July 1, 2009 to August 28, 2009

An exhibition examining the history of Karate in Hawai’i will open at UHM’s Hamilton Library on 1 July. The exhibition will be complemented by two other events introducing the martial art: a practical demonstration of the art of Karate and a talk discussing its main features. All the events are free and open to the public.

The details of the additional two events are as follows:

Karate Demonstration

Hawaii Karate Kenkyukai
UH Manoa Art Department Auditorium
Sunday, July 12, 2009 from 10:30 to 11:30 am.

Karate Lecture

Charles Goodin, Director
Hawaii Karate Museum

Hamilton Library, Room 301
Sunday, July 19 at 3 pm

For more information, please click here for the event flyer.

or contact Teri Skillman at: 956-8688 or email skillman@hawaii.edu

Folk Art Exhibition: Yanagi Soetsu and the Folk Art Movement

Copyright 1995-2005. Nihon Mingeikan (www.mingeikan.or.jp)

Yanagi Soetsu and the Folk Art Movement
May 28-Sept 6, 2009
Honolulu Academy of Arts

Curated by UH Art Department MA students

The CJS community is invited to enjoy an exhibition currently running at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. The show “Mingei: Yanagi Soetsu and the Folk Art Movement” has been curated by student participants of a graduate seminar in Japanese art history under Professor John Szostak of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The exhibition was organized with the support of the Center for Japanese Studies.

For images from the exhibition and a more detailed description of the event, please click here to see the UH Art Departments own account of the exhibition.