Henry R. Luce Pavilion Complex Opening, noon-5 p.m. today, grand opening on the Academy front lawn, guests will help in the painting of an eye on the giant red papier-mache daruma; also grand opening of the Academy Shop in the Luce Pavilion Complex, Honolulu Academy of Arts; admission fees waived for the day. 532-8700.
Glass and Ceramics Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Courtyard of the Art Building, UH-Manoa; free. 956-8251.
"Evening with an Edge for Young Professional," meet the filmmaker Edgy Lee at a reception, talk and screening of "Waikiki, In the Wake of Dreams," a PRO/Art event, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Henry R. Luce Pavilion Complex, Honolulu Academy of Arts; $5 for members, $8 for nonmembers. Reservations required. 532-8722.
25th Anniversary and Open House Celebration, with cake, exhibit tours, entertainment, demonstrations, prizes and food, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Hui No'eau Visual Art Center, Makawao, Maui; free. (808) 572-6560.
"Ho'ike: Hawaiian Family Festival," arts and craft demonstrations by local artists, keiki activities, entertainment, lomi massage, and performance art, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, and continues noon-
5 p.m. next Sunday, a celebration of the opening of the Henry R. Luce Pavilion Complex and the John Dominis and Patches Damon Holt Gallery, Honolulu Academy of Art; free admission on both days. 532-8700.
Volcano Art Center accepting registration for Camp Likolehua: Summer Arts for Youth day camps on weekdays, June 12-22, with visual arts 9 a.m.-noon and performance art 1-4 p.m. $125 for half-day sessions, $225 for whole days. (808) 967-8222.
"Na Maka Hou: New Visions," artwork in various media by Native Hawaiians, opens today, inaugural exhibition in the Henry R. Luce Gallery, Henry R. Luce Pavilion, Honolulu Academy of Arts; through June 17. 532-8701.
"Pupu O Ni'ihau: An Exhibition of Ni'ihau Shell Lei," traditional and modern examples of these Hawaiian "gems," opens today, John Dominis and Patches Damon Holt Hawai'i Gallery, Henry R. Luce Pavilion, Honolulu Academy of Arts; through Sept. 30. Also on display in the Holt Gallery, "Hawai'i and Its People," works in various media from the Academy's permanent collection; ongoing. 532-8701.
"Tropical Energy: Recent Ceramic Sculptures and Drawings by Jun Kaneko," opens today, displayed on the front lawn, courtyards, Gallery 3 of the Graphics Art Gallery and the Henry R. Luce Pavilion; through July 22. 532-8701.
"Eye of the Beholder," multimedia show of works by Mary Flynn, Bonnie Dahlstrom, Betty Moir, J'Deene Parkhurst, Dusty Short, Charlene Hughes, Allison Roscoe, Patty Li, Salt, John Pearson, Barbara Collins, Karen Tua, Lida Chase, Patsy McLaren, Odgen Myers, Elenor Jamieson and Dora Chang, who are docents from the Honolulu Academy of Art, opens today, Gallery on the Pali; through June 1. 526-1191.
"Evolution(s)," mixed media works by Ellen Leo and "Untitled," oil stick on paper and intaglio by Saba Daraee, opens today, Hawai'i Pacific University Art Gallery, Windward Campus; through July 27. 544-0287.
"Enveloping Spiral," ceramics by Daven Hee, opens Tuesday, bibelot gallery; through June 15, artist's reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 31. 738-0368.
"Sew a Lei for Memorial Day," winners of a poster contest sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation, opens Wednesday, Third Floor Gallery, Honolulu Hale; through May 30. 523-4674.
"Reliquaries and the New Suburbanites, " joint exhibit of oils by Sally French and shadow boxes by Ira Ono, opens Thursday, Mezzanine Gallery, Kaua'i Museum; through July 12, opening reception 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday. (808) 245-6931.
"Ki: a Celebration of Works by Robert M. Hamada," exhibit of works in wood, opens Thursday, Main Gallery, Kaua'i Museum; through July 12, opening reception 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 2. (808) 245-6931.
"His & Hers," works by Garry Palm and Peggy Chun, opens Friday, Diamond Head Theatre Lobby Gallery; through June 3. 734-0274.
CLOSING THIS WEEK
"ONE Singular Sensation," Hawai'i Quilt Guild's annual quilt show, with examples ranging from traditional to modern, bedsize to miniature, through today; First Floor, Academy Arts Center at Linekona. 532-8700.
Student Architectural Projects, completed within the past five years, sketches and models of community spaces, housing projects and urban design, through tomorrow; Rooms 204 and 214, School of Architecture, UH-Manoa. 956-3469
"Out of the Box!" local and national artisans show boxes in various media, opens Thursday, Nohea Gallery-Ward Warehouse; through May 15. 596-0074.
"Hawai'i's Wood," display of bowls, musical instruments, furniture and art work in wood, sponsored by Hawai'i Forest Industry Association; through Tuesday; Y concourse, 'Ewa end, Honolulu International Airport.
"Transformations: Korean Masks from the Ryun Namkoong Collection," through Tuesday; John Young Museum of Art, Krauss Hall 002, UH-Manoa. 956-3634.
"Metamorphosis," works by Heather Sorum, through Thursday; The Gallery at Coffeeline Campus Coffeehouse. 947-1615.
"Judy Martin," recent works, through Thursday; Village Gallery, Lahaina, Maui. (808) 661-5559.
"2001 Water Conservation Week Poster Contest," winners of the annual contest, sponsored by the Board of Water Supply, through Friday; Lane Gallery, Honolulu Hale. 523-4674.
"A Taste of God's Nature," works in watercolor, acrylic and oil by Arman Dapar and Maria O'Neill; through Saturday; Pauahi Tower Mezzanine Gallery. 537-6838.
"Turn Ons," original lamp designs by Dorys Foltin and Rich Richardson, through next Sunday; Artmosphere Gallery. 525-5200.
Britton Gallery, Northshore Marketplace, displays art in various media by Chai, Coley, Fettig, Braden, Aldag and other local artists; ongoing. 637-6505.
Canon Photo Gallery: "Tribute to the Honolulu Zoo," photography exhibit by Ed Helmick; through May 31. 522-5930.
The Contemporary Museum: "Drawing is Another Kind of Language," recent American drawings from a New York private collection, through June 10 and in the Video Gallery: "Political (S)Elections," two videos on American political life: "Political Advertisement 2000," with presidential ads from Eisenhower to George W. Bush documented by artists Antonio Muntadas and Marshall Reese; also "Spin," outtakes carried by satellite feeds with raw TV footage of the 1992 election before editing by the networks, through June 10. Call for daily viewing schedule. 526-1322.
The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center: "Recent Works by Pia Stern," oils on canvas; "Ontogeny Recapitulates Phylogeny: Recent Works by Stephen Freedman," ceramics; and "Hawai'i: Old and New," images of Hawai'i's buildings and landmarks in a variety of media; through Sept. 5. 526-1322.
East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall: "Bamboo in Japanese Culture: Traditional, Ritual, Practical," more than 200 objects, curated by Nancy Moore Bess, loaned by the artists, Hawai'i collectors and the Honolulu Academy of Arts; through June 29. Group tours and information: 944-7584.
The Gallery at Ward Centre: "Don't Worry...Bead Happy," lamps and beaded objects by Charlene Tashima and Joel Park; "Intimate Vistas, Plein Aire Point of View," paintings by Mark Norseth; and "Animal Menagerie," ceramics by Rochelle Lum; through May 25. 597-8034.
Hale'iwa Art Gallery, "Hawaiian Movement," paintings by Al Furtado; through May 25. 637-3368.
Honolulu Academy of Arts: The Howard and Estelle Bern Collection of Japanese hair ornaments, Japanese Gallery, ongoing; "East Meets West: Cross-Cultural Influences in the Arts," highlight of artwork from the Academy Asian and Western collections, ongoing. 532-8700.
Honolulu Art Gallery: "Critical Issues," exhibition of art on global political themes; through June 2. 955-5250.
'Iolani Palace Galleries: exhibit of crowns, jewels, kahili, cloaks and sacred emblems; ongoing. 522-0832.
Island Treasures Art Gallery: original oils by Fred Salmon at Koko Marina and works in glass by Mark Hines at both locations; ongoing. Kailua, 261-8131 and Koko Marina, 396-8827.
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i Gallery: "Francis Haar: the Japan Years (1940-1960)," black and white photography; through July 15 and "Okage Sama De: I am what I am because of you;" ongoing. 945-7633.
John Young Museum of Art, Krauss Hall 002, UH-Manoa: artifacts from Asia, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands and Africa, ongoing. 956-3634.
Koa Gallery, Kapi'olani Community College: "Master to Apprentice," folk arts exhibition, sponsored by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, featuring the following masters/apprentices and their art forms: Esther Westmoreland/Wendy Hee, lauhala mat weaving; Albert Moniz, Jr./David Fuertes, Hawaiian saddle making; Noriko Sand/Carol Nagano, braided cord ties for kimonos; and Wright Bowman, Sr./Kaili Chun, Hawaiian woodworking; through May 23. 734-9375.
Ko'olau Gallery at Manoa Marketplace: "Magical Mangoes," recent acrylic paintings by Gary Kato; through May 31. 988-4147.
Nohea Galleries: art in various media from local artists, 'Ohana Reef Towers Hotel, ongoing, 926-2224 and Moana Surfrider Hotel, ongoing, 923-6644.
Ocean Art Gallery: new oil seascapes by Linda Briggs and original oils by Cathy Cranford; ongoing. 263-6438.
Queen Emma Gallery: "A Leap of Faith," mixed media exhibit Mark Chai; through May 27. 537-7167.
Ramsay Gallery: works by Ramsay; ongoing. 537-2787.
Satoru's Art Gallery: works by Satoru Abe; ongoing. 545-4220.
Tabora Gallery, Rainbow Bazaar, Hilton Hawaiian Village: seascapes by Roy Gonzalez Tabora and various artists; ongoing. 955-4339.
Tennent Gallery: Selected works by Madge Tennent; ongoing. 531-1987.