Report from Honolulu

Rickey and palms in front of the former Honolulu Academy of Art

Report from Honolulu: A random sample of great Mid-Pacific Modernism 
Photos and text by Dave Hampton

Best State Capitol Building, Period
Designed by John Carl Warnecke and Architects Hawaii Ltd., 1969

Tadashi Sato's Aquarius mural in the central court

Light Reflections by Tadashi Sato is in the Senate President's office (the capitol serves as one of the showcases for 
Hawaii's Art in Public Places Program)

At the Hawaii State Art Museum: Satoru Abe's sculpture East and West (left) and Harry Tsuchidana's triptych (right)

(left to right) East and West, Satoru Abe; Far the Stillness, Tetsuo Ochikubo; Garden Piece
Toshiko Takaezu; Composition, Tadashi Sato

Cloaked Figure by Claude Horan

Hawaii Landscape, Shige Yamada

Mauna Kea, Toshiko Takaezu

Wheel (carved red granite), Satoru Abe

Wheel No. 5 (copper & bronze), Satoru Abe (in the senate president's office)

The Honolulu Academy of Arts and the Contemporary Museum were both recently reorganized as one entity, 
the Honolulu Museum of Art - a fantastic place.

At the Honolulu Museum of Art: The Idol, Satoru Abe

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Current show of Hawaii Abstraction includes these all-star works (left to right): Early Spring, Isami Doi; The Treasure Box
Satoru Abe; Untitled #3, Tetsuo Ochikubo

Untitled #3, Tetsuo Ochikubo

Mana'o (Conception), Bumpei Akaji

Along with artists like Peter Voulkos, and Isamu Noguchi, Barbara Hepworth has public art that's easy to see in Honolulu

More from the Art in Public Places Program at Kapiolani Community College: sculpture by Mamoru Sato and Bill Jones

Sol III, Mamoru Sato

At the River Street Mall (Chinatown): T'Sung, Edward Brownlee

Painting by Jean Charlot at Vladimir Ossipoff's Liljestrand Residence