Here’s a roundup of all our POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 coverage, from the daily progress of the amazing mural paintings in Kakaako to this year’s events, parties and art shows:
First, here’s a collection of video interviews with POW! WOW! Hawaii founder Jasper Wong, and POW! WOW! artists Solomon Enos, Roxy & Matt Ortiz (Wooden Wave) and DJ Massfunk, shot by Trenton Kakazu and edited by Tracy Chan.
Watch the Kakaako murals unfold, with these day-by-day pictorial progress reports:
Here’s an itinerary with some of the event highlights that made POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 so amazing: International artists, exciting events, parties, workshops, seminars and of course, mural painting all over Kaka’ako.
Monday, Feb. 10
MURAL PAINTING BEGINS @ KAKA’AKO, 10 A.M.:
Painting at various mural sites begins in Kaka’ako, kicking off at 10 a.m. and finishing… well, whenever the artists finish. It’s not uncommon for painters working on a mural to go late into the night. Mural painting will continue through Feb. 15. Free to the public and open to all ages. For painting sites, take a look at this map:
THE LEGEND OF COOL DISCO DAN SCREENING @ DORIS DUKE THEATRE, 7 P.M.:
Watch the Hawaii debut of “The Legend of Cool Disco Dan,” the documentary of a Washington DC tagger who “wrote himself into the city’s history at every turn” at Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art. Executive Producer Roger Gastman will be there to introduce the film with a Q&A to follow. Free to the public.
Watch the trailer:
Tuesday, Feb. 11
#RVCATWFSL EXHIBITION @ 691 Auahi St., 7-11 P.M.:
RVCA, The Seventh Letter and POW! WOW! presents an exhibition of some of the visiting and local POW WOW artists, many in Hawaii for the first time. Curated by Casey “Eklips” Zoltan and PM Tenore.
Wednesday, Feb. 12
ART & MEDIA LECTURES @ FRESH CAFE & LOFT IN SPACE, 831 Queen St., 6-8 P.M.
Art lectures and panel discussion featuring POW! WOW! artists and visiting curators, media and those associated with the world of urban art. Free to the public and open to all ages.
Thursday, Feb. 13
MUSIC LECTURES @ FRESH CAFE & LOFT IN SPACE, 831 Queen St., 6-8 P.M.
Last year was the first year that POW! WOW! incorporated a special music program into the event. This year, in conjunction with the new POW! WOW! School of Music, there will be a music lecture at Fresh Cafe, featuring top local and visiting DJs, producers and musicians. Free to the public and open to all ages.
Friday, Feb. 14
1XRUN AND PANGEA SEED EXHIBITION @ FRESH CAFE & LOFT IN SPACE, 831 Queen St., 6-10 P.M.
1XRun and Pangea Seed host a party to celebrate the print and toy exhibition on display at Fresh Cafe. If you saw the art on display at the Opening Reception at the Honolulu Museum School of Art and really wanted to take some home, this is your chance to pick up rare, original prints from POW! WOW! artists, plus limited edition collectibles. The exhibition will be on display until the 15th. Free to the public and open to all ages.
Saturday, Feb. 15
HONOLULU NIGHT MARKET/POW! WOW! FINALE & BLOCK PARTY @ AUAHI STREET, 6 P.M.-MIDNIGHT
POW! WOW! teams up with Honolulu Night Market for a block party that shuts down several blocks with art, music, food and local vendors. The POW! WOW! Finale party, held at Lana Lane, will feature performances by POW! WOW! Music Artists, POW! WOW! School of Music students and special musical guests. Don’t miss the Artist Paint Jam, and the infamous blackout piece that organizers conclude the event with each year. Free to the public and open to all ages.
For more information, including a roster of all the artists who participated in POW! WOW! 2014, visit powwowhawaii.com.
*Nonstop Honolulu is proud to be an official media sponsor for POW! WOW! Hawaii.