Arts

Take, Leave, Whatevas

Take, Leave, Whatevas

Gaye Chan’s projects inspire others to act without shame, share without condition, and trust without apology. Text by Sonny Ganaden Images by John Hook…

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Surreal Real Estate

Ira Ono’s Volcano Garden Arts is a work to behold, or be wed at. Text by Alan McNarie | Image by John Hook When Ira…

The Third Act

The Third Act

How Robert Lambeth, HIFF’s executive director, effortlessly shifted from opera singer to banker to head of the largest film festival in the Pacific. Text…

Modern Gentlewoman

Modern Gentlewoman

The real person behind the personality RoxyOTM, the emceeing maven and nightlife guru. Text by Kelli Gratz | Image by Jonas Maon It’s not…

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All That Glitters

Hawai‘i performance artist Robert Reed draws inspiration from his own life and challenges everything from faith to gender to propaganda. Text by James Charisma |…

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Fast Forward

How Hawaii International Film Festival Executive Director Robert Lambeth has gone from opera singer to banker to film fanatic, all in pursuit of his…

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The Modern Gentlewoman

“Instantly recognizable by her spiked, jet-black hair and business-meets-party swag, Bunda has gained notoriety as an emcee wunderkind.” Text by Kelli Gratz | Image…

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Fanfare and The Flying Dutchman

Hawai‘i’s premiere opera theatre welcomes the LGBT community with a fantastic evening affair. Ah, the opera. In Hawai‘i, the Hawaii Opera Theatre (HOT) season…

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Wish You Were Here (Now You Can Be)

Hawai‘i-based Sergio Garzon draws his way into our hearts and onto your wall with his $5 anything-you-wish drawing project. Text and images by Bianca…