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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 12:30pm

   DID YOU KNOW.....

There are a few things that are very unique about Cha-Cha.  First of all… The hip movement and staccato footwork.  It is very, very “Latin”, sexy and sensual.  Its unique rhythm and sound is considered very flirty, infectious and upbeat…although it can also sound very nice slowed down.  It is a really fun dance and it can really distinguish you on the dance floor.

Shingo Honda - Transience

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Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 2:00pm to Friday, June 24, 2016 - 5:00pm

Shingo Honda in exhibition at the East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo Hawaii opening Saturday May 28, 2016 at 2:00pm through Friday June 24, 2016 features an exuberant selection of paintings and drawings. The episodic presentation includes graphite and colored pencil drawings; abstract and representational paintings executed in a range of media on both paper and canvas.

Art In Action

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:30pm

The workshop will function as a liberal space for the kids to explore creative possibilities under their own perception, using their bodies, the space and other objective materials to make installations, paintings, artistic actions, etc. In this way the children will stimulate their capability to interact in a creative way with their surroundings. The exercises practice techniques inspired by theater, dance and visual arts. They will create their own situations and interpretations as they play, having possibly, for the first time, a formal encounter with conceptual and action art.

Orchid Isle Orchestera: Bach in Hilo

Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Orchid Isle Orchestra will be Bach in Hilo on Sunday, May 22, at 4p.m., at the East Hawaii Cultural Center/Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art. Bach's Double Violin Concerto will be featured. Alden Young returns from his first year of violin study at Boston Conservatory and will join graduating Waiakea High School senior Kayla Rimando as soloists in the first movement. Violin teachers Glenda Johnson and Cathy Young will solo for the second movement. St.


Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

EHCC, in partnership with Chow Downtown, invites you to spend the afternoon with us. Do you like face painting? How about watching balloons become flowers? Maybe you would like to have your picture taken in our very own Photo Booth. That would make a great souvenir! Come explore and enjoy the fun activities throughout our historic property while enjoying great music, exciting workshops, ono food, live performances, silent auctions and so much more.

Hanna Polak - Something Better To Come

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
A film chronicle 14 years in the making... resilience in the face of dire circumstances to image a better world.A conversation with director Hanna Polak to immediately follow a screening of the film.This is a co-presentation by the University of Hawaii at Hilo Art Department and East Hawaii Cultural Center.Showing at UH Hilo - Ho`oulu Terrace (UCB 127)