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Handbuilding 101

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 - 8:30am to 11:30am
Handbuilding 101
Skill level: Open to all
Date: Wednesday, March 27th - May 29th (10 sessions)
Time: 8:30 – 11:30 AM 
Enrollment Fee:
EHCC Members: $330
Non EHCC Members: $375 
EXTENDED Deadline to register: March 25th by 4:00PM.
Class Description: 
Introduction to Handbuilding with Ash Huang.

Young At Art 2024

Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 10:00am to Friday, March 29, 2024 - 4:00pm

The 36th Annual Young At Art Juried Exhibition 2024

Sponsored by EHCC and the Hawai‘i District Department of Education 

The Young at Art annual juried exhibition celebrates National Youth Art Month by recognizing the excellence, creativity and originality of K-12 students on Hawai’i Island in all public, charter, and private schools, as well as home-schooled students.

4th Annual Youth Art Month Kalākaua Park Project

Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 10:00am to Friday, March 29, 2024 - 10:00am
The 4th Annual Youth Art Month Kalākaua Park x EHCC Project
Presented by the Youth Arts Series and the Waiākea Intermediate School Art Club
On view in Kalākaua Park March 1–29, 2024
The East Hawai‘i Cultural Center (EHCC) Youth Art Month community art installation is an annual project on view in Kalākaua Park each March. The collaborative art display celebrates the importance of arts education for keiki and teens.

A Red Dragonfly Music Series Concert

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Monday, February 19, 2024 - 7:30pm
A Red Dragonfly Music Series Concert
Monday, February 19 · 7:30 - 9pm HST
East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center's Kahua 'Elua Theatre (2nd Floor) located at 141 Kalakaua Street Hilo, HI 96720
Please join us for an evening of chamber music with musicians of Hawaii Symphony, The Knights chamber orchestra, and the Big Island’s Cheryl “Quack” Moore. Program including movements of Handel’s Water Music, Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio in d minor, J.S.

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

Friday, January 12, 2024 - 7:00pm to Sunday, January 28, 2024 - 3:00pm

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest at the Kahua ʻElua Theatre (2nd Floor at the EHCC)

A play by Hilo Education Arts Repertory Theatre

Directed by Larry Reitzer

A play by Dale Wasserman, adapted from Ken Kesey's 1962 novel. Synopsis: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is the unforgettable story of a mental hospital and its inhabitants. When a brash new inmate arrives, the rigid program of the ward, headed by the tyrannical Nurse Ratched, is thrown up for grabs.

Colors Of The Season

Monday, December 18, 2023 - 7:00pm
Orchid Isle Orchestra celebrates the “Colors of the Season” in an evening concert on Monday, December 18, 7 P.M. at the East Hawaii Cultural Center in Hilo.
Included in the musical canvas are brushstrokes from the classical, romantic, jazz, modern and holiday genres -- arrangements of Haydn Symphony No. 86 Finale; Fandango Asturiano from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnol, Op.

Book launch of Vita: Sculptor at work featuring Michael Shewmaker

Saturday, December 2, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Sculptor Michael Shewmaker has spent the last 15 years building an iconic three acre sculpture garden in Pepeʻekeo. Working in collaboration with photographer and book designer, Andrzej Kramarz, and renowned curator, Thomas Moran, they have created a unique, innovative book on the work and garden.
Please join us for this free event on December 2nd for the launch of Vita: Sculptor at work on an Active Volcano.