Recap: POW! WOW! Hawaii 2019
March 18, 2019
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Supported by the Hawaii Tourism Authority and Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach, POW! WOW! has grown into a global network of artists and organizes gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, mural projects, a large creative space named Lana Lane Studios, concerts, and live art installations across the globe. The Hawaii event took place…
New Neon Interactive Mural by Spidertag in Honolulu, Hawaii
February 27, 2019
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Madrid based street artist Spidertag recently traveled to Hawaii to participate in POW! WOW! HAWAII 2019. After the 25 hour flight, he spent 6 days working on a brand new mural with neon cables entitled “Neon Interactive Mural #3” on the streets of Kaka’ako. After dark, this nocturnal art piece unveils a breathtaking figure. “For…
RoamCouch in Honolulu, Hawaii
February 21, 2019
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Japanese street artist Ryo Ogawa, better know as RoamCouch, recently flew to Hawaii to participate in POW! WOW! HAWAII 2019. After one month of preparing a hand-cut stencil, he spent 3 days working on the Hawaiian version of “When You Wish Upon A Star -Hawaii” on the streets of Kaka’ako. “I have gained inspiration from…
“Moon Hina” by Kamea Hadar in Hawaii
August 2, 2017
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During the month of April Kamea Hadar painted his largest mural to date, a depiction of the Hawaiian Goddess of the moon, Hina, on the makai side of the Halawa View Apartments. The tower features a 165 foot tall depiction of Hina, the state’s largest portrait ever painted which is inspired by Hokulea and Malama…
Recap: POW! WOW! HAWAII! 2017
March 24, 2017
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The good people from POW! WOW! Worldwide just wrapped up the latest edition from their flagship festival which took place on the streets of Honolulu in Hawaii. Visiting participants this year included the likes of Careaux, Cinta Vidal, Dan Witz, Defer, The Draculas, Drew Merritt, Evoca, Glazed Paradise, James Jean, Joram Roukes, Kevin Lyons, Maya…
“Hapa” by Kamea Hadar in Honolulu
June 16, 2016
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Our friend Kamea Hadar just finished working on this new portrait of Barack Obama on the sunny streets of Honolulu in Hawaii. The piece is entitled ‘Hapa’ which literally means “part” or “partial” in Hawaiian and refers to people of mixed race. The piece has to do with the idea that Hawaii is a melting…
POW! WOW! Hawaii: “Ocean Poet” by Ricky Lee Gordon in Honolulu
March 11, 2016
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Straight from the far shores of South Africa, Ricky Lee Gordon was also in Honolulu for the excellent Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2016. Painting under intense heat in the district of Kaka’Ako, Freddy Sam unveiled a beautiful piece entitled “Ocean Poet”. This piece is part of a series of murals exploring interconnectedness and non duality. The wave knows…
POW! WOW! Hawaii: Hebru Brantley in Honolulu
March 3, 2016
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We continue our comprehensive coverage of POW! WOW! Hawaii 2016 with the legend from Chicago known as Hebru Brantley. After taking over the streets of his hometown in the last few years, the American artist flew straight to Hawaii and Honolulu where he graced the streets of Kaka’Ako with some of his signature imagery. Painting…
POW! WOW! Hawaii: Hula in Honolulu
March 2, 2016
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Hula is also in Hawaii for POW! WOW! 2016 where he was invited to create a new piece on the streets of Honolulu. Hula travels the world creating paintings which capture the emotions and interactions between the figures and their environment. With each piece, Hula merges his backgrounds in both street and fine art. Sean…
POW! WOW! Hawaii: Kevin Lyons in Honolulu
March 2, 2016
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Kevin Lyons is a creative director, designer, illustrator and typographer who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Most recently, Lyons was a Partner and the Design Director at the juggernaut, anti-ad-agency-turned-ad-agency, ANOMALY in New York City. In his previous lives Lyons has been a Creative at Nike, Design Director at Stussy, Art Director at…

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