Recap: POW! WOW! HAWAII! 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

POW! WOW! Hawaii: Audrey Kawasaki in Honolulu

While you discovered some progress images a few days ago, Audrey Kawasaki has now finished working on her first outdoor mural in Honolulu. In town for POW! WOW! Hawaii, the American-Japanese artist spent over 65 hours on this wall to create this beautiful piece of work. The themes in Audrey Kawasaki’s work are contradictions within themselves.

POW! WOW! Hawaii: Bicicleta Sem Freio in Honolulu with JUSTKIDS

The streets of Honolulu just experienced a tropical invasion with our good friends from Brazil Bicicleta Sem Freio. In town with JUSTKIDS for the 2016 POW! WOW! Hawaii street art festival, the duo created this super intricate and vibrant mind-boggling piece. Bicicleta Sem Freio is formed by Douglas de Castro and Renato Perreira. The two are recognized worldwide for their