Recap: POW! WOW! Hawaii 2019

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

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

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

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

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