Na Loko I’a O Hawai’i Nei: Fishponds Exhibit


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Na Loko I’a O Hawai’i Nei: Fishponds Exhibit by Carol Araki Wyban.

Exhibit dates: May 12th – June 24th.

Volcano Art Center is honored to announce the exhibition Fishponds Of Hawaiʻi by Carol Araki Wyban.  This mixed media, fine art exhibition presents ancient Hawaiian fishponds as cultural treasures and a form of Hawaiian excellence.  Pen and ink drawings and original paintings by Wyban share a deep understanding of types of different ponds, technology, legends and fish.  Wyban is the author-illustrator of Tide and Currents: Fishponds of Hawaiʻi published by the University of Hawaiʻi Press.  She is the subject of a video produced by Na Maka o ka Āina.  Her studies and plans are available in the Hawaii State Public Library System. 
The exhibit will be open to the public on May 12th through June 24th at the Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park.  The public is invited to an opening reception at the Volcano Art Center Gallery on May 12th from 5-7pm, while the event and exhibition are free, park entrances fees do apply.  In conjunction with the exhibition Carol will conduct a slideshow and lecture on Thursday, May 17th at 7pm at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.  The lecture will include images from the exhibition as well as photos of modern activity at Hawaiian Fishponds. 



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