Juried art exhibit celebrating 150 years of Hawaiʻi honoring King Kamehameha, The Great. On June 11, 1872, Hawai‘i held its first King Kamehameha Day celebration. The holiday was decreed by royal proclamation in 1871 by King Kamehameha V, grandson of Kamehameha I. The holiday is intended to celebrate the legacy of not only his grandfather but the father of the Hawaiian nation. June 11, 2022, marks the 150th anniversary of this noble holiday. In honor of this very special day the Volcano Art Center (VAC) showcases works of art that celebrate the life and legacy of Hawaiʻi’s great warrior and statesman. This mixed media, multiple artists exhibition will be on display at VAC Gallery in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park from May 21 – June 26, 2022. The gallery is open daily from 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.