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Pacific collection on sale (Sept. 26-27)

Volcano Art Center to benefit from family estate offering

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Hula Kahiko at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Volcano Art Center’s Hula Kahiko series featured a performance by kumu hula Micah Kamohoali`i with Halau Na Kipu‘upu‘u Saturday (April 12).

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Organic laughs with Puna Princess (Dec. 15)

MEDIA RELEASE * 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16 at Volcano Art Center Bring your blue tarp, your sustainably-built bra-bird feeder and join Sherri Carden, the Puna Princess, for big rural living laughs at the Volcano Art Center. Carden a seasoned comedienne and speaker, having performed at the LOL: Ladies […]

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Peek to sign books in Volcano (Nov. 24)

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island author and writing teacher Tom Peek captures the deeper beauty and hidden turmoil of today’s Hawaii in his debut novel Daughters of Fire, a riveting tale of romance, intrigue, myth and murder set amid the cultural tensions of America’s 50th state. Novelist and TV personality Arthur Rosenfeld describes Daughters of Fire […]

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Volcano Art Center celebrates new gallery, board

Volcano Art Center celebrates new gallery, board

MEDIA RELEASE Halemaumau Crater isn’t the only thing making noise in Volcano these days. Volcano Art Center, well known for its popular gallery inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park since 1974, announces the official grand opening of a second gallery location in Volcano Village. Please join the VAC staff, board and volunteers in celebration of the […]

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HINA: Visual artists call to action

MEDIA RELEASE Launched eight weeks ago by Volcano Art Center, the Hawaii Island Network of Artists is working to create useful and enriching connections for visual artists. Inspired by the National Endowment of Arts statistic that states Hawaii ranks No. 3 of the 50 states with fine artists and craftspeople, VAC launched the HINA project […]

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Dia de los Muertos art series at Volcano Art Center

Dia de los Muertos art series at Volcano Art Center

MEDIA RELEASE Volcano Art Center is partnering with local organizations to create experiences that highlight global cultural identities. The goal is to unify community in appreciation of the ethnic variety and cultural diversity of Hawaii’s people. Mortality is a fundamental feature of the human experience and rituals that focus on the cycle of life and […]

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Jason Braswell, of Kailua-Kona, won the 2011 Volcano Art Center Rain Forest Half-Marathon on Saturday.

His time of 1:23:10 just pipped Pete Boksanski, of Kapolei, who came in at 1:23:36.

Volcano's Lyman Perry rounded out the top three at 1:24:53.

On the women's side, it was a Big Island sweep. Rani Tanimoto, of Keakalekua, won in 1:27:51.

Trailing her were Kimberley Pierce, of Hilo, at 1:38:48 and Elda Carreon, of Kailua-Kona, at 1:44:43.

Results from 2011 Rain Forest Runs

Jason Braswell, of Kailua-Kona, won the 2011 Volcano Art Center Rain Forest Half-Marathon on Saturday. His time of 1:23:10 just pipped Pete Boksanski, of Kapolei, who came in at 1:23:36. Volcano’s Lyman Perry rounded out the top three at 1:24:53. On the women’s side, it was a Big Island sweep. Rani Tanimoto, of Keakalekua, won […]

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Rain Forest Runs (Aug. 20)

Rain Forest Runs (Aug. 20)

MEDIA RELEASE Saturday, Aug. 20 marks the 2nd Annual Rain Forest Runs, a half marathon, 10K run and 5K run/walk. This event takes place at 4,000 feet eleveation and traverses the majestic native rain forest in quaint Volcano Village and the ranches near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. All distances will be open to runners and […]

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Cameron signing 2011 Merrie Monarch posters (April 26)

Cameron signing 2011 Merrie Monarch posters (April 26)

* 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 Artist Rod Cameron will be signing 2011 Merrie Monarch posters as Volcano Art Center (VAC) Gallery in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park celebrates Merrie Monarch Festival week with special events to celebrate the art and traditions of hula. VAC features artists, authors and cultural practitioners to share […]

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Billy Barnett, of Volcano, Hawaii, finished first in the 2010 Volcano Art Center Rain Forest Run half marathon with a time of 1:16:44 Saturday (Aug 21).

Barnett wins Volcano Art Center Rain Forest Half Marathon

Billy Barnett, of Volcano, Hawaii, finished first in the 2010 Volcano Art Center Rain Forest Run half marathon with a time of 1:16:44 Saturday (Aug 21).

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The Three Mountain Alliance, Natural Area Reserves System, and Volcano Art Center invite the public to receptions that celebrate the winners of the juried Hawaii Nei 2010 art competition.

Two receptions—one for the youth category and the other for adults—will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at the Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.

Public Invited to Receptions that Honor Winners of Hawaii Nei 2010 Art Contest

The Three Mountain Alliance, Natural Area Reserves System, and Volcano Art Center invite the public to receptions that celebrate the winners of the juried Hawaii Nei 2010 art competition. Two receptions—one for the youth category and the other for adults—will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at the Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai‘i […]

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Hawaii Nei 2009: Art contest celebrates native species

Hawaii Nei 2009: Art contest celebrates native species

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Natural Area Reserves System, the Volcano Art Center Gallery, and the Three Mountain Alliance watershed partnership are proud to present the first juried art exhibition on the island of Hawai‘i celebrating our native flora and fauna. This exhibition is open to all residents of Hawai‘i County. Amateur and […]

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Forest work day scheduled in Volcano

MEDIA RELEASE   Volunteers are needed for Volcano Art Center’s forest work day 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, Jan. 18 at the Niaulani campus. The event is an opportunity for families, organizations, groups and individuals to connect with nature and each other while helping to restore a native rain forest. Work day efforts will focus on the […]

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