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Maui Loses Its Commission on Culture and the Arts

By E. Tory Laitila Without much fanfare or notice, and with no objections, the County of Maui repealed its Commission on Culture and the Arts. After decades of existence, this county level board with geographical representation was dissolved via Bill No. 83, proposed by Mayor Alan Arakawa. “A BILL FOR AN ORDINANCE REPEALING CHAPTER 2.37, [...]

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Request for Images of Member Organizations For HMA Conference

A power point presentation of HMA’s member organizations will be created by Margo Vitarelli and shown during the HMA Conference in April. Any photo that portrays your organization can be used such as: objects and artifacts, exhibitions, festivals, demonstrations, historical images, buildings and grounds, visitors, docents and staff, curatorial and behind the scenes activities, and [...]

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IMLS Announces Effort to Strengthen State Museum Associations

Washington, DC— The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), working in cooperation with the Institute for Museum and Library Studies (IMLS), explores capacity-building strategies for state museum associations to better serve local museums. State museum associations operate with a variety of governance structures. Typically they have small budgets and limited opportunities for networking and information sharing [...]

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The Heritage Emergency Partnership – Developing a Coordinated Statewide Cultural Heritage Emergency Network

On June 19 & 20, 2013, four representatives from Hawai‘i: Lorinda Wong-Lau, State Civil Defense; Susan Shaner, Hawai‘i State Archives; Jane Hoffman, Hawai‘i Museums Association; and Malia Van Heukelem, University of Hawai‘i Library participated in one of three national Heritage Emergency Partnership forums in Portland Oregon held by the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies [...]

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2nd HMA Exhibition Critique

Panelists (left to right): Jared Stone, Larry Maruya, Theresa Papanikolas, Neida Bangerter, Jaimey Hamilton Faris, and Moderator: Karen Kosasa. By Stacy Hoshino, Hawaii Council for the Humanities.       The European and American Art Galleries of the Honolulu Museum of Art were the featured exhibition to be critiqued. The evening’s format was [...]

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HMA Annual Conference: April 25-26, 2014

HMA Annual Conference April 25-26, 2014  Mānoa Grand Ballroom, 5th Floor Japanese Cultural Center 2454 Beretania Street Honolulu, Hawai‘i Please join us for our annual conference! The Hawai‘i Museums Association Conference serves museum professionals working in Hawai‘i whose research and practice span more than 100 museums in Hawai‘i.  Continental breakfast and luncheon buffet are included [...]

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Winter 2014: President’s Report

Thanks to the generosity of the following co-sponsors, we were able to offer a 2nd Exhibition Critique to our members and others in the museum community: Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities and The Friends of ‘Iolani Palace.  A special thanks goes out to Stacy Hoshino of the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities for organizing the [...]

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AASLH Small Museums Community scholarship

Small Museums Scholarship Application 2014 AASLH Annual Meeting and Online Conference St. Paul, Minnesota DEADLINE: 15 June 2014 The American Association for State and Local History will hold its Annual Meeting and Online Conference in St. Paul, Minnesota from 17-20 September 2014. This year’s theme – Greater Than the Sum of Our Parts - examines the personal, [...]

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