The ARTS at Marks Garage (1159 Nuuanu Ave., 808/521-2903, 11am-6pm Tues.-Sat.) is the heartbeat of Chinatown’s art scene. With 12 major exhibits and performances, lectures, screenings, and workshops, Marks has transformed the Chinatown community through the arts.
Ong King Art Center (184 N. King St.) has carved out a niche for performance art. Whether it be through spoken word, poetry, live music, or visual art, Ong King encourages creative risk taking.
Pegge Hopper (1164 Nuuanu Ave., 808/524-1160, 11am-4pm Tues.-Fri., 11am-3pm Sat.) has been a mainstay in Chinatown since 1983. Her gallery features her own work, including her famous paintings and drawings of Hawaiian women, as well as that of guest artists.
Excerpted from the First Edition of Moon Hawaiian Islands.