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East Hawaii Cultural Center

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Address: 141 Kalakaua Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96721
Phone Number: 808 961 5711
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Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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a lot in a small space

Just saw a show of traditional Hawaiian style quilts at the center. They were all made by local fiber artists and despite the small area, there was a good variety of styles to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2013
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Pahoa, Hawaii
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Volcano, Hawaii
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71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

EHCC hosts small local artists. Great place to see a local play at a great, reasonable price. Recently had a Hawaiian quilt show, with master quilters answering questions. Free.

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Pahoa, Hawaii
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Just saw a show of traditional Hawaiian style quilts at the center. They were all made by local fiber artists and despite the small area, there was a good variety of styles to see. Workshops were being offered at the center also. It is directly across the street from a beautiful public park with a statue of the Merrie Monarch... More 

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2 Thank bobreda
In the soft green seas of the Pacific Ocean
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Local art and artists works shown in juried environments. There are some shows that are outstanding: Spring (May) and Fall (November) Art Show and the Young at Art in March come to mind. Great gift shop too.

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1 Thank dharmasurfer
Hilo, HI
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Every exhibit I've seen there has been wonderful but it is also a small venue, so it doesn't take long to visit

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2 Thank MaryruthInHilo
Volcano
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

I vist the East Hawaii Cultural Center as frequently as I can to view the work of local artists. It is a wonderful experience and reveals the stunning talent we have on the Big Island.

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5 Thank Volcanoite
Keaau
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

There are better places to spend your time than the East Hawaii Cultural Center.

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2 Thank Dennis L
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Nothing really special but on occasion presents good programs

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1 Thank tropicalsnowbird
hilo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2011

Went to the exhibit opening for three local women artists and the gallery was full of people, laughter, live music and great art and the next day was treated to a performance of Turkish mystic music, dance, poetry and slide show in their upstairs theater. Then next weekend is their Aloha Saturday Hawaiian Festival and that night a Talent Contest.

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5 Thank zoriman

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