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East Hawaii Cultural Center

141 Kalakaua Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96721
808 961 5711
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Ranked #31 of 39 Attractions in Hilo
Type: Theaters, Art Galleries
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Volcano, Hawaii
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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In the soft green seas of the Pacific Ocean
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Hilo, HI
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

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

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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Nothing really special but on occasion presents good programs

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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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