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Wailoa Center

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200 Piopio St, Wailoa State Park, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4274
+1 808-933-0416
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Where the local artists gather

A good place to connect with the local talent, from Hawaii Islanders who hand build Ukelele's to... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2017
gardengirl54
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Papaikou, Hawaii
Local cultural and community center

Wailoa Center has possibilities. It's infrastructure was being upgraded while we were there. The... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2017
nurealam
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Northern California
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“local art” (2 reviews)
“ceramics” (2 reviews)
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200 Piopio St, Wailoa State Park, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4274
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

A good place to connect with the local talent, from Hawaii Islanders who hand build Ukelele's to Fine Artists working in the latest medium, Crafts and Ceramics, this place is the venue...the Home of the Hawaii Nei Annual Show, this is Hawaii Art at its...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

Wailoa Center has possibilities. It's infrastructure was being upgraded while we were there. The exhibits change monthly however unlike what some of these reviews have said while they may be interesting they are not necessarily the work of local artists. This January the exhibition was...More

Thank nurealam
Reviewed November 5, 2016

If you want to see a nice selection of art by local artist this is the place to visit......they have rotating shows and show a wide range of things.....the public is invited to the openings at no cost and the people are friendly....it is housed...More

Thank norman m
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

This place was intriguing in that there are stunning galleries, art work utilizing many different forms, and fascinating exhibitions. A must see while in Hilo!!

Thank TravelRobs
Reviewed June 7, 2016

We enjoy going to the Wailoa Center on the first Friday of each month for the opening of each month's art exhibit. They have a wide range of art exhibits that include wood carving, painting, sculpting, drawing and more. The two floors of art are...More

Thank TedinHawaii
Reviewed December 31, 2014

They have different types of art through out the year. Everything from Ukulele Makers ,Photographers, Ceramic And much much more. I've attended many events for me the best one is the Big Island Woodturners Exhibit. It is held each year in March and runs for...More

1  Thank Doug K
Reviewed April 27, 2013

I like it a lot really, and there are exceptional craftspersons who exhibit there, but I rated it less than excellent only because it isnt the Metropolitan Museum. Maybe you need a new category = "unique and worth seeing". Plus it is connected to a...More

3  Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed March 18, 2013

We enjoyed our visit to the Wailoa Center in Hilo this past week. It is an airy, open space in a circular building that is ideal for viewing artwork. The Woodturners exhibition was on when we visited and there was an impressive display of beautiful...More

3  Thank Rick1057
Reviewed March 27, 2009

Wailoa Center and Park was great.....beware of parking in adjacent state building lot - You will be ticketed!!!!!!

3  Thank oahuohana
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Reviewed September 24, 2002

Fine museum and information center. Great stop to refresh, regroup and learn a thing or two about the Islands.

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