Welcome to Isaacs Art Center Museum and Gallery


The Isaacs Art Center is located in Waimea (Kamuela) in the South Kohala district of the Big Island of Hawai'i, next to the HPA Village Campus.

The Art Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds benefit the HPA Scholarship Fund, which assists promising young people in realizing their educational goals.


The opening of the 29th Hawaiʻi Wood Guild Show, Saturday, January 17th was an exciting night for all. Wood pieces ranging from furniture, jewelry cabinets, elaborated bowls, a voyaging canoe and tenor ukulele are showcased. Awards were presented, and everyone had a chance to meet and talk story with featured artists.

Best of Show was awarded to Michael Patrick Smith for his turned piece titled Ahi.

Other Award-winners:
Joinery – 1st Place: Tai Lake for Vanity Table
Honorable Mention: Marcus Castaing for Koa Ki Console
Sculpture - 1st Place: Cliff Johns for Ohana Series
Honorable Mention: Scott Hare for Monstera
Woodturning – 1st Place: Scott Hare for Let’s Play Hooky
Honorable Mention: John Mydock/Dennis Hakes for Sacred Mirror
Open – 1st Place (tie): Don & Pat Albrecht for Wavy
And Henry Bicardi for Polynesian Voyaging Canoe
Honorable Mention: Marcus Castaing for Lava Lamp

The show is free and open to the public. Each Saturday during the show, a member of the guild will be at the gallery to talk story with our visitors. It is a privilege to welcome the guild back to IAC.

The “Peoples’ Choice” award is highly coveted among the woodworking community so be sure to cast your vote when you visit the exhibit.


Physical address, FEDEX & UPS delivery: 65-1268 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela Hi 96743
USPS Mailing Address: 65-1274 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, Hi 96743
Phone (808) 885-5884
e-mail: isaacsartcenter@hpa.edu
website: http://isaacsartcenter.hpa.edu
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