Author: Mitchell Fong (Mitchell Fong)

FHiSAM Leadership Change & Satoru Abe Exhibit
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FHiSAM Leadership Change & Satoru Abe Exhibit

Dear Friends, It has been a productive two years for me, as the President of FHiSAM, though not without its challenges. Our strategy for bringing more traffic to HiSAM and more visibility of Hawaii’s artists, is working. We are very happy to announce that Jay Suemori will be taking my place as President, and Cori...

Why Renew/Join?
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Why Renew/Join?

Dear Friend, Why should you renew your membership or join FHiSAM (Friends of Hawaii State Art Museum) for $25 when HiSAM is a free museum? Well, you will be invited to this year’s Hawai‘i Master Artists Show’s opening SALE night event on Aug 22, for the first access to be the next keeper of a...

Vote for Your  Favorite Pick and Win
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Vote for Your Favorite Pick and Win

TOP PICKS – VOTE AND WIN AN ORIGINAL! 2019 started with the exciting HiSAM Top Picks Program in February. Ten of our most esteemed local art connoisseurs: Heidi Berman, Momi Cazimero, Herb Conley, Walter Dods, Jim Growney, Marcia Morse, Greg Northrop, Kelly Sueda, Senator Brian Taniguchi and Lisa Yoshihara worked together to select their 25...

2018, Wrapped
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2018, Wrapped

A full year of progress by the Friends of HiSAM to enhance and support HiSAM’s work and increase HiSAM and Hawai’i artists’ visibility is wrapping up, thanks to your support and contributions! The secondary market sale of Hawaii’s Master Artists Show and Sale of works from private collections in May was a huge success to stimulate...