revitalize hilo residency, october 2016
We are thrilled to have completed our largest activation yet to #RevitalizeHilo. This activation featured 5 visiting artists - Jet Martinez, Yoskay Yamamoto, Rick Hayward, Emily Devers, and Sam Yong; two local artists - Kai'ili Kaulukukui and Brandy Serikaku; and our visiting filmmaker Cory Martin.
This public art and sustainability project was made possible through support from Novo Painting (Cole and Lisa Palea), OluKai, K. Taniguchi, Ltd., Hana Hou Hilo, Agasa Furniture Store and Keaukaha One Youth Development.
Thank you to our friends at HPM Building Supply, Takamine Construction, Sweet Cane Café, Aloha Mondays, Aiona Car Sales, Two Ladies Kitchen, Moon and Turtle, Big Island Booch, OK Farms, The Locavore Store, Island Naturals, Shark’s Coffee and MaruMaru Hawaii for additional donations!
Lastly we'd like to say a big Mahalo to our team - Regional Director Ashley Kierkiewicz, Operations member Arik May of Aloha Made, and to Circle of Life Hilo’s Leandra Keuma and local artist Kathleen Kam for the on-site support and keiki volunteers.