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Polynesian Voyaging Society x Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i Part 3

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

The Talk of the Sea from POW! WOW! Hawaii on Vimeo.

A lapse in time, or creativity in motion…

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Kamea Hadar X Gress Mural Time Lapse from kema on Vimeo.

Congratulations Team Pai‘ea Prospects for winning #PPPHI

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013


Kekaula Campbell and Kauluokala Kauwe won the inaugural Pai‘ea Projects Podagee Horseshoe Invitational presented by Scott Hawai‘i and Kamea Hadar this past weekend. The cousins were the only squad with an undefeated record of the 16-team double-elimination tourney and took home $300 and a trophy for their victory. Mahalo to all of the participants, organizers and spectators that made this event a raging success!

#PPPHI

Friday, June 21st, 2013


Pai‘ea Projects Podagee Horseshoe Invitational is going down on Saturday, July 21 at the Scott Hawai‘i warehouse. Pow Wow Hawai‘i Co-Director Kamea Hadar will also be completing a mural on the side of the warehouse, where the final three games of PH will be played. Entry fee gets teams free booze and pupus. Raffle prizes for the crowd: $1 a ticket or $10 gets a wingspan of tickets. Prizes for best team uniforms. Runner-up gets their entry fee back. The winning team takes home $300 cash and a trophy. May the best Podagee win.

Kamea Hadar dropping knowledge at TedxMaui 2013

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013


Checkout more of Kamea’s work here or in Contrast#08.

Opening of Kamea Hadar’s “White Dreams”

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Photos by Riana Stellburg

Loft In Space presents White Dreams

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

New works by fine artist Kamea Hadar, who is featured in Issue #08, opens on Friday, July 20 at Fresh Cafe.

Hau’oli lā hānau e Kamea Namba Hadar

Friday, February 17th, 2012

“To me, being an artist is to create something; to make something out of nothing; or putting together different ingredients to make something new.”- Kamea Namba Hadar, fine artist and CFO Pow Wow Hawai’i.

Pow Wow Hawai’i 2012 has begun

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
Pow Wow Founder Jasper Wong at Fresh Cafe/Loft In Sapce

Pow Wow Founder Jasper Wong at Fresh Cafe/Loft In Space.

Pow Wow Hawai’i 2012 is upon us. The artists and media gathered at Fresh Cafe/Loft In Space for the first time this year for a traditional Hawaiian blessing and wall assignments.

Art in motion:Aaron De La Cruz and Christa Wittmier standing in front of CW's Beamer that Aaron painted.

Art in motion:Aaron De La Cruz and Christa Wittmier standing in front of CW's BMW that Aaron painted.

“Everything has been increased by triple, as far as how many artists are going to be here, how many walls are going to be painted and where you’ll actually see the artwork,” says Christa Wittmier, who serves as marketing and entertainment director for Pow Wow Hawai’i. “A lot of things that Jasper [Wong] said in part 3 of the Pow Wow Hawai’i video series on Hypebeast has actually already come to fruition. We worked really hard these past few months to make that happen. Partnering with Kamehameha Schools, and working with the land they have in the Kaka’ako area.”

Matt Bruening rocking the In4mation x Vans Chukka Low Rattles.

Matt Bruening rocking the In4mation x Vans Chukka Low Rattles.

From left to right: ER Crew's Ryan Nakagawa, Pow Wow CFO Kamea Hadar and fashion designer Matt Bruening.

From left to right: ER Crew's Ryan Nakagawa, Pow Wow CFO Kamea Hadar and fashion designer Matt Bruening.

“We’re painting murals all over the whole community,” says Kamea Hadar about this year’s Pow Wow. “I was in San Francisco recently and you see so much art just walking around the city and in Honolulu that’s non-existent. And, I think part of the reason why is there’s the whole natural beauty of Hawaii is enough. We’re spoiled by the natural beauty of Hawaii so we don’t feel the need to beautify our buildings because there is enough beauty around us anyway. Now that Honolulu is growing and there a lot of really urban areas in Honolulu I think we need to do what other cities do and beautify it with art and I think Kaka’ako is doing that.”

Kahu giving mana'o and the blessing.

Kahu giving mana'o and the blessing.

Pow Wow Hawai'i class of 2012.

Pow Wow Hawai'i class of 2012.

Pow Wow Hawai‘i 2011 Part 3

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

HBTV Pow Wow Hawaii 2011 Part 3 from HBTV on Vimeo.