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    Special thanks to Iichiko for sponsoring the event!

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    Iichiko's social lubricators, Akiko Watanabe and Tetsuro Miyazaki.

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    DJ Betty Tsuji put some pulse in the evening air.

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    Folks draining glasses in Luce Pavilion.

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    Meanwhile, kids took to the art tables.

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    Adults got in on the Rakugaki art making, too.

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    Jayme Lee, Lindsay Taguma, and Thomas McMillan showing off their prints.

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    Illustrious  KITV emcees Paul Drewes and Ashley Moser.

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    Megumi Abe and Steve K.

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    Beatboxer Jason Tom fires up the crowd.

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    Jason Tom getting in the zone.

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    Much quieter inside the galleries.

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    Elaine Kerry and Colette Coty

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    Can't forget the little Harajuku Girls!

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    Sarah Sauter and Aaron Wolfgang, looking VERY happy about their print.

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    Rubinson Intong and his talented assistant.

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    Morgan Early and Daniel Knudsen

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    Carrie and Nigel Alford

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    VIZ setting the light show.

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    Thanks to VIZ for the multimedia spectacle in Palm Courtyard.

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    Mayor Kirk Caldwell and friends

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    Cassidy, Casey and Codie

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    Niki, Paul, and Yoshiko

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    Jared T. and Melissa Rutigliano

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    Robert Brodnick and Emma Masotti

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    Aya Sakai and Keiko Brand

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    The museum's Annual Giving Coordinator Hilary Sholin, with Cory.

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    Josh Sevellino and his breakdancing crew.

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    Lee Miyashiro and Sheryl Kimura

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    DJ MR. Nick kept the beats going.

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    Meanwhile at the sushi station, tasty rolls and much more.

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    Frank and Linda Highsmith, with puppy.

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    Again, the Harajuku Girls, up close and personal.

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May 30, 2014 06:00pm-09:00pm
Honolulu Museum of Art

'Rakugaki' information

Graffiti meets classic Japanese art. Presented by Iichiko.


• Explore the exhibition Light from Shadow: Gold in Japanese Art and participate in an art activity in the gallery for a chance to win a Honolulu Museum of Art prize pack

• See Rubinson Intong create wall art and create your own manga book with manga artists Brady Evans, Roy Chang, Rose Dela Cruz, and Jon J. Murakami. 

Make stamp art with artist Chad Watanabe


• DJ Mr Nick + DJ Betty Tsuji

• Multimedia artist VIZ's latest video installation

• Break dancer Josh Sevellino + human beatbox Jason Tom


• Savor Japanese street fare like misoyaki beef skewers, yakitori noodles, and gyoza, and graze at a sushi station

• Try specially created cocktails made with Iichiko's brand new flavors—Blü, Bar Fruits Yuzu, and Bar Fruits Ume.
These new products will be released early only in Hawai‘i.


ARTafterDARKers can park in the following locations:

• Street parking on Beretania and Kinau Street from 6pm. FREE

• Lot behind the Honolulu Museum of Art School (1111 Victoria St.), entrances on Beretania and Young streets.
$5 for up to five hours, $2 for each additional 30 minutes or fraction thereof.
NOTE: lot closes promptly at 11pm.