Category Archives: Contemporary Art

WRITING: new works by Ignacio Uriarte

With today’s technologies, “writing” for the most part, has migrated to digital formats. It is entirely possible to communicate volumes of information without creating anything physical. This exhibition is made upo of three humble works – a paper installation, a sound piece and a slide projection – that reflect upon the physical and metaphysical aspects […]

Did you love “A Small Area of Land (Kaka’ako Earth Room)”? Please donate here to help artist Sean Connelly recuperate the cost of this installation

For 36 days in the spring of 2013, a 32,000 lb earth sculpture was formed in ii gallery in Kaka’ako. Handmade by artist Sean Connelly, with enormous help from over 60 individuals and 10 local businesses, this power object is called: “A Small Area of Land (Kaka’ako Earth Room).” Comprised of soil and sand from […]

Artist Sean Connelly Fills Gallery With 32,000 lbs of Volcanic Soil and Coral Sand to Create Earth Sculpture in Kaka‘ako

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4, 2013 Media Contact: Sarah Honda / 808-277-4484 Marissa Abadir / 808-343-0240   Artist Sean Connelly Fills Gallery With 32,000 lbs of Volcanic Soil and Coral Sand to Create Earth Sculpture in Kaka‘ako   ART EXHIBITION: A Small Area of Land (Kaka‘ako Earth Room) WHERE: ii gallery, 687 […]

First Light Last Light by Friendly Falcons (Jeff Kurosaki + Tara Pelletier) special performance at R&D/ii Gallery – March 8 at 8pm

First Light Last Light by Friendly Falcons (Jeff Kurosaki + Tara Pelletier) special performance at R&D/ii Gallery – March 8 at 8pm First Light Last Light is a multimedia performance by the New York City-based collaborative Jeffrey Kurosaki and Tara Pelletier. The project explores a dialectic between “reason” and “intuition”. The tension between these is […]

LIVES OF KAKA‘AKO Theatrical Performance

Tickets on sale now for CO-LAB KAKA‘AKO! Click here to purchase tickets! Kumu Kahua Theatre in association with Interisland Terminal has embarked on a cutting edge program that will benefit area playwrights, directors, actors, and historians, appreciators of artistic expression and community members and visitors in O‘ahu. After an intensive master class in script and […]

Kanoa Zimmerman – Photography

Friday / July 20 – Aug 12 / 6-8pm / 687 Auahi Street Gallery You may have spotted his photos in Mollusk Surf shop’s collaboration with R 20th Century Design in the Hamptons last summer.  This summer, Interisland Terminal presents a solo show of recent work by Kanoa Zimmerman. Opening Friday, July 20, 6-8pm Co-presented by […]

Roll Up by Low-Commitment Projects at 687 Auahi St

Opening: March 16 / 687 Auahi St Roll-Up is the fourth collaboration of Brittany Powell and Tae Kitakata–an offshoot of Low-Commitment Projects that ventures into the high-commitment, focusing on rolled paper as a medium. Since they live in different states, it made sense to discuss the project, create the work independently, then install the results. […]

Make it Rain – Nalani Kanakaʻole unveils her sculpture on Saturday night at Parc Hotel

–Daniel Ikaika Ito/Contrast Magazine If weather patterns were people then Nalani Kanaka‘ole would be the rain. Ancient Hawaiians have a ‘ōlelo noe‘au (wise saying) about precipitation: ‘Ue ka lani, ola ka honua (When the heavens weep, the Earth lives). As a mother and kumu hula, Nalani echoes this sentiment. She is a well of knowledge […]

2010 Recap Video

Special thanks to Henry Mochida for putting together this Interisland Terminal 2010 recap! Interisland Terminal – 2010 from Interisland Terminal on Vimeo.

Interisland Terminal talks to Jeff Staple – Q+A (including Top 5 Travel Tips)

Interisland Terminal: When and why did you decide to open Reed Space? Jeff Staple: I opened Reed Space in December of 2001. I felt there was a deficiency in what I was looking for in a retail store. I have a clothing company called Staple, so we deal with a lot of retail stores all over […]


Grotesk: A Decade of Swiss Design Lost in Brooklyn, at Reed Space HNL! The browsin’ and buyin’ begins July 29 at Waikiki Parc Hotel.

Inventory Preview Pt. 1

Just some of the many books that will be carried at Reed Space HNL! Jose Parla – Layered Days Sue Kwon – Street Level Steve Powers – Studio Gangster Parra – A Book Full Of It

Interisland Terminal presents Reed Space in Honolulu

Interisland Terminal is proud to present Reed Space HNL, a “pop-up” bookstore of art, design, and architecture titles. Reed Space HNL will be open from July 29 – August 8, 2010 at the Waikiki Parc Hotel. The inspiration for REED SPACE HNL is our desire to see a return of independent bookshops in Honolulu featuring […]

Moving Histories: Type In Motion

Interisland Terminal is proud to present MOVING HISTORIES: TYPE IN MOTION, a ground-breaking Flash animation online exhibit depicting pivotal and dramatic moments in world history by graphic design students at the Department of Art & Art History, University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM). Visually and conceptually adventurous, the seven works by seven emerging designers explore […]

RVDV : HI – Opening Night

Interisland Terminal presents RVDV:HI Drawings by Rinus Van de Velde – Opening Night from Interisland Terminal on Vimeo. Video by Henry Mochida

Rinus recap

The exhibit came down today. In case you missed it, here it is…

Honozooloo at RVDV : HI

Rinus Van de Velde video

Rinus Van de Velde from Interisland Terminal on Vimeo. Video by Henry Mochida

and we don’t stop…

Up at dawn to make an appearance on KGMB morning news and burning the midnight oil to put finishing touches on the exhibition installation. The Interisland Terminal crew is on a mission to invigorate the cultural landscape of Honolulu. We believe that engaging dialogue about innovation and creativity is critical to the development of our […]

Work begins!

Rinus arrived in Honolulu on Thursday evening, from Belgium, via Frankfurt, via San Francisco. It was a LONG flight. Despite a little jet-lag and a couple quick dips in the ocean, he started working in our gallery space. He is creating some new, large-scale drawings to debut at the opening on Wednesday evening. If you’re […]