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Isaacs Art Center Museum and Gallery

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Perfect Place to view works by Local Artists

There are no comparable place where you can see works by local Kohala area artists - some of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Explore796204
Good selection of contemporary Hawaiian art

Worth a visit! Sales benefit the Scholarship Fund of associated Hawaqii Preparatory Academy. This... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Isaacs Art Center is at once a lens into the past and a commitment to the future. Situated adjacently to Hawaii Preparatory Academy's Village Campus, the gallery presents a rich history of Hawaii’s allure through the artists it has inspired over two...more
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65-1268 Kawaihae Rd, Kamuela, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8404
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are no comparable place where you can see works by local Kohala area artists - some of the pieces are also for sales, but they are not inexpensive.

Thank Explore796204
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit! Sales benefit the Scholarship Fund of associated Hawaqii Preparatory Academy. This art gallery a tribute to the vision and hard work of Bernard Nogues.

Thank ainamaikai
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This small eclectic gallery provides a glimpse of a variety of treasures as well as local known artists. Often items are for sale. At the holiday, the feature is an old minature exhibit enchanting to children which is often revisited when it is up. Definitely...More

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 20 December 2017

You will be amazed by the array of artists featured. It is one of the few places you can see the evolution of modern art in Hawaii. Featured artist is Madge Tennent- big bold beautiful colorful artwork. Park in rear of building, across from Longs...More

Thank StacyFromHawaii
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I can't tell you how many times over the years we've driven by. But thanks to doing research for upcoming guests I recently read about the gallery. It's a treasure! Charlene was an amazing docent. Currently there's an amazing exhibit called the mouse house. If...More

Thank LagunaGypsy
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

After breakfast at Hawaiian Style Cafe, only a block to Isaacs. Plenty parking in the back. Old school building is well preserved. Specifically stopped for temporary exhibit on Hokulea voyage. Found additional art in gallery well worth viewing. Docents very helpful and friendly Look forward...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Great docent Mollie and incredible art of Madge Tennent. Museum supports local artist and promotes Hawaiian tradition. Do not miss it. Also, On the way to Waipio Lookout and charming Honoka'a.

Thank Joel Z
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This gallery supports the Hawaiian Preparatory Academy and is well worth a visit. They have many items for sale and the prices are fair for the quality. The staff is most friendly and helpful. Don't expect souvenirs - this is a serious gallery.

Thank SabreSailor
Reviewed 22 April 2017

If you've always wanted to see some of Madge Tennet's really large and beautiful paintings, this is indeed the place to come. There are other artists who show here also, and crafts, exquisite Niihau seed leis, hand turned wooden bowls, and a few artifacts from...More

Thank Miriahm D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The paintings are amazing. The wood sculptures are remarkable. Not just a viewing gallery, items are for sale and support the Scholarship Fund for the Hawaiian Prep School.

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