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Isaacs Art Center Museum and Gallery

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Great venue for art display

Stopped here while traveling through Waimea. The gallery manager, Molly warmly greeted us and gave... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
The Woodlands, Texas
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Beautiful artwork

They have some excellent artwork of all kinds - most of it for sale. Definitely "high-end... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Rick S
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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 6 December 2018 via mobile

Stopped here while traveling through Waimea. The gallery manager, Molly warmly greeted us and gave a very informative history of the center and information on some of the artists. Gallery is full of great paintings from local artists and hand crafted Koa wood pieces. Definitely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

They have some excellent artwork of all kinds - most of it for sale. Definitely "high-end", though. A nice place to spend an afternoon browsing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rick S
Reviewed 16 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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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

Date of experience: December 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank joelz98
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
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