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Address: 141 Kalakaua St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2807
Phone Number: +1 808-961-5711
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a lot in a small space

Just saw a show of traditional Hawaiian style quilts at the center. They were all made by local fiber artists and despite the small area, there was a good variety of styles to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 April 2013
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Pahoa, Hawaii
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Hawaii
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended the first in the Tea Series, a Japanese Tea Ceremony, to introduce the audience to culture through the tradition of serving tea. It was fantastic! The stage was set up like a tea house and guests were invited to participate along with guidance. I became a member of EHCC because of it, and was expecting there to be... More 

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Thank MotherSunshine
Volcano, Hawaii
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75 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2013

EHCC hosts small local artists. Great place to see a local play at a great, reasonable price. Recently had a Hawaiian quilt show, with master quilters answering questions. Free.

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4 Thank Sniffer0320
Pahoa, Hawaii
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49 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

Just saw a show of traditional Hawaiian style quilts at the center. They were all made by local fiber artists and despite the small area, there was a good variety of styles to see. Workshops were being offered at the center also. It is directly across the street from a beautiful public park with a statue of the Merrie Monarch... More 

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2 Thank bobreda
In the soft green seas of the Pacific Ocean
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2012

Local art and artists works shown in juried environments. There are some shows that are outstanding: Spring (May) and Fall (November) Art Show and the Young at Art in March come to mind. Great gift shop too.

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1 Thank dharmasurfer
Hilo, HI
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2012

Every exhibit I've seen there has been wonderful but it is also a small venue, so it doesn't take long to visit

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2 Thank MaryruthInHilo
Volcano
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2012

I vist the East Hawaii Cultural Center as frequently as I can to view the work of local artists. It is a wonderful experience and reveals the stunning talent we have on the Big Island.

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5 Thank Volcanoite
Keaau
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2012

There are better places to spend your time than the East Hawaii Cultural Center.

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2 Thank Dennis L
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

Nothing really special but on occasion presents good programs

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1 Thank tropicalsnowbird
hilo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2011

Went to the exhibit opening for three local women artists and the gallery was full of people, laughter, live music and great art and the next day was treated to a performance of Turkish mystic music, dance, poetry and slide show in their upstairs theater. Then next weekend is their Aloha Saturday Hawaiian Festival and that night a Talent Contest.

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5 Thank zoriman

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