Creative Industries

Hawai`i’s Creative Industries showcase our rich island heritage, reflecting through their work a collective vision of one of the most unique places on earth.

Film, Digital Media & Animation

The Aloha State is one of the top film destinations in the United States.

Visual Fine Arts

Hawai`i artisans express their reflections of the islands in world-class quality artwork.

Design & Culinary Arts

Fashion: Hawai`i has a growing and evolving fashion industry that is fast becoming a destination for the global fashion community.

Architecture: Hawai`i’s architects are globally recognized for their expertise in hospitality and resort design.

Graphic Design: Isle designers are known for incorporating their cultural heritage into beautiful designs.

Culinary Arts: Birthplace of Hawai`i’s Regional Cuisine, Hawai`i’ is home to award-winning chefs and restaurants.

Literary Arts

Hawai`i has one of the most vibrant regional publishing scenes in the United States and has become a gathering place for international literature.

Heritage & Preservation

Our museums and historical sites showcase Hawai`i’s unique cultural heritage.

Performing Arts

Music: Hawai`i has an abundance of extraordinary musical talent, reflecting the rhythms of this tropical paradise.

Dance: From Hula to Hip Hop, Isle dancers grace the world stage with an international following.

Theatre: Many of Hawai`i’s actors who got their start in local theatre have gone on to star in Broadway shows, feature films and TV.

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