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.
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.
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.