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Arts & Culture

With Its Unique History and Cultural Diversity, Hawaii is Rich in Arts & Culture. There is No Shortage of Cultural Attractions, Museums, Galleries, Theater's and More. 

Scroll Through Gay Island Guide's Comprehensive Guide of the Many Place to Visit and Enjoy in Hawaii's Arts & Culture Community Throughout the Islands. Be Sure To Also Review Our Comprehensive Events Calendar to See Any Upcoming Shows, Cultural Events and Activities That Hawaii's LGBT Community Finds of Interest.

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Art Galleries

Art In Hawaii Is Very Special. Because of Hawaii's Unique Location in the World, We Are Not Only Connected Culturally To Our Brothers and Sisters Across Polynesia But Are Diverse With Influence From Asia. 

Enjoy The Various Art Galleries In Hawaii and See The Various Polynesian, Western and Asian Influences of Art Around the World.


It is No Secret That Hawaii is Known For Our Tropical Paradise With Stunning Views and Amazing Landscapes. If You're Looking For A Low Key and Relaxing Experience Take A Stroll at One of Hawaii's Beautiful Gardens. 

Historic Sites

From The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy by the United States to World War II, Hawaii is Very Rich in History.

Did You Know That The Hawaiian Monarchy Had Electricity At Iolani Palace Before the White House? 

Visit The Many Historic Sites Around Hawaii. 


From Art Museums to Cultural Museums, Hawaii Has A Variety For You To Enjoy. From the Hawaii State Museum of the Arts to Bishop Museum, There Is Something For Everyone.

Live Theater and Performing Arts

For Those Looking For A Lighter Affair, Perhaps You Will Enjoy Live Theater Hawaii and Performing Arts Scene. 

A Variety of Theaters Including The Hawaii Theatre Center Being One of Hawaii Historic Sites Offer Various Performing Arts, From the Hawaii Opera Theater to the Hawaii Symphony Making Hawaii's LGBT Arts & Culture Scene Very Exciting.

Art Galleries

The Arts at Mark's Garage

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Manoa Gallery

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Nohea Gallery

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Peter Lik Fine Art Photography

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University of Hawaii Art Gallery

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Wyland Galleries

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Lili`uokalani Botanical Garden

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Liliuokalani Botanical Garden is a Park of the City & County of Honolulu with a Young Botanical Garden Located in Honolulu, Oahu. It Is Open Daily Without Charge.

Ho`omaluhia Botanical Garden

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400 Acres of Tropical Plants Along With A Man-Made Fresh Water Lake, Hiking Trails and Free Campground.

Koko Crater Botanical Garden

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Located On the Eastern End of Oahu, Hawaii - The Koko Crater Botanical Garden is Located Within the Koko Head Crater.

Lyon Arboretum

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194-Acre Tropical Rain Forest Features 5,000 Exotic Plants, Singing Birds & A Self-Guided Hike.

Waimea Botanical Garden

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The Waimea Botanical Garden is Located in Beautiful Waimea Valley on the Northern Shore of Oahu. Waimea Valley Is An Area of Historic Cultural Significance Including Hawaiian Religion and Includes Several Historic Structures and A Beautiful Waterfall.

Foster Botanical Garden

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Located in Downtown Honolulu near Chinatown, the Foster Botanical Garden is One of Five Public Gardens Measuring 13.5 Acres in Size.

Historic Sites

USS Arizona Memorial

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USS Battleship Missouri Memorial

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Iolani Palace

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Nu`uanu Pali Look Out

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Hanaiakamalama Also Known As Queen Emma Summer Palace.

Kaniakapupu Ruins

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Known formerly as Luakaha, Kaniakapupu is the ruins of the former summer palace of King Kamehameha III and Queen Kalama on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. 


Bishop Museum

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Pacific Aviation Museum

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Honolulu Museum of Art

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Hawaii State Art Museum

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Shangri La

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Hawaiian Mission Houses Museum

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Hawaii Theatre Center

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Neal S. Blaisdell Center

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Diamond Head Theatre

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Manoa Valley Theatre

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Kumu Kahua Theatre

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Hawaii Opera Theatre

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Maui: Live Theater and Performing Arts

Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MAAC)

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