Whether you want to create comic books, develop artistic skills or learn about concept development and design, Kaaawasaki Art Lab's classes are tailored to your interest. Instructors, Sam Campos (creator of Pineapple Man and former art instructor at UH Leeward Campus), Art Wong (creator of The Keepers and current Kalaheo High School art teacher) and Mark Gould (creator of Native Sons: Ring of Fire) and former Kubert School student) offer lessons and practical feedback for students of all proficiency levels. Visit their website for more information.
We're excited to be debuting new merch at Kawaii Kon this weekend! Kaci Horimoto will be at table 160 with new prints and a limited supply of her manga, I Can Hear Your Heartbeat. TRINIGRAFX at table 451 will have TMNT socktopi among their plushies and lots of new art! Kris Lohman will be at table 144 with new stickers in his lineup. And you can find Jon J Murakami at table 445 with a limited supply of The Ara-Rangers #5 with variant cover by Kris Lohman!
Come down to the Chinese Historical Society of America today for a Meet and Greet with Roy Chang. He'll be discussing his book, Highball and Pepe, in which he includes the real-life Donaldina Cameron who is credited with the rescue and care of over 3,000 young Chinese females from human trafficking and taking on those who profited from the Chinese Exclusion Act. This event is free with museum admission
Join us for Kanaka Con at Kamehameha Schools Middle School Hawaii Campus at 16-714 Volcano Rd, Kea‘au, 96749 on March 10th, 9am-3:30pm. We'll be giving panels on a variety of comic book related topics! This is a free, family-friendly event to share and showcase student work with the community. Register to reserve your seat at the various panels being given.
Big Island, come down to Enjoy Comics in the Prince Kuhio Plaza! Today from 11am-5pm, Todd Bernardy is making his first appearance at Enjoy Comics. He's bringing his flagship title, The Kukui Project, set in a futuristic Kingdom of Hawaii. Roy Chang will be there doing Get Funkofied portrait commissions. He's known for his titles, Aloha Pepe, Highball and Pepe and Cacy and Kiara and the Curse of the Kii. He'll also be bringing exclusive prints that benefit the Alzheimer's Association: Aloha Chapter!
Come down and see us for the last day of Amazing Comic Con Aloha (2/24)! Mahalo to Eliot Honda for the awesome video!
Come join us on Hawaii island for Kanaka Con at Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Campus!
Need advice or critiques? We would love for aspiring artists to visit our Facebook page, and post or message us for feedback and support.
Throughout July, donate a minimum of $20 and receive a free copy of Aloha Pepe #3!
Kaaawasaki Art Lab:
Comic Book Sequential Design
46-022 Alaloa St.
Unit 215a, Kaneohe, HI 96744
Learn how to draw and develop comics!
Sanoevil Collectibles: Art and Comics.
670 Auahi St., Honolulu
Like Sanoevil's Facebook page to shop for limited and original editions before they are made available in the shop.
Maui Comics & Collectibles
Queen Kaahumanu Center
275 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, HI 96732
A Maui grown nerd culture podcast, served with 2 scoops rice, mac salad, and a heaping helping of Aloha.
All the craziness and excitement going on in the comic universe and some amazing stories you will only get on the Deftal Radio