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2004 NEA Hawaii Grants

In 2004 the United States National Endowment for the arts issued 4+3+8 grants, totaling $10,000 + $30,000 + $25,000 + $7,000 + $60,000 + $922,100 to Hawaii arts organizations. Note that this may not be a complete list and some of the details of these grants may have changed since this list was published.

RECIPIENT: Hawaii Alliance for Arts Education
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $60,000
CATEGORY: Arts Learning
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
DESCRIPTION: To support Arts First. Now in the second of a three-year plan, the research and demonstration project of the Hawaii Arts Education Partners will develop, integrate, document, and evaluate an arts-integrated curriculum for kindergarten through fifth-grade students at Waiahole Elementary.

RECIPIENT: Hawaii Craftsmen<,/a>
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $20,000
CATEGORY: Heritage & Preservation
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Folk & Traditional Arts
DESCRIPTION: To support the creation of a video archive of Hawaii's diverse floral artistic traditions. Art forms documented include Hawaiian lei making, Chinese New Year narcissus carving, ceremonial Laotian flower offering, and Japanese ikebana flower arranging.

RECIPIENT:
Hawaii's Volcano Circus
LOCATION: Pahoa, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $25,000
CATEGORY: Arts Learning
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
DESCRIPTION: To support Project Playmates which provides year-long instruction for youth in video production, drama, dance, acrobatics, and circus skills. The culmination of the project is Malama I ke Kai (Family of Life), a community-based drama performed by children and assisted by their parents.

RECIPIENT: Honolulu Theatre for Youth
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $70,000
CATEGORY: Arts Learning
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
DESCRIPTION: To support Developing Creative Curriculum, a consortium project that will train pre-service teachers in the processes of drama education. Through intensive workshops and drama sessions with the University of Hawaii's College of Education, pre-service teachers will learn how to integrate drama education practices throughout the school curriculum.

RECIPIENT: Hula Preservation Society
LOCATION: Kaneohe, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $25,000
CATEGORY: Heritage & Preservation
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Folk & Traditional Arts
DESCRIPTION: To support the preservation of ancient hula through an online hula library. Through digital technologies the voices, faces, movements, stories, and knowledge of Hawaiian hula masters are being gathered, preserved and disseminated.

RECIPIENT: Maui Arts & Cultural Center
LOCATION: Kahului, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $60,000
CATEGORY: Arts Learning
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
DESCRIPTION: To support Quality Learning by Design. The project will implement the statewide Arts First: Hawaii Arts Education Strategic Plan 2001, including teacher and artist training through a consortium with the Hawaii State Department of Education.

RECIPIENT: Pacific Resources for Education and Learning
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $57,000
CATEGORY: Arts Learning
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
DESCRIPTION: To support Image to Word--Word to Image. The professional development program is designed to increase student achievement in visual arts, reading, and language arts. Teachers and administrators from two underserved elementary schools will participate, with an emphasis on grades four through six.

RECIPIENT: State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $605,100
CATEGORY: Partnership
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: State & Regional
DESCRIPTION: To support Partnership Agreement activities.

RECIPIENT: A A Arts
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $10,000
CATEGORY: Creativity
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Multidisciplinary
DESCRIPTION: To support a special issue of the journal Chain. The project will feature a series of recorded discussions between artists from diverse artistic practices and a related talk series dedicated to the theme of public art.

RECIPIENT: Honolulu Theatre for Youth
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $25,000
CATEGORY: Creativity
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Theater
DESCRIPTION: To support the development and state-wide tour of DIS/TROY, a new adaptation of The Iliad by Yokanaan Kearns. Artistic Director Mark Lutwak will direct the piece.

RECIPIENT: University of Hawaii "Manoa" Journal
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $25,000
CATEGORY: Creativity
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Literature
DESCRIPTION: To support the publication, promotion, distribution, and related expenses for issues of Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing. Scheduled issues will feature work from Mindanao, the Filipino American community, French Polynesia, and Pacific Islanders living in the United States.

RECIPIENT: Kalihi-Palama Culture & Arts Society
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $10,000
CATEGORY: Access to the Arts
DESCRIPTION: To support training in traditional and contemporary art. Classes include Hawaiian, Polynesian, Okinawan, Filipino and Samoan dance; Samoan crafts; and ceramics.

RECIPIENT: Maui Arts & Cultural Center
LOCATION: Kahului, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $30,000
CATEGORY: Access to the Arts
DESCRIPTION: To support a presenting and residency series. The project will highlight Hawaiian-based music, dance events, and traditional storytelling.

RECIPIENT: National Organization for Traditional Artists Exchange
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $25,000
CATEGORY: Access to the Arts
DESCRIPTION: To support a folklorist position and related costs. Responsibilities include coordination of concerts, exhibitions, workshops, and fieldwork documenting traditional artists to be showcased on the Pacific Visions radio series.

RECIPIENT: Pacific Islanders in Communications
LOCATION: Honolulu, HI
GRANT AMOUNT: $7,000
CATEGORY: Access to the Arts
DESCRIPTION: To support the Community Media Workshop. To be held in July 2004, the workshop will train participants in various digital media production skills.

See also:
- All NEA Hawaii Grants Since 2002
- The Arts in Hawaii



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