Performing and Visual Arts Resources

Gallery ‘Iolani

Gallery ‘Iolani is recognized as one of the finest exhibition sites in the state of Hawai‘i, showing work from local, national and international venues. It is the mission of Gallery ‘Iolani to promote exhibitions of cultural and educational significance. The gallery also serves as a classroom for students studying gallery design and management at Windward Community College. Gallery ‘Iolani is located adjacent to Palikū Theatre in the Hale Pālanakila complex. For more information about the gallery and/or opportunity to study in the gallery design class, contact the art department, or visit

Palikū Theatre

Palikū Theatre is a state-of-the-art, 300-seat theatre that has been in operation since 2002 and offers a unique and affordable performance venue for students and members of the community to showcase their talents in drama, music, and dance. The theatre is home to the College’s Theatre department, presenting student productions like "iHula" and "The Epic Voyage of Kane‘apua," and it is also used as a venue for music and hula ho‘ike. For more information, call 808-235-7315, email, or visit