larger painting of old woman / young woman

Aloha Nights Encore

Friday, October 26 & Saturday, October 27

6:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i culminates on this final weekend with the return of two spectacular Aloha Nights featuring an after-hours viewing of the exhibition in the Conservatory and Art Gallery as the centerpiece. Gather around our beautifully crafted fire pits under the autumn sky to enjoy live music, dance, storytelling honoring Pele, the Hawaiian goddess of fire and volcanoes. Invoking awe and respect, her legendary force is always in harmonious balance with the creation of new land, life, and hope.

Ticket Information

Non-Members
Adults: $38
Children (2–12): $18

Members
Member Adults: $28
Children (2–12): $13

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Advance purchase recommended to guarantee admission. Events are rain or shine; read on for tips to help you plan your visit.

Aloha Nights are presented by Bank of America.

yellow and orange painting of old woman / young woman

About Pele

Pele, the Hawaiian goddess of fire and volcanoes, can be represented as a young or old woman. This work of art created by Micah Kamohoali’i is an optical illusion depicting both of Pele’s forms. Micah will be presenting stories about the legend of Pele at Aloha Nights.

Volcanic mountain in Hawaii

Mysteries from the Deep: Volcanoes

Haupt Conservatory
7-10 p.m.

Join leading Hawaiian geologist, Dr Richard Hazlett for engaging conversation and learn more about the science behind Hawaii’s Kilauea.

Mark Chai's installation in the Reflecting Pool

Contemporary Hawaiian Art by Mark Chai

Outdoor installations by Hawaiian-Chinese sculptor Mark Chai, inspired by the forms of the plants that O’Keeffe encountered while visiting Hawai‘i, are illuminated in the Levy Visitor Center and along Garden Way.

Visitors enjoy drinks in the Conservatory

Specialty Food & Drinks

Enjoy an array of refreshments for purchase including Hawaiian-inspired fare including poke, from our Poke Truck, and the signature Passiflora Punch. Make a reservation at the Hudson Garden Grill (last seating 5:45 p.m.) to enjoy specials such as the Loco Moco featuring crispy sushi rice, house made Spam, filet mignon, and ginger tamarind gravy.

A visitor taking a photo of one of O'Keeffe's paintings.

About Georgia O'Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i

Discover the artist’s little-known depictions of the Hawaiian Islands—and the plants and landscapes that inspired them.

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