The Island Insurance Foundation has donated $5,000 each to the Honolulu Museum of Art and the Hawaii Theatre. The donations which total $10,000 are in support of local visual and performing arts.
The Honolulu Museum of Art, formerly the Honolulu Academy of Arts, was founded in 1927 and is Hawaii’s largest private presenter of visual arts programs. The Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation, interpretation, and teaching of the visual arts, and the presentation of exhibitions, films and videos, performing arts, and public programs specifically relevant to Hawaii’s ethnically diverse community.
The Hawaii Theatre opened in 1922 and is dedicated to providing arts education to Hawaii’s youth, promote the revitalization of downtown Honolulu and stimulate nightlife while enhancing the overall quality of life in Honolulu.