OUR MISSION

Honolulu Biennial Foundation (HBF) supports the local arts infrastructure with a global outreach by presenting a new arts festival, the Honolulu Biennial. The launch of Honolulu Biennial marks Hawaii’s first entry into the international biennial circuit. Honolulu Biennial will focus on art from the Pacific, the Asian continent and the Americas. 

Throughout the year, HBF serves the local community by presenting educational outreach programs, in addition to its between biennial festival programming initiative, Visions of the Future.

 Les Filter Feeders,  Never Turn Your Back On the Ocean  (Local Knowledge series), 2014

Les Filter Feeders, Never Turn Your Back On the Ocean (Local Knowledge series), 2014

 

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PRESS CONTACT

Shayna McClelland
McClelland Co.
+1 347.744.5991
shayna@mcclellandco.com
 

PRESS RELEASES

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Katherine Ann Leilani Tuider, Executive Director and Co-Founder
Tuider was previously an international recruiter for the CARANA Corporation in Washington, D.C. focused on projects in economic growth, monitoring and evaluation, health, natural resource management, tourism and art. An innovative tourism specialist, Tuider founded Anti-Tour, a socially conscious travel company in Dominican Republic, and authored Dominican Republic, a travel guide published by Other Places, 2012. From 2007-2010, served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic, where she helped manage a $1 million PEPFAR budget and organize over 20 health conferences. Tuider received her BA from University of Pennsylvania in Health and Societies and an MBA from Paris School of Business/ Institut d'études supérieures des arts.

 
 

DREAM TEAM

Courtney Chow - Operations Director

Hannah Craft - Education Coordinator

Cathy Halbleib - Project Manager

Scott Lawrimore - HB19 Curator

Yvonne Manipon - Volunteer Coordinator

Shayna McClelland - Press Contact

Lala Nuss - Events Coordinator

Josh Nye - Box Office Manager

Jon Sueda - Designer

Dee Taketa - Bookkeeper

Joshua Tengan - HB19 Assistant Curator

Nina Tonga - HB19 Curator


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Taiji Terasaki, President

Kristen Chan, VP

Gloria Lau, VP/Treasurer

Heather Shimizu, Secretary

Pia Aarma

Trever Asam

Katherine Don

Sonny Ganaden

Isabella Ellaheh Hughes 

Jonathan Kindred

Maile Meyer

Candice Naylor-Ching

Shaunagh Guinness Robbins

Catherine Schultz

Kelly Sueda

Brett Zaccardi

 

 

Co-founders

Dr. KJ Baysa

Isabella Ellaheh Hughes

Katherine Ann Leilani Tuider

Board of Directors President Emeritus

Mona Abadir

 


 
 

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