The Hawaiian & Pacific Collections Reading Room is home to various art and artifacts related to our collections. Click on image to see large image.
PALAUAN VILLAGE AT NIGHT
Watercolor on paper by Rechucher Charlie Gibbons, 1982
FIRST CHILD CEREMONY
Ink and watercolor on paper by Rechucher Charlie Gibbons, 1982
PREPARING FOR A FEAST
Pencil and watercolor on paper by Rechucher Charlie Gibbons,
undated and unsigned.
Watercolor by R. Hilbeary, 1984.
ELEVEN MODEL CANOES
3 PALAUAN STORYBOARDS
On loan from Rosemary Casey, UH alumna.
THE UNFAITHFUL WIFE OF THE SHARK FISHERMAN
Ukall wood story board from Belau by Saharias Omengebar, 1980.
JANET BELL, HAWAIIAN CURATOR 1936-1970
Oil painting from a photograph.
RENEE HEYUM, PACIFIC CURATOR
MARQUESAN CEREMONIAL WAR CLUB
Gift to the University.
SCULPTURE AND PAINTINGS FROM THE SEPIK REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Thirteen pieces. Gift of Dr. Douglas Oliver, Professor of Pacific Anthropology, 1978. Collected by him between the 1950s and 1970s. Installation provided by the Women's Campus Club.
Selections (on rotation) of the published prints of seven hundred and thirty-eight copperplate engravings of plants collected on Captain James Cook's first voyage round the world. Engravings were done 1771 and 1784 after drawings by Sydney Parkinson.
MAYAN WARRIOR, Fifth Floor Hallway
One of nine acrylic-on-masonite panels entitled "Mayan Warriors" by Jean Charlot shown at the August 1970 Flora Pacifica Exhibition.
LOEA HULA, Charlot Collection
Oil Painting of Iolani Luahine by Jean Charlot, 1976.