Art Gallery Exhibits

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1-Endless Threads: The Art of Hawaiian Quilting
     Mission Houses Museum, Hono. HI    Aug to Oct 2003
2-Ho`okahi Kapa:  Layers of Life
    Bishop Museum-Vestibule Gallery-Hawaiian Hall    , Honolulu, HI     July to Oct 2006
3-Hali`a Aloha, O na Loina Hawai`i: Fond Reflections of Hawaiian Cultural Tradition
    Leeward Community College, Pearl City, HI    Nov to Dec 2007

4-Threading the Oceania Ula: The 10th Festival of Pacific Arts
    Pago Pago, American Samoa        July to Aug 2008
5-Maui the Kite Maker
    Bishop Museum, Science Adventure Center,  Honolulu, HI    May 2009 to Present

6-Ho`olaulole:  The Joy of Wearable Art
    Bishop Museum- Joseph M. Long Gallery, Honolulu, HI    Nov 2009 to Mar 2010
7-Celebration of Hawaii, 2010
    Viewpoints Gallery, Makawao, HI    Jan-Feb 2010

    Andrew Rose Gallery, Honolulu, HI    Apr to May 2010
    Also ongoing works in this gallery        2010 to present

9-Papahanaumoku-Earth Mother
    Louis Pohl Gallery, Honolulu, HI        Apr to May 2010
10-Celebration of Hawaii, 2011    
    Viewpoints Gallery, Makawao, HI    Jan to Mar 2011

11-On Paper II
    Andrew Rose Gallery            July to Sept 2013        
12-Works created for the National Museum of the American Indian
    NMAI, Washington DC            2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

13-Mohala Hou Ke Kapa, 2014
    Sheaffer Gallery, Maui Arts and Culture Center, Maui HI  Jan to Mar 2014

    Honolulu Academy Art School        Apr 11-21, 2014

15-British Museum
E Kῡ Ana Ka Paia

Kapa by Dalani Tanahy, pāwehe by Maile Andrade, 2010
The Kῡkalepa forms on kapa made for Kῡ.

Our past is bound together, three paths taken - of palapalai, 'ōlena and 'alae - all leading to one, our future unfolding together.

Presented to the British Museum in honor of the exhibition E Kῡ Ana Ka Paia at Bishop Museum, June 5 - Oct. 4, 2010.
    Kapa by Dalani Tanahy, 2014
    Pacific Barkcloth Exhibition, Room 91 (February to August 2015)
    Currated by Natasha McKinney



"Ka Hana Kapa." Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Dec. 2014. <>.

Local & International Kapa Sharing and Education
2010 - present
2010 - present
Online Articles

"Powerful Beauty with Dalani Tanahy of Kapa Hawaii."

Bionic Beauty RSS. N.p., 21 May 2010. Web. 30 Dec. 2014.
Klinger, Katie. "Using Kites to Teach Science." Edutopia. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 July 2010. <>.

Perez-Kaiwi, Kristy. "Tanahy, Dalani | Ka'iwakīloumoku."

Tanahy, Dalani | Ka'iwakīloumoku. KSBE, Jan. 2011. Web. 30 Dec. 2014.
Kalili, Amy. "Hawaiian Kapa." - Hawaii News Now. N.p., 3 Oct. 2011. Web. 30 Dec. 2014. <>.

Cook, Lynn. "The Chronicles of Kapa: Hawaii's Traditional Attire."

WhereTraveler. N.p., 30 Aug. 2013. Web. 30 Dec. 2014. <>.

"Mixing Business and Culture - Rich Scholar."

Rich Scholar RSS. N.p., 03 Dec. 2013. Web. 30 Dec. 2014. <>.

Tanahy, Dalani K. "Kapa Culture - Perfect Days Hawaii."

Perfect Days Hawaii. N.p., 15 Apr. 2014. Web. 30 Dec. 2014. <>.

"PechaKucha 20x20."

PechaKucha 20x20. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Dec. 2014. <>.

Fukumoto, Alyssa. "Kapa Hawaii « Green Magazine Hawaii."

Green Magazine Hawaii. N.p., 2012. Web. 30 Dec. 2014. <>.


Polynesian Cultural Center
    “Lei Pulama Ola”, Lifetime Achievement Award;  
     Loea Hana Kapa
   4 September 2013