Daniel Akaka Mural

Creative Direction / Project Management / Graphic Design

Playground Art Crew along with artists Lauren Hana Chai and Lauren Okumoto, received a grant from Hawai'i FEAST to paint a mural at Kaheohe Elementary. The mural featured former senator Daniel Akaka, the first US senator of native Hawaiian ancestry who was also formerly the principal at Kaneohe Elementary.

As project manager I sourced supplies, created a timeline, designed the mural layout, and coordinated with the principal and teachers of Kaneohe Elementary.  The mural was unveiled in May 2018 with a ceremony commemorating and celebrating the late Senator Akaka. Senator Akaka's family, members of the local community, and the students of Kaneohe Elementary were all in attendance for this special event. 

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Mural Ceremony Video

Local videographers Travis Ota and Jordan Sakumoto documented the mural ceremony at Kaneohe Elementary.