Our ‘Ewa Gallery is currently closed as we prepare for new exhibits. Our Lē‘ahi Gallery and Sculpture Garden are open.


First Friday

Every 1st Friday

May 3, 2024 • 5:00 PM

9:00 PM

Free, family-friendly evening of art and music at Capitol Modern. The Lēʻahi Gallery and our Sculpture Garden will be open. Come visit and enjoy performances in the garden. Admission is free and all ages are welcome.

About the Event

About the Artists

Mr. 83

Curtis Helm, also known by his stage name Mr. 83, is a Native Hawaiian singer, songwriter and record producer from Hawai‘i. Mr. 83 has been influential in the Hawai‘i reggae scene, beginning in 2004 by performing as a lead member of Hawai‘i reggae groups such as Inna Vision, Ooklah the Moc and Father Psalms Studio. Mr. 83 continues to share his musical talents by releasing his first solo album entitled “Heartical” in 2019.” His latest work “Forever & Always Ep” was released in August 2023.

The Rewards

Together,““The Rewards” are Hawaii’s premier Reggae band:

  • Tevita Lisiate “Strongymon” Apina (Percussions) - A longtime music lover across many genres Strongymon is a man of many talents. Powered by his strong Polynesian roots he provides rhythmic excellence as the percussionist.
  • Keith Tsukamaki (Keyboards) - A multi-instrumentalist song writer and producer, Keith is a fundamental part of The Rewards. His musical experience and knowledge is far beyond his years.
  • Asher “Killer P” Philippart (Electric Guitar) - The creative minded and quick witted Killer P is an electric guitarist like no other. Through his guitar playing he’s able to send the audience to outer space and back to earth again.
  • Les “Bimwala” Ludiazo (Drums) - The heartbeat of the group Bimwala is a well known fixture of Hawaii music. A multi instrumentalist ,singer, songwriter and producer Bimwala continues his musical career as the drummer of The Rewards.
  • Ryan “Jah Gumby” Murakami (bass) - No stranger to the Reggae music community Jah Gumby is known as one of the most talented and respected bassist ever to come out of Hawaii. With his musical guidance and level of detail he is an integral part of The Rewards.

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