The Pathway of Thy Loved Ones

Ke Ala o Ka Poʻe Aloha Ou Art Show

Art Show 2022 – 2023  (BE 179)

National Baha’i Center
3264 Allan Place, Honolulu, Nu`uanu Valley

Invitation to Participate

October 2022 – May 2023

“All art is a gift of the Holy Spirit.” (‘Abdu’l-Bahá) This art show is Inspired by the guidance of the Universal House of Justice regarding the importance of the arts and the society building power of the Baha’i Faith.

….the arts as a whole, so integral a part of the development of a community from the start, stand out in such settings as an important means of generating joy, strengthening bonds of unity, disseminating knowledge, and consolidating understanding, as well as of acquainting those in the wider society with the principles of the Cause. Universal House of Justice, December 30, 2021

Everyone, including those participating in devotionals, children’s classes, junior youth groups, study circles, and any soul inspired to participate are invited to submit artwork including videos of diverse artistic expressions (music, dance, drama, poetry). 


Monday, August 1, 2022 – Begin accepting artwork  

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Artwork for the opening of the show to be at the National Bahá’i Center, labeled and ready to hang.

Friday, 18 November 2022 – Art Show Opening Reception – National Bahá’i Center, 3264 Allan Place, Honolulu, 6-9 pm. Artists are encouraged to attend the opening reception.


Please share a quotation from the Baha’i Writings that inspired you or one you wish to accompany your work. 


A wide range of artworks may be submitted for display, including acrylic, ceramic, digital format, drawing, jewelry, metal, oil, pastel, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textile, watercolor, weaving, woodwork and video.


Please fill out the form below or download and print the PDF version of the form, fill it out  and mail it to: 

Frank Hernandez c/o Hawai`i National Bahá’i Center

3264 Allan Place

Honolulu, Hawai`i, 96817

  1. Print and attach completed ID tag to your artwork. 
  2. Ship artwork: All shipped artwork should be sent to: 

Frank Hernandez c/o Hawai`i National Bahá’i Center

3264 Allan Place

Honolulu, Hawai`i, 96817 

Artwork must be packaged in sturdy, reshipable boxes with paid return shipping labels, or a check made to Frank Hernandez for the amount of return shipping. Please email with information regarding carrier, tracking number, number of boxes, box sizes and estimated date of arrival. Notification of artwork received will be acknowledged. 

Alternatively, you may bring your artwork in person to the National Bahá’i Center.


After you fill in the form below please click on the “choose file” button below to upload pictures of your submissions.  Please label all photos with the title of your submission. 

By submitting my art through this form I am giving permission for the art pieces I have submitted for the Ke Ala o Ka Po’e Aloha Ou -The Pathway of thy Loved Ones Art Show 2022-2023 to be displayed at the National Bahá’í Center in Nuʻuanu to also be part of the digital version of the Ke Ala o Ka Po’e Aloha Ou -The Pathway of thy Loved Ones Art Show located on the Hawaiʻi National Spiritual Assembly website,

I also give permission for the following contact information to be displayed with my artwork: Email, Phone Number and Website.

Printable Submission form and ID tags

If you are sending in a physical piece of art, please download and print the ID tags to be attached to your artwork.