Director of Programs

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Audrey Kaneko oversees the program department, gallery and gift shop and is responsible for planning majority of the public programs for the Cultural Center throughout the year.

She collaborated on the exhibition: Celebrate!: The Evolution of Japanese Celebration in Hawai‘i. Prior to joining the Cultural Center in 2010 Kaneko worked in Los Angeles for 10 years at the Japanese American National Museum as a project manager and most recently coordinated the exhibition Textured Lives: Japanese Immigrant Clothing from the Plantations of Hawai‘i and is the producer for the documentary, Barbara Kawakami: A Textured Life, which made its Hawai‘i premiere at the 2010 Hawaii International Film Festival.

She is a graduate of the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa with a bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies.