A subsidiary of the National organization, the Honolulu Branch, known
as the Honolulu Pen Women, conducts and promotes creative and
educational activities in Art, Letters, and Music. Honolulu Pen Women
have participated in juried art shows, published their work and had it
performed, and through shared artistic experience, have developed
The Honolulu Pen Women gather for lively luncheon meetings once a
month, usually the first Wednesday of the month, from 11:00 A M to 1:00
PM, September through May. The agenda typically consists of a short
business meeting, and a program by a featured speaker. Check
NEXT MEETING for meeting place, menu, and guest speaker.
Non-members interested in the arts may also attend luncheon meetings,
although reservations are required. If you would like to receive notices
of monthly meetings by email, please
click email firstname.lastname@example.org. Your email address will only be
used for this purpose.
In even-numbered years, members organize the
NLAPW BIENNIAL WRITERS' CONFERENCE. These inspiring Honolulu conferences
are a unique opportunity to learn from seasoned writers and published
authors and are open to all interested residents and visitors.
conjunction with the conferences, the Honolulu Branch conducts a
respected literary competition: the LORIN TARR
GILL WRITING COMPETITION, held in memory of writer Lorin Tarr Gill,
a long-time Branch member who died in 1979. The competition is open to
the public and is carried on with primary support from the Gill family.
In odd-numbered years, members organize the NLAPW
BIENNIAL ART EXHIBITION. Biennial Art Shows are held at the
beautiful Honolulu Country Club Art Gallery, 1690 A la Puumalu St.,
Honolulu HI 96818.
NLAPW members are female professionals who produce creative works in
one or more of these membership classifications: Art, Letters, and
Music. Members form a vibrant network of writers, artists, and musicians
who support each others' efforts and help promote arts in the community