Welcome to the Donkey Mill Art Center—a place of convergence where arts and culture are considered a necessity, not a luxury.

Panel Discussion: Mai Ka Maka ʻIke: Visualizing Identity Through (Re)presentation

Panel Discussion: Mai Ka Maka ʻIke: Visualizing Identity Through (Re)presentation

Mokuhanga & Print Exchange

Mokuhanga & Print Exchange

with Michiko Hamada
Fiber Arts
Bookbinding Your Own Sketchbook

Bookbinding Your Own Sketchbook

with Angaea Cuna

A Member

Join as a member today for access to 20% tuition discount, open studio access, shop discounts, and more.

The Mill Effect

“The Donkey Mill has taught me the importance of taking intentional risks, gently pushing the limits of my comfort zone by asking myself “what happens when I/we….”


Artist Caligraphy art center

From 2017-2021:

640 artists

exhibited their work

2800+ Adults & 970 Youth

attended workshops, classes and other events at the Mill

Pottery Wheel Art Workshops art center
Artists Teaching Opportunities art center

From 2017-2021:


paid to artists through teaching opportunities, gallery and retail sales


with free admission at the Mill

From 2017-2021:


in Youth program subsidies to make tuition more affordable


welcomed arts curriculum into their classrooms through the Artist in the Schools Program


of our classes, exhibitions, and events showcase the diverse cultural knowledge of our island community

Youth Art Programs art center


Our Strategic plan aims to transform our campus into a sustainable ecosystem with multiple access points for our diverse community to connect and thrive.

Shop the Mill

Featuring a curated selection of art with proceeds supporting our local artists.

Latest News

Splash! Annual Art Auction 2023

January 31, 2023|

A cornerstone of the West Hawaiʻi art community for 28 years, the Donkey Mill Art Center presents their annual art auction ‘Splash’ featuring over 75 unique works by emerging and established artists. The organization offers individuals a variety of ways to participate in this special event. Artwork will be on view, free and open to the public, at the Donkey Mill gallery at 78-6670 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa, HI 96725 from February 4 - 24, Wednesday - Saturday from 10 am - 6 pm. For those that would like to purchase works, the online silent auction [...]

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