Pen & Ink Works

Counting Down to Kawaii Kon 2013
March 2, 2013, 10:09 pm
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  • Fri-Sun, March 15-17th
  • Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave
  • Register online


KK13Calendar_PreviewTHUMBKawaii Kon is Hawaii’s premiere anime convention and conference and will be celebrating it’s 9th year in just a couple of weeks. Pen & Ink Works will be located in the Artist Alley at table #66. We are proud to announce the return of our Charity Calendar Project with a line up of Hawaii’s hottest up-and-coming anime artists, Karina Bailey, Rose Dela Cruz, Brady Evans, Katie, and Siena Kubo. Calendars are 11×17″ posters and will sell for $5. All profits will be donated to Shriners Hospital for Children Honolulu.

About Kawaii Kon:
Through cooperation with the community, Kawaii Kon hopes to facilitate growth of the anime, manga and related industries in Hawaii and beyond. In addition to providing a central event for fans and enthusiasts, Kawaii Kon seeks to become a vehicle for sharing and disseminating industry information. Kawaii Kon also provides the community and related industries the opportunity to network and conduct business.


HMH_cover_previewTHUMBHawaii’s very own manga and short story anthology Hachi-Maru-Hachi is back with three exciting manga stories! The comical tale of a Hawk and his motley crew continues as they search for the origin of a bizarre and unruly sword in Eternal Blade. A troubled woman seeks the help of a local priest who explains that her haunting dreams are more than the first appear in Sleep. In a world where the creative rule, a successful young composer comes face-to-face with the greatest invention of them all and also his greatest nightmare in When the Music Stops.

Hachi-Maru-Hachi volume 2 will be available at Artist Alley tables #71 and #72  (listed under “Nippon Addiction.”)  Purchase online.

Click here to view a map of the Artist Alley.



  • Sun, April 7 & 14
  • Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St
  • 1-4pm
  • $15 each session


Develop your own manga character using the fundamentals of human anatomy and character design. Learn what it means to break the rules of drawing to discover your personal working style. For ages 12 and up, bring your sketchbook. No pre-registration; pay instructor at each session. Email for more info or to be placed on the waiting list.


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