Kanilehua—UH Hilo’s Art and Literary Magazine

Aloha Vulcans! Welcome to Kanilehua. We are your student-run art and literary magazine. We are a program under the Board of Student Publications, and we are excited to serve you. If you are interested in getting involved, you can contact us at uhhkani@hawaii.edu. To submit your work, please visit our submission page for more detailed information. Please feel free to email us with your questions or to schedule an appointment.

Submissions for the Kanilehua Art & Literary Magazine 2023-2024 academic year are closed. Check back here or follow us on Instagram for updates and to learn when submissions open up for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Welcome UH Hilo Students

All UH Hilo students are still able to access our current publication. You can pick one up at our publication stands, which can be found across campus. If you are not able to pick one up, please email us at uhhkani@hawaii.edu to have one mailed to you. Check out the new publication stands and get your copy of the latest Kanilehua today! We are committed to showcasing the diversity and creative works of our UH Hilo students. We hope you consider getting published.

Mission Statement

Kanilehua aspires to showcase the creative fiction, non-fiction, poetry, visual, and multimedia arts interests of UH Hilo students. Kanilehua seeks to provide students with models of quality work and promote creative art and literature. Kanilehua strives to promote the positive voice of creative arts in the community, believing art is inspiration in all forms.

Check out the videos from our most recent events!

We invite you to watch recordings of our most recent events. You can find our interview with author Lowis Lowery below, or you can check out our Youtube channel linked in our sidebar to view all offerings.

Kanilehua Magazine 2023 Sneak Peak

View a sneak peak here or use the links below to listen the 2023 Kanilehua Art & Literary Magazine, which features some musical pieces by one of our artists.