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    January / 2014 Calendar Events

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  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 6pm - 9pm
    Hukilau Honolulu First Friday
    Free concert, drink specials and try our new mojito menu and sushi specials. 1st friday will have live music from 6-830pm. We also have happy hour all night every friday, which includes $3 flavored martinis and house wine, and bud light, $4 draft beers, and discounted pupus.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm-2AM
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - First Friday @ Ong King - Chinese New Year Celebration
    Ong King is a safe space to open up and create featuring artwork, classes, workshops,entertainment and more.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 6:00 PM
    Black Cat Tattoo Studio
    Honolulu's only Tattoo Parlor-Art Gallery,featuring a wide variety of creative ,original art on a monthly basis Celebrating First Friday's with live tattooing, live music,amazing artist ... and cocktails!
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm-2AM
    First Friday @ The Loft
    art.fashion.music
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm -9pm
    Manifest First Friday
    Art by Kamran H. Samimi, using topographic textures to create abstract compositions, revealing spiritual elements of land that otherwise remains hidden.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 2am
    Hank's Cafe Honolulu - Big Trouble in Little Chinatown
    First Friday party!
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    HASR Wine Co. Wine Tasting
    A live musical performance by the band named Summer, one of Hawaii's premier band's of the 70's. No cover charge. Reservations recommended.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 2am
    Social/Art - bambuTwo
    Happy hour from 4-7pm. DJ Migz starts spinning at 8 pm. No cover.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 2am
    Art Exhibition - ThirtyNineHotel Presents: Exhibition Go Bang Party
    Walls of Fur and Fang, site-specific installation by Aaron Woes Martin.Plus happy hour - “Go Bang” kicks in at 9pm to closing, with DJs Mark Chittom and Timo, playing disco, house and neu techno.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 8PM - 10PM
    Entertainment - First Friday Street Roda by Capoeira Cordão de Ouro
    If you have never seen Capoeira live, this is a great chance to see it with your own eyes. Bring your good Axé (energy) to the roda!
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 6:00pm - 2:00am
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit/Dancing - Next Door First Friday
    We're back! Under new management and after INSANELY delicious renovations, Nextdoor Hnl is officially BACK!! - NEXTDOOR is a nightclub and art venue in Honolulu, Hawaii's Chinatown.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 6pm - 8pm
    The Venue First Friday Party
    DJs and dancing, all night long. 21+.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 9pm
    Boutique - Roberta Oaks
    Dedicated to supporting ethical practices and a sustainable economy and planet, Roberta Oaks, Hawaii is a brand with conscience. Eco-fabrics like bamboo jersey and organic cotton are mixed with boldprints in funky colors.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5-2am
    Special Event - Downbeat Diner and Lounge
    American diner food favorites with vegetarian options on everything. Come on down to the Downbeat Lounge this First Friday. Located right next door to Chinatown's favorite little Diner. Joe Agogo of Jet Setter Productions proudly presents Club Underground with DJ Ross Jackson, DJ TIMO and DJ Monkey spinning on the decks.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 9pm
    Exhibit - Louis Pohl Gallery - Artists reception for sculptor Jerome Wallace
    The collection of works displayed at the Louis Pohl Gallery is as diverse as it is dynamic due to the spectrum of art venues featured in the gallery due to a unique collaboration of its Resident Artists.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 10 - 2am
    Entertainment - Dragon Upstairs- Big Trouble in Little Chinatown
    First Friday party!
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014
    Shopping - Owens & Co.
    10% OFF SPECIAL! Owens & Co. is a unique boutique located in the Chinatown Arts district of Honolulu. Owens & Co. offers a fantastic collection of home accessories, gifts, as well as vintage items. Please stop by to check out the shop.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Exhibit / Entertainment - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday Featuring Shoji Ledward
    Usher in 2014 with guitarist and HiSAM favorite Shoji Ledward who play an eclectic mix of jazz, pop standards and more.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5-9pm
    Art Exhibition - ANDREW ROSE GALLERY
    Established in Honolulu in 2010, the ANDREW ROSE GALLERY works with individual clients as well as international institutions to place important vintage and contemporary art significant to Hawaii in discerning collections.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 6pm-2am
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - Loading Zone First Friday - SANDBOX
    Join us this weekend for the FIRST FRIDAY of 2014!! "The Sandbox". A nostalgic throwback to your creative days as a kid!
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 8pm-2am
    Magnetic: First Friday at The Venue
    Showcasing the UD Family DJ's: Shift, DayBreak, and Peter Lau these three talented individuals hold their residency with us for a reason. Dj Shift shows us several sides of the EDM.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm-9:30pm
    Boutique - Florencia Arias - First Friday
    Complimentary drinks for customers. Open until 9:30pm.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - ART music BEER at Chinatown Courtyard
    501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the visual and performing arts, in conjunction with Ernest and JoDee Hunt are pleased to announce the completion of major renovations on this 109 year old historic building.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5:30pm - 2am
    Entertainment & Food - Brasserie Du Vin First Friday
    A taste of France in Downtown Honolulu. Brasserie Du Vin. Happy hour from 4-6pm. Dinner reservations now accepted on First Fridays and the Cask Room bar open. Featuring DJs from 9 to 11.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 9-2PM
    Entertainment/ Social - Bar 35
    Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. Open 4pm-2am. Happy hour deals from 4-8pm. DJs Rhombus, KSM and Anarch. Cover after 9pm.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5:00 pm - 10pm
    Special Event - Island Keepsakes
    A specialty gift shop featuring an outstanding selection of local made products of all kinds. Plus personal, friendly service.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5:00 pm - 9pm
    Special Event - La Muse Boutique
    Just brought to Hawaii a fine line of home accessories and toys from Denmark called Architectmade and much more...We have clothes, shoes, and accessories for up to 50% off.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5:00 pm - 11pm
    Special Event - HASR Bistro First Friday
    Happy hour entertainment and special dinner menu... reservations recommended. As always, you can purchase a HASR Logo glass for $5. See you there!
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 9pm
    The Pegge Hopper Gallery
    Global Caravan presents its annual carpet bazaar at the Pegge Hopper Gallery. Museum quality pieces some dating back to 1850, including great examples of Turkish, Persian and Armenian carpets.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 2am
    Murphy's Bar and Grill
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 9pm
    The ART Treasures Gallery
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 2am
    JJ Dolan's
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 2am
    O'Toole's Pub
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 2am
    Lotus Downtown
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 12am
    Lucky Belly Restaurant
    The restaurant is open from 5pm-Midnight. The take-away window from 10pm-2:30am. Everything at the window $5.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 9pm - 2am
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - The Fix Sports Lounge And Nightclub - First Fridays
    The FIX Sports Lounge and Nightclub is Downtown Honolulu's newest venue... . Our upscale sports lounge is fresh and clean, and comes equipped with huge TVs and projectors to help you enjoy all your favorite televised sporting events.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm
    Exhibit/Showcase - Bayly Buck Studios / Photography
    Giveaways, free beverages and much more... Bayly Buck Studios is a multi use space that offers not only photography but also a studio to rent for your own photography or to have as a gallery rental. This 1200 sqft space has a lot of potential and not to mention a great location.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 2am
    Black Canvas
    Open until 9pm. Featuring hundreds of custom T-shirt designs. Find one you like to create your own.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm -2am
    The Corner Cafe and Bar - First Friday
    The Corner Cafe and Bar caters to the hip and trendy crowd of the Downtown Honolulu Arts district. Our diverse menu offers a range of island fresh sushi and local comfort food with a new age twist. We are open for lunch, through the pau-hana crowd and into the late night for our bar flies and crawlers.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5pm - 9pm
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit/Dancing - Fashionista's Market Boutique - First Friday
    Located in Chinatown, Honolulu, FM Boutique is one of Hawaii's premiere women's boutiques! Whether you are looking for an outfit for work, going out with the girls, a special night with your man, or more... FM Boutique is the place to find it all!
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 5:00 pm - 9pm
    Special Event - Red Door Artz Studios and Gallery
    4 artists, 4 studios, 1 gallery. Shyrl Matias, Carol Moore, Stacy Cheng-Suzuki, and Patty Lentz.
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 6pm - 9pm
    FIRST FRIDAY HONOLULU ART WALK - CALENDAR

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  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 6:00pm - 1:00am
    Entertainment / Social - MEZZ 127 - Lounge Bar
    A friendly bar, offering tasy tapas menus, comfortable areas for socializing and a sports room with pool table and dart boards. The main lounge has excellent acoustics for our live music venue nights. Happy hour from 4pm to 7pm, late night from 10pm-close. Daily drink specials all week long
  • January - Friday, 1/3/2014 - 7pm - 2am
    Entertainment / Social - eleven44 Lounge and Nightclub
    Be part of the first-ever First Friday event for eleven44, Honolulu's new, fresh nightclub. See how the renovations have converted this once casual space into a dynamic, upscale nightclub. And be sure to check out some of Honolulu's favorite DJs: Timo 7-9, Mr. Nick and Matt Kee. VSP Bottle Service available. Dress to impress. 21+. No cover. 7pm to 2am.
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    Manifest - Walkabout Wednesdays - GRAVITY
    Gravity. A night of Body Roll, Hand Claps, Heavy Bass, Future R&B. No cover. 10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. 21 and over.
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    ThirtyNine Hotel - Walkabout Wednesdays - THE FAR OUT PARTY
    The Far Out Party, featuring up and coming young DJ Bucks Eric and Farley mixing up rare and classics with the latest hits from New York to London to New . Free/No cover. Plus it's happy hour on the rooftop lanai from 5:00-8:00 p.m. with $4 beers and well cocktails and $5 handcrafted specialty cocktails.
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    Next Door - Walkabout Wednesdays - SWITCH WEDNESDAY
    Switch Wednesday. Resident DJs Delve and Jami and rotating special guests, featuring club bangers, remixes, hip hop, and big room house. DJs switch at Midnight. No cover. 21 and over.
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    Downbeat Diner and Lounge - Walkabout Wednesdays - TOTALLY 80S
    Totally 80s, presented by Double-O-Spot. The 80's Team is Back with 80's Hits and early 90's Favs. DJs in rotation include G-Spot, DJ Nocturna, Ross Jackson, Dallas and others. Happy Hour 4-7P p.m. $1 off all cocktails and drafts. 1/2 off all bar menu pupus. Free, no cover. 9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. 21 and over.
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    Bar 35 - Walkabout Wednesdays - HOUSE OF BREWS
    House of Brews: Weekly beer tasting! Enjoy eight different beers selected around a theme, maker or region. Includes appetizers. $25+ per person. Walk ins welcome. Starts at 6:00 p.m. Happy Hour: $3.75 Skyy martinis and cocktails, $4 select beers and $5 Chopin and Belvedere martinis. 4:00-8:00 p.m. Showdown in Chinatown -- Remix: Honolulu's underground short film competition, featuring locally produced short films. 10:00 p.m.
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    Walkabout Wednesdays - Downtown-Chinatown Honolulu
    A new collaborative among entertainment venues on Hotel Street to make Downtown-Chinatown THE place to be Wednesday nights. We're calling it Walkabout Wednesdays. Look for live music, multi-media, dancing, and great deals every Wednesday, starting January 8, 2014. Five of Downtown-Chinatown entertainment powerhouses (39 Hotel, Bar 35, Next Door, Manifest and Downbeat Diner & Lounge) are kicking off this effort with more to come

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