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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - April 4th, 2014 (lots of details below). Come on down to Chinatown/Downtown from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm (with after hour activities until 2:00 am) and visit the galleries and merchants and enjoy their impressive array of exhibits and events.
Also check out the news section below for interesting news going on in the Downtown / Chinatown and art community.
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| Profiles Of The Month - APRIL 2014 - View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on First Friday Hawaii.Com.|
- BAR 35
- Art at the Capitol 2014 Video Introductions
- Kan Zaman - Restaurant
- Madre Chocolate
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Art at the Capitol (4/4/2014 - 4:30 - 7pm)|
Now in its sixth year, Art at the Capitol has grown to be a much anticipated spring tradition and a special occasion to view the nearly 500 works from the state's Art in Public Places collection that are on display at the State Capitol. More...
| Art at the Capitol 2014 Video Introductions|
Great videos to learn about Hawaiian art & culture and get a preview. Come to "Art at the Capitol" on April 4, 2014 form 5-7 pm to view over 460 works of art displayed in the offices our state lawmakers and in the executive offices. More...
| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday - Contemporary Art - Calligraphy - Dance (4/4/2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Make sure to come over to the Hawai'i State Art Museum after the Art at the Capitol festivities. First Friday in April offers an array of art forms from contemporary art to calligraphy and dance. More...
| Mayor's Office of Culture & the Arts Honolulu (MOCA) - April 2014 Newsletter|
The mission of MOCA is to promote the value of arts and culture throughout communities in the City and County of Honolulu. MOCA's objectives are to attain per-eminence in culture and the arts; to perpetuate the artistic and cultural heritages of its entire people; to promote a community environment, which provides equal and abundant opportunity for exposure to culture and the arts in all its forms; and to encourage and provide equal opportunity for the development of culture and the artistic talents of the people of Honolulu. More...
| Hawai'i Watercolor Society - "The Best in Watercolor" @ Arts at Marks Garage EXHIBIT (4/4/2014 - 6-9pm)|
The Hawai'i Watercolor Society Members' Exhibition showing April 1 - April 26. This juried exhibition will showcase the best in watercolor paintings of its' members, with diverse techniques from traditional to experimental. This event will feature artwork for display and purchase. With music by Stef Muzic. More...
| First Friday @ Ong King - 8th Anniversary Celebration (4/4/2014 - 5pm-2AM)|
Ong King is a safe space to open up and create featuring artwork, classes, workshops,entertainment and more. More...
| Island Keepsakes - 17th Year Anniversary! (4/4/2014 - 5:00 pm - 10pm)|
A specialty gift shop featuring an outstanding selection of local made products of all kinds. Plus personal, friendly service. More...
| Loading Zone First Friday - Ladies First (4/4/2014 - 6pm-2am)|
Loading Zone is the ART & PERFORMANCE venue in the heart of Honolulu Chinatown district. More...
| Bar 35 - First Friday! (4/4/2014 - 9-2PM)|
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. More...
| Soul De Cuba Cafe - First Friday - Painting by Mark “Feijão” Milligan II (4/4/2014 - 5:00 pm - 11pm)|
Soul de Cuba Cafe offers a unique dining experience combining exquisite traditional Cuban dishes and specialty drinks in a fun, entertaining, service oriented atmosphere. More...
| HASR Bistro First Friday (4/4/2014 - 5:00 pm - 11pm)|
Happy hour entertainment and special dinner menu... reservations recommended. As always, you can purchase a HASR Logo glass for $5. See you there! More...
| Louis Pohl Gallery - "Hawaiian Colors" - Paintings by Wolfgang Singer (4/4/2014 - 5pm - 9pm)|
Paintings by Wolfgang Singer. 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. More...
| EARLY BIRD TICKET SPECIALCinco De Mayo Block Party - May 3rd, 2014|
On Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm the Hispanic Center of Hawaii will present the annual Cinco de Mayo Street Festival. More...
| MEZZ 127 - Lounge Bar (4/4/2014 - 6:00pm - 1:00am)|
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 More...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge - First Friday (4/4/2014 - 5-2am)|
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. More...
| eleven44 Lounge and Nightclub (4/4/2014 - 7pm - 2am)|
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. More...
| Red Door Artz Studios and Gallery (4/4/2014 - 5:00 pm - 9pm)|
4 artists, 4 studios, 1 gallery. Shyrl Matias, Carol Moore, Stacy Cheng-Suzuki, and Patty Lentz. More...
| First Friday Red Lantern (Kukui 'Ula) at Chinatown Courtyard by The ARTS at Marks Garage (4/4/2014 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm)|
First Friday Red Lantern (Kukui 'Ula) at the Chinatown Courtyard(Mendonca Building, 1126 Smith Street) 5-11pmThe ARTS at Marks Garage presents Red Lantern (Kukui 'Ula) secret beer garden, happening every First Friday. More...
| Midas Hawaii Still Has The Touch - Oil Changes, Auto Repairs, Tires and More...|
FIRST FRIDAY SUPPORTER & SPONSOR - A name that has been synonymous with auto care and maintenance, as well as a familiar name in Hawaii's households for more than 50 years, Midas Hawaii continues to proudly service the vehicles of Hawaii's families, and according to president and owner Bob Pereira, the company "is committed to earning your trust by providing you with the expertise, value and responsiveness you expect every time you visit us." More...
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| LIMITED ITEM 20% OFF SPECIALHawaii Art - Kai Ocean Art Show by Patrick Ching - Princeville, Kauai - Spring 2014 - NEW RELEASES!|
View the latest Hawaii art images and originals release by Patrick Ching featuring KAI Ocean Art Show images from Princeville, Kauai - Spring 2014 More...
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| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - April 4th, 2014 - (last update: 4/3/2014Interactive map of event calendar. More...|
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
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| BAR 35 (808) 537-3535|
Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. Check out cool video on right menu
| Art at the Capitol 2014 Video Introductions |
Great videos to learn about Hawaiian art & culture. Come to "Art at the Capitol" on April 4, 2014 form 5-7 pm to view over 460 works of art displayed in the offices our state lawmakers and in the executive offices.
| Kan Zaman - Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant (808) 554-3847|
Authentic Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant. Kan Zaman's menu stands alone as the only restaurant in Honolulu to offer Moroccan and Lebanese cuisine.
| Madre Chocolate 808-377-6440|
At Madre Chocolate, our quest to make truly amazing chocolate is driven by a passion to inspire greater appreciation among consumers for the rich cultural heritage and ecological diversity surrounding cacao.
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| Full List Current Events and Exhibits Calendar|
Check out our full list of upcoming exhibits, shows and events for the next First Friday. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY NEWS|
(Back to the top) - new news postings. Plenty of art, event, venue updates to help you stay current.
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts APRIL 2014 Newsletter
There is an article on Art at the Capitol; features on the "First Friday" event which offers an array of art forms from contemporary art to calligraphy and dance on Friday, April 4th; the "Second Saturday" event "Stop-Motion Animation" with UH Manoa's Academy for Creative Media on Saturday, April 12th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture "From Crafter to Artist at 65" with Mary Macmillan on Tuesday, April 29th.
Mayor's Office of Culture & the Arts Honolulu (MOCA) - April 2014 Newsletter
The mission of MOCA is to promote the value of arts and culture throughout communities in the City and County of Honolulu. MOCA's objectives are to attain per-eminence in culture and the arts; to perpetuate the artistic and cultural heritages of its entire people; to promote a community environment, which provides equal and abundant opportunity for exposure to culture and the arts in all its forms; and to encourage and provide equal opportunity for the development of culture and the artistic talents of the people of Honolulu.
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. Now, in addition to restaurants and bars, several of the areas shops and boutiques are part of Walkabout Wednesday! Click here to get the updated listing of who is doing what to find deals, extended hours, trunk shows and more.
Grow Hawaiian Festival 2014 by Hawaiian Electric at Bishop Museum Day After First Friday
Celebrate Hawai‘i’s culture, native plants, and sustainable lifestyles at the Grow Hawaiian Festival on Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Bishop Museum. The free event offers the whole family a day filled with activities, crafts, games, music, and food.
eleven44 Hour Plus Daily Happy Hours Time and Specials
eleven44, Honolulu's newest nightclub and lounge is featuring a full schedule of Honolulu's talented DJs.
CONTACT @ Honolulu Museum of Art, School - April 10 - April 21, 2014
CONTACT is a juried exhibition along with community programming that explores the notion of contact as it relates to the Hawaiian Islands, its people and their experiences.
PlayBuilders of Hawaii Theatre Company Announces Local Auditions - Sunday, April 6th: 1PM-4PM
layBuilders' is offering free training to people interested in learning the art of community collaborative theatre and becoming members of the PlayBuilders' Theatrical Ensemble.
Laura Isola For Namanaloa Hawaii First Solo Digital Art Show - Extended at Capitol One Cafe
Laura Isola for NAMANALOA HAWAII first solo Digital Art Show for the entire month of April at Capital One Cafe in Waikiki!
Midas Hawaii Still Has The Touch - Oil Changes, Auto Repairs, Tires and More...
FIRST FRIDAY SUPPORTER & SPONSOR - A name that has been synonymous with auto care and maintenance, as well as a familiar name in Hawaii's households for more than 50 years, Midas Hawaii continues to proudly service the vehicles of Hawaii's families, and according to president and owner Bob Pereira, the company "is committed to earning your trust by providing you with the expertise, value and responsiveness you expect every time you visit us."
Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) - 44th Annual Aloha Show - March 24 - April 10, 2014
This is a great annual event!
Soul de Cuba Cafe Happy Hour Specials and Hours
Hot spot for happy hour downtown - chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii
11th Anniversary Grand Slam FINALS at Fresh Cafe (4/3/14)!!
The Best Slam Poetry Show of the Year is Here!!! HawaiiSlam's 11th Anniversary Grand Slam FINALS is coming up on April 3rd at Fresh Cafe. Get ready to witness the 12 best poets from the 2013-2014 season performing their strongest pieces in an all out, three-round elimination match to determine the members of the 2014 HawaiiSlam team.
Hawaii Theatre - Wrestling Ernest Hemingway
TV personalities Joe Moore and Pat Sajak play a reserved ex-barber and a salty former sea captain living solitary lives until they meet one afternoon and become the unlikeliest of friends.
University Of Hawai'i - COMING ART EXHIBITION
See what's coming in April at Commons Gallery
MEZZ 127 - Lounge and Bar Entertainment Schedule
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
Soul de Cuba Cafe Featuring Son Caribe Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
Come get down to live Salsa music from local Grammy nominated band, Son Caribe from 8pm-11pm!
Tom Moffatt Production - 50 Million Dollar Dance Party at Blaisdell Arena - April 12, 2014 - Golden Anniversary
Blaisdell celebrates its 50th Anniversary weekend with its biggest dance featuring a non-stop evening of hits that span the Blaisdell's incredible history!
NEON DREAMS: A Black Light Theatrical Production Exploring The ABC's of Sex! April 24-27, 2014 at The ARTS at Marks Garage
Neon Dreams stars La Femme Rikita who enters the taboo world of Neon Dreams where she undergoes a provocative transformation in lessons of love, power and sex. Neon Dreams explores a world free of societal labels and restrictions creating a provoking, pansexual cabaret of dreamy fantasies.
Loading Zone - Weekly Class Schedule -Special Events - April 2014
View some of the cool things going on at the Loading Zone.
Street Festival For Cinco De Mayo - May 3rd, 2014
On Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm OOSPOT & Alma Latina will once again present the annual "Cinco de Mayo Hispanic Celebration" Festival.
Bus Detours for April 4th, 2014 First Friday
City buses will be DETOURED...get the details
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