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Aloha ,

The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - April 3rd, 2015 (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.

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Profiles Of The Month - APRIL 2015



View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on First Friday Hawaii.Com.
  • Soul De Cuba Cafe Food Photo Gallery

  • Louis Pohl Gallery

  • Anthony Randall - Artist

  • HASR Wine

  • Pacific Gateway Center

  • Loading Zone Arts


FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS
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The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - Contemporary Photography in Hawaii 2015 (4/3/2015 - 6-10pm)


The Seventh Annual Survey Exhibition Sponsored by Pacific New Media, University of Hawaii at Manoa - Opening Reception for Contemporary Photography In Hawaii 2015 from 5-10pm. The exhibit will be on display April 3-25, 2015. This exhibit is the Seventh Annual Survey Exhibition sponsored by Pacific New Media, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Fifty pieces have been selected for this exhibit. An awards ceremony will take place at 6pm with a special Pacific New Media Juror's award with prizes including gift certificates from Hawaii Camera, Art and Design Framing, Halekulani and Kaimuki Camera. Music by DJ Mr. Nick and Kitchen Music Society featuring "The World's Smallest Beer Garden," on our little patch of grass in front of AMM with Kazu Kauinana's sculpture, "Pono". Also, check out the works of art from Generation of Smiles, our teen Spring Break program across Chinatown. More...

Louis Pohl Gallery - Featuring Spencer Chang Paints Landscapes (4/3/2015 - 5pm - 9pm)


Spencer Chang is a retired architect. He attended the University of Hawaii, University of Kansas and Oklahoma City University, earning a BA in Architecture and a master's in business administration. As a pilot in the Air Force, he flew missions in Vietnam and was a flight instructor. An avid outdoorsman, he golfs, kayaks and bikes, plus plays the ukulele. He has always been interested in drawing and painting and manages to fulfill his passion for art by painting with friends a couple of times a week. More...

Hound and Quail - OUTPOST - BETWEEN DEAD & DYING Featuring Max Field, Alec Singer, Caleb T. (4/3/2015 - 5pm - 9pm)


Vintage shop and gallery. Hound and Quail. Started in early 2011 by Mark Pei and Travis Flazer. We are the former owners of Area, a mid-century furniture shop in Honolulu's chinatown. H & Q is a place where we collect vintage and unusual items from Hawaii, the mainland, and around the world. More...

First Friday @ Ong King - 9th Year Anniversary Celebration (4/3/2015 - 5pm-2AM)


Ong King is a safe space to open up and create featuring artwork, classes, workshops,entertainment and more. More...

Roberta Oaks (4/3/2015 - 5pm - 9pm)


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. More...

Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters APRIL 2015




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...

Next Door First Friday - April Art pARTy (4/3/2015 - 6pm-2am)


Come party with us as we celebrate the arts with a night of live music, live art, free artsy manicures, pupus, drinks & more! Deep in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown is Nextdoor, Hawaii's underground art and music haven. From jazz and hip hop to electronic dance music, heavy metal, and everything in between, musical legends have called this concert hall home. More...

Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - APRIL 3rd, 2015


(last update: 4/1/2015 Interactive map of event calendar. More...

**DARK** - The Hawaii State Art Museum will be dark for April First Friday in observance of Good Friday. **DARK** (4/3/2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)


Click on the link to get the details of many other venues open April 3rd, 2015 - First Friday Downtown / Chinatown. Click here to view the Hawaii State Art Museum July 2014 newsletter. More...

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La Muse Boutique (4/3/2015 - 5:00 pm - 9pm)


Luxurious swimwear from Europe and Brazil. Custom beading with Swarovski crystals, fresh water pearls, sterling silver, semi-precious stones, Swiss laces, silk ribbons, and more. This first Friday we have new shipments from Injiri, a beautiful line of cotton and silk clothes from India, entirely made by hand. New doll necklaces from Servane Gaxotte, handmade in Paris. New tote bags and beach bags from Hervé Chapelier, made in France. More...

Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) - 44th Annual Aloha Show - March 31 - April 16, 2015




This is a great annual event! More...

Art at the Capitol 2015 Video Introductions




"Art at the Capitol" Videos. Learn about Art displayed in the offices our state lawmakers and in the executive offices. More...

Hawaii Artist Mark N. Brown - New Featured Art - April 2015




11 new Hawaii art images featured from Mark's collection. 7 images are published online for the 1st time. View great plein air art from Hawaii. More...

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Street Festival For Cinco De Mayo - May 2nd, 2015




On Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm OOSPOT & Alma Latina will once again present the annual "Cinco de Mayo Hispanic Celebration" Festival. More...

Arts District Merchants Association Announces National Walk on the Wild Side: April 11, 2015, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.




A Family-Friendly Event Celebrating and Discovering Downtown Honolulu From Fort Street Mall to Kekaulike Mall. More...

eleven44 Lounge and Nightclub - Foundation First Friday (4/3/2015 - 4pm - 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: Happy hour from 4-7PM. It's Foundation First Friday with Honolulu's favorite House DJs, including Ramit, Jimmy Lee, Loic, and others. $5 cover after 9PM. More...

First Friday Red Lantern (Kukui 'Ula) & Micro-Galleries Light-Up Hotel Street @ Chinatown Courtyard by The ARTS at Marks Garage (4/3/2015 - 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...

Downbeat Diner and Lounge - First Friday (4/3/2015 - 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...

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PROFILES OF THE MONTH
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- 7 great profiles of this month

Soul De Cuba Cafe Food Photo Gallery 1

Soul de Cuba Cafe offers a unique dining experience combining exquisite traditional Cuban dishes and specialty drinks in a fun, entertaining, service oriented atmosphere.
Louis Pohl Gallery (808) 521-1812
The Louis Pohl Gallery is dedicated to featuring Hawaii artists whose works reflect the standards of excellence, creativity, and inventive spirit for which its namesake was known during his lifetime.
Anthony Randall 808 398 1863
2008 President of Association of Hawaii Artist and an artist of Hawaiiana photos, paintings and textle designs.
HASR Wine (808) 535-9463
Retail Wine Store specializing in California Wines that are Highly Allocated and Exclusive.
Pacific Gateway Center 8088517010
The purpose of the Pacific Gateway Center is to help immigrants, refugees and low-income residents of Hawaii gain access to opportunities and services through the building of skills that lead to self-sufficiency while respecting the integrity of diverse cultural heritages. Featuring Andy South, "Project Runway" this First Friday 8/5/2011.
Loading Zone Arts
Loading Zone is a mobile ART & PERFORMANCE resource serving Honolulu, Hawaii including Chinatown - Downtown district.
CALENDAR/EVENTS
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- Lots of events and ongoing activities posted for the month.
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
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- new news postings. Plenty of art, event, venue updates to help you stay current.

Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters APRIL 2015

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.

Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) - 44th Annual Aloha Show - March 31 - April 16, 2015

This is a great annual event!

Art at the Capitol 2015 Video Introductions

"Art at the Capitol" Videos. Learn about Art displayed in the offices our state lawmakers and in the executive offices.

Oil Change Hawaii - BEAT THE MIDAS HAWAII OIL CHANGE PRICE INCREASE - Online Discount Coupons Specials

For a limited time, you can beat our price increase by purchasing the Midas Hawaii Oil Change Service online for as low as $38.99! PLUS online purchases already include shop/disposal fees which will save you even more!

IMPORTANT - Important First Friday Pedestrian Safety Alert

**Important First Friday Pedestrian Safety Alert** - Starting January 2015 Hotel Street Open for Vehicular Traffic During First Friday Pedestrian Caution Urged

132 Downtown - Chinatown Condos for Sale Map and Listings - 96813 Zip code - Honolulu Real Estate - Updated 4/1/2015

Downtown / Chinatown condos for sale. View interactive geographical map of condos for sale in Downtown / Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. Photos, description, and much more.

Eleven44 Nightclub And Lounge - Darsana - Two Day Dance Music Fest

eleven44, DJ Collective and EyeContact present two music-filled days of cutting edge dance music, with styles ranging from Dubstep to Afrobeat and Future House.

Arts District Merchants Association Announces National Walk on the Wild Side: April 11, 2015, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

A Family-Friendly Event Celebrating and Discovering Downtown Honolulu From Fort Street Mall to Kekaulike Mall.

MAD MEN TWISTER PARTY at Bar 35 Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 3:00 p.m.

A full month of fun at Bar 35 -- a mainstay in the trendy Downtown-Chinatown club scene!

The Arts At Marks Garage Exhibit - Contemporary Photography in Hawaii 2015 - April 3 - 25, 2015

The Seventh Annual Survey Exhibition Sponsored by Pacific New Media, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa - Opening Reception for Contemporary Photography In Hawaii 2015 from 5-10pm. The exhibit will be on display April 3-25, 2015. This exhibit is the Seventh Annual Survey Exhibition sponsored by Pacific New Media, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Fifty pieces have been selected for this exhibit. An awards ceremony will take place at 6pm with a special Pacific New Media Juror's award with prizes including gift certificates from Hawaii Camera, Art and Design Framing, Halekulani and Kaimuki Camera. Music by DJ Mr. Nick and Kitchen Music Society featuring "The World's Smallest Beer Garden," on our little patch of grass in front of AMM with Kazu Kauinana's sculpture, "Pono". Also, check out the works of art from Generation of Smiles, our teen Spring Break program across Chinatown.

First Thursdays Poetry Slam at Fresh Cafe - Thursday 4/2/2015

An evening of performance poetry, music, and live art hosted by Kealoha. Featuring Sarah Christine (reggae/soul/jazz/hip-hop musician). Winner of the night receives $100.

Tom Moffatt Coming Events - Pink Martini at Hawaii Theatre

TICKETS ON SALE NOW - Pink Martini returns to Honolulu for one dazzling night of music at Hawaii Theatre on Sunday, April 12th at 7:30pm! With a skillfully blended repertoire of dance orchestra, film noir, Latin, jazz, big band and everything in between, Pink Martini puts on a spectacular show with sizzling vocals and soaring instrumentals that celebrate all things music.

Hawai'i Watercolor Society's - Annual Members Show @ Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden in Main Gallery

Take a sweet drive to Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden for this year's Annual Members Show in the garden's main gallery! The juried Annual Member's Show is sponsored by the Hawaii Watercolor Society. This year's exhibition will feature the Best in Watercolor with over 35 diverse water media paintings by it's members. The Artist Reception and Awards is Sunday, April 12 from 5PM - 7PM.

University Of Hawai'i - Waikiki Parc Features Tokyo Midtown Awards

A selection of award-winning works from the prestigious Tokyo Midtown design competitions are highlighted as part of an expanded arts partnership of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), the Halekulani and its sister hotel, the Waikiki Parc. The competitions from 2008 -- 2013 are represented in this exhibition.

Tickets On Sale Now For Iona Contemporary Dance Theatre's New Show: Dominion

Dominion delves into the relationship between humans and animals, the food industry, and the loss of species as aprecursor to human extinction through dance, spoken word, and multi-media imagery. Vibrant contemporary dance pieces detail our playful relationships with domesticated animals and the need for stewardship of wild animals, while fresh produce literally tossed on stage examines our growing interest in sustainable agriculture. IONA Artistic Director Cheryl Flaharty has created a visual and visceral masterpiece featuring the largest cast ever -- with 25 dancers -- including passionate solo performances by IONA veterans Malia Yamamoto, Summer Partlon, and Sami Akuna.

Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING APRIL 2015 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS

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