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Aloha ,

The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - August 4th, 2017 (see 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...Including Hawaii Artist Hank Taufaasau new website, www.HankTaufaasau.com. Currently featuring new Downtown/Chinatown art and note cards.

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Profiles Of The Month - AUGUST 2017



View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
  • The Dragon Upstairs

  • Hawaii Watercolor Society

  • Downbeat Diner and Lounge

  • Art by Winette

  • Kahi Ching Art Studio
FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS
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Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: EXHIBITS & SHOJI LEDWARD (8/4/2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)


Enjoy a live performance by Shoji Ledward, Hoku-nominated jazz guitarist. Casual and family-friendly! More...

Hawaii Artist Mark N. Brown First Friday Art Exhibit & Live Plein Air Art Painting - Multiple Locations (8/4/2017 - 5pm - 9pm)


Great opportunity to see one of Hawai's premier Plein Air artist art Exhibit and live action paint in action in multiple locations.
MARK'S FIRST FRIDAY SCHEDULE
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NEW SPOT - NEW SPOT - Ong King's First Friday - We're Back!! The First 1st Friday at the new spot (8/4/2017 - 7:30pm - 2am)


So, it has been an eventful couple of months. Thanks to your support, we have round a new place, and are eager to show you all of the possiblities it holds. Of course we will also be fearturing amazing musicians, artists, and performers of all sorts! Come on down to the NEW hottest spot on the Island. More...

NEW GALLERY - HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea (8/4/2017 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm)


The Hawai'i State Art Museum and MORI by Art+Flea will be celebrating the completion of the new gallery shop space in downtown Honolulu. More...

NEW ART WEBSITE - Hawaii Artist Hank Taufaasau Lauches New Website




Taufaasau is regarded primarily for his bold renderings of Polynesian people. His colors are vivid, bright and lively. Some website highlights include:
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The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - PHOTOGRAPHY IN HAWAII 2017 EXHIBIT (8/4/2017 - 6 -10pm)


The ARTS at Marks Garage is a community arts center with a 1,000 sq. ft. gallery, a 1,000 sq. ft. theater, and a 1,000 sq. ft. office space founded in 2001. Marks is home to 13 performing and visual arts businesses including Youth Speaks Hawaii and Hawaii Shakespeare Festival. 45,000 visitors attend 13 exhibits and 150 performances each year. More...

Kan Zaman Restaurant (8/4/2017 - See notes for times)


Featuring both indoor and patio (BYOB) dining until 10:30PM this First Friday. Authentic Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant. Kan Zaman's menu stands alone as the only restaurant in Honolulu to offer Moroccan and Lebanese cuisine. More...

Louis Pohl Gallery -"Painting on Location" Plein Air Painters of Oahu (PAPO) (8/4/2017 - 5pm - 9pm)


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. More...

Madre's Chocolate First Friday (8/4/2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm)


Truly amazing chocolate from traditional recipes, artisan-crafted with organic, fair and direct trade cacao, that supports cacao farmers & communities livelihoods. More...

Next Door First Friday Featuring Live Art, Live Music, Food and More (8/4/2017 - 6pm-2am)


Next Door Chinatown's Concert Hall & Cinema Lounge. Music Next Door is a multi-media space offering film, music and art. We kick off the night early at 6pm with a positive slew of talented artists selling their exclusive wares at special discounted prices! More...

Pacific Dharma Inc. First Friday - LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, KIRTAN (8/4/2017 - 5pm - 9pm)


Come celebrate First Friday with Us. CHANT - DANCE - FEAST - Live Music - Bhava hair Band * Free Vegetarian Food * Kirtan * Bhakti Yogo Discourse * Tarot Card Reading * Transcendental Art * 5% off goods and much more - Free Admission - Non-profit center & store for body mind & soul. , Products Include:, Books , Art, Music, Incense, Clothing, Jewelry, Japa, Beads, Home Decor, and more.... Events & Classes Art, Music, Vegetarian Food, Tarot Readings, Kirtan Book Signing , Record Launching, Dance , Hare Krsna, Bhakti. More...

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts AUGUST 2017 Newsletter




The Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawai'i.
In This Issue
  • Official Governor's Portrait
  • SFCA Board of Commissioners
  • Exhibit Visits
  • Art in Public Places
  • HiSAM Event Calendar
  • Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
  • SFCA Board of Commissioners
  • Get Involved
  • Holiday Closures
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First Fridays at Downbeat with KALEIDOSCOPE (8/4/2017 - 9-2am)


Honolulu's longest-running indie rock night returns to its First Friday roots and the days of Detox, Club Pauahi and old Chinatown venus. Featuring live music by Half Step Down, Castle Park and The Maneki Nekos. More...

VIEW PURCHASE DOWNTOWN-CHINATOWN - HONOLULU,HAWAII ART - Aloha Kakahiaka Chinatown - Honolulu Hawaii Art Collection


Great article on Downtown/Chinatown history. Aloha Kakahiaka Chinatown, a new series of paintings by Hank Taufaasau, examines the realities of daily life in Honolulu's Chinatown. Through a mix of eccentric characters and a backdrop f historical building and modern skyscrapers, Taufaasau captures the unique resiliency and underlying strife that continuously propels this community forward.
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Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - August 4th, 2017


last update: 7/6/2017 Interactive map of event calendar. More...

Rain Restaurant- VALIDATED PARKING FIRST FRIDAY




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The ARTS at Marks Garage - AUGUST 2017 Update




Find out what's happening this month at The ARTS at Marks! More...


Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii Note Card Collection
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NEW - Artist Hank Taufaasau examines the realities of daily life in Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. More...

Owens & Co. (8/4/2017)


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. More...

Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters AUGUST 2017 - FEATURED EXHIBITS/EVENTS




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...

Hawaii Theatre - COMING AUGUST 2017 EVENTS




Proclaimed as the "Pride of the Pacific," the beautiful Hawaii Theatre, built by the Consolidated Amusement Company, opened its doors September 6, 1922 in downtown Honolulu. More...

BIA - The New Summer Home Building & Remodeling Show 2017




GET COUPON - The New Summer Home Building & Remodeling Show Experts feature in-depth information on a range of topics designed to get your remodeling project started off right. Meet the Experts features casual round table interactive discussions so bring your ideas and all your questions to these free group discussions. More...

NEW JOBS - HiEmployment - Hawaii Job Listings and Employer Services




Your New Career Starts Here - High quality Full-Time/Temporary Jobs - Our Hawaii employment agency takes the time to know as much as possible about the employees we represent and clients we service to provide lasting and rewarding employment matches for Hawaii jobs. Let us get to know you. More...

2017 Asia Pacific Dance Festival Announced - July 25, 2017 - August 7, 2017




The Asia Pacific Dance Festival showcases the finest dances, dancers, and choreographers from Asia and the Pacific. Centered on a series of performances, the Festival includes complementary activities as workshops, university course offerings, public lectures, forums, and community demonstrations. More...

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Buy online in advance and get great discounts and offers from Midas Hawaii. Save BIG $$$. More...

Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING AUGUST 1st -15th, 2017 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS




View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge More...

Hawaii Beach Fine Art / Artwork For Sale




Hawaii has plenty of picturesque beach locations worthy of being immortalized in paintings. View some of Hawaii's premier artists Hawaiian beach art. More...

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PROFILES OF THE MONTH
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- 5 great profiles of this month
The Dragon Upstairs 808 526 1411
Hawaii Jazz Club. Featuring some of Hawaii's best jazz entertainers in town.
Hawaii Watercolor Society
To nurture and stimulate interest in water media through education, exhibitions, and collaboration with other organizations, associations, and individuals.
Downbeat Diner and Lounge 808-533-2328
American diner food favorites with vegetarian options on everything. Lounge located right next door to Chinatown's favorite little Diner. FF Event - Joe Agogo of Jetsetter Productions will proudly debut Club Underground
Art by Winette (808) 927-6473
Winette has been oil painting since elementary with a lifelong love of painting, drawing, photography and interior decorating but her true passion has always been in oil painting. Her works are rich in color, concentrating most on dreamy landscapes, swimming koi's and the beautiful cherry blossom tree.
Kahi Ching Art Studio 808-561-1032
Painting, woodwork and bonsai fine art from Hawaiian artist Kahi Ching. With an entrepreneurial attitude and over 30 years as an artist, he created Kahi Gallery (2006), an extension of his own artistic and technical vision, a place where he can be an artist full time.
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.

The Shipping Shack International and Domestic Freight Shipping Discounts Offers

Your one stop resource for all of your shipping needs. Whether freight, motorcycles, vehicles, machinery, vehicles, artwork, etc. You name it we can do it at discounted rates!

BIG SALE - Hawaiian Gold Jewelry Discount Sale 38% Off Entire Website!

Hawaii Gold Jewelry .com Sale has been has been launched . Take advantage of the great opportunity. Hawaiian Gold Jewelry..made in Hawaii. 30 Day Money Back Guarantee and free Shipping.!

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts AUGUST 2017 Event Calendar

The Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawai'i.

Plein Air Painting on Location with Mark N. Brown (12 Week Oil/Acrylic Art Class - Honolulu, Hawaii) - FALL Art Class 2017

If you're ready to take your art to a higher level. Let island scenery inspire you. Paint as a group at Oahu's beaches, mountains, and parks. Come prepared to paint at the first meeting, when later locations are announced. Students show their work in a group art show at the end of class, time and place to be determined. Course covers basic acrylic or oil painting for beginning to advanced students. Students provide their own transportation to painting locations.

HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea

The Hawai'i State Art Museum and MORI by Art+Flea will be celebrating the completion of the new gallery shop space in downtown Honolulu.

Hawaii Forgiveness Project -Annual International
Forgiveness Festival - Sunday, August 6, 2017

Feel the power of forgiveness to open hearts with our Heroes of Forgiveness

Hawai'i Watercolor Society's - Little Picture Show August 29-September 16 2017


100 little paintings by 25 artists, framed and ready to hang.

Hawai'i Watercolor Society's - July 2017 Newsletter

The Hawaii Watercolor Society is open to anyone interested in the art of watercolor. Our mission is to nurture and stimulate interest in water media through education, exhibitions, and collaboration with other organizations, associations, and individuals.
Ernest Abrams
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808-739-9797
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NEWSLETTER SPONSORS
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HASR Wine (808) 535-9463
Retail Wine Store specializing in California Wines that are Highly Allocated and Exclusive.
onG-kinG artS centeR (724) 816-6585
Ong King is a safe space to open up and create featuring artwork, classes, workshops,entertainment and more. Has coupon!!
Mark N. Brown 808-227-1710
Mark Brown is an award Winning Plein Air painter and UH instructor whose popular paintings of Hawaii can be seen in galleries islandwide and on the walls of celebrities and well known hotels, restaurants and state and city agencies.
Hawaii Watercolor Society
To nurture and stimulate interest in water media through education, exhibitions, and collaboration with other organizations, associations, and individuals.
Downbeat Diner and Lounge 808-533-2328
American diner food favorites with vegetarian options on everything. Lounge located right next door to Chinatown's favorite little Diner. FF Event - Joe Agogo of Jetsetter Productions will proudly debut Club Underground
Rain - New Restaurant (808) 200-0910
New-american fare and cocktails in Downtown/Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. Introducing Rain, a new American shared plate restaurant paired w a great martini list. Our menu is locally sourced and our martinis are all handcrafted
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