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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - February 6th, 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.
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 - FEBRUARY 2015|
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on First Friday Hawaii.Com.
- Bayly Buck Studios
- BAR 35
- Warren Stenberg, fine artist
- Andrew Rose Gallery
- Kan Zaman - Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant
- La Muse
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday Featuring Skylark (2/6/2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Please join the Hawaii State Art Museum as we welcome Skylark to February's First Friday. Playing the music of composers such as Bach and Tchaikovsky, Skylark's recorder instruments are what sets them apart. 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 More...
| Kan Zaman Restaurant (2/2/2015 - See notes for times)|
Authentic Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant. Kan Zaman's menu stands alone as the only restaurant in Honolulu to offer Moroccan and Lebanese cuisine. More...
| The ARTS at Marks Garage First Friday - "The Body Farm"-One Body, Two Artists, Two Visions.Ê (2/6/2015 - 6-10pm)|
A collection of works by Kris Goto and Eric West that explores how two artists translate the human form into paintings. Each artist is asked to interpret a given body part in their own style. More...
| Bayly Buck Studios / Photography - Valentine's Day Lingerie Theme Gallery Show. (2/6/2015 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm)|
There will be drinks available and prints for sale. The images will all be Black and White images featuring lingerie and jewelry provided by Jason Park Diamonds. 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. More...
| Valentine's Day Hawaiian Gold Jewelry Sale 35% Off PLUS 40% OFF Hawaiian Gold Watches|
Make this a Valentine’s Day to remember. More...
| Patrick Ching's Hawaii Art Newsletter - WINTER 2015|
In this newsletter: Art tip: "Naming Your Painting, New KAI Ocean Art show - KAUAI, new video, new book releases, Patrick Ching's 2015 art class schedule and much more. More...
| First Friday @ Ong King - Bayou Bash - Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler (2/6/2015 - 5pm-2AM)|
Ong King is a safe space to open up and create featuring artwork, classes, workshops,entertainment and more. More...
| eleven44 Lounge and Nightclub - Foundation First Friday (2/6/2015 - 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...
| Hound and Quail - OUTPOST - PARLOR PINKO (2/6/2015 - 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...
| Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters FEBRUARY 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...
| Punahou School Carnival - Available Hawaii Art Images by Mark N. Brown|
10 brand new images added to Mark N. Brown Hawaii Art collection for sale at Punahou School Carnival. Come on down and say HI! More...
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts FEBRUARY 2015 Newsletter|
There are articles on the conservation of the Art in Public Places Collection; features on the "First Friday" event with Skylark on Friday, February 6th; the "Second Saturday" event "Art ~ Be My Valentine!" on Saturday, February 14th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture "Discovering Unexpected Treasures: Inside the Jean Charlot Collection" Tuesday, February 24th. More...
| Island Keepsakes RETIREMENT SALE 25% OFF ENTIRE STOCK IN STORE FOR FEBRUARY (2/6/2015 - 5:00 pm - 10pm)|
Island Keepsakes is having a special retirement sale. For the month of February, get 25% off entire stock in store. Sale excludes shipping & handling and gift certificates. More...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge - First Friday (2/6/2015 - 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...
| HASR Bistro First Friday Feature EMKE (2/6/2015 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM)|
It's that time again...First Friday and the Chinatown Artwalk is on... Please stop in and taste great wines. More...
| MacBusiness Consulting / Ernest Abrams - Launches New FREE community Website KAKAAKOHAWAII.COM|
New free community website by Ernest Abrams/MacBusiness Consulting. Owner of FirstFridayHawaii.com, KaimukiHawaii.com, WaikikiGetDown.com. View Kakaako featured events, news, businesses, directories, maps and much more .
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| Latest Hawaii Art News from Plein Air Artist Mark N. Brown|
See what Hawaii's premier plein air artist is up to. Multiple new "Miniature" originals, November/December Paint Out Photo Gallery, Punahou School Paint Out Photos, new collections and much more. More...
| Eleven44 Nightclub And Lounge Video!|
eleven44, Honolulu's newest nightclub and lounge, is pleased to present some of Honolulu's favorite DJs, Thursday through Saturday. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - FEBRUARY 6th, 2015|
(last update: 2/4/2015 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
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| 105 Downtown - Chinatown Condos for Sale Map and Listings - 96813 Zip code - Honolulu Real Estate - Updated 1/31/2015|
Downtown / Chinatown condos for sale. View interactive geographical map of condos for sale in Downtown / Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. Photos, description, and much more. More...
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| Live Event Wedding Photos Posted- Sharpe/Rubin Wedding by Hawaii Artist / Painter Mark N. Brown - Honolulu, Hawaii - |
View photos of Hawaii's premiere plein air artist performing a live event wedding painting at the Sharpe/Rubin Wedding More...
| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 7 great profiles of this month
| Bayly Buck Studios (808) 927-5021|
Studio gallery located in Chinatown! 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.
| 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
| Warren Stenberg, fine artist 808 262-8306|
Fine artist. In 1992, kama'aina Warren Stenberg began a new fine-art painting career following early retirement from years of graphic arts, printing and advertising work.
| Andrew Rose Gallery (808) 599-4400|
The Andrew Rose Gallery, at the crossroads of Honolulu's Downtown arts and business districts on Bishop Street, presents vintage and contemporary art with significant connections to Hawaii
| 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.
| La Muse 808.536.0818|
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. Jewelries, art, gifts, books, from $10-$1400, all exclusive, fine, and artistic.
(Back to the top) - 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|
(Back to the top) - new news postings. Plenty of art, event, venue updates to help you stay current.
Valentine's Day Hawaiian Gold Jewelry Sale 35% Off PLUS 40% OFF Hawaiian Gold Watches
Make this a Valentine’s Day to remember.
Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters FEBRUARY 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.
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts FEBRUARY 2015 Newsletter
There are articles on the conservation of the Art in Public Places Collection; features on the "First Friday" event with Skylark on Friday, February 6th; the "Second Saturday" event "Art ~ Be My Valentine!" on Saturday, February 14th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture "Discovering Unexpected Treasures: Inside the Jean Charlot Collection" Tuesday, February 24th.
Latest Hawaii Art News from Plein Air Artist Mark N. Brown
See what Hawaii's premier plein air artist is up to. Multiple new "Miniature" originals, November/December Paint Out Photo Gallery, Punahou School Paint Out Photos, new collections and much more.
Hawaii Art Newsletter - WINTER 2015
In this newsletter: Art tip: "Naming Your Painting, New KAI Ocean Art show - KAUAI, new video, new book releases, Patrick Ching's 2015 art class schedule and much 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
Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) - "All Things Hawaiian"
The Association of Hawaii Artists (AHA) is a vibrant non-profit organization currently celebrating its Eightieth ( 80th) Anniversary. AHA is not only the longest established, but, also the most diverse art organization in Hawaii. After eight decades, it is still a potent art force in Hawaii.
First Thursdays Poetry Slam at Fresh Cafe - Thursday 2/5/2015
The 12th official HawaiiSlam season rolls on with its monthly qualifiers at First Thursdays (February 5th, 2015). The top two poets will qualify for the HawaiiSlam Finals in April 2015 that will determine the team to represent Hawai`i at the 2015 National Poetry Slam in Oakland, California.
Hawaii Forgiveness Project - Preparing for the Mystery - Getting Up Close with Mortality a special meeting with author Sara Davidson
Sara Davidson is a New York Times best-selling author, who has visited the Hawaii Forgiveness Project on several occasions. She returns, on Friday, February 13.
Honolulu African American Film Festival At Honolulu Museum Of Art Doris Duke Theatre
The 4th Annual Honolulu African American Film Festival celebrates African-American History month with a slate of powerful new features, documentaries, and short films that reflect upon African-American heritage and contemporary culture. Festival February 7-22, 2015.Ê Opening Night Reception February 7 ~ 6-7:30 pm
Lush Life Hawaii And Eleven44 Present
Dj Dan With Matt Blac, Momona Beats, Rob Chiong & Globes February 13, 2014, 10:00 P.m.
DJ Dan landed in the Top 10 of DJ Times' America's Best DJ Poll this year, beating out some of the largest names in electronic music.
Brasserie Du Vin - The Iconic French-Inspired Honolulu Restaurant Closing
After nearly nine years in operation, Brasserie Du Vin will close the doors to its Bethel Street eatery and wine bar on January 31, 2015. This surprising move is the result of a property lease dispute with the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union.
Grand Opening Of Proof Public House
On Saturday, January 31st Proof Public House will be celebrating its grand opening with music by Mike Love, dollar slices while they last, and happy hour drink specials all night. Proof is a new Downtown pub tucked away on Chaplain Lane at the old Mercury Bar location.
Punahou School: Carnival - Available Featured Hawaii Art Images Posted
10 brand new images added to Mark N. Brown Hawaii Art collection for
Soul De Cuba Cafe - Celebrates 10 Years!
Soul de Cuba Cafe offers a unique dining experience combining exquisite traditional Cuban dishes and specialty drinks in a fun, entertaining, service oriented atmosphere.
- Happy Hour 4p-7p (1/2 off pupus & signature cocktails)
- Special All Day: $6 Pau Hana El Presidente
- Special 1st Friday Menu
University Of Hawai'i - Toshio Shimizu Speaks at UHM
The lecture highlights significant artists and collectives including Gutai, Neo Dada, High Red Center, and Mono-ha.
University Of Hawai'i - GANZEER TALKS AT UHM
Ganzeer is the pseudonym of an Egyptian artist operating mainly between graphic design and contemporary art since 2007.
University Of Hawai'i - Art Exhibition: 2015 MFA Thesis Exhibitions
The artists and their areas of specialization are: Hugh Cannon (painting), Jennifer Chua (ceramics), and Tom Walker (painting). Each artist's work is presented in a separate section of the gallery.
Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) - Call To Artists - 44th Annual Aloha Show
The Aloha Show is coming upon us and we hope that you are all preparing for this annual show. The juror will be Roger Whitlock. Special guests expected to view the art entries will be members from the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and Arts.
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