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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - February 5th, 2016 (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 2016



View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
  • Hawaii State Art Museum

  • HASR Bistro

  • Nick Black Art

  • The Manifest

  • Lanikai Sugar Co. - Susan Benay

  • HASR Wine


FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS
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Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: PARTNERS IN TIME (2/5/2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)


Enjoy a performance by Partners in Time, a Honolulu-based band that plays ethnic music from the Balkans and the Near East primarily Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek, Armenian and Turkish and also some Middle Eastern music. In addition to traditional ethnic music, the group also mixes in some jazz styling and original jazz-ethnic fusion components into its music. More...

The ARTS at Marks Garage - Ring In The New Year! - New Exhibit! (2/5/2016 - 5-10pm)


Celebrate First Friday with 1,000 firecrackers, Lion Dances, & Thresholds artists giving a gallery tour at 6pm. We'll christen 9 new Lofts at an open house, and Marks is turning 15! Here's to Success in The Year of the Monkey. New Exhibit! More...

Next Door First Friday ART PARTY (2/5/2016 - 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 5pm with a positive slew of talented artists selling their exclusive wares at special discounted prices! More...

Tea at 1024 First Friday - Hopika Bake Shop! (2/5/2016 - 5pm - 9pm)


We will be open First Friday till 9p.m. for Desserts & Tea. If tea is not your beverage of choice then you can BYOB. More...

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NEW FROM ERNEST ABRAMS - First Friday @ Ong King -Chinese New Year Party (2/5/2016 - 8pm-2AM)


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

NEW STUDIO OPEN HOUSE - Chinatown Artists Lofts: Open Studios @ Chinatown Courtyard / Mendonca Building (2/5/2016 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm)


Half-a-dozen artists offer open-studios on the second floor of Chinatown Artists Lofts, with live music and refreshments overlooking a tropical courtyard from 5-10 p.m. Entrances on Smith and Maunakea near Hotel Street. More...

First Friday At Madre Chocolate - First Friday Fest - Welcoming the Monkey (2/5/2016 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm)


This First Friday Madre will once again be bringing you delectable sounds to accompany our fine flavors, and beverages... Enjoy your favorite bars, plus our new creations including Truffles, Cacao Clusters, and of course our signature Hot Cocoa. More...

Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters FEBRUARY 2016




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...

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Bayly Buck Studio - A Night of Art Featuring Terri Yogi, Bayly Buck (2/5/2016 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm)


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. More...

Downbeat Diner and Lounge - First Friday - SMOKESTACK (2/5/2016 - 9-2am)


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. Downbeat Diner and Lounge proudly presents Club Underground with DJ Ross Jackson, Davey Shindig, and Gnaraly spinning on the decks. More...

Hawaii Theatre - COMING FEBRUARY 2016 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...

Owens & Co. (2/5/2016)


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...

Nishimoto Trading Co Mural Project By Hawaii Artist Mark N. Brown


The Nishimoto Trading Co mural project is my newest mural project! The project is progressing nicely. If you drive by...free to honk Below are some more photos. More...

Hawaii Artist Patrick Ching Latest Newsletter - WINTER 2016




Art tips, favorite photos, KAI Ocean Art Show, new images, awards, class schedule and much more. More...

Mark N. Brown Hawaii Art Available at Punahou School Carnival Art Gallery 2016




Mark is proud to have multiple Hawaii art images feature at the Punahou School Carnival Art Gallery. Stop by and see great art available for the community. More...

Patrick Ching's Painting in Paradise TV Show on OC16 Announce




Join me as I take local ohana exploring nature and then show them and the TV audience how to draw and paint their favorite things. A new episodes premiere every other Wednesday. Repeats: Thursdays at 12:30am, Fridays at 1:00pm, Saturdays at 9:30am (part of a 2-hour kids block), Sundays at 9:30am (part of a 2-hour kids block), Mondays at 7:30am and Tuesdays at 5:30pm. More...

11 New Hawaii Art Images By Hawaiian Artist Patrick Ching




View 11 of Patrick Ching's latest Hawaii art releases. More...

10 New Hawaii Art Original Images for Sale by Mark N. Brown




10 beautiful new Hawaii art originals for sale by renown Hawaii artist Mark N. Brown. Mark N. Brown Hawaii Art Available at Punahou School Carnival Art Gallery 2016 More...

Kan Zaman (2/5/2016 - 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...

Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - February 5th 2016


(last update: 2/3/2016 Interactive map of event calendar. More...

Bayly Buck Studio - Photo Gallery 2




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. More...

Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING FEBRUARY 2016 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS




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First Friday News


Keep up with the latest news from the First Friday community - special events, calendars, Downtown/Chinatown news, art news and much more! More...

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120 Downtown - Chinatown Condos for Sale Map and Listings - 96813 Zip code - Honolulu Real Estate - Updated 1/30/2016




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

Bayly Buck First Friday Artist Booth/Wall Rental, Studio Rentals, Photography


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First Friday Featured Pages


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PROFILES OF THE MONTH
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- 6 great profiles of this month
Hawaii State Art Museum (808) 586-0307
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 Hawaii.
HASR Bistro (808) 533-4277
Country Style Bistro - A blend of American European Cuisine. Daily specials, fine wines and more. It's a team with passion to provide great food & drink. Terry Kakazu and Executive Chef Rodney Uyehara have join together to a great restaurant in Downtown / Chinatown... "Escape to HASR Bistro where comfort cuisine is created with passion"
Nick Black Art 808-391-6258
The art of Nicholas Black captures the lifestyle and authentic spirit of the Hawaiian culture. View his artwork 4/5/2013 @ Andrew Rose Gallery/A>
The Manifest (808) 523-7575
Cafe/bar Downtown! the Manifest reflects the exciting and progressive things of Honolulu and to the rest of Hawaii.
Lanikai Sugar Co. - Susan Benay 808-282-3090
The Largest Distributor of Matted Photographs featuring Scenes of Hawaii! @ The Art Board 11/2/2007
HASR Wine (808) 535-9463
Retail Wine Store specializing in California Wines that are Highly Allocated and Exclusive.
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.

Hawaii Theatre - COMING FEBRUARY 2016 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.

Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters FEBRUARY 2016

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.

Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING FEBRUARY 2016 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS

View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge

Bayly Buck Studio - Photo Gallery 2

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.

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!

Loading Zone - Special Events - February 2016 Update

View some of the cool things going on at the Loading Zone.

Honolulu African American Film Festival At Honolulu Museum Of Art Doris Duke Theatre

5th Annual Honolulu African American Film Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art.  The festival runs from February 6th to March 3rd.  This 28 day film festival uses the beautiful state of the art Doris Duke Theatre for all screenings.

University Of Hawai'i - ART EXHIBITION:  2016 MFA Thesis Exhibitions

These exciting exhibitions are part of a demanding course of study, production, and review. Each artist's work is presented in a separate section of the gallery.

University Of Hawai'i - Waikiki Parc Features Erin Marquez

Erin Marquez's sculptures are highlighted as part of an expanded arts partnership of the University of Hawai'i at M noa (UHM), the Halekulani and its sister hotel, the Waikiki Parc.

Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) - First Art Show of the Year - Fresh Start - January 17 through February 27

Opens Sunday January 17 through February 27 at the Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Honolulu

Tom Moffatt Coming Events - Tom Moffatt's Friday Night Fever at Blaisdell Arena!

"Evelyn "Champagne" King, Thelma Houston and The Trammps headline a mega-dance party at the Blaisdell Arena as 107.9 KOOL GOLD presents Tom Moffatt's Friday Night Fever disco extravaganza at Blaisdell Arena on Friday, March 4th!"

Hawaii Forgiveness Project - Jean Campbell's 100th Birthday - Friday, February 5, 2016

Born in Hawaii 100 years ago, Jean first learned the hula and while still attending Sarah Lawrence College was dancing on Broadway with Martha Graham.

Bar 35 Celebrates 10 Years & the Year of the Monkey - Saturday, February 6, 2016, 6PM

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

Valentine's Day Hawaiian Gold Jewelry Sale 40% Off Entire Website

Make this a Valentine’s Day to remember.
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