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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - JANUARY 5TH, 2018 (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.
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Profiles Of The Month - JANUARY 2018
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Louis Pohl Gallery
- Kimberly Howsley - Aloha Tuscany Art Studio
- BAR 35
- Windward Artists Guild
- HASR Bistro
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| The Pegge Hopper Gallery - New Year Sparkle Featuring Blown Glass by Rick Mills (1/5/2018 - 5pm - 9pm)|
The Pegge Hopper Gallery opened in 1983 and is located in historic Chinatown. Rick Mills is a glass and mixed-media sculptor and Professor of Art at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He received his BFA from Ohio State University and an MFA from the University of Hawaii. More...
| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: RON AND POMAIKAI LOO & CURRENT EXHIBITS (1/5/2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Ronald J. K. Loo is recognized as a Slack Key Master by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA). He is a respected Slack Key guitarist and teacher, has won the Excellence in Teaching Award at Windward Community College. More...
| Pukoa Studios Pop Up Gallery (1/5/2018 - 5:30 PM)|
Last week to see pop-up gallery featuring Native Hawaiian Kapa and Paintings by artist Page Chang. More...
| SPONSOR - Beauti Goddess Lash Studio Launches New Website|
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| HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea - January First Friday - Official Grand Reveal of HiSAM x MORI Gallery and Gift Shop (1/5/2018 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm)|
For January 2018 First Friday at HiSAM x MORI, we will be presenting to you our "Stone & Sea" show featuring artwork by Mark Kushimi, Kamran Samimi, Nick Bleecker, and Franco Salmoiraghi. More...
| The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday (1/5/2018 - 6 -10pm)|
Featuring works of Imaikalani Kalahele, Bob Freitas & Cory Taum. Abstract Sculptures, Paintings, Poetry & Music. A multi-generational exhibition. Illustrating narratives from a Hawaiian perspective while cross-pollinating ancestral knowledge with modern influences. 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...
| Ong King: 1st Friday -Fresh Year, Fresh 1st Friday! (1/5/2018 - 7:30pm - 2am)|
The dial of the Odometer of time has passed once more, and we are happy to welcome 2018 in with a Bang! Featuring some of Honolulu's best Musicians, Amazing art and delectable food. Come on down and share the journey into the adventure this year has to offer. More...
| Pacific Dharma Inc. First Friday - LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, KIRTAN (1/5/2018 - 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...
| First Friday at Downbeat Lounge with Sleepless and Rudies Hi Fi (1/5/2018 - 5-2am)|
Pressure Down Sounds and Rudies Hi-Fi spin strictly-vinyl all-night reggae grooves for First Friday at Downbeat Lounge. Vintage wax mixes of dancehall, ska, rocksteady and more. More...
| Kimberly Howsley - Aloha Tuscany Art Studio - NEW ARTIST/LOCATION (1/5/2018 - 6pm - 9pm)|
Artistic, a true people person, funny, outgoing and a helpful friend are some of the adjectives that come to mind when thinking of Kimberly. Kimberly works in a number of artistic media including pastels, oils and watercolors. One unusual technique that she has become very enthusiastic about is encaustic, a process of painting that uses heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added. More...
| SPONSOR - Midas Hawaii Launches Car Care Club Membership Program|
Midas Hawaii is proud to announce the launch of our Car Care Club loyalty program.
Midas Hawaii Car Care Club program is our exclusive annual membership program. This program is a great way for customers to save money, get free services, get priority support, special offers, a membership card and more. More...
| Ravizza Brownfield Gallery (New Art Gallery!) - Exhibit: Andy Warhol - Late Dreams And Early Thoughts Unique Works On Paper And Canvas (1/5/2018 - 6:00 PM)|
Ravizza Brownfield Gallery is pleased to bring an intrigue of an artist to an end the 2017 calendar with a fantasy emitting showcase. More...
| Hawaii Theatre - COMING JANUARY 2018 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...
| The ARTS at Marks Garage - JANUARY 2018 Update|
Find out what's happening this month at The ARTS at Marks! More...
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JANUARY 2018 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
- Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
- Board of Commissioners
- Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
- HiSAM Event Calendar
- Holiday Schedule
| Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters JANUARY 2018 - 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...
| Wildlife Murals To Line Pauahi St. At The Start Of 2018 In An Effort To Enhance Chinatown Through Public Art|
Coming the first week of January 2018, the bulb-outs outside The ARTS at Marks Garage, at the corner of Nuuanu Ave. and Pauahi St., will be filled with murals depicting the wetland birds and plants that once inhabited Honolulu's Chinatown. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - JANUARY 5TH, 2018|
last update: 1/3/2018 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| 161 Downtown - Chinatown Condos for Sale Map and Listings - 96813 Zip code - Honolulu Real Estate - Updated 1/2/2018|
Downtown / Chinatown condos for sale. View interactive geographical map of condos for sale in Downtown / Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. Photos, description, and much more. More...
| Oahu Beachfront / Oceanfront Homes For Sale (100+) - JANUARY 2018 - Find oceanfront/beachfront homes and properties for sale. Updated 1/2/2018 More...|
| FEATURED NOTE CARD COLLECTION - Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii Note Card Collection - Hawaiian Note Card Collections - |
NEW - Artist Hank Taufaasau examines the realities of daily life in Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. More...
| Oahu Beachfront / Oceanfront Condos For Sale (140+) - JANUARY 2018 - Find oceanfront/beachfront condos for sale. Updated 1/2/2018 More...|
| Midas Hawaii Oil Change Online WINTER Sale Coupon Discount Offer $34.99 PLUS FREE TIRE ROTATION!|
Buy online in advance and get great discounts and offers from Midas Hawaii. Save BIG $$$. More...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING JANUARY 1st -15, 2018 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS|
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge More...
| Hawai'i Watercolor Society's - Latest 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. More...
| Hawaii State Art Museum - CALL FOR ARTISTS: APP Request For Qualifications|
The Art in Public Places Program of the Hawai'i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), is requesting qualifications from individual artists for artwork to be commissioned for a monument to commemorate the Filipino veterans of World War II who fought alongside the Allied forces. More...
| Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) The Ho'omaluhia New Year 2018 Invitational Exhibition - January 6-27, 2018, |
The Association of Hawaii Artists (AHA) is a vibrant non-profit organization. AHA is not only the longest established, but, also the most diverse art organization in Hawaii. More...
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 5 great profiles of this month
| 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.
| Kimberly Howsley - Aloha Tuscany Art Studio 808-341-3740|
Artistic, a true people person, funny, outgoing and a helpful friend are some of the adjectives that come to mind when thinking of Kimberly. Kimberly works in a number of artistic media including pastels, oils and watercolors. One unusual technique that she has become very enthusiastic about is encaustic, a process of painting that uses heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added.
| 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
| Windward Artists Guild |
WAG (Windward Artists Guild) is a non-profit artists guild offering group juried exhibits, workshops, educational grants, and social opportunities with other art lovers. Founded by a group of windward Oahu artists (Gini McCall, Rosalie Prussing, Lucille Cooper, and Betty Decker with the assistance of Juliette May Fraser and David Ash) in 1960, its first event was an art auction to benefit Castle Hospital. The charitable roots of the foundation continue to today with grants to local art teachers and art events that increase interest in the arts.
| 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"
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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...
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