The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - September 7th, 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.
NEW - Check out the new First Friday video from Cousin Cody below!
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 - SEPTEMBER 2018
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- The Pegge Hopper Gallery
- First Friday Art Walk Video #1 With Cousin Cody
- Next Door
- Gyotaku by Naoki
- Hawaii Watercolor Society
- Kan Zaman - Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: NORTH SHORE RAMBLERS & NEW EXHIBIT "MEN" (9/7/2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Free, family-friendly evening of art and music at HiSAM! Come to the Hawaii State Art Museum for live bluegrass music with the North Shore Ramblers. Museum galleries will be open, admission is always free. There will also be an opening reception for a new exhibit, "MEN," in the Diamond Head gallery on the second floor. More...
| First Friday Art Walk Video #1 With Cousin Cody|
Watch this great video on First Friday Art Walk featuring some of the merchants/vendors. More...
| The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - Hawaii Water Color Society Little Picture Show (9/7/2018 - 6 -10pm)|
Hawai'i Watercolor Society is proud to present this year's "Little Picture Show" featuring, you guessed it, small works of art! Stop by, enjoy and/or purchase beautiful water-based paintings. More...
| SPONSOR - Standup Paddleboard Yoga Classes (SUP Yoga) Photo Gallery|
View Standup Paddleboard Yoga (SUP Yoga) class action photos in Waikiki beach. Enjoy the beauty of the lagoon and achieve a state of zen, with this unique total body workout. Like a regular yoga class, Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga incorporates breath work, sun salutations, back bending, and even inversions if you're up to the challenge. More...
| Hawaii State Art Museum - NEW EXHIBIT - MEN|
Human beings have been at the center of creative expression since the very beginning of the history of art. While this includes both genders, there has been more attention and scrutiny aimed at the female form. This exhibition of works from the Art in Public Places Collection puts its focus solely on artistic depictions of men. More...
| Next Door First Friday Featuring Live Art, Live Music, Food and More (9/7/2018 - 5pm-2am)|
Join us on September 7th for another round of First Friday Live Art, Music, and Drink Specials! Free Cover before 9pm! More...
| First Friday at Madre Chocolate - Finale of the Summer First Friday (9/7/2018 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm)|
September is hare nd we are celebrating with spices, and flavors from around the eworld to create fresh tastes, rich music, and an experience you won't forget! Come, share the locally made Chocolate We have vast array of endorphin releasing creations - to tantalize your taste buds, excite your ears, Stimulation for your eyes as well... and of course your favorite flavors of Cacao, Hot Chocolate, and Freshly brewed Vanuatu Kava. More...
| Ong King: 1st Friday - Falling into First Friday (9/7/2018 - 7:30pm - 2am)|
Another First Friday is Upon us. Come on down to heart of Honolulu to join in the festivities.... Kava will be flowing, the music will be bumpin', and the dance floor will be filled with flow arts. Show up for the art, and stay to dance the night away. More...
| The Naughty Vegan Studio First Friday - September 2018 - Featuring "Aloha Sonny" (9/7/2018 - 7PM - 10PM)|
A location dedicated to the preservation of the animals, the planet, and ourselves. We offer yoga, tattoos, education, and we are an art gallery. - It's @firstfridayhawaii and we will be showcasing the talents of the one and only @alohasonny. This will be an art sell and an art show. We will be auctioning off a piece of his artwork with proceeds going to @surfrideroahu The rest of of his sales will be going to help purchase a new whip We will be doing black and grey tattoos specials all day. Palm sized black and grey for $80. More...
| SPONSOR - Yumi Lash Lift with Keratin Conditioning Mascara (NEW!)|
NEW - Instead of doing a traditional perm that simply curves your lashes, YUMI™ LASHES turns the eyelashes upwards, gives them Length, Height and Volume, and an appearance of having longer and thicker lashes. More...
| Kan Zaman (9/7/2018 - 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...
| Indigo Alliance Hawai'i First Friday - Psychic Fair (9/7/2018 - 5pm - 8pm)|
Psychic Fair Discount Readings Come and Check us out INDIGO Alliance Hawai'i is a spiritual energy center in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown, hosting two treatment and reading rooms and a small shop with your conscious living necessities. We will have 15 minute readings for $20 More...
| First Friday at Downbeat - Foundation Meets Dancehall (9/7/2018 - 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 by guest selectors, Zion Coptic Sounds and Irie-Sistable More...
| HASR Bistro First Friday Featuring Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson (9/7/2018 - 4:00 pm - 11:30pm)|
Happy hour entertainment and special dinner menu... reservations recommended. As always, you can purchase a HASR Logo glass for $5. See you there! More...
| The Pegge Hopper Gallery - EXHIBIT - Women's Works (9/7/2018 - 11am - 4pm)|
The Pegge Hopper Gallery opened in 1983 and is located in historic Chinatown. A new exhibition at the Pegge Hopper Gallery featuring traditional Indian embroidery, a colorful and vibrant array of textiles alongside new work inspired by the beauty of India. More...
| SPONSOR - Spirit of Aloha - Port Waikiki Boat Tour Cruise at Hilton Hawaiian Village Photo Gallery|
Photo gallery of the new Spirit of Aloha. Explore the Waikiki coastline aboard The Spirit of Aloha, a modern 65-foot catamaran. Its captain and lifeguard-certified crew members are available to answer questions about the ocean, navigation, sea life and marine conservation. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - SEPTEMBER 7TH , 2018|
last update: 9/6/2018 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| Chinatown Artists Lofts: Open Studios @ Chinatown Courtyard / Mendonca Building (9/7/2018 - 6:00pm - 9pm)|
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...
| Ravizza Brownfield Gallery - Chiho Ushio -(Hibiki)Resonance (9/7/2018 - 6:00 PM)|
The exhibition showcases three different bodies of work, Mauli Ola, multi-layered woodcut prints on paper, Phantasm, mixed media sculpture using unconventional materials on Plexiglas, and the artist's most recent works. More...
| Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters SEPTEMBER 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...
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts SEPTEMBER 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
- New Exhibit Opens at HiSAM
- Poetry Out Loud
- National Arts in Education Week
- It's Your Art
- APP Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
- Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
- SFCA Board of Commissioners
- AASC Exhibit Visits
- Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
- Holiday Schedule
- Job Opportunities
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Hawaii State Government Resources
| Hawaii Theatre - COMING SEPTEMBER 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 - SEPTEMBER 2018 Update|
Find out what's happening this month at The ARTS at Marks! More...
| University Of Hawai'i Art Gallery - You're Invited toÑ Harry Tsuchidana: Works on Paper - Coming Events at University of Hawaii Art Gallery More...|
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING SEPTEMBER 1st - 15th 2018 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS|
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge More...
| Taste Of Chinatown Festival - A Free Culinary And Cultural Celebration In Chinatown - September 29th, 2018 - 10:00 a.m.|
Join us for a free family friendly event in the heart of Chinatown! Sample tastings from the many new area chefs, browse artisan wares, engage in various cultural demonstrations and keiki activities and
take advantage of special offers available only on this day. More...
| Hawaii State Art Museum - NEW EXHIBIT - STATE OF ART|
This exhibit invites you to engage with a selection of recent additions to the collection from across the Hawaiian Islands. The thirty-one artworks acquired from eighteen exhibitions offer an insight into current trends and themes in the local arts scene and provides an opportunity to see the diversity of works being created in Hawai i today. More...
| 2019 Student Art Exhibits at the Hawaii State Art Museum - STUDENT ART EXHIBITS: the 56th Annual Hawaii Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards exhibit opens February 16, 2019 and the 2019 Young Artists of Hawai i exhibit opens in May 2019 at the Hawai i State Art Museum in downtown Honolulu. View Hawai i through the eyes of young artists!|
| Support Local Artists and Storytellers - Attend the September FEAST!|
Join us for the FEAST to support local artists! FEAST is a community dinner held quarterly, at which attendees pay to attend a catered reception, and a portion of that payment is set aside as a prize. More...
| PLEIN AIR ART CLASS - Plein Air Painting on Location with Mark N. Brown (12 Week Oil/Acrylic Art Class - Honolulu, Hawaii) - Fall Art Class 2018|
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. More...
| 2018 Pamana Exhibit - Honolulu Hale Courtyard Gallery - Call to Artist - Showcase of Filipino Artistic Legacies. Artists. More...|
| Private PO Mailbox Rental for Collage Students - Special Discount|
College students with valid campus ID will get a special discount for their po mailbox rental. More...
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
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| The Pegge Hopper Gallery (808) 524-1160|
Pegge Hopper Gallery is located in Honolulu's historic Chinatown where Pegge's original paintings, drawings, prints, and posters are available. Exhibits featuring other artists are programmed periodically.
First Friday Art Walk Video #1 With Cousin Cody
Watch this great video on First Friday Art Walk featuring some of the merchants/vendors.
| Next Door (808) 852-2243|
Deep in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown is Nextdoor, Hawaii's underground art and music haven. Next Door Chinatown's Concert Hall & Cinema Lounge. Music Next Door is a multi-media space offering film, music and art.
| Gyotaku by Naoki 808 234 6555|
Hawaiian Fish Print originals and reproductions and hand crafted solid koa wood frames.
| Hawaii Watercolor Society |
To nurture and stimulate interest in water media through education, exhibitions, and collaboration with other organizations, associations, and individuals.
| 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.
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