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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - July 1st, 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 - JULY 2016
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- BAR 35
- The Honolulu Museum of Contemporary Pop (HAS COUPON)
- Bayly Buck Studios
- Hukilau Honolulu
- Owens & Co.
- Pastel Artists of Hawaii
- The Dragon Upstairs
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: 5TH ANNUAL EVENING OF JAZZ (7/1/2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Presented by the Hawai‘i Friends of Civil Rights, the 5th Annual Evening of Jazz will feature performances by Al Harrington, Ginai, Starr Kalahiki and Renee Ebalarosa. Backing up this star-studded line up will be the Mike Lewis and Friends Band. Emme Tomimbang will be along to help this year and Wally Amos will be a special guest. Join us for a wonderful night of music and More...
| First Friday @ Ong King - Art & Music Fest (7/1/2016 - 8pm-2AM)|
Ong King is a safe space to open up and create featuring artwork, classes, workshops,entertainment and more. We've had some great times and Ong King is my home and heart but it is time for Me and the pup to move on! Come out and celebrate like old times and help me make my last First Friday the best one ever! I would love the chance to say thank you for 7 great years. More...
| The Honolulu Museum of Contemporary Pop First Friday - Jazz with The Tropic Kings! (7/1/2016 - See notes for times)|
Join us at the Honolulu Museum of Contemporary Pop for a night of Jazz with The Tropic Kings! Featuring Kirk Thompson on Piano & Keyboard, Alvin Fejarang on Drums, Bob Hernandez on Bass, Tod Tsukano on Guitar, Ambrose Splescia on Sax & Bobo Butires on Percussions. More...
| Bayly Buck Studios - Art Show Terri Yogi, Sonya Hoffmeister, Bayly Buck (7/1/2016 - 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...
| HASR Bistro First Friday Featuring Mihana Souza (7/1/2016 - 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...
| La Muse Boutique (7/1/2016 - 5:00 pm - 9pm)|
For the last First Friday of the year, we have new inventories from around the world again. More...
| The ARTS at Marks Garage: Molokai Nui A Hina - July 5-31, 2016|
The July gallery exhibit at The ARTS at Marks Garage will feature large murals that were created by residents of Molokai, including children and kapuna, with well-established artists Solomon Enos, Kahi Ching, Meleanna Meyer, Harinane Orme and Al Lagunero. These eight banners visually depict the endangered oral tradition of storytelling. More...
| Mango Jam Honolulu at Frank F. Fasi Civic Center at Honolulu Hale Announced - July 22 & 23|
A 2 day festival celebrating of one of the most beloved fruits of the island, the MANGO! More...
| Hawaii Artist Mark N. Brown Community Artwork Donation - Friends of Kewalos - Beach Cleanup 2016|
Mark Brown is proud to be a supporter of Friends of Kewalos 2016 beach cleanup. Friends of Kewalos is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization comprised of recreational users of the Kewalo Basin Park area in Kakaako - Honolulu, Hawaii. More...
| First Friday At Madre Chocolate - Flavorlicious 1st Friday Featuring Light the Dark & Be Love Music (7/1/2016 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm)|
It is again 1st Friday, and another chance to combine Music and Chocolate! This month bringing in new flavors with the old - to tantalize your tatsebuds, excite your ears, Stimulation for your tired eyes as well... and of course your favorite flavors of Cacao, Hot Chocolate, and Freshly brewed Vanuatu Kava. More...
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JULY 2016 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. More...
| Bar 35 - First Friday! (7/1/2016 - 9-2PM)|
Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. Open 4pm-2am. Happy hour deals from 4-8pm. DJs and dancing. Cover after 9pm. More...
| Midas Hawaii Oil Change Online SUMMER 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 - First Friday - Club Underground First Friday with The Hydrolites and Los Pobres (7/1/2016 - 9-2am)|
Downbeat presents Club Underground - a live music showcase in Downbeat Lounge every First Friday. THE HYDROLITES, founded in 2013, offering Roots, Rockin, Reggae tunes from the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The Hydrolites band members are Bryce Lau, Ryan Trujillo, Chris Llarenas and Ronson Shiigi. More...
| Hawaii Theatre - COMING JULY 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...
| Chinatown Improvement District - Sustaining Chinatown Summer Series 2016|
Please join us for our three part lunch-break preservation series over the months of June, July and August. The Chinatown Improvement District, a 501(c3) non-profit, is set to launch a photo contest which will coincide with the annual Chinese Lunar New Years celebrations. Chinatown is a National and State Historic Commercial District steeped in history and culture. More...
| Waikiki Aquarium - Summer Concert Series Ke Kani O Ke Kai - Kupaoa * Mark Yamanaka * Amy Hānaiali i (7/7/2016 - see notes)|
Ke Kani O Ke Kai (The Sound of the Ocean) - As the sun sets on Waikiki, the Aquarium lawn will light up with unforgettable performance, a menu prepared by a signature restaurant. The event doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and performances will commence at 7:00 p.m. More...
| Honolulu Zoo - The "Wildest Show In Town" Summer Concert Series 2016 Announced|
The "Wildest Show in Town" summer concert series will return to the Honolulu Zoo. The series is ideal for families. Participation fee is $3 per person ages two and over. All participation fee proceeds benefit the Honolulu Zoo Society's conservation education programs.
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| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - July 1st, 2016|
(last update: 6/30/2016 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| 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...
| 142 Downtown - Chinatown Condos for Sale Map and Listings - 96813 Zip code - Honolulu Real Estate - Updated 6/25/2016|
Downtown / Chinatown condos for sale. View interactive geographical map of condos for sale in Downtown / Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. Photos, description, and much more. More...
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
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| 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
| The Honolulu Museum of Contemporary Pop 808) 367-0100|
Our goal and mission is to perpetuate and preserve National Achievements in the endowment arts (music) through specialized education programs 1) Assist and give preference to children and youth of the Pacific Rim 2) Foster the development of their highest potential as effective participants; and 3) Provide meaningful educational opportunities as resources permit. Has coupon!!
| 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. Has coupon!!
| Hukilau Honolulu 808-523-3460|
Aloha Served Here! Kurt (Kapa'a, Kauai), Al (Ewa Beach, Oahu) and Eric (Hilo, Hawai'i) created the Hukilau and infused it with a taste of each of the three islands and the spirit of Aloha.
| Owens & Co. 808-531-4300|
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. Has coupon!!
| Pastel Artists of Hawaii 808-225-0711|
Pastel Artists of Hawaii (PAH) is an educational, publicly/member supported, non-profit organization to promote awareness of soft pastel as a serious art medium.
| The Dragon Upstairs 808 526 1411|
Hawaii Jazz Club. Featuring some of Hawaii's best jazz entertainers in town.
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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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