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Aloha ,

The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - May 1st, 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 - MAY 2015



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

  • onG-kinG artS centeR

  • Restaurant Epic

  • Hukilau Honolulu

  • Dennis Mathewson of Cosmic Airbrush

  • Joan Pabst Dubanoski - Pacific Isle Image

  • Kan Zaman - Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant


FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS
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Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: Featuring Bobby Ingano Trio & NEW EXHIBIT - VOYAGING: THE ART OF WAYFINDING (5/1/2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)


The group is comprised of Bobby Ingano on the Hawaiian Steel Guitar, Keawe Aiko on the upright bass and vocals and Kaipo Ah Sing playing various instruments and vocals. NEW EXHIBIT - Voyaging: The Art of Wayfinding is a new exhibition opening on May 1, 2015. The exhibit will feature a selection of maritime art from the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawai`i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, including work by Herbert "Herb" Kawainui K ne, co-founder of the Polynesian Voyaging Society. More...

First Friday @ Ong King - Get Lost In The Neon Galaxy (5/1/2015 - 5pm-2AM)


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

Next Door First Friday (5/1/2015 - 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...

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts MAY 2015 Newsletter




There are articles on the Public Art Archive; features on the "First Friday" event with the Bobby Ingano Trio on Friday, May 1; the "Second Saturday" event "Hawai‘i Landscapes" on Saturday, May 9th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture "Weaving Silver and Gold, Lauhala-Style" with Donna Cockett on Tuesday, May 26th. More...

Chinatown Improvement District - Lei Day In Chinatown Celebration & An Art &Amp; Treasures Fair (5/1/2015 - see notes)


Lei Day in Chinatown celebration on May 1st @ 25 N Hotel Street, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m (this is a free event). We hope you will join us! Several photos will be available for viewing at various businesses and galleries in the district. An Art & Treasures Fair will also be held at 25 N. Hotel on May 1st during the day from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. More...

Louis Pohl Gallery (5/1/2015 - 5pm - 9pm)


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. More...

Kan Zaman (5/1/2015 - 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...

Hound and Quail - OUTPOST - CURRENT SHOW - "unseen unknown" (5/1/2015 - 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...

8 NEW IMAGES RELEASED - Kai Ocean Art Show Collection - Kauai 2015 - By Hawaii Nature Artist Patrick Ching




Patrick has release 8 images from the KAI Ocean Art Show 2015. Check and buy out Patrick's latest works of art. Available in matted prints and Giclées. New Release Special - 15% discount on Giclées (Expires 5/15/2015 - Subject to end without notice...don't wait) More...

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Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters MAY 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...

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




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Florencia Arias - First Friday (5/1/2015 - 5pm-9:30pm)


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Bar 35 - First Friday! (5/1/2015 - 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...

Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - May 1st, 2015


(last update: 4/30/2015 Interactive map of event calendar. More...

Downbeat Diner and Lounge - First Friday (5/1/2015 - 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...

Pacific Gateway Center Joins Hawaii Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.




Pacific Gateway Center is proud to be a community partner in the Dream Fund to provide opportunities to youth immigrants. The goal of the program is to increase the number of undocumented immigrants applying for DACA status, allowing them opportunities to work, attend school, and contribute to their families and communities within the program's two-year window for deportation deferment. More...

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Hawaii Art Newsletter - SPRING 2015




Art tips, favorite photos, KAI Ocean Art Show (KAUAI / WAIKIKI), new images, new Oahu Mural installation, gallery updates, Kauai Artist Studio Tour, class schedule and much more. More...

Owens & Co. (5/1/2015)


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...

Lanikai Spring Craft Fair 2015 Featuring Hawaii Art From Hawaii Artist Mark N. Brown - MAY 2ND 2015 - BOOTH A3 (5/2/2015 - 9am-3pm)


The mission of the The Lanikai Craft Fair is to showcase Made in Hawaii crafts that are not readily available commercially. We strive to support upcoming and original artists and crafters More...

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Street Festival For Cinco De Mayo - May 2nd, 2015




On Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm OOSPOT & Alma Latina will once again present the annual "Cinco de Mayo Hispanic Celebration" Festival. More...

eleven44 Lounge and Nightclub - Foundation First Friday (5/1/2015 - 4pm - 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: Happy hour from 4-7PM. It's Foundation First Friday with Honolulu's favorite House DJs, including Ramit, Jimmy Lee, Loic, and others. $5 cover after 9PM. More...

First Friday at Chinatown Courtyard / Mendonca Building (5/1/2015 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm)


First Friday at the Chinatown Courtyard(Mendonca Building, 1126 Smith Street) 5-11pm More...

MacBusiness Consulting / Ernest Abrams - Launches New FREE community Website KAKAAKOHAWAII.COM




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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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- 7 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.
onG-kinG artS centeR (724) 816-6585
Ong King is a safe space to open up and create featuring artwork, classes, workshops,entertainment and more. Has coupon!!
Restaurant Epic 808-587-7877
Hot new restaurant downtown. Where art, culture and cuisine meet in perfect harmony.
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.
Dennis Mathewson of Cosmic Airbrush 808 531-8833
Creative Island style fine art and custom painting on motorcycle and autos
Joan Pabst Dubanoski - Pacific Isle Image 808 254-3379
The patterns in nature and the relation of color to these patterns are fascinating to explore... I seek to release the beauty of these patterns through digital imaging.
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.
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.

Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters MAY 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 Artist Patrick Ching Latest Newsletter - SPRING 2015

Art tips, favorite photos, KAI Ocean Art Show (KAUAI / WAIKIKI), new images, new Oahu Mural installation, gallery updates, Kauai Artist Studio Tour, class schedule and much more.

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts MAY 2015 Newsletter

There are articles on the Public Art Archive; features on the "First Friday" event with the Bobby Ingano Trio on Friday, May 1; the "Second Saturday" event "Hawai‘i Landscapes" on Saturday, May 9th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture "Weaving Silver and Gold, Lauhala-Style" with Donna Cockett on Tuesday, May 26th.

Connecting with the First Friday Art Walk Community - Honolulu Hawaii Community Marketing Tip - FirstFridayHawaii.com

Learn how to better connect with the First Friday - Honolulu, Hawaii community! All to often we see businesses spending thousands of dollars annually on advertising and not spending a penny to reach their immediate local/neighborhood market which we consider to be the best prospects for new/repeat business.

First Thursdays Poetry Slam at Fresh Cafe - Thursday 5/7/2015

First Thursdays featuring Pages Matam (2-time National Slam Champion) and the "No Rules" Summer at Fresh Cafe Kakaako on May 7th!!

Pacific Gateway Center Joins Hawaii Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.

Pacific Gateway Center is proud to be a community partner in the Dream Fund to provide opportunities to youth immigrants. The goal of the program is to increase the number of undocumented immigrants applying for DACA status, allowing them opportunities to work, attend school, and contribute to their families and communities within the program's two-year window for deportation deferment.

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, aikikiGetDown.com View Kakaako featured events, news, businesses and primary links .
  • 2500+ web pages
  • 1500+ businesses
  • 60+ maps and guides
If you know someone who owns a business/non-profit, etc in Kakaako.. tell them to contact Ernest Abrams at 808-739-9797 for free profiles/promotion of their business.

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

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!

Street Festival For Cinco De Mayo - May 2nd, 2015

On Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm OOSPOT & Alma Latina will once again present the annual "Cinco de Mayo Hispanic Celebration" Festival.

University Of Hawai'i - UNABRIDGED: 2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition

April 26 -- May 15, 2015 - showcases the accomplishments of nearly 30 forthcoming graduates from the B.F.A. program in the Department of Art + Art History at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM).

Chinatown Improvement District- Chinatown Photo Contest Results!

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.

Hawaii Quilt Guild - 2015 Annual Show - May 8th-17th, 2015

The 2015 Annual Hawaii Quilt Guild Show will be held May 8-17, 2015 at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St., Honolulu, Hawaii. Featured Artist is Shirfeir Sunada.

Digital Art Society Hawaii (DASH) Art Exhibit - Digital Variations 2015 - Digital Art Society of Hawai'i Fine Art Exhibition

Included in the show will be abstract work, conceptual art, graphic design, images from the natural world, animated painting in video presentation, iterative images expressing a whole, and a story board explaining the process of creating a digital image.
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