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Aloha ,

First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow, September 2nd, 2011 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm (with after hour activities until 2:00 am). Come on down to the Chinatown/Downtown and visit the galleries and merchants who will open their doors and present an impressive array of exhibits and events. Spread the word. Feel free to forward this Email to your friends and associates. GREAT OFFERS, NEWS AND EVENTS FEATURED BELOW.

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FEATURES/HIGHLIGHTS
  • PROFILES - 4 great profiles of the Month. An eclectic mix of profiles that deliver excellent food, fashion, art and a mixed use venue showcasing amazing art and music. Learn about First Friday and the Art community.

  • Visit the Louis Pohl Gallery this First Friday - 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. Featuring Lauren Okano dancing on water for September (Calendar)

  • GREAT Photos of Last Month's First Friday - Check out the party highlights of last month's First Friday activities on our Photo Gallery. (Click here to view)

  • Hawaii State Art Museum's Live on the Lawn is POSTPONED on Sept 2nd - Two new exhibitions will open on September 9th, 2011 (Calendar)

  • Goodwill Stores Hawaii – 20% Off Coupon and more! Limited time offer...Don’t wait. Goodwill stores are brimming with fashionable items at bargain prices, and our selection is endless. (Sponsors) (Click here to get coupons)

  • Hawaii Watercolor Society Small Kine Show 2011 - Come and see this annual summer event which includes matted, original watercolor paintings in small sizes. (Calendar)

  • Association Of Hawaii Artists Event News - Association Of Hawaii Artists Contemporary Art Show At Pauahi Tower September 17 to October 15, 2011 (News)

  • Hawaii State Art Museum - NEW EXHIBITION starts SEPTEMBER 9th, 2011 - ACCESSION and GIFTED highlight extraordinary recent purchases and gifts demonstrating the exceptional work collected by the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts over the past four decades. Also featuring Ledward Kaapana as featured musical guest. (News)

  • Big City Diner - Check out our exclusive Big City Diner Discounts and Coupons page on the FirstFridayHawaii.com website. - Simply fill out the short form to get an Email with pdf, coupons and info about their discount offerings. (Sponsors)

  • Pacific Gateway Center Lemongrass Cafe presents international beach-comb and sea glass expert, Deacon Ritterbush - Featuring a talk and book signing by Deacon Ritterbush. Free appetizers, and unique gifts on sale. (Calendar)

  • SOHO Mixed Media Bar Featuring present PIMP LIPS AND INK SLANGERS- Sindication and 808 Tattoo present Pimp Lips and Ink Slangers. Come see what Sinidication clothing has to offer going into the holiday season. Fashion show follows at 9pm (Calendar)

  • Chinatown Boardroom Featuring NAMI from September 2nd - 30th, 2011 - Chinatown Boardroom is pleased to present NAMI, a solo exhibition featuring analogue drawing style by Fuyuki. Fuyuki utilizes traditional Japanese art and kimono culture, blending technology and tradition. (Calendar)

  • WAIKIKI HOTEL SPECIAL – Get the best hotel prices in Waikiki. Premium Standard Room, parking and internet access for as low as $60.00/night! Know someone coming to Hawaii? 40% off Get them a great deal on a Waikiki hotel. (Sponsors)

  • First Friday @ Ong King presents RED CARPET MASQUERADE - Music from Chas Hays, Matty Mcintyre, Hauna Ahi and DJ Mortedela. Spoken Word from Cody Pierce, Steven Meads and Darron Cambra. Movement from Moments Unforgettable and presenting Artists: Abigail Labosky, Roger Kelly and K.C. Phong (Calendar).

  • ThirtyNineHotel Art: Tiger Daughter Returns to Oahu - Philadelphia-based, Oahu-born Kris Chau returns to Hawaii with a site-specific installation of new works, in the sixth installment of thirtyninehotel’s 39CARP program. (Calendar)

  • Congratulations to Brasserie Du Vin for Receiving the Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence for the Fifth Consecutive Year! - Du Vin joins just nine other Oahu restaurants to receive the 2011 award, including La Mer, Alan Wong's, 3660 On The Rise, Morton's Steakhouse, and Formaggio. (News)

  • Call to Artists- Corinne Gallardo and Friends at the Cafe - This is an announcement for an upcoming art show at Cafe Che Pasta that you might want to consider. The 'Figures & Portraits Art Show at Cafe Che Pasta' will be on display for about 2 months from October 1, 2011 to November 26, 2011. Deadline for entries will be Monday, September 19, 2011. (News)

  • Nature artist Patrick Ching's latest newsletter is now available on his website. - Read up on his latest projects, art tips, workshops and more! (Read Newsletter)

  • CDO Hawaii presents "INSIDE THE RODA" Fundraiser Party at Bar 35! - To help raise money for a Capoeira conference in Hawaii, come by on Sept 10 from 9:00pm to 2:00am at Bar 35! Silent Auction, Raffle draws, Live Art, Capoeira and more! (News)

  • Hank’s Cafe Honolulu & Dragon Upstairs “Big Trouble in Little Chinatown” - This FIRST FRIDAY will be their soft opening party as they take the next few months and transform this 2 story legendary bar venue into the place to be for cheap drinks and good eats in Downtown Chinatown! Plenty of FREE Pupus in the early evening! (1038 Nuuanu St.) (Calendar)

  • Shop Bop & Grind! - Come & enjoy Music that will make you bop while you shop, take in delicious grinds and try out our great local goods. It's a snugly fit block party in Chaplain Lane. Presented by the808wonderland and Jet Boy/Jet Girl teaming up with Mercury Bar and Hole In The Wall. (Calendar)

  • OTTO CAKE Announces Knumbskulls and the Hell Yeah Rose Gamblers at At Anna O'Brien's on Sept. 16, 2011. (News)

  • University Of Hawaii Art Gallery Faculty Exhibition this September- The University of Hawaii Art Gallery is pleased to begin the fall semester with the biennial Faculty Exhibition that will be open from September 4 - 30, 2011. (News)

  • ThirtyNineHotel Presents: Go Bang Party - Expect crowd pleasing sets of disco, house, indie dance, and weird techy stuff from resident DJ's Gelareh, Grady Gillan and Timo. Earlier in the evening, sultry voiced Tahiti Rey takes the stage on the lanai for a pau hana set of standards and popular favorites. 6:30-8:30pm. (Calendar)

  • JUST FEW DAYS LEFT to get your Art Instruction Video / DVD - Realistic Painting Presale Package by Patrick Ching - Get Patrick Ching’s art instructional Realistic Painting DVD's, CD's, Books and other products to help you be the best artist you can be FAST! Get this Pre-Release Sale of 50% Off regular price! (Learn more / Buy Today)

  • One Night Stand in The Chinatown Courtyard - The Mendonca Building's Courtyard will be open in August with the usual music and art and will also introduce a new tenant in Loft 215 upstairs (Calendar)

  • Super Offer from Midas Auto Repair and Service! - Get their Oil Change, Tire Rotation and Safety Check Combo all for $57.99! (normally $89.69). Save money and purchase it online! They have many other offers online too. (Sponsors)

  • 10% OFF SPECIAL from Owens & Co. - This 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 (Calendar)

  • Exclusive Coupons and Discounts - Due to popularity of special offers from sponsors on FirstFridayHawaii.com, we created a new page to feature them. Our Featured Sponsors page has many aspects of your shopping needs covered. Get these great coupons and discounts from our Featured Sponsors. View their profile and fill out the form to receive the offer! Call ernest at 739-9797 to get featured on this page. (VISIT PAGE)



PROFILES OF THE MONTH
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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.
Goodwill Stores Hawaii 808-836-WORK (9675)
Shopping at Goodwill is a great way to invest in your community. Goodwill stores are brimming with fashionable items at bargain prices, and our selection is endless. Has coupon!!
Brasserie Du Vin 808.545.1115
A taste of France in Downtown Honolulu.
Tea at 1024 808-521-9596
Voted Best High Tea by Honolulu Magazine. Fill out form to the right to get special offer of buy 1 Afternoon Tea Service and the second one is FREE.

FIRST FRIDAY HAWAII ART WALK CALENDAR/EVENTS
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FEATURED EVENTS
September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Exhibit - Hawaii Watercolor Society Small Kine Show 2011 - 5pm - 9pm
The annual summer event includes matted, original watercolor paintings in small sizes.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Exhibit / Entertainment - Hawaii State Art Museum - Live from the Lawn ** Postpone to 9/9/2011** - 6 - 9pm
*** POSTPONED *** The Hawaii State Art Museum's Live on the Lawn has postponed until September 9th, 2011*** POSTPONED *** Click on link to view new exhibitions for 9/9/2011.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Shopping - Owens & Co.
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.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Pacific Gateway Center Lemongrass Cafe - International beachcomb and sea glass expert, Deacon Ritterbush - 5 P.M. - 11 P.M.
Featuring a talk and book signing by international beachcomb and sea glass expert, Deacon Ritterbush, free appetizers, and unique gifts on sale.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - SOHO Mixed Media Bar Featuring present PIMP LIPS AND INK SLANGERS - 5pm - 9pm
This month's First Friday 6-10pm we are bringing in our FAMILY! Sindication and 808 Tattoo present Pimp Lips and Ink Slangers. Come see what Sinidication clothing has to offer going into the holiday season. Fashion show at 9pm

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - One Night Stand in The Chinatown Courtyard - 5:30pm - 9:30pm
The Mendonca Building's Courtyard will be open in September with the usual music and art in conjunction with our Loft tenants upstairs.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Shopping - Shop Bop & Grind! First Friday! - 6-9pm
Music that'll make you bop while you shop, delicious grinds and local goods make this outdoor bazaar a snugly fit block party in Chaplain Lane. the808wonderland and Jet Boy/Jet Girl proudly team up with Mercury Bar and Hole In The Wall to present Shop Bop & Grind every First Friday!

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Exhibit - Chinatown Boardroom Featuring NAMI - September 2nd - 30th, 2011 - 5pm - 9pm
Chinatown Boardroom is pleased to present NAMI, a solo exhibition featuring analogue drawing style by Fuyuki. Fuyuki utilizes traditional Japanese art and kimono culture, blending technology and tradition.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - First Friday @ Ong King - RED CARPET MASQUERADE - 5pm-2AM
Music: Chas Hays *** Matty Mcintyre *** Hauna Ahi *** DJ Mortedela *** *** Spoken Word: Cody Pierce *** Steven Meads *** Darron Cambra *** *** Movement: Moments Unforgettable *** *** Artists: Abigail Labosky *** Roger Kelly *** K.C. Phong

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Social/Art - bambuTwo - 5pm - 2am
Happy hour 4-8 pm - 8-close 5.00 sex on the beach 5.00 beer bottles

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Entertainment - Dragon Upstairs - Big Trouble in Chinatown - 10 - 2am
This coming FIRST FRIDAY September 02, 2011 is our soft opening party. In Celebration, We will have plenty of FREE Pupus in the early evening! So Come Kick Off FIRST FRIDAY W/ US!

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Special Event - Island Keepsakes - 5:00 pm - 10pm
Specialty gift shop featuring local made products. A Great way to SHOP HAWAII!

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - After 9pm Dancing/Social - Soho Mixed Media Bar - Party Zone - Music/Dance - 9pm - 2am
Come out to SOHO after hours (9-2AM) for one of the biggest parties of the night

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - First Friday - Exhibit--Three Visions - 5:30-8:30 PM
Come feed your soul with views of the world three artist/photographers have decided are important to show you.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Exhibit - Louis Pohl Gallery Featuring - Featuring Lauren Okano dancing on water - 5pm - 9pm
Lauren Okano's strong abstract paintings are well-received by the arts community, generating excitement and sales.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Entertainment - First Friday Street Roda by Capoeira Cordão de Ouro - 8PM - 10PM
If you have never seen Capoeira live, this is a great chance to see it with your own eyes. Bring your good Axé (energy) to the roda!

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - HASR Wine Co. Wine Tasting - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
We will have Kendall Jackson and JMD Beverages pouring wine from their portfolio this First Friday. Retail Wine Store specializing in California Wines that are Highly Allocated and Exclusive. Also proud owners of 15 one-of-a-kind Premiere Napa Valley Wines in the World.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Hanks Cafe Honolulu - Big Trouble in Chinatown - 5pm - 2am
This coming FIRST FRIDAY September 02, 2011 is our soft opening party. In Celebration, We will have plenty of FREE Pupus in the early evening! So Come Kick Off FIRST FRIDAY W/ US!

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Indigo - Martini Madness - 4pm-6pm & First Friday Party - 4-6pm
Home Of The Original Downtown Chinatown $4 Martini's

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Art Exhibition - ThirtyNineHotel Presents: Go Bang Party - 9pm
A few readers might know that thirtyninehotel’s First Friday party, Go Bang! takes its name from the Arthur Russell song of the same name.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Art Exhibition - ThirtyNineHotel Art Featuring Tiger Daughter Returns by Kris Chau - 5-9pm
Kris Chau presents Tiger Daughter Returns, a site-specific mural installation exploring her memories growing up on Oahu. Chau usually works in a faux innocent drawing style that appropriates the visual language of illustration to explore her own perceptions and desires.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Social - Indigo Lounge - 9pm - 2am
Chinatown's Late Night Hot Spot

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - The Venue - 6pm - 2am
8-close 5.00 sex on the beach, 5.00 beer bottles, - guinness, red stripe, newcastle, heineken, heineken light, sam adams oktoberfest, hawaii nui lager, amber, brown ale, corona, amstel light and bison ipa

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - Aloha Tower Marketplace First Friday - 5pm-2am
Free Shuttle Pass, 20% off coupon, art, entertainment, shops, restaurants, clothing, jewelry and more.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Laughtrack Theater Company - Friday Frenzy - See Notes
First Friday Frenzy at Laughtrack Theater Co. is a great way for first-timers to check out some great entertainment.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Hukilau Honolulu First Friday - 6pm - 9pm
Free concert, drink specials and try our new mojito menu and sushi specials. 1st friday will have live music from 6-830pm. We also have happy hour all night every friday, which includes $3 flavored martinis and house wine, and bud light, $4 draft beers, and discounted pupus.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Boutique - Roberta Oaks - 2011 COLLECTION - 5pm - 9pm
Dedicated to supporting ethical practices and a sustainable economy and planet, Roberta Oaks, Hawaii is a brand with conscience. Eco-fabrics like bamboo jersey and organic cotton are mixed with boldprints in funky colors.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Special Event - Super Citizen - 5pm-9pm
A Sustainable Lifestyle store offering alternative choices to your everyday purchases.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Manifest First Friday - 5pm -9pm
Kimie Kauikeolani Miner is native born to the islands, representing Hawaii, Kimie grew up with Hawaiian, reggae, and soul influences.

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - The Art Board and 1170 Nuuanu Avenue - First Friday On The Court - 5:30pm - 9pm
Live music and unique one of a kind handmade items here!!

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Ramsay Museum Featuring Dietrich Varez - 5pm -9pm
Dietrich Varez is an artist with innate talent, displaying the qualities of imagination, intellect and industry in his work

September - Friday, 9/2/2011 - Event - Deuces Hawaii - 5pm - 9pm
Featuring great resident artists.We embrace all sorts of creative fashion importing tasteful shoes to spice up that outfit you thought was dull.


FIRST FRIDAY HAWAII NEWS
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FEATURED NEWS

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts SEPTEMBER 2011 Newsletter

There are features on accession + GIFTED -- two new exhibits that open Friday, September 9th, the "Live from the Lawn" event entitled "Honoring Our National Heritage Fellows" on Friday, September 9th; the "Second Saturday" event entitled "Ready! Set! Collaborate!" with the Hawai‘i Craftsmen on Saturday, September 10th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture presented by Abigail Romanchak on Tuesday, September 27th.

University Of Hawaii Art Gallery - Faculty Exhibition

The University of Hawaii Art Gallery is pleased to begin the fall semester with the biennial Faculty Exhibitionハthat will be open from September 4 - 30, 2011.

Brasserie Du Vin Receives Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence for the Fifth Consecutive Year

Du Vin joins just nine other Oahu restaurants to receive the 2011 award, including La Mer, Alan Wong’s, 3660 On The Rise, Morton's Steakhouse, and Formaggio.

First Thursdays Poetry Slam at Fresh Cafe September 1st, 2011

First Thursdays: $100 Nationally Certified Slam Poetry Competition and Open Mic... An evening of performance poetry, music, and live art hosted by Kealoha. Featuring Stephen Meads (Bay Area Poet).

FEW DAYS LEFT! on Art Instruction Video / DVD - Realistic Painting Presale Package by Patrick Ching

Art instruction Video / DVD Pre-Release Sale - 50% Off - Get Patrick Ching art instructional Realistic Painting DVD's, CD's, Books and other products to help you be the best artist you can be FAST!

Association Of Hawaii Artists Contemporary Art Show At Pauahi Tower

September 17 to October 15, 2011

OTTO CAKE Announces Knumbskulls and the Hell Yeah Rose Gamblers at At Anna O'Brien's



CDO Hawaii 2011 "INSIDE THE RODA" Fundraiser Party!



HPU Audition Notice: The House of Blue Leaves



Call to Artist- Corinne Gallardo and Friends at the Cafe

Deadline for entries will be Monday, September 19, 2011.

Hawaii State Art Museum - NEW EXHIBITION SEPTEMBER 9th, 2011

ACCESSION and GIFTED highlight extraordinary recent purchases and gifts demonstrating the exceptional work collected by the Hawaiヤi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts over the past four decades. Also featuring Ledward Kaapana as featured musical guest

Patrick Ching - August 2011 Newsletter

New instructional painting DVD, new art tip/video, new release, art classes, photos and more.

FIRST FRIDAY MAPS
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