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Aloha ,

The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - September 1st, 2017 (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.

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 2017



View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
  • Hank Taufaasau

  • Hawaii Watercolor Society

  • HASR Bistro

  • Madre Chocolate

  • Jeff Gere, Storyteller

  • Bar Elixrs
FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS
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- View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - Hawaii Watercolor Society (9/1/2017 - 6 -10pm)


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...

NEW SPOT - Ong King's First Friday - Back to Cool Special, Sept 1st Friday (9/1/2017 - 7:30pm - 2am)


The Ong is back & Cooler than ever (especially with our new industrial ACs)! Come join us as we celebrate our new space, create marvelous and usual Art, and dance til the wee morning Hours. More...

Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: Exhibits & Bridgefinder (9/1/2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)


Enjoy a live performance by Bridgefinder. Casual and family-friendly! More...

NEW - Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii Note Card Collection




NEW - Artist Hank Taufaasau examines the realities of daily life in Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. About $3 per card! Send a special note to someone... Hawaiian style. More...

NEW GALLERY - HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea Featuring Satoru Abe (9/1/2017 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm)


Satoru Abe will be exhibiting works in the gallery shop alongside a handful of local talent including Abigail Romanchak, Allyn Bromley, Carl Pao, Jodi Endicott, and John Koga. More...

First Fridays at Downbeat with Happy Hour Friday with Phil Strauss (9/1/2017 - 9-2am)


The Grind Entertainment presents Happy Hour Friday with Phil Strauss More...

Hound and Quail - OUTPOST - Featuring - PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION - Berlin: The Living and the Dead by Peter Shaindlin at HOUND & QUAIL, Honolulu (9/1/2017 - 5pm - 9pm)


A CURATED SHOW + SALE. 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...

Kan Zaman Restaurant (9/1/2017 - 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...

Madre's Chocolate - First Friday Festival (9/1/2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm)


Truly amazing chocolate from traditional recipes, artisan-crafted with organic, fair and direct trade cacao, that supports cacao farmers & communities livelihoods. More...

First Friday at Roberta Oaks (9/1/2017 - 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. More...

LEARN HOW TO HELP - Hawaii Red Cross Volunteers Deploy To Texas For Hurricane Harvey




Hawaii Red Cross Volunteers Deploy To Texas For Hurricane Harvey. Learn how you can help. More...

Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - September 1st, 2017


last update: 8/31/2017 Interactive map of event calendar. More...

Pacific Dharma Inc. First Friday - LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, KIRTAN (9/1/2017 - 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...

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts SEPTEMBER 2017 Event Calendar




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...

Plein Air Painting on Location with Mark N. Brown (12 Week Oil/Acrylic Art Class - Honolulu, Hawaii) - FALL Art Class 2017




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...

Rain Restaurant- VALIDATED PARKING FIRST FRIDAY




Making First Friday plans and need to park? More...

The ARTS at Marks Garage - SEPTEMBER 2017 Update




Find out what's happening this month at The ARTS at Marks! More...

Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters SEPTEMBER 2017 - 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 Theatre - COMING SEPTEMBER 2017 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...

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Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING SEPTEMBER 1st -25th, 2017 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS




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PROFILES OF THE MONTH
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- 6 great profiles of this month
Hank Taufaasau (808) 526-1410
Taufaasau is regarded primarily for his bold renderings of Polynesian people.
Hawaii Watercolor Society
To nurture and stimulate interest in water media through education, exhibitions, and collaboration with other organizations, associations, and individuals.
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"
Madre Chocolate 808-377-6440
At Madre Chocolate, our quest to make truly amazing chocolate is driven by a passion to inspire greater appreciation among consumers for the rich cultural heritage and ecological diversity surrounding cacao.
Jeff Gere, Storyteller (808) 737-1774
Jeff Gere is a master storyteller. He blends talents as painter, puppeteer, mime, teacher, and director into a performance style, which has electrified audiences of every age throughout Hawaii and the mainland for two decades.
Bar Elixrs (808) 753-2991
Bar Elixrs Intimate lit bar and lounge serving authentic Mexican fusion food, Cocktails, live sports, music & guest DJ's. Open.
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.

The Shipping Shack International and Domestic Freight Shipping Discounts Offers

Your one stop resource for all of your shipping needs. Whether freight, motorcycles, vehicles, machinery, vehicles, artwork, etc. You name it we can do it at discounted rates!

Downtown-Chinatown NB August Minutes AUGUST 2017

Great way to stay connected and see what is happening in the community.

Downtown Neighborhood Board No. 13 Agenda for SEPTEMBER 7th, 2017 Meeting

Come learn about what's going on in the Downtown / Chinatown community. Hawaii Pacific University (One Aloha Tower Drive Multi-Purpose Room 2) 7:00 P.m.

BIG SALE - Hawaiian Gold Jewelry Discount Sale 35% Off Entire Website!

Hawaii Gold Jewelry .com Sale has been has been launched . Take advantage of the great opportunity. Hawaiian Gold Jewelry..made in Hawaii. 30 Day Money Back Guarantee and free Shipping.!

The Shipping Shack International and Domestic Freight Shipping Discounts Offers

Your one stop resource for all of your shipping needs. Whether freight, motorcycles, vehicles, machinery, vehicles, artwork, etc. You name it we can do it at discounted rates!

BIG SALE - Hawaiian Gold Jewelry Discount Sale 38% Off Entire Website!

Hawaii Gold Jewelry .com Sale has been has been launched . Take advantage of the great opportunity. Hawaiian Gold Jewelry..made in Hawaii. 30 Day Money Back Guarantee and free Shipping.!

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts AUGUST 2017 Event Calendar

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.

Plein Air Painting on Location with Mark N. Brown (12 Week Oil/Acrylic Art Class - Honolulu, Hawaii) - FALL Art Class 2017

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.

HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea

The Hawai'i State Art Museum and MORI by Art+Flea will be celebrating the completion of the new gallery shop space in downtown Honolulu.

Hawaii Forgiveness Project -Annual International
Forgiveness Festival - Sunday, August 6, 2017

Feel the power of forgiveness to open hearts with our Heroes of Forgiveness

Hawai'i Watercolor Society's - Little Picture Show August 29-September 16 2017


100 little paintings by 25 artists, framed and ready to hang.

Hawai'i Watercolor Society's - July 2017 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.
Ernest Abrams
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NEWSLETTER SPONSORS
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- Great offers from sponsors who support the First Friday community
HASR Wine (808) 535-9463
Retail Wine Store specializing in California Wines that are Highly Allocated and Exclusive.
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!!
Mark N. Brown 808-227-1710
Mark Brown is an award Winning Plein Air painter and UH instructor whose popular paintings of Hawaii can be seen in galleries islandwide and on the walls of celebrities and well known hotels, restaurants and state and city agencies.
Hawaii Watercolor Society
To nurture and stimulate interest in water media through education, exhibitions, and collaboration with other organizations, associations, and individuals.
Downbeat Diner and Lounge 808-533-2328
American diner food favorites with vegetarian options on everything. Lounge located right next door to Chinatown's favorite little Diner. FF Event - Joe Agogo of Jetsetter Productions will proudly debut Club Underground
Rain - New Restaurant (808) 200-0910
New-american fare and cocktails in Downtown/Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. Introducing Rain, a new American shared plate restaurant paired w a great martini list. Our menu is locally sourced and our martinis are all handcrafted
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