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  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 6pm - 9pm
    Hukilau Honolulu First Friday
    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.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm-2AM
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - First Friday @ Ong King - DARK AND DISTURBED
    Calling all freaks, creeps,weirdos and other walks of life. Its time to come out of the shadows and let your freak flag fly. This coming FIRST FRIDAY we will be showcasing the DARK AND DISTURBED side of Ong King Academy. Featuring dark and alluring art and performances the night is sure to haunt you.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 6:00 PM
    Black Cat Tattoo Studio
    Honolulu's only Tattoo Parlor-Art Gallery,featuring a wide variety of creative ,original art on a monthly basis Celebrating First Friday's with live tattooing, live music,amazing artist ... and cocktails!
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm -2AM
    Manifest First Friday
    The Bentos Live from 630p - 830p / Good DJs Jonc JMellow & SSSolution : 1000p - 200a / $10 Cover @ 9:30pm
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 2am
    Hank's Cafe Honolulu - Big Trouble in Little Chinatown
    First Friday party!
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    HASR Wine Co. Wine Tasting
    It's that time again...First Friday and the Chinatown Artwalk is on... Please stop in and taste great wines.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 8PM - 10PM
    Entertainment - First Friday Street Roda by Capoeira Cordão de Ouro
    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!
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 6pm-2am
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit/Dancing - Next Door First Friday ART PARTY
    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!
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 9pm
    Boutique - Roberta Oaks
    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.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5-2am
    Special Event - Downbeat Diner and Lounge - First Friday
    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. Downbeat Diner and Lounge proudly presents Club Underground with DJ Ross Jackson, Davey Shindig, and Gnaraly spinning on the decks.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 9pm
    Exhibit - Louis Pohl Gallery
    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.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 10 - 2am
    Entertainment - Dragon Upstairs- Big Trouble in Little Chinatown
    First Friday party!
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Exhibit / Entertainment - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: Art + Flea's Pop-Up & Dayton Watanabe
    On Friday, October 2, from 5--9 p.m., the Hawai‘i State Art Museum will play host to FIND ART at HiSAM, an Art+Flea arts and music festival on the lawn and museum grounds. Presented by the Friends of HiSAM and FLUX Hawaii, FIND ART will feature more than 20 craft and food vendors, live performances, and arts workshops by HiSAM-supported artists. The event will be a celebration of the Hawai‘i-based community of visual and performance artists that the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (HSFCA) has long supported.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5-9pm
    Established in Honolulu in 2010, the ANDREW ROSE GALLERY works with individual clients as well as international institutions to place important vintage and contemporary art significant to Hawaii in discerning collections.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm-9:30pm
    Boutique - Florencia Arias - First Friday
    Complimentary drinks for customers. Open until 9:30pm.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - First Friday at Chinatown Courtyard / Mendonca Building
    First Friday at the Chinatown Courtyard(Mendonca Building, 1126 Smith Street) 5-11pm
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 9-2PM
    Entertainment/ Social - Bar 35 - First Friday!
    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.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5:00 pm - 9pm
    Boutique - La Muse Boutique
    Luxurious swimwear from Europe and Brazil. Custom beading with Swarovski crystals, fresh water pearls, sterling silver, semi-precious stones, Swiss laces, silk ribbons, and more. Jewelries, art, gifts, books, from $10-$1400, all exclusive, fine, and artistic.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 4:00 pm - 11:30pm
    Special Event - HASR Bistro First Friday Feature EMKE
    Happy hour entertainment and special dinner menu... reservations recommended. As always, you can purchase a HASR Logo glass for $5. See you there!
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 2am
    Murphy's Bar and Grill
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 9pm
    The ART Treasures Gallery
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 2am
    JJ Dolan's
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 2am
    O'Toole's Pub
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 2am
    Fresh Cafe
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 12am
    Lucky Belly Restaurant
    The restaurant is open from 5pm-Midnight. The take-away window from 10pm-2:30am. Everything at the window $5.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 6pm - 2am
    Social / Entertainment / Dancing - Scarlet Honolulu - First Fridays 21+
    SCARLET BAR AND DANCE CLUB - A Night club with an energetic and alluring atmosphere that will get anyones toes tapping. Let us introduce you to the wizards behind the the curtain of our 'pink' emerald city.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 2am
    Blank Canvas
    Offering affordable off-the-shelf contemporary clothing designs and create- your-own designs. Extended shop hours until 8PM.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm -2am
    Smith & King
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 2am
    SOCIAL / DRINK - Smith's Union Bar First Friday
    If you want an authentic Chinatown experience, come to Smith's Union, the oldest bar in Honolulu. Our beer is always cold and cheap.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 9pm
    Hound and Quail - OUTPOST
    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.
  • Every Wednesday - Until 9pm
    Cake Envy
    Serving up slices of gourmet cheesecake, coffee and tea. Extended hours until 9PM. 1129 Bethel Street.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - See notes for times
    Grondin French Latin Kitchen
    French-Latin Kitchen. Offers a happy hour late night menu every First Friday starting at 10PM. Look for tasty items including chicken sofrito and charcuterie sandwiches, prawn ceviche, pommes frites paired with classically-made cocktails and $6 well drinks.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - See notes for times
    House of Aria Downtown
    A great place to shop for the latest womens fashion trends. Extended hours until 9PM, plus $5, $10, $15 sale bins and 50% off sale racks.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - See notes for times
    Kan Zaman
    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.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - until 10pm
    Livestock Tavern
    One of the new, exciting dining options in the area. Dining room and bar open until 10PM.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm
    Art & Entertainment - First Friday At Madre Chocolate - First Friday
    This First Friday Madre will once again be bringing you delectable sounds to accompany our fine flavors, and beverages... Enjoy your favorite bars, plus our new creations including Truffles, Cacao Clusters, and of course our signature Hot Cocoa.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5pm - 9pm
    The Pegge Hopper Gallery
    13 Women a multi-media exhibition of works by Reiko Brandon, Allyn Bromley, Kandi Evrett, Sally French, Lynda Hess, Kloe Kang, Emily McIlroy, Mary Mitsuda, Marcia Morse, Esther Shimazu, Yida Wang, Suzanne Wolfe, and Maile Yawata. Open until 9PM. The Pegge Hopper Gallery opened in 1983 and is located in historic Chinatown.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015
    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.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015
    Fighting Eel
    Offers extended shop hours until 9PM with new clothing items from the Fighting Eel and Ava Sky collection.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - See notes for times
    OTooles Irish Pub
    Live music, drink specials and happy hour until 10PM.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - Open until 2AM
    Proof Public House
    Hosting perhaps the only full sized pool table in the area! Plus rock and roll, pizza and drink specials. No cover. Open until 2AM
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - See notes for times
    Barrio Vintage
    Hundreds of new vintage treasures on the racks! Plus, enjoy live, acoustic music and complimentary refreshments. Store open until 8PM.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Exhibit/Showcase - Bayly Buck Studio - A Night of Art Featuring Terri Yogi & Bayly Buck
    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.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015
    Restaurant Epic
    Hot restaurant downtown. Where art, culture and cuisine meet in perfect harmony.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5-10pm
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - Arts at Marks Garage EXHIBIT - ‘Āina Aloha, MURAL Installation & Exhibition
    The ʻĀINA ALOHA mural installation is a visual offering that invites reflection and furthers conversation about intergenerational/historical trauma regarding Hawaiiʻs history. The Mural is part of a larger project aimed at healing and uniting communities.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 5PM to 8PM
    Grand Opening Reyn Spooner's Rebranded Reyn's Rack Store
    Reyn Spooner, the Oahu based company known for its iconic reverse-print designs has announced their plans to expand and rebrand its downtown Honolulu discount store, Reyn's Rack. The twenty-year-old retail space will expand from 70 to 1,100 square feet, be renovated and renamed to Reyn Spooner. Reyn Spooner's Grand Opening event will be held from 5PM to 8PM during Honolulu's Chinatown's First Friday, October 2nd, featuring music, Hawaiian Fusion Pupus, and signature cocktails.
  • October - Friday, 10/2/2015 - 4pm - 9:pm
    Special Event - Honolulu Habitat For Humanity & Punahou School Art Students Present ART DOORS FOR CHARITY At Black Cat Tattoo Studio
    A night to appreciate Art and Charity.
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