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    October / 2016 Calendar Events

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  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 9-2am
    Special Event - First Fridays at Downbeat with Mike Love and Jason Tom
    Downbeat and 86 Productions presents First Fridays at Downbeat Lounge with eclectic Soul group One World Tribe. Nationally acclaimed reggae-soul artist, Mike Love plays live on stage in Downbeat Lounge in anticipation for his upcoming EP and tour. Come experience the voice and rhythm that Jack Johnson declared "one of the most talented musicians I've ever played with." Also performing, human beatbox Jason Tom
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Exhibit / Entertainment - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: DAYTON WATANABE & NEW EXHIBIT: ACCESSION
    First Friday will feature live music by slack key guitarist Dayton Watanabe in the Sculpture Lobby (second floor, between the museum galleries); seating will be provided. Museum galleries will be open (entry and admission are always free), including the newest exhibit, Accession, featuring recent acquisitions by the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the "I Love Art" hands-on activity room for kids.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 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, 10/7/2016 - 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, 10/7/2016 - 5pm -2AM
    Manifest First Friday - GOOD
    The Bentos Live from 630p - 830p / Good DJs Jonc JMellow & SSSolution : 1000p - 200a / $10 Cover @ 9:30pm
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 5pm - 2am
    Hank's Cafe Honolulu - Big Trouble in Little Chinatown
    First Friday party!
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 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, 10/7/2016 - 6pm-2am
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit/Dancing - Next Door First Friday Featuring Live Art, Live Music, Food and More
    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 6pm with a positive slew of talented artists selling their exclusive wares at special discounted prices!
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 5pm - 9pm
    Boutique - First Friday at 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, 10/7/2016 - 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, 10/7/2016 - 10 - 2am
    Entertainment - Dragon Upstairs- Big Trouble in Little Chinatown
    First Friday party!
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - Chinatown Artists Lofts: Open Studios @ Chinatown Courtyard / Mendonca Building
    Half-a-dozen artists offer open-studios on the second floor of Chinatown Artists Lofts, with live music and refreshments overlooking a tropical courtyard from 5-10 p.m. Entrances on Smith and Maunakea near Hotel Street.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 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, 10/7/2016 - 5:00 pm - 9pm
    Boutique - La Muse Boutique
    For the last First Friday of the year, we have new inventories from around the world again.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 6pm - 2am
    Social / Entertainment / Dancing - Scarlet Honolulu - First Fridays 21+
    Kim Taylor Reece image release and 2016 calendar sales - 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, 10/7/2016 - 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, 10/7/2016 - 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, 10/7/2016 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm
    Art & Entertainment - First Friday at Madre Chocolate
    Once again Madre will open it's inner workings to share Art, Music, and the best Chocolate this island has to offer. A vast array of endorphin releasing creations - to tantalize your tatserbuds, excite your ears, Stimulation for your eyes as well.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 5pm - 9pm
    The Pegge Hopper Gallery - Spotlight on Popoki
    The Pegge Hopper Gallery opened in 1983 and is located in historic Chinatown.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016
    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, 10/7/2016 - 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, 10/7/2016
    Restaurant Epic
    Hot restaurant downtown. Where art, culture and cuisine meet in perfect harmony.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 5-10pm
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - Current Exhibit - Collage Massage
    Meet the artist and see the works. Gere will be performing a shadow puppet tale on the hour, every hour from 6-9pm. The Bar@Marks will be up and running with beer provided by from Kona Brewing Co. along with a full bar.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 5:00 pm - 9pm
    Art Exhibit - First Friday at TEN41 Studios + Gallery
    Featured artists: Ashley Albritton, Brian Buck, Shyrl Matias, and Nadya Rego will be available to talk with visitors about their respective directions and refreshments will be served.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 4:00 pm - 11:30pm
    Special Event - HASR Bistro First Friday Featuring Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson
    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, 10/7/2016 - 5pm - 2am
    Murphy's Bar and Grill
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 5pm - 9pm
    The ART Treasures Gallery
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 5pm - 2am
    JJ Dolan's
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 5pm - 2am
    O'Toole's Pub
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 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, 10/7/2016 - 5pm - 2am
    Blank Canvas
    Offering affordable off-the-shelf contemporary clothing designs and create- your-own designs. Extended shop hours until 8PM.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 5pm -2am
    Smith & King
  • Every Wednesday - Until 9pm
    Cake Envy
    Serving up slices of gourmet cheesecake, coffee and tea. Extended hours until 9PM. 1129 Bethel Street.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 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, 10/7/2016 - See notes for times
    House of Aria Downtown
    A great place to shop for the latest womenÕs fashion trends. Extended hours until 9PM, plus $5, $10, $15 sale bins and 50% off sale racks.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - until 10pm
    Livestock Tavern
    One of the new, exciting dining options in the area. Dining room and bar open until 10PM.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016
    Fighting Eel
    Offers extended shop hours until 9PM with new clothing items from the Fighting Eel and Ava Sky collection.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - See notes for times
    OÕTooleÕs Irish Pub
    Live music, drink specials and happy hour until 10PM.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - See notes for times
    Special Event - Secret Record Store First Friday in Barrio Vintage
    Honolulu's coolest pop-up vinyl dealership -- SECRET RECORD STORE - sets up shop this First Friday in Chinatown's go-to spot for Aloha-print and vintage dresses - BARRIO VINTAGE. Buy vinyl from the 16+ crates. Get a new outfit for a night out. Listen to selections by DJ Monkey, JohnJohn and Ryan DanceMachine.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016
    Ethiopian Love Restaurant
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016
    Fete Hawaii
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016
    Ginger 13
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016
    The Pig & The Lady
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Exhibit/Showcase - Bayly Buck Studios - Art Show Terri Yogi, Sonya Hoffmeister, 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, 10/7/2016 - 7:30pm - 2am
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - Ong King's First Friday Art and Music Festival - Voyage
    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.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016 - 5pm - 9pm
    Hound and Quail - OUTPOST
    Painting and other works by Kainoa Gruspe - 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.
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016
    SOCIAL / DRINK - First Friday at The Dumb Coq
    New-american fare and cocktails in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • October - Friday, 10/7/2016
    Pacific Dharma Inc. First Friday - LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, KIRTAN
    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.

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