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    August / 2017 Calendar Events

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  • FIRST FRIDAY DETAILS - 6pm - 9pm

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  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 9-2am
    Special Event - First Fridays at Downbeat with KALEIDOSCOPE
    Honolulu's longest-running indie rock night returns to its First Friday roots and the days of Detox, Club Pauahi and old Chinatown venus. Featuring live music by Half Step Down, Castle Park and The Maneki Nekos.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Exhibit / Entertainment - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: EXHIBITS & SHOJI LEDWARD
    Enjoy a live performance by Shoji Ledward, Hoku-nominated jazz guitarist. Casual and family-friendly!
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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!
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5pm - 2am
    Hank's Cafe Honolulu - Big Trouble in Little Chinatown
    First Friday party!
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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!
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5pm - 9pm
    Exhibit - Hawaii Artist Mark N. Brown First Friday Art Exhibit & Live Plein Air Art Painting - Multiple Locations
    Great opportunity to see one of Hawai's premier Plein Air artist art Exhibit and live action paint in action in multiple locations.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 10 - 2am
    Entertainment - Dragon Upstairs- Big Trouble in Little Chinatown
    First Friday party!
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 6:00pm - 9pm
    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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Art & Entertainment - Madre's Chocolate First Friday
    Truly amazing chocolate from traditional recipes, artisan-crafted with organic, fair and direct trade cacao, that supports cacao farmers & communities livelihoods.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017
    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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 6 -10pm
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - PHOTOGRAPHY IN HAWAII 2017 EXHIBIT
    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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5:00 pm - 9pm
    Art Exhibit - First Friday at TEN41 Studios + Gallery
    Featured artists include Shyrl Matias and Ashley Albritton. Refreshments will be served.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 4:00 pm - 11:30pm
    Special Event - HASR Bistro First Friday Featuring Mihana Souza
    Happy hour entertainment and special dinner menu... reservations recommended. As always, you can purchase a HASR Logo glass for $5. See you there!
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5pm - 2am
    Murphy's Bar and Grill
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5pm - 9pm
    The ART Treasures Gallery
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5pm - 2am
    JJ Dolan's
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5pm - 2am
    O'Toole's Pub
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5pm - 2am
    Blank Canvas
    Offering affordable off-the-shelf contemporary clothing designs and create- your-own designs. Extended shop hours until 8PM.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - See notes for times
    House of Aria Downtown
    A great place to shop for the latest women’s fashion trends. Extended hours until 9PM, plus $5, $10, $15 sale bins and 50% off sale racks.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - until 10pm
    Livestock Tavern
    One of the new, exciting dining options in the area. Dining room and bar open until 10PM.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017
    Fighting Eel
    Offers extended shop hours until 9PM with new clothing items from the Fighting Eel and Ava Sky collection.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - See notes for times
    O’Toole’s Irish Pub
    Live music, drink specials and happy hour until 10PM.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017
    Ethiopian Love Restaurant
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017
    Fete Hawaii
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017
    Ginger 13
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017
    The Pig & The Lady
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 7:30pm - 2am
    Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - New Spot - Ong King's First Friday - We're Back!! The First 1st Friday At The New Spot
    So, it has been an eventful couple of months. Thanks to your support, we have round a new place, and are eager to show you all of the possiblities it holds. Of course we will also be fearturing amazing musicians, artists, and performers of all sorts! Come on down to the NEW hottest spot on the Island.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017
    SOCIAL / DRINK - First Friday at The Dumb Coq
    New-american fare and cocktails in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5pm - 9pm
    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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5PM - 9PM
    Art/Social Event - Studio 925 Tattoo and Art Gallery
    We are a professional, clean, and creative tattoo studio and art gallery. Art, Tattoos, and a couple cool dudes.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5pm - 9pm
    Exhibit - The Pegge Hopper Gallery
    The Pegge Hopper Gallery opened in 1983 and is located in historic Chinatown.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5PM - 11PM
    Rain Restaurant
    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
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 11am-2am
    SOCIAL / DRINK - Bar Elixrs - BAR & LOUNGEBar Elixrs
    Bar Elixrs Intimate lit bar and lounge serving authentic Mexican fusion food, Cocktails, live sports, music & guest DJ's. Open 3pm to close Mon - Sat.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Special Event - 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.
  • August - Friday, 8/4/2017 - 5pm - 9pm
    Exhibit - Louis Pohl Gallery -“Painting on Location” Plein Air Painters of Oahu (PAPO)
    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.

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