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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - August 5th, 2016 (lots of 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.
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Profiles Of The Month - AUGUST 2016
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Madre Chocolate
- Roberta Oaks, Hawaii
- Hound and Quail
- Hanks Cafe Honolulu
- onG-kinG artS centeR
- Adam Weston Art - Studio & Gallery - Downtown - Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: SHOJI LEDWARD (8/5/2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Shoji Ledward expert guitar and ‘ukulele player, will perform at this month's Friday Friday. Shoji's first CD was nominated for a Nā Hōkū Hanohano award for best jazz recording and he is currently working on a follow-up CD. First Friday is a downtown gallery walk held on the first Friday of every month. Galleries and museums, including the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, are open for the event which is free to the public. More...
| Next Door First Friday Featuring Live Art, Live Music, Food and More (8/5/2016 - 6pm-2am)|
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! More...
| The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - CONTACT 2016 (8/5/2016 - 5-10pm)|
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...
| PAʻI Foundation Announces August Hapa Haole Hula Festival Events|
Festival To Feature Free Events and Hawaii Theatre Concert More...
| Frolicking First Friday at Madre Chocolate (8/5/2016 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm)|
Another Month, another 1st Friday, and another chance to combine Music and Chocolate in delightful ways! This month bringing in new flavors with the old - to tantalize your tatserbuds, excite your ears, Stimulation for your eyes as well. More...
| Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters AUGUST 2016 - FEATURED EXHIBITS|
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...
| First Friday @ Ong King - Art & Music Fest (8/5/2016 - 7:30pm - 2am)|
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. More...
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts AUGUST 2016 Newsletter|
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...
| Restaurant Epic (8/5/2016)|
Hot restaurant downtown. Where art, culture and cuisine meet in perfect harmony. More...
| Hound and Quail - OUTPOST - Featuring - Sum of Five - An Anna Archibald & Ayaka Takao Show (8/5/2016 - 5pm - 9pm)|
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. More...
| Patrick Ching's Hawaii Art Newsletter SUMMER 2016|
Art tips, favorite photos, new TV show, new images, awards, class schedule, new online classes and much more. More...
| First Friday at Downbeat Lounge with Serpico & The Sinners and Smokestack (8/5/2016 - 9-2am)|
Downbeat presents Club Underground - a live music showcase in Downbeat Lounge every First Friday. Spend First Friday at Downbeat Lounge with country grunge act Serpico & The Sinners and the soulful sounds of Smokestack. More...
| Bar 35 August 2016 Events and News|
A full month of fun at Bar 35 -- a mainstay in the trendy Downtown-Chinatown club scene! More...
| Louis Pohl Gallery - "Temporal Convergence": Works by Bob Freitas (8/5/2016 - 5pm - 9pm)|
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. More...
| Taste Of Chinatown Festival - A Free Culinary And Cultural Celebration In Chinatown - August 13th, 2016|
Head on down to the Taste of Chinatown Festival on Saturday, August 13th, for a cultural and culinary celebration in the heart of Chinatown. More...
| SPONSOR -Ala Moana Dental Care - Newsletter Summer 2016|
New dental video tips, published articles, Honolulu dentist staff profiles, special offers and more... More...
| Chinatown Improvement District - Sustaining Chinatown Summer Series 2016 - Zoning & Special District Design Guidelines in Chinatown August 10, 2016|
Please join us for our three part lunch-break preservation series over the months of June, July and August. The Chinatown Improvement District, a 501(c3) non-profit, is set to launch a photo contest which will coincide with the annual Chinese Lunar New Years celebrations. Chinatown is a National and State Historic Commercial District steeped in history and culture. More...
| Hawaii Theatre - COMING AUGUST 2016 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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Our Roofing Contractors & Installation professionals have over 50 years of combined roofing experience and are capable of installing any product you choose. More...
| SPONSOR -Midas Hawaii Oil Change Online SUMMER Sale Coupon Discount Offer $34.99 PLUS FREE TIRE ROTATION!|
Buy online in advance and get great discounts and offers from Midas Hawaii. Save BIG $$$. More...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING AUGUST 2016 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS|
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge More...
| Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Sponsors 38th Annual "Commitment to Excellence" Art Exhibition - August 9 - Thursday, August 18, 2016|
Each year, the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce (HJCC) supports the business of art in Hawaii by organizing this annual venue for the best works of Hawaii's artists. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - August 5th, 2016|
(last update: 8/3/2016 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| First Friday News|
Keep up with the latest news from the First Friday community - special events, calendars, Downtown/Chinatown news, art news and much more! More...
| 158 Downtown - Chinatown Condos for Sale Map and Listings - 96813 Zip code - Honolulu Real Estate - Updated 7/30/2016|
Downtown / Chinatown condos for sale. View interactive geographical map of condos for sale in Downtown / Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. Photos, description, and much more. More...
| Bayly Buck First Friday Artist Booth/Wall Rental, Studio Rentals, Photography|
Looking for a Studio Space? Looking to feature your art on First Friday? Check out what Bayly Buck Photography / Studio has to offer! More...
| First Friday Featured Pages|
Artist, galleries, maps, parking, shopping, restaurants and much more. More...
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 6 great profiles of this month
| 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.
| Roberta Oaks, Hawaii 808.428.1214|
A collection composed of vintage-modern menswear and Mod-vibed dresses is the brainchild of photographer and collage artist, turned self-taught fashion designer, Roberta Oaks.
| Hound and Quail 808-779-8436|
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.
| Hanks Cafe Honolulu (808) 5261410|
Original paintings and prints by owner Hank Taufaasau
| 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!!
| Adam Weston Art - Studio & Gallery - Downtown - Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii (808) 286-7415|
Adam's recent artwork is related, in particular, to a technique famous in Shikoku, the region in which he live. Japanese "Urushi" (lacquerware), involves the build-up and polishing of multiple layers of deep color upon intricately carved or textured surfaces. After 10 years of living in Japan, New York City abstract artist Adam Weston has opened a new studio & gallery in Chinatown!
(Back to the top) - 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|
(Back to the top) - new news postings. Plenty of art, event, venue updates to help you stay current.
Hawaiian Gold Jewelry Discount Sale 35% Off Entire Website!
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Downtown Neighborhood Board No. 13 Meeting AgendaTomorrow - Thursday, August 4, 2016
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.
Read Last Month's Downtown Neighborhood Board No. 13 Meeting Minutes July 7, 2016
Great way to stay connected snd see what is happening in the community.
Bus Detours for August 5th, 2016 First Friday
City buses will be DETOURED...get the details
Hanks Cafe Honolulu Event Schedule
A slice of Honolulu in the '40s. Featuring the art of owner Hank Taufaasau, as well as live music, nightly.
Loading Zone - Special Events - Paint The Night Away & Enjoy A Free Drink
View some of the cool things going on at the Loading Zone.
Hawaii Forgiveness Project - Meet Two Heroes of Forgiveness from Hawai'i: Your reserved complimentary tickets, this Sunday 8/7/2016
Free community event.
Tom Moffatt Coming Events - George Benson returns to Blaisdell Concert Hall!
10-time Grammy Award Winner George Benson returns to Hawaii for a very special concert on Thursday, September 22nd!
In Nichols' Music, Medicine & Mother Nature booth exhibit with Michelle Coltrane and the artist, Nichols
Enjoy is the result of almost 50 years of jazz life, wide travels, inspirations from meeting many of my musical heros.
Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) 45th Annual Contemporary Art Show At 1132 Bishop Street
Opens to the public on August 13 and runs through September 10.
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