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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - February 3rd, 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.
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Profiles Of The Month - FEBRUARY 2017
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Association of Hawaii Artists
- Bar Elixrs
- onG-kinG artS centeR
- Garry Palm - watercolors
- Hanks Cafe Honolulu
- Hank Taufaasau
- The Dragon Upstairs
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: EXHIBITS & PIANIST JULIA STOYANOV (2/3/2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Pianist Julia Stoyanov was born in Fukushima, Japan, the daughter of conductor/composer Boris Stoyanov and pianist Rikako Akatsu Stoyanov. She started to play piano at the age of three and, by the age of twelve was invited to perform at Chopin's house in Poland. A recipient of many awards, she has given concerts nationally and internally. More...
| NEW - SPECIAL YOGA EVENT - Dynamic Yoga DANCE & Partner Tantra Yoga @ Honolulu Fitness Center (2/3/2016 - 7:30pm ~ 9:00 pm)|
Exciting Fun Event on the First Friday at Downtown Honolulu. Soft opening night of Honolulu Fitness Center. Come and Enjoy the Dynamic Yoga Dance and Partner Tantra Yoga. Deepen the Body Mind connection and meet new people. More...
| The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - Intro to The ARTS Rejuvenation (2/3/2017 - 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...
| First Friday at Madre Chocolate (2/3/2017 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm)|
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... and of course your favorite flavors of Cacao, Hot Chocolate, and Freshly brewed Vanuatu Kava. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - February 3rd, 2017|
last update: 2/2/2017 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| First Friday at Roberta Oaks (2/3/2017 - 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...
| Pacific Dharma Inc. First Friday - LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, KIRTAN (2/3/2017)|
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...
| Next Door First Friday Featuring Live Art, Live Music, Food and More (2/3/2017 - 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...
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts FEBRUARY 2017 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...
| Bar Elixrs - NEW BAR & LOUNGEBar Elixrs (2/3/2017 - 11am-2am)|
Bar Elixrs Intimate lit bar and lounge serving authentic Mexican fusion food, Cocktails, live sports, music & guest DJ's. Open 11am -2am Mon - Sat. More...
| Chinatown Artists Lofts: Open Studios @ Chinatown Courtyard / Mendonca Building (2/3/2017 - 6:00pm - 9pmpm)|
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. More...
| Ong King's First Friday Art and Music Festival - Freaky February First Friday (2/3/2017 - 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...
| Seattle Times Features Article on Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii|
Great article on new trends in Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii More...
| OOSpot Present Get Fresh Fridays at Bar Elixrs (2/3/2017 - 5PM - 2AM)|
DJs GSpot, DV1, Gonzales, Vinve - Food and Libation - Alejandros's - Mexican Food - Full Service Bar - Drink Specials 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...
| First Fridays at Downbeat With Black Square and The Urchinz (2/3/2017 - 9-2am)|
Celebrate the return of live music to First Friday in Chinatown, Honolulu at Downbeat Lounge with performances by local ska groups Black Square and The Urchinz More...
| Restaurant Epic (2/3/2017)|
Hot restaurant downtown. Where art, culture and cuisine meet in perfect harmony. More...
| Mark N. Brown Hawaii Art Available at Punahou School Carnival Art Gallery 2017|
Mark is proud to have multiple Hawaii art images feature at the Punahou School Carnival Art Gallery. Stop by and see great art available for the community. More...
| Association of Hawaii Artists - NEW WEBSITE|
The oldest art organization in Hawaii founded in 1926. More...
| University Of Hawai'i Art Gallery - Art Exhibit: Earth, Sky, Time, Light, Space: The Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby & Coming Events - Coming Events at University of Hawaii Art Gallery More...|
| Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters FEBRUARY 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...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING JANUARY 1-12th, 2017 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS|
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge More...
| Patrick Ching's Hawaii Art Newsletter JANUARY 2017|
Art tips, favorite photos, new TV show, new images, awards, class schedule, new online classes and much more. More...
| SPONSORThe Shipping Shack Freight Service Honolulu Hawaii Video Introduction|
View video on The Shipping Shack A Honolulu, Hawaii based shipping, freight and packing company. Motorcycles, vehicles, machinery, vehicles, artwork, etc... you name it we can do it at discounted rates. More...
| Honolulu African American Film Festival At Honolulu Museum Of Art Doris Duke Theatre|
African-American History month brings the sixth annual Honolulu African American Film Festival. This year, the museum aligns the festival with concerts, a hip-hop education workshop, live theater, and a textile exhibition, with a focus on female voices of African descent. More...
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Buy online in advance and get great discounts and offers from Midas Hawaii. Save BIG $$$. More...
| Hawaii Theatre - COMING FEBRUARY 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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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 7 great profiles of this month
| Association of Hawaii Artists (808) 398- 1863|
The oldest art organization in Hawaii founded in 1926.
| 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 11am -2am Mon - Sat.
| 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!!
| Garry Palm - watercolors 808-626-1528|
One of Hawaii's most sought after artists. A unique and exacting style of watercolor.
| Hanks Cafe Honolulu (808) 5261410|
Original paintings and prints by owner Hank Taufaasau
| Hank Taufaasau (808) 526-1410|
Taufaasau is regarded primarily for his bold renderings of Polynesian people.
| The Dragon Upstairs 808 526 1411|
Hawaii Jazz Club. Featuring some of Hawaii's best jazz entertainers in town.
(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|
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