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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - August 7th, 2020.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)ALERT Please note some venues will be closed or operating in a limited capacity (take out only, social distancing, etc). Please visit the venue's related website to confirm their plans for August 7th, 2020 First Friday.

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Profiles Of The Month - AUGUST 2020

View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
  • Louis Pohl Gallery

  • Downbeat Diner and Lounge

  • Chanel Tanaka

  • Windward Artists Guild
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- View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts AUGUST 2020 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.
In This Issue
  • SFCA CARES Act Relief Fund
  • SFCA Grantee Spotlight
  • Economic Impact of COVID-19
  • AFTA COVID-19 Arts Impact Survey
  • Professional Development for Teachers
  • Get Ready for the 2021 Hawai i Regional Scholastic Art Awards Competition
  • Artists in the Schools (School Year 2020)
  • ArtVentures
  • Art in Public Places Hawai i
  • Public Art Archive
  • Upcoming Exhibit Visits
  • New Exhibit at the Hawai i State Art Museum
  • Hawaii State Art Museum in the News
  • Holiday Schedule
  • SFCA Board Meeting Schedule
  • Job Opportunities
  • Volunteer Opportunities
Windward Artists Guild Show 2020

We are pleased to announce that the latest Windward Artists Guild Show is now available to view! Featuring 32 artists, 107 beautiful art works, and awards selected by accomplished Maui artist Carmen Gardner. Most of the art in the show is available for purchase with the click of a button (with shipping and taxes included) to make it an easy process to get a beautiful new piece of art! More...

Honolulu's Amended Order - Limit On Gatherings To No More Than 10 People Approved For Oahu

Mayor Kirk Caldwell today announced that Governor David Ige has approved the City and County of Honolulu's amended order that limits indoor and outdoor social gatherings to no more than ten people, regardless of household/living unit affiliation. This is effective immediately. More...

Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters AUGUST 2020 - 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...

Hawaii Art Tip Video - Drawing a Tiger Shark - by Patrick Ching

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Hawaii Theatre - COMING AUGUST 2020 - NOVEMBER 2020 EVENTS

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Mark N. Brown Art Show and Exhibit at Morning Brew Coffee and Bistro (Kailua) from July 7th,2020 to September 7th, 2020 - View Images

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Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i luna - Exhibit Of Hawaiian Art Opens At The Hawai i State Art Museum

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Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i luna - Exhibit Of Hawaiian Art Opens At The Hawai i State Art Museum

"Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i luna" exhibit of Hawaiian art opens at the Hawai i State Art Museum in downtown Honolulu on Monday, July 13, 2020 More...

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Mayor's Order 2020-22 - Restrictions Placed In City Parks Due To COVID-19 Surge

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City Adds Affordable Housing With 754 Mccully Street Property

The Department of Land Management completed the acquisition of a three story apartment building at 754 McCully Street to add to the City's affordable housing rental portfolio. The building consists of eight large one-bedroom units and two large two-bedroom units. Each unit comes with a large usable l nai and all units were fully renovated at the time of acquisition with new flooring, new kitchen cabinets and appliances, new bathroom cabinets and fixtures, and a fresh coat of paint. More...

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- 5 great profiles of this month
Louis Pohl Gallery (808) 521-1812
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.
Downbeat Diner and Lounge 808-533-2328
American diner food favorites with vegetarian options on everything. Lounge located right next door to Chinatown's favorite little Diner. FF Event - Joe Agogo of Jetsetter Productions will proudly debut Club Underground
Chanel Tanaka (808)387-1952
Asian Influenced Silohuette Style Artist. The artwork features a contemporary Asian silohuette style. Inspired by traditional Japanese Geisha and Samurai, her paintings embody Japanese, lifestyle, culture and architecture.
Windward Artists Guild
WAG (Windward Artists Guild) is a non-profit artists guild offering group juried exhibits, workshops, educational grants, and social opportunities with other art lovers. Founded by a group of windward Oahu artists (Gini McCall, Rosalie Prussing, Lucille Cooper, and Betty Decker with the assistance of Juliette May Fraser and David Ash) in 1960, its first event was an art auction to benefit Castle Hospital. The charitable roots of the foundation continue to today with grants to local art teachers and art events that increase interest in the arts.
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Full List Current Events and Exhibits Calendar

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