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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - August 6th, 2021 (see details below). Come on down to Chinatown/Downtown from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm (with after hour activities until 12:00 am) and visit the galleries and merchants and enjoy their impressive array of exhibits and events.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)ALERT Please note some venues will be closed or operating in a limited capacity (take out only, limited seating, etc) for AUGUST 2021 First Friday Below are multiple news links, art news, resources and tips to help keep you current.

Also check out the news section below for interesting news going on in the Downtown / Chinatown and art community.

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Profiles Of The Month - AUGUST 2021

View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
  • The ARTS At Marks Garage

  • Gyotaku by Naoki

  • Garry Palm - watercolors

  • Windward Artists Guild
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- View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
Downtown Art Center - EXHIBITION "HOʻOPUKA: TO EMERGE -- THE LOVE OF HULA" (8/6/2021 - See notes for times)

Downtown Art Center at 1041 Nuʻuanu Ave., Second Floor, in Chinatown Gateway Plaza, is honored to host “Hoʻopuka: To Emerge—The Love of Hula,” a showcase of art that has been inspired by Hawaiʻi’s native dance. More...

The Arts At Marks Garage August 2021 First Friday - EXHIBIT - " Being In Time" (8/6/2021 - See notes for times)

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. Being in Time", our exhibit for the month of August with pieces from 8 different artists who explore the duality of existing and being present. More...

FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS - COVID-19 ALERT! (COVID-19 ALERT - See notes / visit website)

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 First Friday. Please check out our news section for latest updates. Stay Safe!. More...

Next Door First Friday Featuring Live Art, Live Music, Food and More - Featuring - Liam Moleta (8/6/2021 - See notes)

Deep in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown is Nextdoor, Hawaii's underground art and music haven. From jazz and hip hop to electronic dance music, heavy metal, and everything in between, musical legends have called this concert hall home.'' More...

State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) - "Altered States" Exhibit at Hawaii State Art Museum Opens this Friday, August 6, 2021

Through a selection of work from the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), “Altered States” explores a variety of imaginative and unusual realms, through painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, fiber and sculpture. “Altered States” opens Friday, August 6 at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum in downtown Honolulu. Free admission. Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. More...

HASR Wine Co. Wine Tasting (8/6/2021 - See notes for times)

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Bar 35 - First Friday! (8/6/2021 - 4pm-12am)

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Scarlet Honolulu - First Fridays 21+ (8/6/2021 - 7PM-12AM)

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Black Cat Tattoo Studio (8/6/2021 - See notes for times)

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Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts AUGUST 2021 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...

Waikiki Beach Activities at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Now Open with COVID-19 Safety Measures

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Patrick Ching Hawaiian Art Newsletter August 2021

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City To Implement New Police Enforcement Plan In Chinatown

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Hawaii Theatre - COMING EVENTS

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Adam Grimm Photo Wall Art - Sunset - Waikiki - Diamond Head - Kaimana Beach - Brushed Aluminum In Gold Photo Large Format Wall Art Photo Print

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Hawaii State Art Museum Current Exhibitions and Collections

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Hawaii FEAST - Call for Artist Proposals - A ala Park Public Art Project

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Hawaii's Longest Running, Annual , Non-Competitive Hula Event Debuts Virtually

As we continue to perpetuate the Hawaiian culture through the artistry and grace of hula under pandemic circumstances, the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is proud to debut the 80th Annual Nā Hula Festival virtually. More...

Downtown Art Center - Call To Artists For The "Architects As Artists" Exhibition At Downtown Art Center

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State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) American Rescue Plan (ARP) Grants For Hawaii Artists And Cultural Practitioners

The SFCA American Rescue Plan (ARP) Recovery Grant supporting eligible Hawai i artists and cultural practitioners opens August 1, 2021 and closes September 30, 2021. The grant request amount is $7,225 and there is no match requirement. More...

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Free Mini Portrait Shoots - Hawaii photographer Adam Grimm @ DADA Salon At The Ala Moana Hotel - August 14, 2021 11am - 4pm

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The Draft Oahu Pedestrian Plan Is Available For The Public's Review

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Blaisdell Center Awarded Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

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Honolulu Zoo Welcomes Four New Female Penguins

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- 4 great profiles of this month
The ARTS At Marks Garage (808) 521-2903
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.
Gyotaku by Naoki 808 234 6555
Hawaiian Fish Print originals and reproductions and hand crafted solid koa wood frames.
Garry Palm - watercolors 808-626-1528
One of Hawaii's most sought after artists. A unique and exacting style of watercolor.
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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- Lots of events and ongoing activities posted for the month.
Full List Current Events and Exhibits Calendar

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