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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - AUGUST 4th, 2023 (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

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  • Hawaii State Art Museum

  • Digital Art Society of Hawaii (DASH)

  • Watercolors by Linda Bachrach
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- View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
FF EVENT - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday - AUGUST 2023 - Analiese of The Mauve and Evan Khay! New Exhibit: CREATURES AND CHARACTERS (8/4/2023 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)

Analiese of The Mauve joins us back on the Sculpture Garden stage after an opening performance by Evan Khay! Exhibit: The “Creatures and Characters” exhibit highlights a variety of narrative artworks from the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA). Through a diverse mix of media and artistic approaches, the depictions of creatures and characters suggest stories and ideas that unfold in surprising, unusual, and amusing ways. More...

FF EVENT - Downtown Art Center First Friday Presents - Hawaii Handweavers' Hui & The Glass Fusion Collective presents: Surrounded by Water (8/4/2023 - 5:30 to 8 p.m)

“Surrounded by Water,” a juried exhibition presented by the Hawaiʻi Handweavers’ Hui and The Glass Fusion Collective, opens August 2-19 in the Downtown Art Center Main Gallery at 1041 Nu’uanu Ave., 2nd floor. More...

FF EVENT - The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - Exhibit: IT'S ELEMENTAL (8/4/2023 - 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. 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...

FF EVENT - 11th Hour @ Nextdoor First Friday (8/4/2023 - See notes)

ne of the most popular and booked cover bands in Hawaii. 11th Hour is a high energy, genuine cover band that takes you on a fun-filled musical journey through the 70's, 80's, 90's, and also, today’s rock hits. More...

NEWS - Hawaii Theatre - COMING 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...

FF EVENT - Downtown Art Center First Friday Presents - Celebrates The Centennial Legacy Of Artists John And Kate Kelly (8/4/2023 - 5:30 to 8 p.m)

An historic centennial exhibition, ‘100 Years in Hawaiʻi,’ presented by the John and Kate Kelly Estate at Downtown Art Center celebrates the legacy of renowned artist John Melville Kelly (1878-1962), a master printmaker, and his wife Kate Harland Kelly (1882-1964), an accomplished sculptor and important cultural photographer of the Native Hawaiian people from the 1930s to 1950s. More...

FF EVENT - Bar 35 - First Friday! (8/4/2023 - 4pm-2am)

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

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NEWS - 82nd Annual Nā Hula Festival at Kapiolani Park - Kapi‘olani Park Aug. 6, 2023

Everyone is invited to enjoy the grace and beauty of hula, along with the harmonious tunes of the Royal Hawaiian Band, at Kapi‘olani Park this weekend as part of the 82nd Annual Nā Hula Festival! This time-honored event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Sunday, Aug. 6, within the park’s historic bandstand. More...

FF EVENT - Proof Social Club First Friday - Brighter Side of Sol & TRANCES (8/4/2023 - See notes for times)

Brighter Side of Sol specializes in fusing ethnic-cultural music with the funk. Formed in the spring of 2021, TRANCES brings an eclectic sound that leans into the genres of garage/psych/indie rock. More...

NEWS - Hawai i State Art Museum Events and Exhibits - AUGUST 2023

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...

FF EVENT - HASR Wine Co. Wine Tasting (8/4/2023 - See notes for times)

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NEWS - Honolulu Parks And Rec Unveils New Digital Map Of Play Facilities, Updated Beach/Ocean Access Resource

Looking for the closest playground for your keiki to enjoy? How about a fitness station to break a sweat during an outdoor workout? The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is pleased to announce the launch of a new interactive park map in a series of online tools designed to better connect you with the City’s recreational resources! More...

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NEWS - Lei Day Celebration Themes, Featured Flora Selected For Next Four Years

Like a gardener tending their p ka (plants) ahead of lei making, or the crew of a wa'a (canoe) charting their course ahead of a voyage, the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is pleased to announce the themes and featured flora for the next four Lei Day Celebrations! More...

NEWS - Dog Park At Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park Reopening July 31, 2023

The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is pleased to announce the scheduled reopening of the off-leash dog park at Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park on Monday, July 31, 2023. More...

NEWS - Sky Auto Repair Launches New Website - Kaimuki Honolulu, Hawaii

Sky Auto Repair is a family owned and operated auto repair facility specializing in conventional and JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) cars. More...

NEWS - City's First Dedicated Pickleball Complex Opens For Play!

Following a blessing at Ke‘ehi Lagoon Beach Park today, the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation’s (DPR) opened its first dedicated pickleball complex for public play! More...

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NEWS - Board Of Parks And Recreation Relaunching With Eight New Nominees

Mayor Rick Blangiardi and the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) are proud to announce eight new nominees to the Board of Parks and Recreation, a volunteer board created to advise DPR on recreational, cultural, and public entertainment opportunities at City parks and facilities. More...

NEWS - Ala Moana Dental Care Is Open For Emergency Dental Care Services, Teeth Cleaning, And Other Dental Services

Now open 7 Days a Week, 6am - 8pm for your emergency dental care, teeth cleanings and general dental services. Please know that we have further heightened our already extremely rigid sterilization procedures to keep our patients safe. Our number one priority preventing the spread of COVID-19 in our community. More...

NEWS - City To Expand Passport Service To Wahiawa Satellite City Hall

The Wahiaw Satellite City Hall will begin accepting U.S. passport applications on an appointment-only basis beginning Monday, July 10. More...

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NEWS - Mahalo Oahu! Park Water Reduction Efforts Exceed Expectations

Goal surpassed! A year after the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) asked for your help to reduce water usage in City parks, billing numbers indicate the fresh water usage by the department decreased by more than 15.4%. More...

NEWS - City Launching Express Road Test Service At Kapahulu Site

2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, on an appointment-only basis. An estimated 30 appointment slots will be available daily for the road test express service. Appointments must be booked online at Appointments will also become available by 4 p.m. today for the week of Monday, July 10, 2023. More...

NEWS - Pearlridge Satellite City Hall Announces Changes To Business Hours

The city's largest satellite city hall is reversing course and will resume its traditional 9-to-5 business hours, starting Monday July 3. More...

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Hawaii Artist Mark N Brown Newsletter August 2023

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Hawaii Estate & Trust Fiduciary Services Newsletter August 2023

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- 3 great profiles of this month
Hawaii State Art Museum (808) 586-0307
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 Hawaii.
Digital Art Society of Hawaii (DASH) 808 256-6606
Supporting all fine artists melding their traditional disciplines with digital imaging
Watercolors by Linda Bachrach 808-926-9178
Hawaii Watercolor Society artist who loves to paint cats and dogs in an imaginative style.
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Full List Current Events and Exhibits Calendar

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