The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - December 7th, 2018 (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.
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 - DECEMBER 2018
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- The ARTS At Marks Garage
- Ethiopian Love Restaurant
- Nick Black Art
- Pastel Artists of Hawaii
- HASR Bistro
- Bar Elixrs
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
(Back to the top) - View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
| First Friday Event - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: Holiday Jazz (12/7/2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
- Holiday Jazz with Mike Lewis & Friends on the second floor
- Additional activities on the ground floor with the HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x MORI, including:
- Live music with Men in Grey Suits (surf rock)
- DJ Keala Kennelly
- Babs Miyano art pop-up
- Gerard Paul Chocolates tasting
- Shaka Tea tasting
| First Friday News - Honolulu Magazine Features Article on First Friday Honolulu Art Walk|
Great article on First Friday Honolulu Art Walk in Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii More...
| First Friday Event - HASR Bistro First Friday Featuring Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson (12/7/2018 - 4:00 pm - 11:30pm)|
Happy hour entertainment and special dinner menu... reservations recommended. As always, you can purchase a HASR Logo glass for $5. See you there! More...
| First Friday Event - The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday (12/7/2018 - 6 -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...
| SPONSOR - Patrick Ching Online Christmas and Holiday Hawaii Art Sale 2018 - 20% Off ENTIRE WEBSITE!|
View Patrick Ching's Christmas and Holiday Hawaiian art sale.
- 20% off all items on website!
- Free small Gicle'e of your choice (Up to $97 value) any online order of giclee or original over $500 (not including shipping).
- Sale Ends 12/26/2018
| First Friday Event - Hawaii Theatre Center - Kuana's Winter Wonderland - Friday Show (12/7/2018 - 7:30 pm)|
Kuana is back bigger than ever with this supercharged Holiday concert series. Part Holiday, part game show, part Hawaiian music and Hula. 100% fun for the whole family. This is not your ordinary Christmas concert. More...
| First Friday Event - Ong King: 1st Friday - Festive Frolic (12/7/2018 - 7:30pm - 2am)|
The Holidaze are here again, and we are celebrating all of it with halls decked, bells ringing, and dancing lights. Come on down to heart of Honolulu to join in the festivities.... Kava will be flowing, the music will be bumpin', and the dance floor will be filled with creativity. Show up for the art, and stay to dance the night away. More...
| First Friday Event - HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea - First Friday - Winter Swell Opening On First Friday (12/7/2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Join us for our Winter Swell art exhibition featuring local artists Laura Mellow and Steven Kean! Party with celebrity guest DJ and champion big wave surfer Keala Kennelly. Live performance by surf rock band Men In Grey Suits. Pop up by jewelry artist Babs Miyano-Young. Shaka Tea tasting and giveaway. More...
| First Friday Event - First Friday at Downbeat - Foundation Meets Dancehall (12/7/2018 - 5-2am)|
Pressure Down Sounds and Rudies Hi-Fi spin strictly-vinyl all-night reggae grooves for First Friday at Downbeat Lounge. Vintage wax mixes of dancehall, ska, rocksteady and more by guest selectors, Zion Coptic Sounds and Irie-Sistable. More...
| First Friday Event - Indigo Alliance Hawai'i First Friday - Psychic Fair (12/7/2018 - 5pm - 8pm)|
Psychic Fair Discount Readings Come and Check us out INDIGO Alliance Hawai'i is a spiritual energy center in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown, hosting two treatment and reading rooms and a small shop with your conscious living necessities. We will have 15 minute readings for $20 More...
| SPONSOR - HOLIDAY/CHRISTMAS SALE - Hawaiian Gold Jewelry Discount 42% Sale Off Entire Website!|
Hawaii Gold Jewelry .com Sale has been has been launched . Take advantage of the great opportunity. Hawaiian Gold Jewelry..made in Hawaii. 30 Day Money Back Guarantee and free Shipping.! More...
| First Friday Event - Owens & Co. (12/7/2018)|
10% OFF SPECIAL! Owens & Co. is a unique boutique located in the Chinatown Arts district of Honolulu. Owens & Co. offers a fantastic collection of home accessories, gifts, as well as vintage items. Please stop by to check out the shop. More...
| First Friday News - Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts DECEMBER 2018 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
- Patsy T. Mink Sculpture
- Kaua'i artwork rotation
- Biennium Grants Applications
- Call for Artists: Scholastic Art Awards
- Call for Artists: Young Artists of Hawaii
- Call for Schools: Poetry Out Loud
- Professional Development for Classroom Teachers
- First Friday - Holiday Jazz
- Second Saturday - Collage a Card
- Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
- SFCA Board of Commissioners
- APP Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
- Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
- Holiday Schedule
- Job Opportunities
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Hawaii State Government Resources
| First Friday News - SPONSOR - Beauti Goddess Eyelash and Beauty Services - 10-25% Off Online Sale|
BeautiGoddess Lash Studio is a premiere Eyelash Lift Service on Oahu - Honolulu, Hawaii. Lash lifting is an affordable alternative to lash extensions. We also offer lash and brow darkening, facias, waxing, wellness services and more. More...
| First Friday Event - Bar Elixrs - BAR & LOUNGEBar Elixrs (12/7/2018 - 11am-2am)|
Bar Elixrs Intimate lit bar and lounge serving authentic Mexican fusion food, Cocktails, live sports, music & guest DJ's. Open 3pm to close Mon - Sat. More...
| First Friday News - Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters DECEMBER 2018 - 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...
| First Friday Event - Chinatown Artists Lofts: Open Studios @ Chinatown Courtyard / Mendonca Building (12/7/2018 - 6:00pm - 9pm)|
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...
| First Friday News - Midas Hawaii Oil Change Online FALL 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...
| First Friday News - Interactive Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - DECEMBER 7th , 2018|
Last update: 12/6/2018 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| First Friday News - First Friday Art Walk Video - What's Happening Collage|
Watch this great video on First Friday Art Walk featuring some of the merchants/vendors. More...
| First Friday News - The ARTS at Marks Garage - DECEMBER 2018 Update|
Find out what's happening this month at The ARTS at Marks! More...
| First Friday News - Patrick Ching $1000 Commission Oil Christmas Sale|
Patrick Ching be doing a limited number of nice, commission 8"x10", $1,000 original oil paintings before Christmas 2018. A commission oil is an oil painting personally created by Patrick Ching for a collector. More...
| First Friday News - 224 Downtown - Chinatown Condos for Sale Map and Listings - 96813 Zip code - Honolulu Real Estate - Updated 12/2/2018|
Downtown / Chinatown condos for sale. View interactive geographical map of condos for sale in Downtown / Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. Photos, description, and much more. More...
| First Friday News - Bus Detours for DECEMBER 2nd 2018 First Friday - City buses will be DETOURED...get the details More...|
| First Friday News - Hawai'i Watercolor Society's - Latest Newsletter|
The Hawaii Watercolor Society is open to anyone interested in the art of watercolor. Our mission is to nurture and stimulate interest in water media through education, exhibitions, and collaboration with other organizations, associations, and individuals. More...
| First Friday News - Ho'omaluhia New Year 2019 Invitational Exhibition - January 5-27, 2019|
The Association of Hawaii Artists (AHA) is a vibrant non-profit organization. AHA is not only the longest established, but, also the most diverse art organization in Hawaii. More...
| First Friday News - Hawaii Theatre - COMING DECEMBER 2018 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...
| First Friday News - Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING December 1st - 15th 2018 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS|
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge 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 Friday News - Patrick Ching Hawaiian Art Winter / Holiday Sale Newsletter 2018|
Art tips, favorite photos, new TV show, new images, awards, class schedule, new online classes and much more. More...
| First Friday Featured Pages|
Artist, galleries, maps, parking, shopping, restaurants and much more. More...
| Transportation - Car - Bus - Taxi Cab to First Friday|
Great resources to get to First Friday Hawaii Art Walk via bus, car, taxi More...
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Get these great coupons and discounts from our Featured Sponsors. View their profile and fill out the form to receive the offer! Call ernest at 739-9797 to get featured on this page. More...
| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 6 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.
| Ethiopian Love Restaurant (808) 725-7197|
| Nick Black Art 808-391-6258|
The art of Nicholas Black captures the lifestyle and authentic spirit of the Hawaiian culture. View his artwork 4/5/2013 @ Andrew Rose Gallery/A>
| Pastel Artists of Hawaii 808-225-0711|
Pastel Artists of Hawaii (PAH) is an educational, publicly/member supported, non-profit organization to promote awareness of soft pastel as a serious art medium.
| HASR Bistro (808) 533-4277|
Country Style Bistro - A blend of American European Cuisine. Daily specials, fine wines and more. It's a team with passion to provide great food & drink. Terry Kakazu and Executive Chef Rodney Uyehara have join together to a great restaurant in Downtown / Chinatown... "Escape to HASR Bistro where comfort cuisine is created with passion"
| 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.
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| Full List Current Events and Exhibits Calendar|
Check out our full list of upcoming exhibits, shows and events for the next First Friday. More...
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