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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - DECEMBER 6TH, 2019 (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 - DECEMBER 2019
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Hawaii State Art Museum
- Hawaii Craftsmen
- Colleen Wilcox Art
- Garry Palm - watercolors
- Smith's Union Bar
- HASR Bistro
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: Art, Music and Fashion - DECEMBER 2019 (12/6/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Free, all-ages evening of art, music and fashion at HiSAM! Free, family-friendly evening of art and music at HiSAM! All museum galleries will be open. Ground floor, second floor, and outdoor Sculpture Garden of the No 1. Capitol District building (250 South Hotel St., corner of Richards and S. Hotel). More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday + Gathering Glass Opening Reception (12/6/2019 - 6 -10pm)|
"Gathering Glass," which is sponsored by Hawai'i Craftsmen, is named both for the molten glass that is "gathered" onto the end of a blowpipe, and for the glass community re-connecting and celebrating at The ARTS at Marks Garage. This show differs from many of the annual glass shows hosted at Marks since 2003 by offering prizes, free entry, and return shipping for selected work shipped from neighbor islands. A retail opportunity and hot glass demonstration are also expected to be included. More...
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| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Ong King's - First Friday -First Friday Festivus Flow (12/6/2019 - 7:30pm - 2am)|
The season of ghosts and goblins is upon us - as well as the harvest of seasons past, and the thinning of the veil to commune with those who have past to the other side. To celebrate, we hare having a fun, fright filled night of Music, Art and Dance to let all of the monsters mash, the ghouls peek, and the people to get down. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea - Art, Music and Fashion - Winter Swell Surf Art Exhibition (12/6/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
MORI by Art+Flea's purpose is to showcase a compelling environment that embraces the spirit of O ahu's creative local businesses with the intention of fusing community with creativity. At MORI, not only can customers find unique and thoughtfully crafted goods, but we also provide opportunities for them to witness and experience what Hawai i's small business scene is about through various in-store workshops and pop-up events. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Owens & Co. (12/6/2019)|
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 EVENT - First Friday At Downbeat Lounge - Foundation Meets Dancehall (12/6/2019 - 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 selectors Irie-Sistable, Lethal Selecta and Pacific Sounds Outernational. More...
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| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Ethiopian Love Restaurant (12/6/2019 - 5pm - 10pm)|
Ethiopian Love Restaurant, 2018 Hale Aina Award winner: Finalist in Best Vegetarian More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Next Door First Friday Featuring Live Art, Live Music, Food and More (12/6/2019 - 5pm-2am)|
Nextdoor features a strong list of musical and art talent. Drink specials drink specials and more drink specials! Arrive early as we have been hitting capacity by 11pm! See you all for another amazing FF in Chinatown! More...
| NEWS - Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters DECEMBER 2019 - 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 - Bar Elixrs - BAR & LOUNGE (12/6/2019 - 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...
| NEWS - Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar DECEMBER 6th, 2019|
last update: 12/5/20199 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Bar 35 - First Friday! (12/6/2019 - 9-2PM)|
Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. Open 4pm-2am. Happy hour deals from 4-8pm. DJs and dancing. Cover after 9pm. More...
| NEWS - Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts DECEMBER 2019 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
- Call for Artists
- Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture 2020
- Arts Education: Poetry Out Loud
- Arts Education: Professional Development
- Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
- SFCA in the news
- Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
- Holiday Schedule
- Job Opportunities
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Hawaii State Government Resources
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar DECEMBER 6TH, 2019|
last update: 12/5/2019 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Indigo Alliance Hawai'i First Friday (12/6/2019 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm)|
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...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - HASR Bistro First Friday Featuring Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson (12/6/2019 - 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 SUPPORTER - Midas Hawaii - Exclusive WINTER SALE Oil Change Online Specials Auto-Repair & Service|
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| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Hukilau Honolulu First Friday (12/6/2019 - 6pm - 9pm)|
Free concert, drink specials and try our new mojito menu and sushi specials. 1st friday will have live music from 6-830pm. We also have happy hour all night every friday, which includes $3 flavored martinis and house wine, and bud light, $4 draft beers, and discounted pupus. More...
| NEWS - University Of Hawai'i Department Of Art + Art History - EXHIBITS & Annual Glass & Ceramics Holiday Sale! - The annual Glass + Ceramics Holiday Sale features great holiday gifts! Check off your gift list and support the art students and the Department of Art + Art History, UHM. More...|
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| NEWS - Hawaii Theatre - COMING DECEMBER 2019 - JANUARY 2020 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...
| 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...
| NEWS - Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) - Call To Artist - Ho'omaluhia Gardens In Kaneohe During The Month Of January. - 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...|
| 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...
| NEWS - Great Aloha Run & Expo - Honolulu Hawaii 2020|
Hawai‘i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run is a road race that takes place annually in Honolulu, Hawaii on the third Monday in February (Presidents' Day in the United States). The Great Aloha Run Sports, Health & Fitness Expo targets the fastest growing world of adventure, action sports, leisure activities, health and wellness. The Expo includes a faceted array of exhibit booths offering unique products and services, great entertainment, workshops and much more! More...
| NEWS - Self-Service Vehicle Registration Kiosks Reopen|
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
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| 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.
| Hawaii Craftsmen (808)521-3282|
A tradition of excellence. Hawai'i Craftsmen support high standards of quality among member craftsmen who work in clay, fiber, glass metal, mixed media and wood. Increasing awareness of fine crafts since 1966.
| Colleen Wilcox Art |
Colleen Malia Wilcox is an artist living in Honolulu, Hawaii. She creates acrylic on canvas paintings, as well as designs for surfboards and accessories.
| Garry Palm - watercolors 808-626-1528|
One of Hawaii's most sought after artists. A unique and exacting style of watercolor.
| Smith's Union Bar 808.538.9145|
Honolulu's Oldest Bar
| 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"
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