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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - February 2, 2024 (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

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

  • Colleen Wilcox Art

  • Pastel Artists of Hawaii

  • Adam Weston Art - Studio & Gallery - Downtown - Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii
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- View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
FF EVENT - Capitol Modern - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday - February 2024 - Featuring Punahele, Art Exhibits and More (2/2/2024 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)

Free, family-friendly evening of art and music. More...

FF EVENT - Downtown Art Center Presents - Pacific New Media Presents: Contemporary Photography in Hawaiʻi 2024 (2/2/2024 - 5:30 to 8 p.m)

This juried exhibition of individual and themed portfolio photographic images by photographers who are residents of Hawaiʻi is the Fifteenth Annual Survey Exhibition sponsored by Pacific New Media Foundation. All artists using photographic processes were encouraged to apply: analog or digital, color or B&W, alternative processes and mixed media explorations. Contemporary Photography in Hawaii 2024 offers artists a venue for showing their work and provides a snapshot of the “state of the art” of photography in Hawaiʻi. More...

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts FEBRUARY 2024 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...

FF EVENT - Arts at Marks Garage First Friday - FEBRUARY 2024 - ONCE UPON A TIME exhibit (2/2/2024 - 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. More...

FF EVENT - Downtown Art Center Presents "Dreams of Waking: Mind-Bending Collage Art by Jeff Gere," (2/2/2024 - 5:30 to 8 p.m)

*Show Extended! Join us for the First Friday Closing Reception Friday, February 2 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. - Come marvel at how photographic realism can be bent into surreal visual logic through these gorgeous handcrafted paper collages, bizarre images which tell a poetic story. Titles include “The Great Hall of Dreams,” “The Gatekeeper,” “Portrait as a REM Cycle,” “Zen on REM,” “Coat of Slumber,” Behind the Veil,” and more.  More...

FF 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 Presents - Current Classroom Exhibition - Learning Curves: Watercolor Artwork Created by DAC Art Students in Dwayne Adams’ ClassOn View Until February 24, 2024 (2/2/2024 - 5:30 to 8 p.m)

This exhibition showcases the work of DAC art students in watercolor classes under the direction of teaching artist Dwayne Adams. Find out what art classes DAC offers! More...

FF NEWS - Great Aloha Run & Expo - Honolulu Hawaii 2024

Get your mind and feet ready for the 40th Annual Hawaii Pacific Health Great Aloha Run! February 19, 2024. More...

FF NEWS - Mark N. Brown Hawaii Art Available at 2024 Punahou Carnival Art Gallery - Friday, February 2, 2024 11 a.m. -- 11 p.m., Saturday, February 3, 2024 11 a.m. -- 9 p.m.

Mark is proud to have multiple Hawaii art images feature at the Punahou School Carnival Art Gallery. Punahou Carnival Art Gallery is blasting off into a virtual world filled with one-of-a-kind art pieces, exquisite jewelry and out-of-this-world sculptures. This event is one of the largest and most anticipated art shows in Hawai‘i featuring over a thousand pieces by several hundred Hawai‘i artists..INCLUDING 15+ ORIGINALS FROM HAWAII ARTIST MARK N. BROWN Click on link to see great Hawaiian art available for the community. More...

FF EVENT - VNTG, Inc - a Furniture Store Special First Friday Event (2/2/2024 - 6pm)

VNTG, Inc. is a tech startup disguised as a furniture store. We specialize in mid-century modern, vintage and contemporary design. Our goal is to help you find pieces that will perfectly complete your interior design goals and fit your unique style and budget. Join us Friday evening for some fun and festivities with our special guests @solandmer ! Plus a one night special - 10% off everything in store! Starts at 6pm @firstfridayhawaiiartwalk More...

FF NEWS - The Magical Mystery Show at Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel - $20 Off Coupons, Discounts, Promo Codes, Free Offers, Sales - Oahu, Waikiki Honolulu, Hawaii

Best Magic Show in Oahu, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii - Travel back in time to a "London Salon" for a truly magical show brought to you by our world-class magicians. Like the parlour magicians of the old era, they will mystify you with illusions at The Magical Mystery Show! Join us at the Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel to see the miracles of magic for yourself. GET $20 OFF OR FREE MAGIC KIT ($25 VALUE) More...

FF EVENT - NextDoor First Friday - Centered Presents - Phycho Glam (2/2/2024 - 10pm - 2am)

We’re excited to bring you a new era for Centered Hawaii, PSYCHO GLAM! Dress in your grooviest 70’s attire and meet us under the disco ball for a night of classic disco, nu-disco, indie-disco, italo disco and house music rinsed by your Centered Residents + Guest DJ’s. It’s a Disco-Delight at Psycho Glam! Sip on some retro drinks at the funkiest bar in town every Friday starting January 5th, 2024. No Cover with RSVP every week (some First Friday exceptions). 21+ More...

FF EVENT - Bar 35 - First Friday! (2/2/2024 - 4pm-2am)

Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. More...

FF EVENT - Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar FEBRUARY 2nd, 2024

last update:2/1/2024 Interactive map of event calendar. More...

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FF NEWS - Saint Louis School OPEN HOUSE - February 25, 2024 1pm

The event will take place in the Dr. Richard T. Mamiya Theatre and will include classroom tours to meet faculty members and a campus tour. Founded in 1846, Saint Louis School is Hawaii's only all-boys school and offers a K-12 college- preparatory program that includes award-winning extracurricular programs in performing arts, mathematics and athletics More...

FF NEWS - Capitol Modern - The Hawai‘i State Art Museum February 2024 Events

Capitol Modern is eager for the public to experience this next chapter in their evolution as the people’s museum, and the opportunity to reach diverse audiences in all Hawai‘i communities. More...

FF EVENT - Proof Social Club First Friday - Live Punk With Yolo Ono (2/2/2024 - See notes for times)

Proof is Downtown pub tucked away on Chaplain Lane at the old Mercury Bar location. Featuring a rotating selection of draft craft beers, artisan pizza, and a pool table, Proof is a traditional styled pub-- a family friendly bar with a satisfying menu. More...

FF NEWS - "Love Never Felt So Good" At The 53rd Senior Valentine Dance!

You are invited to a celebration of love and k puna vitality as the 53rd Annual Senior Valentine Dance returns to the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall on Tuesday, February 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon! More...

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FF NEWS - University Of Hawai'i Art Gallery - CURRENT & COMING EXHIBITS

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FF NEWS - Waikiki Beach Activities at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Surf Lessons, SUP Yoga, Boat Cruises - Great Prices and Offers

BOOK NOW! Book your activity, surf lessons, sup yoga, boat cruise at great prices in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii. More...

FF NEWS - FEBRUARY 2024 FIRE SAFETY TIP - Electrical Safety And Home Fires

Electronics can be a fire hazard if not maintained or used correctly. In fact, electrical malfunctions is a top cause of home fires. Here are a few tips on electrical safety to prevent home fires. More...

FF NEWS - FEBRUARY 2024 ESTATE & TRUST TIP - How to Prepare for Estate Planning

It is good to plan your estate planning at the beginning of the year and actually follow through with it while you can. Here are some tips. More...

FF NEWS - Best Pack and Ship Hawaii Services - Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii - Coupons and Discounts

The is your premiere resource to learn all about the best packing, shipping and freight services on the Island of Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii. More...

FF NEWS - Hawai‘i Kai Lions Club To Patch Sidewalks In Hawai‘i Kai

Members of the Hawai'i Kai Lions Club will inspect and patch concrete sidewalk hazards along Kealahou Street, between Hawai'i Kai Drive and Mokuhano Street, as part of the District 50 Lions' Safe Sidewalks initiative. More...

FF 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...

FF NEWS - Lions Club Partners With City To Install 20 Rescue Tubes From Kawaikui To Kailua

In the continued effort to improve the safety of ocean-goers venturing into our island's coastal waters, the City is pleased to announce the realization of a partnership with the Lions Club to make 20 rescue tubes publicly available along roughly 20 miles of Oahu's southern and Windward shores. More...

FF NEWS - Hawaiian Electric - Energy Conservation, Savings and Efficiency Tips

REDUCE YOUR ELECTRIC BILL! - Looking for ways to reduce the amount of energy you use and save money? Practical tips to conserve energy, manage your bills and protect the planet! More...

FF NEWS - City Makes Kapahulu Road Test Site Full Service

The city's newest road test site has been expanded to a full-service operation. More...

FF NEWS - American Red Cross Hawaii Volunteer Opportunities - Volunteer to Support Maui Community

With your help, the promise of neighbor helping neighbor in times of trouble becomes a reality and our communities become safer places to live. Show your aloha and become a volunteer for the American Red Cross in Hawaii. More...

FF NEWS - City Takes Bold Stride Towards Affordable Living And Urban Renaissance

In a groundbreaking move which will reshape the City's future, Mayor Rick Blangiardi proudly announced on Friday the successful acquisition of prime properties in Iwilei by the City and County of Honolulu's Department of Land Management. These strategic acquisitions will pave the way for vibrant affordable housing, complete streets, and new connectivity to the K wili Skyline station, catalyzing the development of a new transit-oriented development (TOD) community in the heart of Honolulu. More...

FF NEWS - Pro Home Repair LLC - John Hansen - Oahu, Downtown-Chinatown, Honolulu, Hawaii Handyman Construction Work

If it breaks I can fix it. If it needs to be built I can build it. If it needs to be installed I can install it. I will do the job with the upmost honesty and expertise. We are a one stop shop that takes pride in everything that we do. All work is guaranteed. Many referrals available upon request. More...

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Self-Service Kiosks Meeting Record Demand For Renewing Vehicle Registrations

The more than 156,000 Oahu motorists who renewed their vehicle registrations at self-service kiosks in 2023 were the most ever at these bright yellow touch-screen terminals in the City and County of Honolulu. More...

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Learn how to protect from a fire disaster! This program is FREE for your entire family and could mean the difference in saving your loved ones in the event of a fire emergency. HERO Fire Protection will also provide you with a FREE Emergency Preparedness Kit ($60 value) More...

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We focus on sharing with you great videos and tips on how to SAVE MONEY, maintain your vehicle and stay safe on the road. Also new online products and more. More...

Hawaii Artist Mark N Brown Newsletter February 2024

This issue features art tip, special events, murals, special offers, new art, photos and much more...

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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.
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.
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.
Adam Weston Art - Studio & Gallery - Downtown - Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii (808) 286-7415
Adam's recent artwork is related, in particular, to a technique famous in Shikoku, the region in which he live. Japanese "Urushi" (lacquerware), involves the build-up and polishing of multiple layers of deep color upon intricately carved or textured surfaces. After 10 years of living in Japan, New York City abstract artist Adam Weston has opened a new studio & gallery in Chinatown!
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