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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - JUNE 1, 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. NEW ART GALLERY OPEN FOR FIRST FRIDAY...SEE BELOW.

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Profiles Of The Month - JUNE 2018

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  • Hank Taufaasau

  • Hawaii Watercolor Society

  • HASR Bistro

  • Madre Chocolate

  • Jeff Gere, Storyteller

  • Bar Elixrs
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- View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
NEW GALLERY TO CHECK OUT - Mark Blackburn Gallery / Manu Antiques First Friday (6/1/2018 - 5PM - 9PM)

NEW ART GALLERY OPEN FOR FIRST FRIDAY - Est. in 1995, Manu Antiques, formerly Mauna Kea Galleries is home to a world-renowned collection of Hawaiian & Polynesian artifacts, antiques, and artwork. Manu Antiques is a source of Hawaiian and other Polynesian art, artifacts, antiques, and collectibles. The Mark Blackburn Gallery, which opened its doors in the summer of 2017, is our brick-and-mortar space in downtown Honolulu..


Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: Sean Cleland (6/1/2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)

Free, family-friendly evening of art and music at HiSAM! June 2018 performer: Sean Cleland, guitar-based pop, rock, and soul. Admission is always free. More...

Ethiopian Love Restaurant (6/1/2018 - 5pm - 10pm)

Ethiopian Love Restaurant, 2018 Hale Aina Award winner: Finalist in Best Vegetarian More...

The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - FEAST Exhibition Opening pARTy & LIVE Concert (6/1/2018 - 6 -10pm)

JuneFEAST Exhibition, The Finches Will Flourish Opening pARTy followed by LIVE Dance Concert with Jaramak & Good Foot!! More...

Ong King: 1st Friday - First Friday of a Slizzing Summer (6/1/2018 - 7:30pm - 2am)

Summer is almost here! 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 flow arts. Show up for the art, and stay to dance the night away. More...

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First Friday at Madre Chocolate - Flavors of a First Friday (6/1/2018 - 6:00pm - 10:30pm)

Summer is almost here, and we are celebrating with spices, and flavors from around the world to create fresh tastes, rich music, and an experience you won't forget! Come, share the locally made Chocolate We have vast array of endorphin releasing creations - to tantalize your taste buds, excite your ears, Stimulation for your eyes as well... and of course your favorite flavors of Cacao, Hot Chocolate, and Freshly brewed Vanuatu Kava. More...

HASR Wine Co. Wine Tasting (6/1/2018 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

It's that time again...First Friday and the Chinatown Artwalk is on... Please stop in and taste great wines. More...

Ravizza Brownfield Gallery - Exhibit: "OP ART" EXTENDED TO MID-JUNE (6/1/2018 - 6:00 PM)

Ravizza Brownfield Gallery is pleased to announce the first kinetic art exhibit in Hawaii; a solo show of works by Alberto Biasi, titled "OP ART" More...

First Friday at Downbeat - Foundation Meets Dancehall (6/1/2018 - 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, Solomonic Sound, Zacharijah and Irie-Sistable More...

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HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea - June First Friday ArtInTime (6/1/2018 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm)

Join us for First Friday May 4th for the exciting opening of ArtInTime! Over 50 invited artists gave their imaginations free reign in transforming identical small metal boxes into singular expressions of creativity. More...

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JUNE 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
  • Hula Ki i at the KAHOH Conference
  • Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
  • Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
  • APP Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
  • SFCA Board of Commissioners
  • Holiday Schedule
  • Job Opportunities
  • Volunteer Opportunities
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The Naughty Vegan Studio First Friday - May 2018 (6/1/2018 - 7PM - 10PM)

Join us. Vegan food, music and fun - ALL FOR FREE - Welcome to Honolulus number one vegan friendly tattoo parlour. The Naughty Vegan Studio is a place where those who share this passion can unite to help the animals, the Earth, ourselves, and the oppressed. More...

Bar 35 - First Friday! (6/1/2018 - 9-2PM)

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Pacific Dharma Inc. First Friday - LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, KIRTAN (6/1/2018 - 4pm - 6:30pm)

Come celebrate First Friday with Us. CHANT - DANCE - FEAST - Live Music - Bhava hair Band * Free Vegetarian Food * Kirtan * Bhakti Yogo Discourse * Tarot Card Reading * Transcendental Art * 5% off goods and much more - Free Admission - Non-profit center & store for body mind & soul. , Products Include:, Books , Art, Music, Incense, Clothing, Jewelry, Japa, Beads, Home Decor, and more.... Events & Classes Art, Music, Vegetarian Food, Tarot Readings, Kirtan Book Signing , Record Launching, Dance , Hare Krsna, Bhakti. More...

Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING JUNE 1st - 15th 2018 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS

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Plein Air Painting on Location with Mark N. Brown (12 Week Oil/Acrylic Art Class - Honolulu, Hawaii) - Summer Art Class 2018

If you're ready to take your art to a higher level. Let island scenery inspire you. Paint as a group at Oahu's beaches, mountains, and parks. Come prepared to paint at the first meeting, when later locations are announced. Students show their work in a group art show at the end of class, time and place to be determined. Course covers basic acrylic or oil painting for beginning to advanced students. Students provide their own transportation to painting locations. More...

Patrick Ching Hawaiian Art Newsletter Spring 2018

Art tips, favorite photos, new TV show, new images, awards, class schedule, new online classes and much more. More...

Windward Artists Guild - Ultra Show I Exhibit at Pauahi Tower - Runs until August 3, 2018.

The show runs until August 3, 2018 on the second floor of Pauahi Tower. It features art from 27 of our artists. All pieces are for sale with 15% going to support WAG's mission of providing art education grants, workshops, and art exhibits to stimulate arts within the community. More...

Warren Stenberg - Art Suey 2018 - July 2 - 31 at Ho'omaluhia Botanical

Established artists Warren Stenberg, Barb Sumida and Fran Wong encore last year's popular Art Suey exhibit this July 2 - 31 at Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden Main Gallery. Art Suey- 2018 features another fanciful eclectic mix of new and recent works by the treo. More...

Hawai'i Watercolor Society's - Call to Artist - Open Show

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...

Hawai'i Watercolor Society's - Latest Newsletter

Get the latest news, event and more! More...

Join us to Support the June FEAST Exhibition and Celebrate the Power of Public Art!

This show is a collaborative effort between the artist, ARTS at Marks Garage, and Hawaii FEAST to benefit Child and Family Services, which provides safe spaces for transitioning women, children, and families. More...

Hawaii Theatre - COMING JUNE 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...

The ARTS at Marks Garage - JUNE 2018 Update

Find out what's happening this month at The ARTS at Marks! More...

The 47th Annual Association Of Hawaii Artist (AHA) Contemporary Show 2018

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...

Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - JUNE 1ST, 2018

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- 5 great profiles of this month
Mark Blackburn Gallery / Manu Antiques (808) 227-2931

NEW ART GALLERY OPEN FOR FIRST FRIDAY - Est. in 1995, Manu Antiques, formerly Mauna Kea Galleries is home to a world-renowned collection of Hawaiian & Polynesian artifacts, antiques, and artwork. More...
Hanks Cafe Honolulu (808) 5261410
Original paintings and prints by owner Hank Taufaasau
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.
Roberta Oaks, Hawaii 808.428.1214
A collection composed of vintage-modern menswear and Mod-vibed dresses is the brainchild of photographer and collage artist, turned self-taught fashion designer, Roberta Oaks.
Kahi Ching Art Studio 808-561-1032
Painting, woodwork and bonsai fine art from Hawaiian artist Kahi Ching. With an entrepreneurial attitude and over 30 years as an artist, he created Kahi Gallery (2006), an extension of his own artistic and technical vision, a place where he can be an artist full time.
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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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