The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - JUNE 7TH, 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 - JUNE 2019
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Hawaii State Art Museum
- Smith's Union Bar
- Pastel Artists of Hawaii
- Chanel Tanaka - At Ong King First Friday - JUNE 2019!
- HASR Bistro
- Mark Blackburn Gallery / Manu Antiques
| 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: Art, Music and Fashion (6/7/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
The June First Friday is kid-friendly! Live music with Philip Strauss, DJ Tittahbye, Christian Besa Wright, Pow Wow School of Music, Shing02 + Packo + Kai Rigney. Fashion show by Love + Monsters Hawaii (7:30 p.m.). Demos and workshops by Luke Dekneef, Art Explorium, and the Super Awesome Art Squad. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday JUNE 2019 - Every Picture Tells a Story (6/7/2019 - 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...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Ong King: For Realz First Friday (6/7/2019 - 7:30pm - 2am)|
Come on down to the bohemian heart of Honolulu (Ong King on Fort Street) 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... We have fresh, crisp art to tantalize your visual cortex, And musical sounds to get you into the groove, and dancing through the night... come on down to embrace locally sourced, 100% organic, art, performance, music and dance. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - First Friday at Downbeat - Foundation Meets Dancehall (6/7/2019 - 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 and Zion Coptic Sound. More...
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| NEWS - Hawaii State Art Museum - NEW EXHIBIT - YOUNG ARTISTS OF HAWAI'I ART EXHIBIT (2019)|
The Young Artists of Hawai i is a program established by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) to recognize and display student artwork in accordance with Section 9-4, Hawai i Revised Statutes. The program provides an opportunity for students to participate in a juried art exhibition hosted at the Hawai i State Art Museum. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea - Art, Music and Fashion (6/7/2019 - 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. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - The Pegge Hopper Gallery (6/7/2019 - 11am - 4pm)|
The Pegge Hopper Gallery opened in 1983 and is located in historic Chinatown. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Chinatown Artists Lofts: Open Studios @ Chinatown Courtyard / Mendonca Building (6/7/2019 - 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 6-10 p.m. Entrances on Smith and Maunakea near Hotel Street. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Louis Pohl Gallery (6/7/2019 - 5pm - 9pm)|
The Louis Pohl Gallery is dedicated to featuring Hawaii artists whose works reflect the standards of excellence, creativity, and inventive spirit for which its namesake was known during his lifetime. More...
| NEWS - Artist - Chanel Tanaka|
At Ong King First Friday - JUNE 2019! - Asian Influenced Silohuette Style Artist. The artwork features a contemporary Asian silohuette style. Inspired by traditional Japanese Geisha and Samurai, her paintings embody Japanese, lifestyle, culture and architecture. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar JUNE 7TH, 2019|
last update: 6/6/2019 12 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| NEWS - The ARTS at Marks Garage - JUNE 2019 Update|
Find out what's happening this month at The ARTS at Marks! More...
| SPONSOR OFFER - Zoom Teeth Whitening - $389 Special Offer Coupon Discount Sale|
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| NEWS - Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JUNE 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
- APP Artwork Loan
- King Kamehameha I Statue Conservation
- Poetry Out Loud
- Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
- SFCA Board of Commissioners Meetings
- APP Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
- Young Artists of Hawaii Exhibit
- Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
- Holiday Schedule
- Job Opportunities
- Volunteer Opportunities
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Ethiopian Love Restaurant (6/7/2019 - 5pm - 10pm)|
Ethiopian Love Restaurant, 2018 Hale Aina Award winner: Finalist in Best Vegetarian More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - HASR Bistro First Friday Featuring Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson (6/7/2019 - 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...
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Learn how to protect from a fire disaster! More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Next Door First Friday Featuring Live Art, Live Music, Food and More (6/7/2019 - 5pm-2am)|
Next Door Chinatown's Concert Hall & Cinema Lounge. Music Next Door is a multi-media space offering film, music and art. We kick off the night early at 6pm with a positive slew of talented artists selling their exclusive wares at special discounted prices! More...
| SPONSOR OFFER - Midas Hawaii - Exclusive SUMMER SALE Oil Change Online Specials Auto-Repair & Service|
Buy online in advance and save BIG from Midas Hawaii. Oil changes, tire rotations, system flushes, safely checks, gift certificates and much more... More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Indigo Alliance Hawai'i First Friday - Psychic Fair (6/7/2019 - 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...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - HASR Wine Co. Wine Tasting (6/7/2019 - 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...
| NEWS - Hawaii Theatre - COMING JUNE-JULY 2019 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 JUNE 1st - 15th 2019 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS|
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge More...
| NEWS - Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge at Hilton Hawaiian Village 2019 - July 7th 2019 9am - 1:30pm|
The challenge is a fun, community event for both local residents and visitors that features canoe racing and ancient Hawaiian makahiki games. More...
| NEWS - Mango Jam Honolulu at Frank F. Fasi Civic Center at Honolulu Hale June 21, 2019 & June 22, 2019|
A 2 day festival celebrating of one of the most beloved fruits of the island, the MANGO! More...
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 6 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.
| Smith's Union Bar 808.538.9145|
Honolulu's Oldest Bar
| 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.
| Chanel Tanaka - At Ong King First Friday - JUNE 2019! (808)387-1952|
Asian Influenced Silohuette Style Artist. The artwork features a contemporary Asian silohuette style. Inspired by traditional Japanese Geisha and Samurai, her paintings embody Japanese, lifestyle, culture and architecture.
| 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"
| 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...
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Check out our full list of upcoming exhibits, shows and events for the next First Friday. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY NEWS|
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