The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - June 5th, 2020 (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.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Please note some venues will be closed or operating in a limited capacity (take out only, social distancing, etc). Please visit the venue's related website to confirm their plans for June 5th, 2020 First Friday. .
Below are muliptle news links, resources, tips related to COVID-19 to help keep you current.
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 - JUNE 2019
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- The ARTS At Marks Garage
- BAR 35
- Lanikai Sugar Co. - Susan Benay
- Black Cat Tattoo Studio
- Ethiopian Love Restaurant
- Indigo Alliance Hawai'i
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
(Back to the top) - View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS - COVID-19 ALERT! - Please note some venues will be closed or operating in a limited capacity (take out only, social distancing, etc). Please visit the venue's related website to confirm their plans for June 5th, 2020 First Friday. Please check out our news section for latest COVID-19 updates. Stay Safe!
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday. Close To the Public: FREE Online concert! (6/5/2020 - See notes / visit website)|
No in-person First Friday scheduled at the Hawai i State Art Museum. A free online concert by R&B/soul singer-songwriter Keilana will be on the Hawai i State Art Museum's Instagram Live from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday (6/5/2020 - See notes / visit website)|
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...
| NEWS - Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JUNE 2020 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
- Creative Industries and the Economy
- Engaging Students Through the Arts
- CARES Act Relief Grants
- AFTA COVID-19 Arts Impact Survey
- Arts Activities and Resources Page
- Teaching Artists Institute
- Art in Public Places Hawai i
- Public Art Archive
- Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
- Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
- Holiday Schedule
- Job Opportunities
- Volunteer Opportunities
| NEWS - COVID-19 Household Hardship Relief Fund Program|
Today Mayor Kirk Caldwell and the City and County of Honolulu's COVID-19 Household Hardship Relief Fund (HHRF) program launched in partnership with Aloha United Way and the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA). The relief fund will begin with $25 million targeted to assist those hardest hit with basic needs, such as rent or mortgage, eligible utilities, childcare, and other necessary expenses. More...
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| NEWS - Honolulu Department Of Parks And Recreation (DPR) Unveil A New Online Reservation System|
Parks and Recreation Online System, PROS, available to public beginning Wednesday, June 3 at 12 noon. More...
| NEWS - Mountain Apple Company - The Mountain Apple Company - Happy 61st Birthday IZ! - Google Doodle Honors Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwoʻole|
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in the U.S., on May 20th, 2020, Google is celebrating Native Hawaiian singer-songwriter "IZ" Kamakawiwoʻole on his 61st birthday with an animated video Doodle overlayed to his iconic version of "Over The Rainbow", WATCH VIDEO AND GET THE DETAILS. More...
| NEWS - Food Assistance Program To Recently Unemployed Set To Conclude|
A public-private partnership between the City and County of Honolulu, the Bank of Hawaii Foundation and the Hawaii Community Foundation to provide food assistance to recently unemployed individuals is set to conclude with two remaining food distribution events at Aloha Stadium. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Next Door First Friday (6/5/2020 - See notes / visit website)|
Deep in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown is Nextdoor, Hawaii's underground art and music haven. From jazz and hip hop to electronic dance music, heavy metal, and everything in between, musical legends have called this concert hall home. More...
| NEWS - Mayor Caldwell Provides Re-Opening Requirements For Oahu Restaurants|
Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced today that starting Friday, June 5, in-person table service dining in restaurants in the City and County of Honolulu will be allowed following the City's guidelines approved by Governor David Ige. More...
| VISIT HAWAII THEATRE WEBSITE FOR THE LATEST - Hawaii Theatre Center|
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| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Owens & Co. (6/5/2020 - See notes / visit website)|
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...
| NEWS - Mayor Outlines Plan To Get More Of Oahu Safely Back To Work|
Mayor Kirk Caldwell today announced that he submitted the City and County of Honolulu's proposal to Governor David Ige for approval to allow for the safe reopening of more Oahu designated businesses and operations. These businesses and operations, if approved, will be allowed to reopen under guidelines and recommendations to ensure safety for both employees of these establishments and customers/clients. More...
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| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Terry's Place First Friday (6/5/2020 - See notes / visit website)|
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 - Ethiopian Love Restaurant (6/5/2020 - See notes / visit website)|
Ethiopian Love Restaurant, 2018 Hale Aina Award winner: Finalist in Best Vegetarian More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - First Friday At Downbeat Lounge (6/5/2020 - See notes / visit website)|
Pressure Down Sounds and Rudies Hi-Fi spin strictly-vinyl all-night reggae grooves for the First Friday of the new decade at Downbeat Lounge. Vintage wax mixes of dancehall, ska, rocksteady and more by selectors Irie-Sistable and Zion Coptic Sound. More...
| NEWS - Mayor's COVID-19 Newsletter #3 - 5/22/20|
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| NEWS - Congratulations To The Winners Of This Year's Mayor's Memorial Day Poster Contest!|
The City and County of Honolulu and the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) are proud to announce the winners of this year's Mayor's Memorial Day Poster Contest! More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Bar 35 - First Friday! (6/5/2020 - See notes / visit website)|
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...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Indigo Alliance Hawai'i First Friday (6/5/2020 - See notes / visit website)|
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 $25 More...
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| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Dragon Upstairs- Big Trouble in Little Chinatown (6/5/2020 - See notes / visit website)|
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| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Proof Public House (6/5/2020 - See notes / visit website) - Hosting perhaps the only full sized pool table in the area! Plus rock and roll, pizza and drink specials. No cover. Open until 2AM More...|
| NEWS - Mayor's Plan Approved To Get More Of Oahu Safely Back To Work|
Mayor Kirk Caldwell today announced that the City and County of Honolulu's proposal to Governor David Ige that allowed for the safe reopening of more Oahu designated businesses and operations has been approved. These businesses and operations will be allowed to reopen under the Mayor's Ho oulu i Honolulu 3.0 Order (Restore Honolulu 3.0 Order). More...
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| NEWS - Plein Air Painting on Location with Mark N. Brown (12 Week Oil/Acrylic Art Class - Honolulu, Hawaii) - Summer Art Class 2020|
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...
| NEWS - City Announces Small Business Relief And Recovery Fund|
Today, the City and County of Honolulu announced a Small Business Relief and Recovery Fund using $25 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding. More...
| NEWS - City And County Of Honolulu In Partnership With Local Credit Unions Launches The Small Business Relief And Recovery Fund|
The Small Business Relief and Recovery Fund that provides up to $10,000 in reimbursements to O'ahu's small businesses with less than $1,000,000 in gross annual revenue and thirty or fewer employees. More...
| NEWS - Mayor Caldwell Statement After The Passing Of Willie K|
Mayor Kirk Caldwell issued a statement after learning about the passing of Hawaiian music legend, Willie K. More...
| NEWS - Individual Covid-19 Hardship Relief Program|
The City and County of Honolulu announced an Individual COVID-19 Hardship Relief Program using money from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This relief fund will begin with $25 million in CARES Act funds targeted to assist those hardest hit by unemployment or business interruptions due to COVID-19 related business closures. The relief fund is intended to assist with basic needs, such as rent, eligible utilities, childcare, and other essential expenses. The program is scheduled to launch on May 18. More...
| NEWS - Mayor Re-Opens All O'ahu Beaches On May 16 As Part Of "Restore Honolulu" Order|
Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced today that starting Saturday, May 16, Governor David Ige allowed beaches on Oahu to be opened for activities based on approved guidelines issued by the City and County of Honolulu. More...
| NEWS - Mayor's "Ho'oulu I Honolulu 2.0 " Order Allows Limited Use Of Outdoor Sports Fields And Courts And Drive-In Services On Oahu Beginning May 15|
Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced that starting Friday, May 15, outdoor sport fields and courts will be open for one-on-one sports or exercise with limitations, as well as drive-in services (e.g., spiritual/religious services) that follow specific guidelines. More...
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| NEWS - Honolulu Zoo Reopening June 5|
The Honolulu Zoo would like to inform the general public that while they are included in the "outdoor attractions" category in Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Restore Honolulu 3.0 Order, they are reopening their doors to the general public on June 5 with a modified schedule and hours of operation. The zoo will be open every Wednesday through Sunday (closing for maintenance and cleaning on Mondays and Tuesdays). More...
| NEWS - Oahu Driver Licensing And State ID Services Restart By Appointment Only|
The City and County of Honolulu today reopened its driver licensing centers and resumed serving residents on an appointment-only basis as well as requiring masks or face coverings during in-office visits. More...
| NEWS - The Honolulu Zoo Welcomes Two Endangered Baby Giraffes|
The Honolulu Zoo is happy to announce they received two new Reticulated Giraffes from the Albuquerque Biological Park on Thursday, May 21. Neelix (male) was born on January 6, 2019 and is 1 year and 4 months old. Sandi (female) was born on July 5, 2019 and is about 10 months old. The International Union for Conservation of Nature has the Reticulated Giraffe listed as "endangered," on the IUCN Red List. More...
| NEWS - The Handi-Van Eligibility Center Open For Appointments|
The City and County of Honolulu announced that TheHandi-Van Eligibility Center is again conducting in-person assessments for those wishing to extend or apply for TheHandi-Van eligibility. TheHandi-Van is a public transit service for people with disabilities who are unable to independently use TheBus. More...
| NEWS - Oahu Opens Appointments To More Expired Driver Licenses And State IDs|
The City and County of Honolulu announced today that online appointments are now open for residents whose Hawai'i driver licenses and state identification cards have expiration dates this year in March, April, May, June and July. More...
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| NEWS - Neighborhood Board Meetings To Reconvene Starting June 1|
The Neighborhood Commission Office (NCO) would like to inform the public that, under the instruction of Mayor Kirk Caldwell and the "Ho oulu i Honolulu" or "Restore Honolulu" Order, neighborhood boards will be able to reconvene public meetings starting on Monday, June 1. More...
| NEWS - Honolulu Dentist Newsletter June 2020|
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| NEWS - The Mail Box Postal Service of Honolulu Hawaii Newsletter June 2020|
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| 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.
| BAR 35 (808) 537-3535|
Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. Check out cool video on right menu
| Lanikai Sugar Co. - Susan Benay 808-282-3090|
The Largest Distributor of Matted Photographs featuring Scenes of Hawaii! @ The Art Board 11/2/2007
| Black Cat Tattoo Studio 808.524.7580|
A place for ART and INK
| Ethiopian Love Restaurant (808) 725-7197|
| Indigo Alliance Hawai'i (808) 536-2500|
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 $25
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