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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - June 7th, 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

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  • Downtown Art Center, Honolulu Hawaii

  • Windward Artists Guild

  • Chanel Tanaka

  • Kat Reeder - The Art of Kat Reeder

  • Next Door
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FF EVENT - Capitol Modern - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday - JUNE 2024 - Celebrating the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture (FestPAC) (6/7/2024 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm)

Enjoy new exhibits, family-friendly evenings of art, music, and the Art+Flea urban market (vintage clothing, locally produced merchandise, food and beverage vendors) at Capitol Modern! Free admission. More...

FF EVENT - Downtown Art Center Presents - Taiwan Taitung & Hawai i Arts and Cultural Exchange Project Present: "The Ocean In Us" Exhibition (6/7/2024 - 5:30 to 8 p.m)

The 2024 Taiwan Taitung & Hawaiʻi Arts and Cultural Exchange Project announces its major exhibition, "The Ocean In Us," a collaborative endeavor between Taitung, Taiwan, and Hawaiʻi, curated by Shu Lun Wu. More...

FF NEWS - Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JUNE 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 - Downtown Art Center Presents - “Pasefika 2024: Selected Artists” To Showcase Contemporary Pacific Island Art and Photography (6/7/2024 - 5:30 to 8 p.m)

Downtown Art Center is pleased to host "Pasefika 2024: Selected Artists", the third in a series of art exhibitions focused on Hawaiʻi’s Pacific Island neighbors. More...

FF EVENT - Arts at Marks Garage First Friday - Exhibit: Collage & Clay (6/7/2024 - See notes for times)

First Friday Pau Hana Meet & Greet with the Artists featured in the current exhibit. Admission is free to view the exhibit, and all items are available for purchase.

FF NEWS - Honolulu Named Safest City to Visit in the World

Representatives of the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association, City and County of Honolulu, and an array of public safety professionals and visitor industry partners made a special announcement during a press conference at the Hawai‘i Convention Center today commemorating Honolulu for being recognized by Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection as the "Safest City to Travel to in the World" in 2024. More...

FF EVENT - NextDoor First Friday - Tiki Taboo ft. special guests: Peter Bond & the Tube Monsters and Eddy Y (6/7/2024 - see notes)

Welcome to Tiki Taboo ft. special guests: Peter Bond & the Tube Monsters and Eddy Y! Get ready for a night of Exotica Vibes by Tiki Taboo and Groovy Surf Beats by Peter Bond & The Tube Monsters. Then the talented Eddy Y. will perform authentic 60s surf music as recorded by the Ventures. Don't miss out on this exciting event filled with music, dancing, and good times. See you there! 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 - Bar 35 - First Friday! (6/7/2024 - 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 - Proof Social Club First Friday - Men In Grey Suits (6/7/2024 - 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. Honolulu surf rockers Men In Grey Suits play First Friday at Proof Social Club More...

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

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FF NEWS - Island Focus - Video Interview with Sandy Pohl Executive Director, Downtown Art

Island Focus is a monthly half-hour television series produced by ‘Ōlelo Community Media as a community service. The show features exclusive interviews with members of our government, business, education, and community sectors and talk about their passions, what’s new, and what impact they’ve made. This interview was recorded at the Honolulu Museum of Art and features Sandy Pohl, Executive Director, Downtown Art Center. More...

Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar JUNE 7, 2024

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FF NEWS - First Friday Featured On Hawaii News Now

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FF NEWS - "Hawaii is King" Blessed With Three Of The Best Beaches In America - Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii Ranked #1

Very good news that has been seen all over the national media. The big story is, "Hawaii is king" blessed with three of the Best beaches in America. Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii ranked #1. More...

FF NEWS - 50TH STATE FAIR at Aloha Stadium - 2024

The tradition continues as the 50th State Fair returns to Aloha Stadium to kick off Memorial Day Weekend! More...

FF NEWS - Mark N. Brown At Haleʻiwa Arts Festival 2024 - Saturday, June 29, 2024 10am-6pm, and Sunday, June 30, 2024 10am-5pm

Visual and Performing artists. Food,fun keiki activities and its Free!

The Hale'iwa Arts Festival event activities include approximately 125 juried visual artists with original works and limited editions, both traditional and contemporary, in oil, acrylic, ceramic, photography, sculpture, watercolor, fabric, serigraphy, jewelry and glass, as well as other media. Their art will be available for viewing, browsing and purchase directly from the artists.

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FF NEWS - Honolulu Zoo "Wildest Show In Town" Summer Concert Series 2024 Master Page - June 12 to July 24, 2024

Hold onto your safari hats and prepare for a summer of untamed fun! The Honolulu Zoo Society’s annual Wildest Show concert series will unleash the year’s ultimate party, promising a menagerie of music that’ll have guests roaring for more! The after-hours concert series features a dynamic lineup of local talent, including Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning artists and beloved Hawai’i performers. More...

FF NEWS - JDM Sky Auto Repair New Hours of Operation - 7am - 5pm 6 days a week

We have extended hours and have appointments available as early as 7AM and as late as 5PM 6 days a week to make it easier for you to come in. More...

FF NEWS - Sunset on the Beach - Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii - Summer 2024 - June 22, 2024, July 13, 2024, August 10, 2024, Sept, 2024, Oct 12, 2024

This popular summer series at Queen's Surf Beach (across from the Honolulu Zoo) will start at 4:30 p.m., and feature live, Hawaiian entertainment beginning at 5 p.m. There will be a variety of exciting games for all ages, and a diverse mix of restaurants and food vendors selling their delicious creations. The evening will culminate with the showing of a hit movie on the 30-foot-wide big screen as the sun goes down around 7 p.m. All events are free and open to the public. More...

FF NEWS - Capitol Modern - The Hawai‘i State Art Museum JUNE 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 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...

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FF NEWS - Downtown Art Center -Call to Artists Artists Of Hawai'I 2024

Call to Artists: August 1 - September 23, 2024
On Display November 1- December 21, 2024 at Downtown Art Center More...

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FF NEWS - The ARTS at Marks Garage - Call to Artists Coming Exhibits

Special exhibits coming soon. Get the details. More...

FF NEWS - JDM Used Cars For Sale with Photos In Oahu Honolulu, Kaimuki Hawaii - JDM Hawaii Sky Auto Repair

JDM Used cars for sale on the island of Oahu, Honolulu, Kaimuki, Hawaii. Our customers can count on quality used cars, great prices, and a knowledgeable sales staff. More...

FF NEWS - JUNE 2024 FIRE SAFETY TIP - Cook With Caution To Prevent Home Fires

Most kitchen fires are caused by unattended cooking. To help prevent home fires that start in the kitchen, here are a few tips you might find helpful. More...

FF NEWS - Capitol Modern - The Hawai‘i State Art Museum - "Ke Ao Lama: Enlightened World" launches June 7, 2024

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 NEWS - Hawaii State Library - New, Faster Checkout At Your Local Library

New technology will make checking out materials faster and more convenient at Hawaii's public libraries. "We're now able to check out stacks of books, CDs, DVDs and other materials at one time rather than individually," said Stacey A. Aldrich, State Librarian. "This will make getting in and out of the library much faster," she added. More...

FF NEWS - Waikiki Aquarium - Summer Concert Series Ke Kani O Ke Kai - 2024 - June 20, 2024

Ke Kani O Ke Kai, the Waikīkī Aquarium’s beloved outdoor oceanside concert series returns with a special one-night-only event on Thursday, June 20, 2024! This year’s concert features an all-star lineup of Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winning musicians, including Kawika Kahiapo, Bobby Moderow, Robi Kahakalau, and Makana, with additional artists and halau to be announced soon More...

FF NEWS - Himalayan Kitchen Restaurant Coupon, Discount, Specials - CELEBRATING 15+ YEARS

Free appetizer of Garlic Naan bread with order of regularly priced entree. Serving innovative cuisine from different regions of Nepal & India, with genuine, friendly hospitality served great vigor and enthusiasm. More...

FF NEWS - Oahu Residents Reminded Of Approaching Deadline For Upgraded Driver's Licenses

Oahu residents now have about a year to get the Real ID driver's license or state identification card that every U.S. air traveler 18 and older will need to board domestic flights or enter federal facilities. More...

FF NEWS - JDM Sky Auto Repair - Kaimuki Honolulu, Hawaii

Sky Auto Repair is a family owned and operated auto repair facility specializing in conventional and JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) cars. More...

FF NEWS - Local Radio/TV Veteran Shannon Scott Drives His New JDM Hawaii Vehicle - Sky Auto Repair

Hawaii local radio tv veteran Shannon Scott drives his new JDM Hawaii vehicle. Learn more about JDM Hawaii. More...

FF NEWS - Replanting Effort Replaces Iconic Banyan Tree In Pālolo

A blessing and community event marked the replacement of an iconic banyan tree today, revitalizing a small but significant green space at the entrance of Pālolo Valley. More...

FF NEWS - City Unveils License Plate Decal Featuring Iconic Hawaii Hand Gesture

Oahu motorists will be able to buy at any satellite city hall a license plate decal that shows their support for efforts to reduce aggressive driving behaviors, starting Thursday, May 23. More...

FF NEWS - Best Surf Lessons In Waikiki at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

Learn to surf where Hawaiian royalty and legendary watermen like Duke Kahanamoku surfed. Our professional instructors will get you up and riding on your very first lesson! Our instructors are state licensed and certified in first aid and CPR. More...

FF NEWS - JUNE 2024 ESTATE & TRUST TIP - How Do You Fund Real Property Into A Trust

As the trust document is insufficient by itself without completing the funding process, it is important to remember to have your attorney complete the funding process of your assets into the trust. More...

FF NEWS - City Urging Vehicle Owners To Renew Their Registrations On Time

Owners of the nearly 900,000 registered vehicles in the City and County of Honolulu are being reminded to pay attention to when the tags expire on their cars and trucks. More...

FF NEWS - Ocean Safety Department Holds Groundbreaking Blessing For First Operations Station To Be Designed And Built For The Lifeguards In Their 107-Year History

Honolulu Ocean Safety made history with a ground breaking ceremony for the first facility designed to be built for the lifeguard service in its history. More...

FF NEWS - Summer Programs Honolulu, Hawaii for Children and Adults - Kaimuki - Oahu 2024

Check out some of the summer programs available for both children and adults. More...

FF NEWS - Mayor Signs Resolution To Create Standalone Ocean Safety Department

Mayor Rick Blangiardi signed Resolution 24-103 to create a new standalone Ocean Safety Department, effective immediately. More...

FF NEWS - Best Waikiki Sail, Boat & Snorkeling Tours at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

You will love this catamaran cruises in Waikiki. From breakfast sails to moonlight evening sails. Snorkeling, swimming and so much more. Make your online reservation today! More...

FF NEWS - The Honolulu Zoo Welcomes New Male Sumatran Tiger

The City and County of Honolulu is pleased to announce the arrival of Satu, an eight-year-old male Sumatran tiger who was transported to the Honolulu Zoo. Satu was born in Miami, Florida and arrives in Honolulu having previously lived at the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco, Texas. More...

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- 5 great profiles of this month
Downtown Art Center, Honolulu Hawaii (808) 521-2903
Downtown Art Center (DAC) is an evolving gallery and workshop space for Oahu's arts scene. DAC strives to become a thriving center for the arts by providing display space for local artists and art organizations, workshop classrooms, performances, and more.
Windward Artists Guild
WAG (Windward Artists Guild) is a non-profit artists guild offering group juried exhibits, workshops, educational grants, and social opportunities with other art lovers. Founded by a group of windward Oahu artists (Gini McCall, Rosalie Prussing, Lucille Cooper, and Betty Decker with the assistance of Juliette May Fraser and David Ash) in 1960, its first event was an art auction to benefit Castle Hospital. The charitable roots of the foundation continue to today with grants to local art teachers and art events that increase interest in the arts.
Chanel Tanaka (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.
Kat Reeder - The Art of Kat Reeder 786 4174588
One of Hawaii's rising stars in the field of illustration. Kat's work features modern pin-up style lovelies with an exotic retro twist.
Next Door (808) 852-2243
Deep in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown is Nextdoor, Hawaii's underground art and music haven. Next Door Chinatown's Concert Hall & Cinema Lounge. Music Next Door is a multi-media space offering film, music and art.
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