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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - November 3rd, 2023 (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.

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Profiles Of The Month

View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
  • Hawaii Theatre Center

  • Digital Art Society of Hawaii (DASH)

  • Hawaii Watercolor Society

  • Mark N. Brown

  • Smith's Union Bar

  • Joan Pabst Dubanoski - Pacific Isle Image
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- View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
FF EVENT - Capitol Modern - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday - November 2023 - Men in Grey Suits and Temple Waves! (11/3/2023 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)

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

FF EVENT - The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - Marine and Coastal Scientists as Artists (11/3/2023 - See notes for times)

The University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program (Hawaiʻi Sea Grant) is delighted to announce its second annual Sci-Art exhibit entitled Marine and Coastal Scientists as Artists at The ARTS at Marks Garage located in Honolulu’s Chinatown Historic District. This exhibit will feature 30 artists who are also marine and coastal science researchers, conservationists, students, and educators at eight different universities and colleges based in Hawaiʻi. More...

FF EVENT - Downtown Art Center Presents: Artists of Hawai i 2023 (11/3/2023 - 5:30 to 8 p.m)

From November 3-25 in its Main Gallery, Downtown Art Center (DAC) presents the much-anticipated Artists of Hawaiʻi 2023, an updated version of the state's largest, longest-running all-media juried exhibition, designed to showcase the best of Hawaiʻi's contemporary art. More...

FF EVENT - Feeble EP Release @ Nextdoor First Friday (11/3/2023 - See notes)

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...

FF EVENT - Bar 35 - First Friday! (11/3/2023 - 4pm-2am)

Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. 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 - Proof Social Club First Friday (11/3/2023 - 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 - Capitol Modern - The Hawai‘i State Art Museum November 2023 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 - Saint Louis School OPEN HOUSE - November 5th, 2023

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 - Call for Artists: “Our Sea of Islands” Exhibit at Capitol Modern

The Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and Gravitas Pasifika are accepting submissions of artwork for an upcoming art exhibit, "Our Sea of Islands", at Capitol Modern (Hawaiʻi State Art Museum). This is an international call and is open to submissions of any medium, inclusive of contemporary and of heritage art objects. Submissions should center issues related to Pacific identity, oceanic connectivity, and cultural resilience. More...

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FF NEWS - The ARTS at Marks Garage - Call to Artists - ONCE UPON A TIME & HERSTORY III exhibit.

Special exhibits coming February 2024 and March 2024. Get the details. More...

FF NEWS - New Exhibit At Gallery On The Pali Opens - Digital Art Society Exhibit - Open Reception - reception is from 4 pm to 6pm on Thursday, November 2nd, 2023

This exhibit features digital designs by island artists Veronica Carmoto, Joan Dubanowski, Christine Ohtani-Chang, Jennifer Goya. More...

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TIRES. BRAKES. OIL. EVERYTHING. Click on link to get online specials and coupons. 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 - Lanikai Winter Craft Fair 2023 Featuring Hawaii Art From Hawaii Artist Mark N. Brown

The mission of the The Lanikai Craft Fair is to showcase Made in Hawaii crafts that are not readily available commercially. We strive to support upcoming and original artists and crafters More...

FF NEWS - Oahu Residents Invited To Share Holiday Wreath Creations

The City invites Oahu residents to submit entries for the 36th Annual Holiday Wreath Contest. The contest is part of the Honolulu City Lights celebration and wreaths will be on display from Dec. 2 - 29, 2023, in the Lane Gallery of Honolulu Hale. More...

FF NEWS - City Now Accepting Grants In Aid Applications

Mayor Rick Blangiardi today announced that qualified nonprofit organizations can now apply for grants available through the city's Grants in Aid (GIA) program. More...

FF NEWS - Hawaii Energy-Electric Rebate, Tips, Solutions, Tax Credits and Incentive Request

Homeowner or renter? Business owner or landlord. Get information to all Hawaii Energy rebates. Has your electric bill gone up recently? We're here to help. More...

FF NEWS - Honolulu Recognized Amongst Greenest Cities In America By Wallethub

Honolulu has been recognized as one of the Greenest Cities in America in 2023, according to the personal finance company WalletHub, ranking second in the nation behind only San Diego, California. 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 - Honolulu Awarded Up To $1 Million From Bloomberg Philanthropies For Public Art Grant

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced today that the City and County of Honolulu are among eight winning cities of the Public Art Challenge, securing a generous grant of up to $1 million. More...

Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar NOVEMBER 3d, 2023

last update: 11/2/2023 Interactive map of event calendar. More...

FF NEWS - City Announces Veterans Day Holiday Schedule

City and County of Honolulu offices will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023 to observe the Veterans Day holiday. More...

FF NEWS - Workhawaii To Host Last Hiring Event Of The Year On November 4

Mayor Rick Blangiardi today announced that the Department of Community Services, WorkHawaii Division will be hosting its last Hiring Event of the year on Saturday, November 4, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. More...

FF NEWS - Laparoscopic Artificial Insemination Performed On Endangered Sumatran Tiger At Honolulu Zoo

Anala, a 6-year-old female Sumatran Tiger, was anesthetized to undergo a novel artificial insemination (AI) procedure at the Honolulu Zoo. More...

FF NEWS - City Releases $1.3 Million To Hire More Lifeguards As The Winter Surf Season Arrives

Mayor Rick Blangiardi announced the approval of $1.3 million in additional funding to hire more Honolulu Ocean Safety lifeguards. 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...

FF NEWS - New Timed, Low-Flow Shower And Drinking Fountain Open At Kaimana Beach

A new timed, low-flow shower, improved walkway, and drinking fountain are now open for public use following completion of an improvement project at Kaimana Beach in Kapi'olani Regional Park. 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 - Sandy Beach Park Lights Temporarily Turned Off In Support Of Wildlife

To help ensure the safe passage of Hawaiian Green sea turtle (honu) hatchlings and Native Hawaiian seabird fledglings at Sandy Beach Park, the City and County of Honolulu has temporarily turned off several of the lights at the popular beach park. More...

FF NEWS - Dental Cleaning, Exam & X-Rays Specials, Sale, Discounts

We are offering you a cleaning, exam, and x-rays specials. More...

FF NEWS - New Plaque In Waikīkī Celebrates Hidden History Of Stones Of Kapaemahu

Mayor Rick Blangiardi unveiled a new plaque Tuesday at the stones of Kapaemahu during a blessing ceremony in Waik k . The plaque celebrates four gender fluid Tahitians who shared their healing arts with ancient Hawaiians More...

FF NEWS - Kaimuki Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Master Page 2023

Special appearance by Santa Claus. The event will also mark the official lighting of the Kaimuki Christmas tree on top Pu'u O Kaimuki VOLUNTEERS WELCOME! More...

FF NEWS - Waikiki Holiday Parade - Friday, November 24, 2023- 7:00 pm

Local Hawaiian bands, marching bands from the mainland, military units, local officials and dignitaries march down torch-lit Kalakaua Avenue along Waikiki Beach. More...

FF NEWS - City Opens Kapolei Convenience Center To Enahance Waste Disposal Services

The City and County of Honolulu, under the leadership of Mayor Rick Blangiardi, is proud to announce the Grand Opening of the Kapolei Convenience Center, a project spearheaded by the Department of Environmental Services (ENV). More...

FF NEWS - R & C Roofing Contractors Roof Discount Coupon Deal Sales Offers - Oahu - Honolulu, Hawaii - (Lic. #C 33642)

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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 - 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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Hawaiian Gold Jewelry Newsletter November 2023

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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...

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

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- 6 great profiles of this month
Hawaii Theatre Center (808) 791-1306
Preserving Yesterday, Performing Today, Preparing for Tomorrow.
Digital Art Society of Hawaii (DASH) 808 256-6606
Supporting all fine artists melding their traditional disciplines with digital imaging
Hawaii Watercolor Society
To nurture and stimulate interest in water media through education, exhibitions, and collaboration with other organizations, associations, and individuals.
Mark N. Brown 808-227-1710
Mark Brown is an award Winning Plein Air painter and UH instructor whose popular paintings of Hawaii can be seen in galleries islandwide and on the walls of celebrities and well known hotels, restaurants and state and city agencies.
Smith's Union Bar 808.538.9145
Honolulu's Oldest Bar
Joan Pabst Dubanoski - Pacific Isle Image 808 254-3379
The patterns in nature and the relation of color to these patterns are fascinating to explore... I seek to release the beauty of these patterns through digital imaging.
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Full List Current Events and Exhibits Calendar

Check out our full list of upcoming exhibits, shows and events for the next First Friday. More...

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FF EVENT - Downtown Art Center to Present the First Exhibition Of Works By Members of Comic Jam Hawaiʻi, November 3-17, 2023 (11/3/2023 - 5:30 to 8 p.m)

From November 3 through 17, 2023, Downtown Art Center (DAC) will present the first gallery exhibition of works by members of Comic Jam Hawaiʻi, a group of local artists that was established in 2011. More...


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