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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - OCTOBER 5TH 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.

NEW VIDEOS & ART GALLERY - We have some new videos and a new art studio/gallery we think you should check out below.

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 - OCTOBER 2018

View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
  • Louis Pohl Gallery

  • BAR 35

  • Jeff Pagay Fine Art

  • AIA Honolulu - Chapter of The American Institute of Architects

  • Jeff Gere, Storyteller
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- View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: Hawaii Opera Theatre (10/5/2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)

Free, family-friendly evening of art and music at HiSAM! October 2018: Singers from Hawaii Opera Theatre's Mae Z. Orvis Opera Studio will perform a selection of arias, art songs and musical theatre pieces. More...

First Friday Art Walk Video With Next Door

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The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - Official Pride Honolulu Exhibition (10/5/2018 - 6 -10pm)

Stop by and chat with the artists, enjoy live poetry, a DJ, and grab a drink at The Bar@MARKS Sponsored by Kona Brewing Co. More...

First Friday The Frontal Lobe @ Studio Enos + SOS! Sale - NEW ART STUDIO/GALLERY (10/5/2018 - 6pm - until)

Join us in celebrating the opening of The Frontal Lobe, a gallery at Studio Enos in Chinatown. Nested in the private studio of artist Solomon Enos, The Frontal Lobe is a community-activated art exhibition space and a manifestation of Enos' support of shared economies. Check us out this First Friday (Oct 5) for drinks, a look at new artwork by Solomon Enos, and a special sale of his previous works. More...

HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea - First Friday - New Artwork by Masami Teraoka, Lynda Hess, and Lori Uyehara (10/5/2018 - 5:30pm - 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 at Downbeat - Foundation Meets Dancehall (10/5/2018 - 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 and Irie-Sistable More...

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

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First Friday Art Walk Video With Bar 35

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Bar Elixrs - BAR & LOUNGEBar Elixrs (10/5/2018 - 11am-2am)

Bar Elixrs Intimate lit bar and lounge serving authentic Mexican fusion food, Cocktails, live sports, music & guest DJ's. Open 3pm to close Mon - Sat. More...

Ong King: 1st Friday -A Festival of Freaks and Phantasms - First Friday (10/5/2018 - 7:30pm - 2am)

October is here... time to celebrate with the spirits, embodied and non, in bottles and in people. 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 creativity. Show up for the art, and stay to dance the night away. More...

The Naughty Vegan Studio - First Friday Halloween Special (10/5/2018 - 7PM - 10PM)

A location dedicated to the preservation of the animals, the planet, and ourselves. We offer yoga, tattoos, education, and we are an art gallery. More...

First Friday at Madre Chocolate - Madre's First Friday Festivities (10/5/2018 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm)

Tis harvest season, and the Cacao is bountiful! 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...

Indigo Alliance Hawai'i First Friday - Psychic Fair (10/5/2018 - 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...

Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - OCTOBER 5th , 2018

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First Friday Art Walk Video - What's Happening Collage

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HASR Bistro First Friday Featuring Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson (10/5/2018 - 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...

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

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First Friday Art Walk Video With Indigo Alliance

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Hawaii Theatre - COMING OCTOBER 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...

Hawaii State Art Museum - NEW EXHIBIT - MEN

Human beings have been at the center of creative expression since the very beginning of the history of art. While this includes both genders, there has been more attention and scrutiny aimed at the female form. This exhibition of works from the Art in Public Places Collection puts its focus solely on artistic depictions of men. More...

The ARTS at Marks Garage - OCTOBER 2018 Update

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Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - OCTOBER 5th , 2018

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Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters OCTOBER 2018 - FEATURED EXHIBITS/EVENTS

The mission of MOCA is to promote the value of arts and culture throughout communities in the City and County of Honolulu. MOCA's objectives are to attain per-eminence in culture and the arts; to perpetuate the artistic and cultural heritages of its entire people; to promote a community environment, which provides equal and abundant opportunity for exposure to culture and the arts in all its forms; and to encourage and provide equal opportunity for the development of culture and the artistic talents of the people of Honolulu. More...

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First Friday Art Walk Video #1 With Cousin Cody

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Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts OCTOBER 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
  • Call for Artists: Scholastic Art Awards
  • NEA: National Trends
  • Call for Schools: Poetry Out Loud
  • It's Your Art: APP Collection Assessment
  • APP Recent and Upcoming Exhibit Visits
  • Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
  • SFCA Board of Commissioners
  • AASC Exhibit Visits
  • Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
  • Holiday Schedule
  • Job Opportunities
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Hawaii State Government Resources
University Of Hawai'i Art Gallery - You're invited to Nathan Lynch: Ceramic Nest Solutionsr - Coming Events at University of Hawaii Art Gallery More...

Hawai'i Watercolor Society's - Latest Newsletter

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...

Windward Artists Guild 59th Annual Member Exhibit

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...

Hawaii State Art Museum - Call for Artists: Hawaii students grades 7 - 12

CALL FOR STUDENT ARTISTS: submissions are now open for the 56th Annual Hawaii Regional Scholastic Student Art Awards! This art competition is open to all state of Hawaii students (public, charter, home, and private) grades 7-12. More...

2018 Pamana Exhibit - Honolulu Hale Courtyard Gallery - Sept 25 - Oct 10 - In Celebration of Filipino-American Heritage Month in October. Presented by the Asia Pacific Art Consortium. Sept 25 - Oct 10. More...

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

First Friday News

Keep up with the latest news from the First Friday community - special events, calendars, Downtown/Chinatown news, art news and much more! More...

CARNIVAL IN TOWN! - Kaimuki Carnival at Kaimuki High School - October 19, 20 & 21, 2018

Kaimuki High School invites you to come and enjoy the "Kaimuki Carnival at Kaimuki High School". We hope that you will mark your calendars for the Carnival and come out and support the Kaimuki Bulldogs!! More...

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- 5 great profiles of this month
Louis Pohl Gallery (808) 521-1812
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.
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
Jeff Pagay Fine Art 808-225-1161
Versatile Artist Jeff Pagay Paints on canvas out on location and in studio
AIA Honolulu - Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (808) 545-4242
Good Design Makes a Difference
Jeff Gere, Storyteller (808) 737-1774
Jeff Gere is a master storyteller. He blends talents as painter, puppeteer, mime, teacher, and director into a performance style, which has electrified audiences of every age throughout Hawaii and the mainland for two decades.
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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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- new news postings. Plenty of art, event, venue updates to help you stay current.

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