Coronavirus (COVID-19) ALERT Please note many venues will be closed or operating in a limited capacity (take out only, etc) for OCTOBER First Friday Below are multiple news links, art news, resources and tips to help keep you current.
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Profiles Of The Month - OCOBER 2019
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Downtown Art Center, Honolulu Hawaii
- Tea at 1024
- Digital Art Society of Hawaii (DASH)
- Chanel Tanaka
- Minghui Chen Photography
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts OCTOBER 2021 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...
| Downtown Art Center - “inspirations,” A Joint Exhibition With Hawaiʻi Handweavers’ Hui And Glass Fusion Collective|
The Hawaiʻi Handweavers' Hui is excited to partner with the Glass Fusion Collective in the joint exhibition "Inspirations" at the Downtown Art Center at 1041 Nuʻuanu Ave. in the Second Floor Exhibition Space. More...
| New Exhibitions At Hawaii State Museum: "Containment"|
“Containment” September – December 2021. This exhibit showcases artworks that explore containment through a variety of artistic depictions and approaches, ranging from traditional and nontraditional vessels, abstracted forms, and representations of architectural structures as containers for objects, as well as for individuals and their lives, through artworks from the SFCA’s Art in Public Places Collection. More...
| Tea at 1024 - Lates News and Events|
Tea at 1024 is a respite for the weary soul. We have been serving Afternoon Tea since 1999. Voted Best High Tea by Honolulu Magazine, Tea at 1024 welcomes you to join us for a unique Afternoon Tea experience. 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...
| 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...
| Midas Hawaii - We Take Care Of Everything|
TIRES. BRAKES. OIL. EVERYTHING. Click on link to get online specials and coupons. More...
| The ARTS at Marks Garage - Call to Artists - November Show "Art of Caring" Accepting Art August 1st - OCT 15th, 2021|
November is national family caregivers month and to mark this important service, we are calling on all artists to submit works for The Art of Caring. More...
| Members Of The First Ever Honolulu Youth Commission Officially Sworn-In|
Commissioners for the first-ever Honolulu Youth Commission were sworn-in. Commissioners will serve staggered terms of one or two years and are selected by both the Mayor and the Honolulu City Council. More...
| Kapiʻolani Community College - FREE WEBINAR - Back in the Day: 1946 Facts & Throwback - Thursday, Sept 30, 2021 5:30PM - 6:30PM|
For those of you who like history, nostalgic moments, and fun activities, you are bound to enjoy the next free Kaiāulu Webinar, Back in the Day: 1946 Facts and Throwback on Thursday, September 30, 2021, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Kapi`olani Community College traces its beginnings to the year 1946 as do its community partners including: Architects of Hawai`i (AHL), Mauna Loa Chocolates, Mary Star of the Sea, and Kaimukī Business Professional Association (KBPA). Special guests are: Bob Sigall, Kiersten Faulkner, and Keith Kashiwada. More...
| Waikiki Beach Activities at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Now Open with COVID-19 Safety Measures|
BOOK NOW! Book your activity, tour and lessons today! Reservations are secured on a first come, first serve basis. Get your request today. More...
| University Of Hawai'i Art Gallery -Ken Okiishi: A Model Childhood; University Of Hawai‘i At Mānoa Galleries Open To The Public|
The Art Gallery, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), is proud to present Ken Okiishi: A Model Childhood. In this major exhibition, Okiishi meditates on the fraught legacy of Japanese-American history and the model minority myth in the larger contexts of American, global and continuously rewritten fragments of Asian-American history. More...
| City Park Gymnasiums Reopening For Permitted Use|
The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is pleased to announce our gymnasiums are scheduled to reopen for permitted use next month, along with active use of smaller indoor facilities in November! More...
| R & C Roofing Contractors Roof Discount Coupon Deal Sales Offers - Oahu - Honolulu, Hawaii - (Lic. #C 33642)|
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| The Draft Right-Of-Way Widths For Planned Streets Is Available For The Public's Review|
Major Street - is introduced to represent low speed neighborhood streets where pedestrian movement is a priority. DTS is requesting input on the preliminary street type assignments shown on the draft Right-of-Way maps presented here: ROW Update Storymap More...
| New Covid-19 Walk-Up Testing Site Available At The Tom Moffatt Waikiki Shell On Sept 22, 2021 |
The City and County of Honolulu, in coordination with Nomi Health, will launch its second COVID-19 testing site in Honolulu at the Tom Moffatt Waikiki Shell (Shell) beginning Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m More...
| Auto Repair & Service Reviews and Testimonials|
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| Senior Holo Cards Available At All Satellite CIty Halls On Oahu|
The City and County of Honolulu's Department of Transportation Services (DTS) is reminding the public that Senior HOLO cards are available at all Satellite City Hall locations across O ahu. The HOLO card delivers added convenience and "best fare" extra value for TheBus riders More...
| Used Cars For Sale - BELOW KELLY BLUE BOOK - NO COVID 19 PRICE GOUGING|
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| City Urging Residents To Update Expired Driver's Licenses And State iIds|
Oahu residents are urged to schedule appointments to renew their Hawai'i driver's licenses, identification cards, and learner's permits as soon as possible. More...
| Honolulu Welcomes A New Protected Bicycle Lane Along Ward Avenue|
The City and County of Honolulu's Department of Transportation Services is proud to announce the newest protected bicycle facility that runs along Ward Avenue. These bike facilities are the first directional protected bike lanes that run in both the mauka and makai directions (one lane on both sides) along Ward Avenue, between King Street and Ala Moana Boulevard. They connect to the King Street protected bikeway which takes bicyclists eastbound to M ili ili or westbound to Honolulu's Civic Center campus. More...
| HAWAIIAN GOLD JEWELRY SALE OFF EVERYTHING|
Hawaii Gold Jewelry .com Sale has been has been launched . Take advantage of the great opportunity. Hawaiian Gold Jewelry..made in Hawaii. 30 Day Money Back Guarantee and free Shipping.! More...
| 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...
| Midas Hawaii Tire and Auto Repair Interview on KHON TV (Living808)|
Hawaii owned business, Midas Hawaii Tire & Auto Repair was featured on Living808 TV show discussing a variety of car service needs to Hawaii residents. More...
| Honolulu Fire Department Providing Free Covid-19 Testing At Aloha Stadium And Ewa Mahiko District Park|
The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) has launched its Honolulu Expanded Testing 2021 operation and will be conducting FREE mass community COVID-19 testing at two locations on Oahu. More...
| 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...
| Honolulu Fire Department Expanding Free Covid-19 Testing To Include Waianae District Park Beginning Sept. 19th, 2021|
Beginning Sunday, September 19, 2021, the HFD will provide free COVID-19 tests in the parking lot area of the Waianae District Park, which is located at 85-601 Farrington Highway in Waianae. Hours of operation are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Sunday until October 31, 2021. 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...
| Municipal Golf Courses Implement New Automated Tee Time Reservation System|
Effective 6:30 a.m. Monday, September 27, 2021, a new automated tee time reservation system will begin public operation for the six municipal golf courses (Ala Wai, 'Ewa Villages, Kahuku, Pali, Ted Makalena and West Loch). As part of the continuing effort to improve the customer service experience, golfers will be able to make tee time reservations via telephone or online. More...
| First Friday Featured Pages|
Artist, galleries, maps, parking, shopping, restaurants and much more. More...
| FREE Home Fire Safety Assessment and 167 Piece Emergency Preparedness Kit From Hero Fire Protection|
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...
| Transportation - Car - Bus - Taxi Cab to First Friday|
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 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.
| Tea at 1024 808-521-9596|
Voted Best High Tea by Honolulu Magazine. Fill out form to the right to get special offer.
| Digital Art Society of Hawaii (DASH) 808 256-6606|
Supporting all fine artists melding their traditional disciplines with digital imaging
| 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.
| Minghui Chen Photography 808-295-1429|
Fine art, sport and wedding photographer. He photographs everything from the simplest to the most complicated, from the most tranquil to the most exciting. Viewers can always find a bit of themselves in his works.
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| Full List Current Events and Exhibits Calendar|
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