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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - SEPTEMBER 1st, 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.

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Profiles Of The Month

View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
  • Pastel Artists of Hawaii

  • Kat Reeder - The Art of Kat Reeder

  • Downtown Art Center, Honolulu Hawaii
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- View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
FF EVENT - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday - SEPTEMBER 2023 - Ukulele Drive For The Keiki of Maui, Entertainment, Featured Exhibit: CREATURES AND CHARACTERS (9/1/2023 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)

We will also be hosting an ʻukulele drive for the keiki of Maui by The ʻUkulele Project Hawaiʻi. The “Creatures and Characters” exhibit highlights a variety of narrative artworks from the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA). More...

FF EVENT - Downtown Art Center First Friday Presents - Waikīkī’s Art On The Zoo Fence Celebrates 70 Years with an Exhibition at Downtown Art Center, (9/1/2023 - 5:30 to 8 p.m)

Waikīkī art nonprofit Art On The Zoo Fence, founded in 1953, has partnered with Downtown Art Center to celebrate 70 years of promoting local artists, fostering creative expression, and bringing art closer to the community. More...

FF EVENT - The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - Exhibit: "with heART" (9/1/2023 - See notes for times)

With heART for our First Responders is a show of appreciation for the brave individuals who had the strength, the courage, and the heart to respond first and put themselves last to stand on the frontlines to ensure our health, safety and well-being. All artists are present or retired first responders or medical professionals. More...

FF EVENT - Natural Vibrations & Joby! Live @ Nextdoor First Friday (9/1/2023 - See notes)

Natural Vibrations, aka Natural Vibes or Natty Vibes, is one of Hawai'i's most popular and acclaimed bands from the Windward side of O'ahu. OBY! When he’s not catching waves, this 21 year old Native Hawaiian is rockin’ with his four piece band “The Currents”. “JOBY!” enjoys blending diverse styles, such as indie, surf rock, and reggae, to create his own signature sound. More...

FF EVENT - Bar 35 - First Friday! (9/1/2023 - 4pm-2am)

Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. More...

FF EVENT - Proof Social Club First Friday - Men In Grey Suits (9/1/2023 - See notes for times)

Celebrate First Friday at Proof Social Club with surf rockers Men In Grey Suits and the psychedelic sounds of 7 Pairs of Iron Shoes
Brighter Side of Sol specializes in fusing ethnic-cultural music with the funk. Formed in the spring of 2021, TRANCES brings an eclectic sound that leans into the genres of garage/psych/indie rock. 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 NEWS - Hawai i State Art Museum Events and Exhibits - Call For Student Artists And September Events

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 NEWS - American Red Cross Hawaii Volunteer Opportunities - Support Maui

With your help, the promise of neighbor helping neighbor in times of trouble becomes a reality and our communities become safer places to live. Show your aloha and become a volunteer for the American Red Cross in Hawaii. More...

FF NEWS - University Of Hawai'i Art Gallery - CURRENT & COMING EXHIBITS

Coming Events at University of Hawaii Art Gallery More...

FF NEWS - $39.99 Oil Change Coupon Sale Discount Kaimuki, Hawaii

The single most important piece of maintenance you can perform on your vehicle is to change its oil. Take advantage of this limited time offer. More...

FF NEWS - City Announces Labor Day Holiday Schedule

City and County of Honolulu offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4 to observe the Labor Day holiday. More...

FF NEWS - City’s Rental And Utility Relief Program Will Temporarily Reopen In September

To help Oʻahu renters cope with rising housing costs, the City and County of Honolulu’s Rental and Utility Relief Program (RURP) will temporarily reopen for new applications More...

FF NEWS - Oahu Residents Invited To Share Disaster Recovery Experiences Through City Survey

The City and County of Honolulu (City) encourage Oʻahu residents to share their past experiences with disaster recovery by taking the Long-Term Disaster Recovery Plan Survey. More...

FF NEWS - FREE ONLINE DOG TRAINING - Global Good Dog DIY Product Testers Wanted

Neal Kimbill (The Good Dog Trainer) is proud to release his new DIY online dog training package. We are looking for some product testers who will get the package for free. This special opportunity is subject to end without notice. More...

FF NEWS - From Archery To Zumba, Enjoy The Fall Lineup Of Activities At Your City Parks And Botanical Gardens!

The catalog of over 320 park activities is now available for public viewing online at . Botanical garden classes for the first fall session will be posted soon.

FF NEWS - 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...

FF NEWS - Foster Botanical Garden Scheduled To Reopen Monday, Aug. 14

The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is pleased to announce the eagerly-awaited reopening of Foster Botanical Garden on Monday, Aug. 14 under its regular hours of operation from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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...

FF NEWS - Midas Hawaii - We Take Care Of Everything

TIRES. BRAKES. OIL. EVERYTHING. Click on link to get online specials and coupons. More...

FF NEWS - Top 10 Estate and Trust Mistakes Caregivers of Dependents with Special Needs May Make When Planning

Great tips to help you avoid common mistakes when it come to special neeeds estate and trust planning. More...

FF NEWS - Lei Day Celebration Themes, Featured Flora Selected For Next Four Years

Like a gardener tending their p ka (plants) ahead of lei making, or the crew of a wa'a (canoe) charting their course ahead of a voyage, the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is pleased to announce the themes and featured flora for the next four Lei Day Celebrations! More...

FF NEWS - AUGUST 2023 FIRE SAFETY TIP - Fire Safety If You Live In a High Rise

Here are a few simple fire safety steps the you and your family can take in the event of a fire. More...

FF NEWS - Honolulu Parks And Rec Unveils New Digital Map Of Play Facilities, Updated Beach/Ocean Access Resource

Looking for the closest playground for your keiki to enjoy? How about a fitness station to break a sweat during an outdoor workout? The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is pleased to announce the launch of a new interactive park map in a series of online tools designed to better connect you with the City’s recreational resources! More...

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- 3 great profiles of this month
Pastel Artists of Hawaii 808-225-0711
Pastel Artists of Hawaii (PAH) is an educational, publicly/member supported, non-profit organization to promote awareness of soft pastel as a serious art medium.
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.
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.
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- Lots of events and ongoing activities posted for the month.
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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- new news postings. Plenty of art, event, venue updates to help you stay current.

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