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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - January 2nd, 2015 (lots of 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 - JANUARY 2015|
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on First Friday Hawaii.Com.
- Owens & Co.
- Patrick Ching - Naturally Hawaiian Gallery
- Pastel Artists of Hawaii
- Dancers Unlimited
- Colleen Wilcox Art
- Roberta Oaks, Hawaii
- Hanks Cafe Honolulu
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday Featuring Guitarist Shoji Ledward (1/2/2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Join guitarist Shoji Ledward as he helps usher in the new year with audience favorites from his far-ranging repertoire of standards, show tunes and jazz from the 1930s to the present. More...
| IMPORTANT - Important First Friday Pedestrian Safety Alert|
**Important First Friday Pedestrian Safety Alert** - Starting January 2015 Hotel Street Open for Vehicular Traffic During First Friday Pedestrian Caution Urged More...
| The ARTS at Marks Garage First Friday (1/2/2015 - 6-10pm)|
The ARTS at Marks Gallery will be open from 6-10pm. Hawaii Glass Artists exhibit still on display with artwork for sale. Music by DJ Rhombus. More...
| First Friday @ Ong King - Let them Eat Cake Couture! January 2nd 2015 (1/2/2015 - 5pm-2AM)|
Ong King is a safe space to open up and create featuring artwork, classes, workshops,entertainment and more. More...
| Latest Hawaii Art News from Plein Air Artist Mark N. Brown|
See what Hawaii's premier plein air artist is up to. Multiple new "Miniature" originals, November/December Paint Out Photo Gallery, Punahou School Paint Out Photos, new collections and much more. More...
| eleven44 Lounge and Nightclub - Foundation First Friday, eleven44 and Hotel Renew by Aston Present DJ Marc Marzenit (1/2/2015 - 7pm - 2am)|
Be part of the first-ever First Friday event for eleven44, Honolulu's new, fresh nightclub. See how the renovations have converted this once casual space into a dynamic, upscale nightclub. And be sure to check out some of Honolulu's favorite DJs: Timo 7-9, Mr. Nick and Matt Kee. VSP Bottle Service available. Dress to impress. 21+. No cover. 7pm to 2am. More...
| Hound and Quail - OUTPOST (1/2/2015 - 5pm - 9pm)|
Vintage shop and gallery. Hound and Quail. Started in early 2011 by Mark Pei and Travis Flazer. We are the former owners of Area, a mid-century furniture shop in Honolulu's chinatown. H & Q is a place where we collect vintage and unusual items from Hawaii, the mainland, and around the world. More...
| Red Door Artz Studios and Gallery (1/2/2015 - 5:00 pm - 9pm)|
4 artists, 4 studios, 1 gallery. Shyrl Matias, Carol Moore, Stacy Cheng-Suzuki, and Patty Lentz. More...
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JANUARY 2015 Newsletter|
There are articles on Calligrapher Hosen Nakamura's HiSAM visit; features on the "First Friday" event with Guitarist Shoji Ledward on Friday, January 2nd; the "Second Saturday" event "Pop-Up Art!" on Saturday, January 10th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture "The Art of Listening" with Lynn Young on Tuesday, January 27th. More...
| Dancers Unlimited Turns 5 This Year!! Fundraiser Celebration - Dream - a - Share - Inspire - Unite - Dancers Unlimited is a Hawai i-based dance company that provides Dancer advocacy, Dance events production, Performance & Collaboration, Workshops & Youth Outreach, National Dance Week Hawaii and more... More...|
| Owens & Co. (1/2/2015)|
10% OFF SPECIAL! Owens & Co. is a unique boutique located in the Chinatown Arts district of Honolulu. Owens & Co. offers a fantastic collection of home accessories, gifts, as well as vintage items. Please stop by to check out the shop. More...
| ARTS at Marks - THE BODY FARM One Body, Two Artists, Two Visions. Exhibit by Kris Goto and Eric West|
A collection of works by Kris Goto and Eric West that explores how two artists translate the human form into paintings. More...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge - First Friday (1/2/2015 - 5-2am)|
American diner food favorites with vegetarian options on everything. Come on down to the Downbeat Lounge this First Friday. Located right next door to Chinatown's favorite little Diner. Joe Agogo of Jet Setter Productions proudly presents Club Underground with DJ Ross Jackson, DJ TIMO and DJ Monkey spinning on the decks. More...
| HASR Bistro First Friday Feature EMKE & TRK (1/2/2015 - 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...
| Mark N. Brown Launches New Chinatown Art Collection Featuring Art Scenes From Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii|
Here you can see all of Mark N. Brown's artwork featuring scenes from the Chinatown area in Honolulu, Hawaii. Commissions available. More...
| NEW WEBSITE - MacBusiness Consulting / Ernest Abrams - Launches New FREE Community Website KAKAAKOHAWAII.COM|
New free community website by Ernest Abrams/MacBusiness Consulting. Owner of FirstFridayHawaii.com, KaimukiHawaii.com, WaikikiGetDown.com. View Kakaako featured events, news, businesses, directories, maps and much more .
If you know someone who owns a business/non-profit, etc in Kakaako.. tell them to contact Ernest Abrams at 808-739-9797 for free profiles/promotion of their business. More...
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| Eleven44 Nightclub And Lounge Video!|
eleven44, Honolulu's newest nightclub and lounge, is pleased to present some of Honolulu's favorite DJs, Thursday through Saturday. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - JANUARY 2nd, 2015|
(last update: 1/1/2015 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
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See what our satisfied customers are sayings about MacBusiness Consulting/Ernest Abrams's database, website and advertising solutions. Our most recent testimonial comes from 2014 Small Business Person Of The Year awarded by Hawaii Business Magazine.
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| 94 Downtown - Chinatown Condos for Sale Map and Listings - 96813 Zip code - Honolulu Real Estate - Updated 12/28/2014|
Downtown / Chinatown condos for sale. View interactive geographical map of condos for sale in Downtown / Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. Photos, description, and much more. More...
| NEW - First Friday Featured Pages|
Artist, galleries, maps, parking, shopping, restaurants and much more. More...
| Waikiki Get Down.com Home Page|
MBC/ Ernest Abrams new free family friendly community website, already has over 3000+ pages + 50 maps and more. Now getting significant engagement / traffic everyday. Serving those who live, work and play in Waikiki. We look forward to make this website a great resource to get the inside scoop on Waikiki.
WaikikiGetDown.com now has over 3500+ Facebook followers and 900+ twitter followers.
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| 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...|
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 7 great profiles of this month
| Owens & Co. 808-531-4300|
10% OFF SPECIAL! Owens & Co. is a unique boutique located in the Chinatown Arts district of Honolulu. Owens & Co. offers a fantastic collection of home accessories, gifts, as well as vintage items. Please stop by to check out the shop. Has coupon!!
| Patrick Ching - Naturally Hawaiian Gallery 808-259-5354|
Welcome to our little corner of paradise. Leave your slippas at the door, come in and visit for a while. Art instruction Video / DVD Pre-Release Sale - 50% Off Viw latest image release " Red Tails Over Red Tails Over Moku’ae’ae" Has coupon!!
| 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.
| Dancers Unlimited |
Dream - Learn - Share - Inspire - Unite - Dancers Unlimited is a Hawai i-based dance company that provides Dancer advocacy, Dance events production, Performance & Collaboration, Workshops & Youth Outreach, National Dance Week Hawaii and more...
| Colleen Wilcox Art |
Colleen Malia Wilcox is an artist living in Honolulu, Hawaii. She creates acrylic on canvas paintings, as well as designs for surfboards and accessories.
| Roberta Oaks, Hawaii 808.428.1214|
A collection composed of vintage-modern menswear and Mod-vibed dresses is the brainchild of photographer and collage artist, turned self-taught fashion designer, Roberta Oaks.
| Hanks Cafe Honolulu (808) 5261410|
Original paintings and prints by owner Hank Taufaasau
(Back to the top) - 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...
| FIRST FRIDAY NEWS|
(Back to the top) - new news postings. Plenty of art, event, venue updates to help you stay current.
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JANUARY 2015 Newsletter
There are articles on Calligrapher Hosen Nakamura's HiSAM visit; features on the "First Friday" event with Guitarist Shoji Ledward on Friday, January 2nd; the "Second Saturday" event "Pop-Up Art!" on Saturday, January 10th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture "The Art of Listening" with Lynn Young on Tuesday, January 27th.
Latest Hawaii Art News from Plein Air Artist Mark N. Brown
See what Hawaii's premier plein air artist is up to. Multiple new "Miniature" originals, November/December Paint Out Photo Gallery, Punahou School Paint Out Photos, new collections and much more.
Eleven44 Nightclub And Lounge Video!
eleven44, Honolulu's newest nightclub and lounge, is pleased to present some of Honolulu's favorite DJs, Thursday through Saturday.
Arts District Holisitc Fair: A Spiritual Tune Up For The New Year
Start 2015 with a spiritual tune up! What better way to start the new year than getting spiritually grounded, realizing your creative potential, and discovering what's in store for you in 2015?
University Of Hawai'i - Art Exhibition: Waikiki Parc Features Theresa Marie Heinrich
Theresa Marie Heinrich's ceramic and mixed media sculptures are highlighted as part of an expanded arts partnership of the University of Hawai'i at M noa, the Halekulani and its sister hotel, the Waikiki Parc.
ARTS at Marks - THE BODY FARM One Body, Two Artists, Two Visions. Exhibit by Kris Goto and Eric West
A collection of works by Kris Goto and Eric West that explores how two artists translate the human form into paintings.
Robert Emerald Shappy of Emerald's Art Designs, has some new and exciting murals created for local residences on Oahu
His Murals and Portraits are custom created from your ideas or reference pictures, or just from your imagination.
Dancers Unlimited Turns 5 This Year!! Fundraiser Celebration
Dream - a - Share - Inspire - Unite - National Dance Week Hawaii is returning this year, September 29 - October 6, for its 5th annual festival! The 100% volunteer-driven festival brings together our dance community to share our mutual love and passion for dance!
Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) - "All Things Hawaiian" for January 2015
The Association of Hawaii Artists (AHA) is a vibrant non-profit organization currently celebrating its Eightieth ( 80th) Anniversary. AHA is not only the longest established, but, also the most diverse art organization in Hawaii. After eight decades, it is still a potent art force in Hawaii.
Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING JANUARY 2015 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge
First Thursdays Poetry Slam at Fresh Cafe - Thursday 1/8/2015
An evening of performance poetry, music, and live art hosted by Kealoha. Featuring Natasha T. Miller (Women of The World Finalist). Winner of the night receives $100.
Hawai'i Watercolor Society's - Ho'omaluhia Gardens Art Show
here will be an art show at the Main Gallery of Ho'omaluhia Gardens from January 2 - 30, themed 'Garden of Delights' featuring recent work centered on the beauty of Ho'omaluhia Gardens by HWS member Linda Umstead and friends.
Charlene Hughes Quilt At Main State Library On King Street
It is a king sized Hawaiian Poinsettia quilt which will greet you if you go to the main State Library on King Street.
94 Downtown - Chinatown Condos for Sale Map and Listings - 96813 Zip code - Honolulu Real Estate - Updated 12/28/2014
Downtown / Chinatown condos for sale. View interactive geographical map of condos for sale in Downtown / Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. Photos, description, and much more.
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