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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - June 3rd, 2016 (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.
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Profiles Of The Month - JUNE 2016
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Association of Hawaii Artists
- Andrew Rose Gallery
- Chanel Tanaka
- Kan Zaman - Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: Hawaii Youth Symphony & NEW EXHIBITION! (6/3/2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Join the Hawai'i Youth Symphony as they perform for June First Friday. Ho'omau: The Perpetuation of Kapa, a new exhibit featuring talented kapa artists from the Art in Public Places Collection. More...
| Mark N. Brown Chinatown Plein Air Art Exhibit at Louis Pohl Gallery - Until June 24, 2016 - Opening Reception First Friday 6/3/2016 (5pm-9pm)|
Artist's Statement - I enjoy painting outdoors because it limits the amount of time that I have to capture the light in my painting. It makes me call attention to the most important elements and put the non-essential out of focus. More...
| Reyn Spooner's First Friday SUPER SPECIAL SALE (9:30am - 5:00pm) (6/3/2016 - 9:30am - 5:00pm)|
GREAT SPECIAL OFFER - DOWNTOWN LOCATION ONLY! - The renovated store is in the historic Honolulu Star Bulletin building. The building is located at 125 Merchant Street and is an extension of the Merchant Street Historic District. More...
| Louis Pohl Gallery First Friday Featuring Mark N. Brown Chinatown Plein Air Art Exhibit (6/3/2016 - 5pm - 9pm)|
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. Artist's Statement - I enjoy painting outdoors because it limits the amount of time that I have to capture the light in my painting. It makes me call attention to the most important elements and put the non-essential out of focus. More...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge - First Friday - Club Underground with Tavana and The Urchinz (6/3/2016 - 9-2am)|
Downbeat presents Club Underground - a live music showcase in Downbeat Lounge every First Friday. This month features the multi-instrumentalist Hawaiiana-Blues-Rock artist Tavana and reggae-rock group The Urchinz. More...
| Chinatown Artists Lofts: Open Studios @ Chinatown Courtyard / Mendonca Building (6/3/2016 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm)|
Half-a-dozen artists offer open-studios on the second floor of Chinatown Artists Lofts, with live music and refreshments overlooking a tropical courtyard from 5-10 p.m. Entrances on Smith and Maunakea near Hotel Street. More...
| First Friday @ Ong King - Shain and Bailey's Final First Friday (6/3/2016 - 8pm-2AM)|
Ong King is a safe space to open up and create featuring artwork, classes, workshops,entertainment and more. We've had some great times and Ong King is my home and heart but it is time for Me and the pup to move on! Come out and celebrate like old times and help me make my last First Friday the best one ever! I would love the chance to say thank you for 7 great years. More...
| First Friday At Madre Chocolate - Flavorlicious 1st Friday Featuring Kaila Weave & Mexmoods- Art: Sandra Rossetter & Myqi (6/3/2016 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm)|
Yet another 1st Friday, yet another chance to celebreate! This month bringing in new flavors with the old - to tantalize your tatsebuds, excite your ears, Stimulation for your tired eyes as well... and of course your favorite flavors of Cacao, Hot Chocolate, and Freshly brewed Vanuatu Kava More...
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JUNE 2016 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...
| Hound and Quail - OUTPOST - Featuring - Aimless and Indifference - Kainoa Gruspe (6/3/2016 - 5pm - 9pm)|
Painting and other works by Kainoa Gruspe - 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...
| Chinatown Improvement District - Sustaining Chinatown Summer Series 2016|
Please join us for our three part lunch-break preservation series over the months of June, July and August. The Chinatown Improvement District, a 501(c3) non-profit, is set to launch a photo contest which will coincide with the annual Chinese Lunar New Years celebrations. Chinatown is a National and State Historic Commercial District steeped in history and culture. More...
| Hawaii State Art Museum - NEW EXHIBITION - Ho'omau (6/3/2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
The newest exhibition at the Hawai'i State Art Museum showcases kapa (Hawaiian barkcloth) and related works from the Art in Public Places Collection. More...
| Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters JUNE 2016|
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...
| First Friday at Roberta Oaks (6/3/2016 - 5pm - 9pm)|
Dedicated to supporting ethical practices and a sustainable economy and planet, Roberta Oaks, Hawaii is a brand with conscience. Eco-fabrics like bamboo jersey and organic cotton are mixed with boldprints in funky colors. More...
| Association of Hawaii Artists (AHA) 90th Anniversary Show|
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. More...
| Honolulu Zoo - The "Wildest Show In Town" Summer Concert Series 2016 Announced|
The "Wildest Show in Town" summer concert series will return to the Honolulu Zoo. The series is ideal for families. Participation fee is $3 per person ages two and over. All participation fee proceeds benefit the Honolulu Zoo Society's conservation education programs.
| Hawaii Theatre - COMING JUNE 2016 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...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING JUNE 2016 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS|
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge More...
| Mango Jam Honolulu at Frank F. Fasi Civic Center at Honolulu Hale Announced - July 22 & 23|
A 2 day festival celebrating of one of the most beloved fruits of the island, the MANGO! More...
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| Waikiki Aquarium - Summer Concert Series Ke Kani O Ke Kai - 2016 Announced|
Ke Kani O Ke Kai (The Sound of the Ocean) - As the sun sets on Waikiki, the Aquarium lawn will light up with unforgettable performance, a menu prepared by a signature restaurant. The event doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and performances will commence at 7:00 p.m.
| Call to Artists! - Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Sponsors 38th Annual "Commitment to Excellence" Art Exhibition|
We welcome all interested local artists to submit entries to this art exhibit. As a Hawaii artist, this is your opportunity to showcase your creativity and talent. More...
| Tea at 1024 Featured on Living808|
Disney's marketing team contacted Tea at 1024 and ask if we'd demonstrate a few tea etiquette tips on KHON's Living808 to help kick off Disney's new movie"Alice through the Looking Glass." Of course we had to oblige. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - June 3rd, 2016|
(last update: 6/1/20166 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
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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|
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| Association of Hawaii Artists (808) 398- 1863|
The oldest art organization in Hawaii founded in 1926.
| Andrew Rose Gallery (808) 599-4400|
The Andrew Rose Gallery, at the crossroads of Honolulu's Downtown arts and business districts on Bishop Street, presents vintage and contemporary art with significant connections to Hawaii
| 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.
| Kan Zaman - Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant (808) 554-3847|
Authentic Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant. Kan Zaman's menu stands alone as the only restaurant in Honolulu to offer Moroccan and Lebanese cuisine.
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