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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - NOVEMBER 1ST, 2013 (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 - NOVEMBER 2013 - |
View our featured profiles for the month:
- Red Door Artz Studios and Gallery - NEW GALLERY
- Hukilau Honolulu
- Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA)
- Hawaii Craftsmen
- Andrew Miller - North Shore Cartoon
- Goodwill Stores Hawaii
- One Night Stand in the Chinatown Courtyard
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday Featuring Pila Nahenahe (11/1/2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Join us on First Friday on November 1, 2013 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum for performances by Pila Nahenahe. The slack key ensemble is led by Ron Loo and his son Pomaika‘i and will present two sets for the evening. The first set showcases selected solos of slack key masters such as Gabby Pahinui, Leonard Kwan, Raymond Kane, Sonny Chillingworth, and Ledward Ka‘apana. More...
| First Friday @ Ong King Girl Fest (11/1/2013 - 5pm-2AM)|
Showcase of new Innovative Artists. Featuring artwork, performances, music, entertainment and more. More...
| PATRICK CHING - CHRISTMAS / HOLIDAY GIFT SPECIAL! - Pre Christmas Hawaiian Art Sale - Spend over $100 and get FREE 11x14 image - Purchase An Original and Get $675 Giclee for FREE! - |
JUST PLACE YOUR ONLINE ORDER THEN SEND AN EMAIL TO US WITH THE 11X14 PRINT YOU WOULD LIKE
*Order By December 6 to have your orders delivered in time for Christmas. Patrick Ching Art, Books, DVD and Art Class Certificates will make the perfect gift for someone you love. More...
| Louis Pohl Gallery - Featuring Bob Freitas and Charlie Dickson - DECIPHERING THE CREATIVE ACT (11/1/2013 - 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. More...
| Loading Zone First Friday - LIVE ART + INSTALLATION (11/1/2013 - 6pm-2am)|
Loading Zone Art November First Friday is all about doing it LIVE! Check out actions from dancers, artists, and retailers (holidays pre-sale, anyone?) This event is a fundraiser for Loading Zone Arts so we can keep the arts alive in Chinatown, and to offer our performing artists residency programs! More...
| ANDREW ROSE GALLERY - FEATURING PICTURE PLANE (11/1/2013 - 5-9pm)|
Established in Honolulu in 2010, the ANDREW ROSE GALLERY works with individual clients as well as international institutions to place important vintage and contemporary art significant to Hawaii in discerning collections. More...
| Red Door Artz Studios and Gallery (11/1/2013 - 5:00 pm - 9pm)|
4 artists, 4 studios, 1 gallery. Shyrl Matias, Carol Moore, Stacy Cheng-Suzuki, and Patty Lentz. More...
| Florencia Arias - First Friday - 2nd Anniversary! (11/1/2013 - 5pm-9:30pm)|
Complimentary drinks for customers. Open until 9:30pm. More...
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| Patrick Ching's New Fall 2013 Hawaii Art Originals Including KAI Waikiki Art Originals|
View the latest images release by Patrick Ching including KAI Waikiki images. Prints and originals available for purchases online.
| Island Keepsakes PRE HOLIDAY SALE 20% OFF ENTIRE STOCK IN STORE FOR NOVEMBER (11/1/2013 - 5:00 pm - 10pm)|
It's that time of year again! Island Keepsakes is having our Annual Pre-Holiday Sale. For the month of November, get 20% off entire stock in store. Sale excludes shipping & handling and gift certificates. For the month of November, please show our Kupuna how much we care. Please drop off a canned good at Island Keepsakes for Meals and Wheels. More...
| Tea at 1024 First Friday (11/1/2013 - 5pm - 9pm)|
We will be open First Friday till 9p.m. for Desserts & Tea. If tea is not your beverage of choice then you can BYOB. More...
| ART music BEER at Chinatown Courtyard (11/1/2013 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm)|
The Chinatown Courtyard will be transformed into a Secret Beer Garden benefiting The ARTS at Marks. Shop Bop & Grind takes over the downstairs walkway with music by DJ Mr. Nick that'll make you bop while you shop, delicious grinds by Cafe 888 - 1123 Maunakea Street (Vietnamese sandwiches, spring rolls, & shrimp chips) and local goods. More...
| Fashionista's Market Boutique - First Friday (11/1/2013 - 5pm - 9pm)|
Located in Chinatown, Honolulu, FM Boutique is one of Hawaii's premiere women's boutiques! Whether you are looking for an outfit for work, going out with the girls, a special night with your man, or more... FM Boutique is the place to find it all! More...
| Honolulu Real Estate New Listing and Updates - Updated Every Hour - Honolulu real estate expert, Keahi Pelayo, offers FREE online hourly updates on home and condo property listings that can really help you buy Honolulu real estate at a lower price. Premiere resource for buying and selling Honolulu real estate - Honolulu - Oahu - Hawaii. More...|
| The Underground - First Friday (11/1/2013 - 9pm - 3am)|
Top Hawaii EDM Djs playing Downtown-Chinatown, Honolulu Hawaii More...
| The Fix Sports Lounge And Nightclub - First Fridays (11/1/2013 - 9pm - 2am)|
The FIX Sports Lounge and Nightclub is Downtown Honolulu's newest venue... . Our upscale sports lounge is fresh and clean, and comes equipped with huge TVs and projectors to help you enjoy all your favorite televised sporting events. More...
| La Muse Boutique (11/1/2013 - 5:00 pm - 9pm)|
Just brought to Hawaii a fine line of home accessories and toys from Denmark called Architectmade and much more...We have clothes, shoes, and accessories for up to 50% off. More...
| University Of Hawai'i -Thomas Lawson - Lecture Nov. 6 @ 6 pm The ART Auditorium, UHM - Thomas Lawson is an artist and writer. Currently Dean of the School of Art at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), he was part of the 1980s Pictures Generation in New York. More...|
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - November 1, 2013 - (last update: 10/30/2013 Interactive map of event calendar. More...|
| NEW - HOURLY FEATURE ON FIRST FRIDAY HOME PAGE - I'm glad to announce my newest custom/ proprietary website technology that I feel will make the FirstFridayHawaii.com website stand above the rest in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and functionality.|
MBC Hourly Home Page Section
The home page is now updated every hour with a new featured item. The items featured can be any database item I choose to be in the rotation system (news, calendar, directory profile, etc).
This means the website will be getting at least 24 updates a day... 7 days a week!
Every time a visitor comes, they will see something new... enticing them to come back and learn something new about the First Friday Downtown-Chinatown community.
If you would like to become an official sponsor of the First Friday website and get priority position in the rotation and social media... let me know.
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If you know someone who owns a business/non-profit, etc in Waikiki... tell them to contact me for free profiles/promotion of their business.
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| Downtown Condos For Sale - 96813|
View listing of condos for sale in the Downtown area 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...|
| Chinatown Condos For Sale - 96817|
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 6 great profiles of this month
| Red Door Artz Studios and Gallery 808 218-1981|
4 artists, 4 studios, 1 gallery. Shyrl Matias, Carol Moore, Stacy Cheng-Suzuki, and Patty Lentz.
| Hukilau Honolulu 808-523-3460|
Aloha Served Here! Kurt (Kapa'a, Kauai), Al (Ewa Beach, Oahu) and Eric (Hilo, Hawai'i) created the Hukilau and infused it with a taste of each of the three islands and the spirit of Aloha.
| Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) (808) 973-2255|
A great supporter of our community - Established in 1998, the HTA is the lead state agency for Hawai‘i’s visitor industry. the HTA has the ability to manage, create and support the development of unique tourism experiences such as community and cultural festivals, sporting events, natural resources and community programs.
| Hawaii Craftsmen (808)521-3282|
A tradition of excellence. Hawai'i Craftsmen support high standards of quality among member craftsmen who work in clay, fiber, glass metal, mixed media and wood. Increasing awareness of fine crafts since 1966. Featured at Small Kine Show 2009
| Andrew Miller - North Shore Cartoon 808 354 1144|
Drew ("Andrew Miller") Toonz is an artist and animator living on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. For over a decade, Drew has been painting murals for the Triple Crown of Surfing, including the prestigious Pipeline Masters event. Featured at SOHO 7/1/2011
| Goodwill Stores Hawaii 808-836-WORK (9675) |
Shopping at Goodwill is a great way to invest in your community. Goodwill stores are brimming with fashionable items at bargain prices, and our selection is endless. Has coupon!!
| One Night Stand in the Chinatown Courtyard 808-262-5930|
Excellent downtown venue for special events, artists and other opportunities. Also know as Mendonca Building Courtyard.
(Back to the top) - We have over 40+ new 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) - 10 new news postings. Plenty of art, event, venue updates to help you stay current.
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts NOVEMBER 2013 Newsletter
There are features on the commissioning of new works of art in honor of the late Senator Daniel K. Inouye and the late Representative Patsy T. Mink; the "First Friday" event with Dayton Watanabe on Friday, August 2nd; the "Second Saturday" event "Mad Fun with Mud!" with the Hawaii Potters Guild on Saturday, August 10th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture entitled "The Evolution of Koto Music" with Darin Miyashiro on Tuesday, August 27th.
Pre Christmas Hawaiian Art Sale - Spend over $100 and get FREE 11x14 image - Purchase An Original and Get $675 Giclee for FREE!
GREAT HOLIDAY / CHRISTMAS HAWAIIAN ART DEALS
University Of Hawai'i -Thomas Lawson - Lecture Nov. 6 @ 6 pm The ART Auditorium, UHM
Thomas Lawson is an artist and writer. Currently Dean of the School of Art at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), he was part of the 1980s Pictures Generation in New York.
Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) -2nd Annual Miniature Art Show, November 3-30, 2013
Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery, 45-680 Luluku Rd., Kaneohe
Tom Moffatt Coming Events - BOZ SCAGGS
Hawaii favorite BOZ SCAGGS returns to Blaisdell Concert Hall on Friday, November 15th at 8pm for a solid night of music you won t want to miss!
14 New Hawaiian Art Images Release By Patrick Ching (Including KAI Waikiki Art Images)
14 new Hawaiian art images by Patrick Ching including artwork features at KAI Waikiki show.
First Thursdays Poetry Slam at Fresh Cafe - Thursday 10/3/2013
The 11th official HawaiiSlam season rolls on with its monthly qualifiers at First Thursdays (November 7th, 2013). The top two poets will qualify for the HawaiiSlam Finals in April 2014 that will determine the team to represent Hawai`i at the 2014 National Poetry Slam in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.
What's New At La Muse - November
Just brought to Hawaii a fine line of home accessories and toys from Denmark called Architectmade.
Totally 80's Wednesdays @ Downbeat Diner - Downtown Chinatown - Honolulu Hawaii (21+)
Totally 80s Wednesdays at Downbeat Diner. 80s all night from 9-2a. Madonna, Prince, Journey, Billy Idol, Michael Jackson, 80s Freestyle, hip hop fuck and rock - Drink specials all night. Downtown Honolulu Chinatown - Always Free - No Cover 21+
Loading Zone - Weekly Class Schedule - November 2013
View some of the cool thing going on at the Loading Zone.
Discount Windows Doors Gets "A" Rating With Hawaii Better Business Bureau (BBB)
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8 New Fall 2013 Hawaii Art Originals Including KAI Waikiki Art Originals
View the latest originals release by Patrick Ching including KAI Waikiki images
Hawaii Art Newsletter - FALL 2013
KAI Waikiki show, art tips, new images, favorite photos, pre-Christmas sale, art class schedule and more.
Patrick Ching Waikiki, Hawaii Art Tour 2013
Waikiki art tour 2013 - Journal entry by Hawaii Nature Artist, Patrick Ching. Fresh off the thrill of my first KAI Ocean Art Show in Princeville, Kauai, I set my sights on taking the show to the bright lights of Metropolis.
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