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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - September 2nd, 2016 (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 - SEPTEMBER 2016
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Hawaii State Art Museum
- The Dumb Coq
- HASR Wine
- Hawaii Craftsmen
- Downbeat Diner and Lounge
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
(Back to the top) - View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: LEDWARD KAAPANA & NEW EXHIBIT: ACCESSION (9/2/2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Legendary slack key guitarist and ukulele master Ledward Kaapana will perform for September First Friday. There will also be an opening reception for Accession, a new exhibition featuring a selection of recently acquired works in the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawaii State Art Museum. More...
| Reyn Spooner Releases "Think Pink" Collection|
The Kupulau Pareau print draws inspiration from the history and lore of the peony flower, known for its healing qualities. 10% of all THINK PINK proceeds will benefit the Women's Cancer Center at Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children. Our Downtown store will be open on Friday from 930am - 5:00PM on First Friday. More...
| First Friday at The Dumb Coq (9/2/2016)|
New-american fare and cocktails in Honolulu, Hawaii More...
| James Anshutz Photography - ALL OVER THE MAP - Chinatown Artist Lofts - September 2, 2016 6-10pm|
Interactive photography exhibit - South East Aisa More...
| First Fridays at Downbeat with One World Tribe (9/2/2016 - 9-2am)|
Downbeat and 86 Productions presents First Fridays at Downbeat Lounge with eclectic Soul group One World Tribe. Spend First Friday at Downbeat Lounge with country grunge act Serpico & The Sinners and the soulful sounds of Smokestack. More...
| The Pegge Hopper Gallery - No Pared & Lupé (9/2/2016 - 5pm - 9pm)|
The Pegge Hopper Gallery opened in 1983 and is located in historic Chinatown.
| The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday (9/2/2016 - 5-10pm)|
The ARTS at Marks Garage is a community arts center with a 1,000 sq. ft. gallery, a 1,000 sq. ft. theater, and a 1,000 sq. ft. office space founded in 2001. Marks is home to 13 performing and visual arts businesses including Youth Speaks Hawaii and Hawaii Shakespeare Festival. 45,000 visitors attend 13 exhibits and 150 performances each year. More...
| First Friday Extravaganza at Madre Chocolate (9/2/2016 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm)|
Once again Madre will open it's inner workings to share Art, Music, and the best Chocolate this island has to offer. A vast array of endorphin releasing creations - to tantalize your tatserbuds, excite your ears, Stimulation for your eyes as well. More...
| Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters SEPTEMBER 2016 - FEATURED EXHIBITS|
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 @ Ong King - Art & Music Fest - Fantasmagora (9/2/2016 - 7:30pm - 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...
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts SEPTEMBER 2016 Events Calendar|
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...
| Chinatown Artists Lofts: Open Studios @ Chinatown Courtyard / Mendonca Building (9/2/2016 - 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...
| SAVE THE DATE - Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii Share-A-Night Annual Gala November 20, 2016|
Honoring Bob and Dianne Pereira Midas Hawaii 2016 Gala Co-Chairs Russell Akamine and Wes Hiyane. More...
| HASR Bistro September 2016 Live Entertainment Schedule - Country Style Bistro - A blend of American European Cuisine. Daily specials, fine wines and more.|
It's a team with passion to provide great food & drink. More...
| Bar 35 September 2016 Events and News|
A full month of fun at Bar 35 -- a mainstay in the trendy Downtown-Chinatown club scene! More...
| Louis Pohl Gallery (9/2/2016 - 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. More...
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| Hawaii Theatre - COMING SEPTEMBER 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...
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Our Roofing Contractors & Installation professionals have over 50 years of combined roofing experience and are capable of installing any product you choose. More...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING SEPTEMBER 2016 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS|
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - September 2nd, 2016|
last update: 9/1/2016 Interactive map of event calendar. 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...
| 155 Downtown - Chinatown Condos for Sale Map and Listings - 96813 Zip code - Honolulu Real Estate - Updated 8/27/2016|
Downtown / Chinatown condos for sale. View interactive geographical map of condos for sale in Downtown / Chinatown - Honolulu, Hawaii. Photos, description, and much more. More...
| Bayly Buck First Friday Artist Booth/Wall Rental, Studio Rentals, Photography|
Looking for a Studio Space? Looking to feature your art on First Friday? Check out what Bayly Buck Photography / Studio has to offer! More...
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 5 great profiles of this month
| Hawaii State Art Museum (808) 586-0307|
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 Hawaii.
| The Dumb Coq (808) 585-5999|
New-american fare and cocktails in Honolulu, Hawaii
| HASR Wine (808) 535-9463|
Retail Wine Store specializing in California Wines that are Highly Allocated and Exclusive.
| 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
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge 808-533-2328|
American diner food favorites with vegetarian options on everything. Lounge located right next door to Chinatown's favorite little Diner. FF Event - Joe Agogo of Jetsetter Productions will proudly debut Club Underground
(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.
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