The ARTS at Marks Garage
1159 Nuuanu Avenue
Opening reception for Makakolu: New works by Carl F.K. Pao, Kūpaʻa Hee and
Cory Taum, featuring powerful indigenous symbolism re-interpreted for new audiences during the Makahiki season, the ancient Hawaiian New Year. Artists talk 6:30 p.m. along with music and drinks.
Chinatown Artists Lofts: Open Studios
1109 Maunakea Street
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.
Louis Pohl Gallery
1142 Bethel Street
Art and Tradition: Essence of Art, a tea bowl exhibit and sale, featuring the works of Clayton Amemiya, Carl Fieber, Ed Higa, Daven Hee, Ken Kang and Yukio Ozaki. Also showing paintings by Lauren Okano. Plus tea tasting with Dick Mills. 5-9 p.m.
8 North Pauahi Street
Ashley Lilinoe, entertains with her home-grown folk rock stylings. And art by Maria Cristina Guerriero, celebrating Hawaii though sacred geometry and mermaids! 6-9 p.m.
43 North Hotel Street
Putting the “art” in the pARTy. Featuring arts and crafts by ABISS (photography & prints), Kauai (clothing and totes), Hawaii 4 Nepal (masseuse, jewelry, henna) Alissa’s Pieces (postcards), Un Paso Adelante (jewelry) and sling hammocks (hammocks). Plus live performances by Josh Pascua and Duncan Kanamaka. 6-9 p.m.
Red Door Artz
1041 Maunakea Street, 2nd Floor
Open on First Friday from 6-9 p.m. Featuring a miniature art show and interactive art project visitors.