Night Market Guide: Pop! & Paws


HNM-July--356x560This month’s theme, “Pop! & Paws” is a pet-friendly event as the Honolulu Night Market partners with the Hawaiian Humane Society and returns Saturday to Cooke Street between Pohukaina and Auahi. It’ll be a fun night with art and entertainment, food, fashion and shopping with a few summer surprises.

What: Honolulu Night + Market
When: Saturday, July 19 from 6 to 11 p.m.
Where: Cooke Street
Admission: FREE
Parking: On-site and street parking, Eat the Street lot at 555 South St., and paid parking at Restaurant Row
Connect: #ourkakaako #hnlnightmarket @ourkakaako (Instagram)
Frolic: @FrolicHawaii (Instagram/Twitter/Facebook)

The entertainment

night-market-fashion-show_3/nm_2014_may-10Main Stage:
6-6:45 p.m. – Hannah Powers
7-7:45 p.m. – To be announced
8-8:30 p.m. – The Cut Collective fashion show, includes designs by Allison Izu, Ten Tomorrow by Summer Shiigi, Rumi Murakami, Haus of Quirk by Jenna Sato and Duality by Mari Nakamura
9-10:30 p.m. – 82Fifty, a band with an original style with influence from rock, reggae, R&B, punk, ska and more

Other highlights:
• Bring your pet to the “Bone Bar” for a treat from Nahe and Makana Askew.

• Get a free bag of popcorn at the Our Kakaako Info Center Popcorn Bar in the retail warehouse.

• Pop some bubble gum and contribute to the Night Market’s bubble gum wall.

• A smoke event will be held at the main bar in the alley through the retail warehouses.

• Visit Honolulu Beerworks and have a drink in their outdoor beer garden.

Pinch of Salt shopping

Visit the Pinch of Salt warehouse for some great clothes, apparel, accessories and more. Support, shop and buy local.


Here are the the vendors:
Tidepool Love (ocean-inspired jewelry)
The Butik (women’s clothing, brands spanning Reverse, LA Made, Kira Hawaii and Pi)
Vermilli (contemporary high-fashion streetwear, relaxed island wear)
The Firm HNL (hats, tees, tanks)
Oahugrown Clothing (apparel, hats, men’s and women’s)
Kane Clothing Company (hats, accessories, clothing, men, women and children)

The food

Aloha Pops

Popsicles of all flavors and colors

Cold Fyyre

Artisan ice cream focusing on local ingredients for their treats like Keopu Kona coffee and Kula strawberry

Fresh Catch

Fresh Catch
Fresh poke from the guys at Fresh Catch Kaimuki and Windward

Hawaiian Twisted Taters

Fried potatoes and loaded nachos

Hula Shrimp Co.

Pulehu beef, crusted ahi bites, smoked kua loa beef and spicy ahi

Impressed Juice

Refreshing cold-pressed, unpasteurized juices.


infernos guava smoked pork
Pizzas cooked over kiawe wood


Hawaiian and local style food

Local Stop

Lumpia, kalua pig nachos, King Kamehameha malasada burger, Puerto Rican sushi, red velvet malasada cheesecake


Breakfast served all day, favorites include mac and cheese, fried rice and monte christo sandwiches

Olay Thai

Pumpkin or Panang curry with chicken, veggie pad thai, lemongrass fried chicken, sateh chicken or pork, spring rolls

Pami’s Desserts and Pastries

Brownies, pies, cannoli, cupcakes and fruit bars

Paul’s Poppers

Deep fried wontons with different sweet and savory fillings

Pink Pearl

Fresh oysters, spicy delight, ginger, shiso wasabi gelee and black bean (grilled) flavors

Pop Pop Donuts

Fresh fried donuts in plain, cinnamon sugar, powdered sugar or espresso sugar, topped with chocolate and more

Uncle’s Kitchen

Deconstructed musubis