Night Market Guide: Summer in the Park

ÑPhoto by Melissa Chang

JUNE-night-marketTake a stroll through “Summer in the Park” as Honolulu Night Market returns Saturday to its new location along Cooke Street between Pohukaina and Auahi. Once again, it’ll be a fun night with art and entertainment, food, fashion and shopping.

What: Honolulu Night + Market
When: Saturday, June 21 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


Main Stage:

6-7 p.m. – Alex Purring
7-8 p.m. – Jason Alan
8-8:30 p.m. – Fashion show showcasing Tokyo designer Saori Santos and her brand Gillia, a day and night beachwear line with original prints and patterns.
8:45-10:30 p.m. – The Hydrolites

Other highlights:

Fresh flower bouquet market (flower crowns by Paiko with DIY flower wristlets available).

Vintage VW car display by VW Club of Hawaii

Street Performers:

6 p.m. – Stilts with Lealyn
6:30 p.m. – Clown character act with Tara
7 p.m. – Magic with Jesse
8 p.m. – Juggling with Kinetic Flow

 Art Alley:

Art Truck, Jonovan Crail Photography, Stephanie Boinay, Xisco Peculiart, Art of Carlos Mozo, Storekeeper and 808 Urban.

Pinch of Salt shopping

Packing the Pinch of Salt warehouse space is another handful of great vendors and boutiques.

Here’s the list of what to look for:


Akemi Swimwear (swimwear, bikinis)
Bamboo Sky (contemporary women’s fashion)
Cantique Hawaii
Denim for Days (denim clothing, vintage)
Ecolicious (apparel, cards, totes)
Fleur (popup flower market)
glyf (indie clothing, garments, accessories)
Illest (retail, shirts, hats)
Issa ‘de mar (swimwear, coverups)
Paiko (floral arrangements, succulents)
Red Label Clothing (shirts)
Sealove Hawaii (mobile boutique, women’s, accessories)
The Pineapple Hut (accessories)
Tiff’s Thrifts (Bamboo Sky’s thrift boutique)
Truestory Textstiles (shirts)
VH07V (shirts, tanks, hoodies)

The food

Beyond Burgers

Burgers, bacon-wrapped hotdogs and lemonade

Elena’s Home of the Finest Filipino Foods


Chicken and pork adobo, lechon special, gisantes, pork adobo fried rice omelet, pancit lumpia combo, Shanghai and banana lumpia


Hawaii’s Fried Musubi

Fried musubi and other fried local favorites.


Hawaiian Fresh Farms


Line-caught fish and chips with homemade tartar sauce, Kalua pork with superfood slaw, grass-fed burger with moringa pesto and caramelized onion, local north shore veggie wrap with curry sweet potato, roasted beets, garlic, goat cheese and baby kale.


Il Gelato


Hazelnut/chocolate, Hawaiian sea salted caramel, Tahitian vanilla, strawberry lemonade and mango sorbetto.


Impressed Juice


Refreshing cold-pressed, unpasteurized juices.


Kau Kau Grill

Local favorites including ribs and chicken.


Kiawe Pizza


Angelo’s: Molinari salame finocchiona, fresh local basil, buffalo mozzarella and Niu Valley honey, Veggie: local baby spinach and roma tomato, roasted portobello mushroom, cheese, Pepperoni, Kiawe-smoked bacon


Le Crepe Cafe


Gourmet sweet and savory crepes loaded with toppings


Life is Sweet

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Various flavors of macarons


No Ka Oi Cookie Co.

Dave’s Hawaiian ice cream sandwiches, vanilla, Kona coffee, mint chocolate chip, cookies and cream. Brownie a la mode, summer S’mores a la mode


Ono Pops


Gourmet pops using locally sourced ingredients.


Soul Patrol

Fried chicken and waffles and other Southern favorites


The Pig and the Lady


French dip and porcetta banh mi, bun bo hue, pho, appetizers.


Yaya Thai


Beef massaman curry, yellow chicken curry, Thai basil chicken, watercress tofu salad, green papaya.