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Party pics: First Friday March 2014

With Mardi Gras happening the same week, March’s First Friday was slow and rainy. There were still plenty of activities to be had though; take a look at our pictures of some of the happening spots, including an installation by…

Party pics: November First Friday 2013

Although November’s First Friday was slower than usual, falling as it did right after all the Halloween festivities, there was still a lot to see and do around Chinatown. Take a look at some of our shots from NextDoor, Loading…

Party pics: First Friday July 2013

We hit some of the happening spots during First Friday’s Art Walk in July, from AJ Feducia’s “Stay Poor” art exhibit at the Human Imagination studio to Loading Zone’s Essence of Hawaii show to The ARTS at Marks’ Garage, where…

Party pics: First Friday June 2013

We hit the art galleries, clubs and streets of Chinatown to bring you pictures of the colorful scene during June’s First Friday Art Walk. We dropped in on Mojo Barbershop, RaKuen Lounge, where people were enjoying sushi, The Fix for…

Party pics: First Friday May 2013

We hit the happening spots on First Friday, including The ARTS at Marks Garage, The Human Imagination for Riana Stellburg’s “Underground Celebrity” photo exhibition documenting Hawaii’s hip-hop scene, the Strawberry Fields vintage pop-up shop at the Chinatown Artists Lofts, Loading…

Party pics: First Friday April 2013

We hit the happening spots for April’s First Friday, including Ong King’s seventh anniversary celebration, Downbeat Lounge, The Loading Zone, the Chinatown/Mendonca Courtyard and the busy streets of Chinatown.Photos by Tracy Chan and Eric Baranda. First Friday April 2013 ◄…

Party pics: First Friday January 2013

Although the weather was rainy most of the night, a small crowd still braved the elements to come out to Chinatown on the first First Friday of the year. We hit some of the most happening spots, including The ARTS…

Party pics: First Friday August 2012

We hit the happening spots for First Friday’s art walk and the club craziness afterward, including The Loading Zone for its grand opening party, NextDoor, Bar 35, The Venue, Cafe Sarang, The ARTS at Marks Garage for an art show…

Party pics: First Friday July 2012

We hit the streets during July’s bustling First Friday to bring you shots from the opening party for the new Community Boutique on Pauahi Street, a special pottery exhibit at The ARTS at Marks Garage, Rojo at Black Cat Tattoo…