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Honolulu Night Market x Pow Wow Hawaii 2014 Block Party Photos

19Feb

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Honolulu Night Market x Pow Wow Hawaii 2014 Block Party Photos

On Saturday February 15th we wrapped up Pow Wow Hawaii 2014 weekend. It was an intense block party with thousands in attendance. The streets were packed with Honolulu Night Market party goers, artists, vendors and so much more.

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We managed to snap a few photos in the madness, but these photos in no way do justice to just how awesome of an event it was.  Check out our photos below.

You can find more photos from Aloha Nights HERE

Art Cards Are Back!

12Feb

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The Art Cards are BACK IN STYLE!

In true collaborative form Hifi x Na Mea Hawai‘i x Street Grindz presents a slice of Hawai’i Fashion Month 2013.

Collect, trade, or redeem your personal collection of fashion art cards. Participating in this innovative play on ‘currency’ directly supports our local creative industries and the professionals that make them thrive.

40 cards representing 40 highlights of HFM 2013.
Pick up a limited edition deck during the Honolulu Night Market (February 15th / April 19th), or during shop hours at Na Mea Hawai‘i (Monday – Saturday 10A – 9P / Sun 10A – 6P).

$25/deck or $5 for 8 singles and $10 for 15 singles.
Available now thru April.

PLAY in STYLE @ The Honolulu Night Market

On Auahi Street

Get a quickie Glam Shot at the Honolulu Night Market.

Trade 15 HFM art cards for a one of a kind experience and support your local creative arts industries while you’re at it. A team of Hifi members will be on hand to fix you up for a fun photo, alone or with friends. Face Art Beauty will hook you up with fabulous lip or eye. Throw on some pieces from Nicole Vermillion and get styled by Rebecca Atkins. For a special touch, mink lashes will be available for purchase and application. Find us on Auahi St at Zen Banx.

FAB (Face Art Beauty) http://www.faceartbeauty.com

Nicole Vermillion: http://www.vermilli.com

Rebecca Atkins – rebeccajannette.com and https://www.facebook.com/rebeccajannette

Find Yellow Bird Bohemia and enter a raffle for the chance to win a signature trucker hat, design of your choice. 8 art cards for one entry.

http://www.mynameislauren.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Yellow-Bird-Bohemia/102290743139282

In Pinch of Salt Warehouse

Pop into the photo booth in exchange for 4 art cards

 

 

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ABOUT HAWAII FASHION MONTH (HFM)

Hawaii Fashion Month (HFM) is a platform to promote and elevate all aspects of Hawaii’s fashion industry: design, manufacturing, education, art, retail and more. The inaugural HFM in October 2013 featured more than 40 events including fashion shows, exhibits, shopping events, seminars, and films to bring the community together promote Hawaii as a fashion destination.  HFM 2013 was a community-driven initiative of the Hawaii Fashion Incubator (Hifi) and the State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT), and driven forward by many stakeholders and partners throughout our fashion and business communities, coming together to move Hawaii fashion forward.

ABOUT THE COLLABORATORS

HIFI

The Hawai‘I Fashion Incubator (Hifi) builds community and provides resources for Hawaii’s growing fashion industry. Through it’s membership and strategic partners, Hifi orchestrates industry wide initiatives and puts in places supportive systems along the entire fashion cycle, from concept through creation, marketing and export. The Hifi Coop at Ward Warehouse is a hub for designers and artists to create and showcase their collections, in addition to being a venue to host fashion classes and workshops. Membership to Hifi is open to fashion professionals as well as enthusiasts, who keep the industry growing.

To join Hifi, please visit hawaiifashion.org/join

NA MEA HAWAI‘I

Na Mea Hawai‘i is a retail and community resource center, a gathering place for locally made and native Hawaiian made cultural items, gifts, clothing, packaged foods, jewelry, art, books and music. Over 400 hundred artists and practitioners make our products by hand from the island of Maui, Kaua‘i, Ni‘ihau, Hawai‘i, O‘ahu, Lana‘i and Moloka‘i. Na Mea Hawai‘i is also a learning place and a place of exchange, offering classes, book launches, films, do-it-yourself workshops and concerts. The root culture of this place, Native Hawaiian, and our relationship with land and nature supports a world view of sharing and perpetuation-aloha, a Hawaiian way of being. Na Mea Hawai‘i manifests this community of sharing.

Na Mea Hawai‘i, Ward Warehouse

Corner of Ward Ave. and Ala Moana Blvd.

808.596.8885 // www.nameahawaii.com // www.facebook.com/nativebookshawaii

STREET GRINDZ

Street Grindz was founded with a mission to create a platform for Hawai’i’s Mobile Food Industry, which allows them to be successful at what they do best. Make delicious food and serve it to the residents and guests of Hawai’i. Through Street Grindz support we intend on offering a long lasting program that will include the production of events, marketing and social media support and the continued effort to remain viable as an industry.

http://www.streetgrindz.com/main/

ABOUT THE SPONSORS

ALEXANDER & BALDWIN, THE COLLECTION

The Collection is the newest Kaka‘ako condominium community brought to you by The Collection LLC, a subsidiary of A&B Properties. Offering a great location at the former Comp USA, beautiful ocean and harbor views, and an impressive amenities package, these contemporary condominiums are simply the best deal in town. One, two and three bedrooms are on sale now. Visit our Sales Gallery at 680 Ala Moana Blvd. for more info. www.TheCollectionHonolulu.com 

The Art Of Futsol returns to Honolulu Night Market

6Feb

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The Art Of Futsol returns to Honolulu Night Market

Are You Ready For Some Futsal?

This month, The Art Of Futsol returns to Honolulu Night Market on Saturday, February 15th.
We have teamed up with Paradise Soccer Club and In4mation to bring you another epic futsol event at Honolulu Night Market in Our Kakaako.

The Art Of Futsol At Honolulu Night Market

 

So What Exactly Is Futsol?

Check it out for yourself.

Are you coming to Honolulu Night Market?

Join the official event page on Facebook and invite your friends. Click the pic below to head over to the Facebook page

Honolulu Night Market on Facebook

Photos from Honolulu Night Market: Rogue Christmas

25Dec

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Photos from Honolulu Night Market: Rogue Christmas

Here we go folks. A whole bunch of pics from this months Honolulu Night Market: Rogue Christmas
Go through and check them out!

(And for our fellow Pinterest folks, weve made all of the images pinnable. WooHoo!!!)

Anti Canvas at Honolulu Night Market

23Dec

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Anti Canvas at Honolulu Night Market

This past weekend, Honolulu Night Market hosted the 5th annual Anti Canvas boardshort charity art event, and we went down during the set up to give you a look at tsome of the submissions.

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Hurley and Contrast Magazine presented the 5th annual The Anti Canvas: a showcase of boardshort art for charity on Saturday December 21, 2013 at Honolulu Night Market: Rogue Christmas

 Proceeds benefitted Waves For Water and their efforts in the Philippines with victims of Typhoon Haiyan as well as the Hawaii Foodbank. Entry is free and doors open at 6 pm for the art show and silent auction.

The Anti Canvas: a showcase of boardshort art for charity utilizes “sublimation” to transfer original artwork from 25 local and international artists onto a pair of Hurley Phantom boardshorts. This manufacturing method preserves the integrity and details of the original artwork and designs. Some of the top artists this year include John John Florence, Clark Little, C.R. Stecyk III, Tim Hendricks, Keoni Payton, Aaron Kai, Carl Pao and Dana Paresa. Please find a full list of artists participating in the 5th annual The Anti Canvas: a showcase of boardshort art for charity below.

This unique art event raised over $18,000 dollars for various charities since 2009.

Heres a look at a couple of this years submissions.

Guest Blog: “Girlfriend Dates… Cicily Goes to the Honolulu Night Market”

28Nov

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Guest Blog: “Girlfriend Dates… Cicily Goes to the Honolulu Night Market”

 Kakaako Mural

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” 
― 
Eleanor Roosevelt

Over the summer, thanks to a girl’s night out, I discovered a monthly block party held in Honolulu’s Kakaako district.  It was here that I found our island’s hidden gem.  Tucked in between bustling Waikiki and downtown Honolulu, Kakaako is now home to a Hawaiian hipster’s paradise.

“Girlfriend Dates… Cicily Goes to the Honolulu Night Market”

http://www.divorcedmoms.com/blogs/sweet-cicily/girlfriend-dates-cicily-goes-to-the-honolulu-night-market

I ABSOLUTELY fell in love with the young, bohemian vibe of the Honolulu Night Market. It was as if, I was strolling through New York City’s artistic Greenwich Village or SOHO. As I walking through the crowds, I had noticed people were commenting on how “hip” the Honolulu Market Night Market had been.

live local bands

Live Local Bands @ the Main Stage

packed with excitement

Packed With Excitement

Earlier this month, I had noticed on my Facebook and Twitter feed, that there was another Honolulu Night Market evening, planned for the month of November. Realizing that my son would be with his father for the weekend, this single mama immediately called her best friend to make another “Girlfriend Date” for the Honolulu Night Market.

I live on the other side of the island and I am not too keen on driving into town. HOWEVER, I will ALWAYS make an exception, for the monthly trek to Kakaako, The Honolulu Night Market is an amazing block celebration, that ensures guaranteed fun, AMAZEBALLS food, live music, local art, shopping and mingling with Honolulu’s hip, young crowd.

It doesn’t matter if you bring a date, family, friends or you are riding solo, Kakaako’s Honolulu Night Market has something for everyone.

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What Are You Eating?

There is something intoxicating about the aroma from the food trucks, brightly colored murals sprinkled throughout the neighborhood, dancing to live music, seeing the latest fashions during on the runway stage and people watching while strolling the main street.

 girls who bake next door

 real texas bbq

Real Texas BBQ

food trucks taken to a new level

Food Trucks Taken To A New Level

 Kakaakos stunning murals

Kakaako’s Stunning Murals

Much like my first adventures at the Honolulu Night Market, I had another great evening!  Not only did I have a fun night on the town with my best friend, I also managed to knock out some much needed Christmas shopping, with all the local clothing vendors, smack dab in the middle of it all.

 Amazing vendors all in one place

Amazing Vendors All In One Place

christmas shopping

Christmas Shopping DONE!

Dear Santa

Dear Santa, I WANT THIS!

 

Hand Crafted Clutches With Local Flair

Hand Crafted Clutches With Local Flair

 

 CRAPPY KIDS

CRAPPY KIDS

 

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Christmas is just a few weeks away and Santa needs to still fill a few more stockings, so you better believe I will be at the next Honolulu Night Market.  I LOVED that my favorite FILTHY FARMGIRL soap company, will be there, carrying over 95 different soaps at the actual Market, as opposed to only a handful at Whole Foods.

 #FILTHY

#FILTHY

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 Supporting Local Businesses

Supporting Local Businesses

 You Can’t Get More Hipster Than That

You Can’t Get More Hipster Than That

 

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I am counting the days, till I get to eat Buenos Antojitos’ authentic Puerto Rican Shrimp Empanadas on my next evening out. As a former Miami girl, I must say, her empanadas were so AMAZING.  Before I left for the evening, I went back for seconds because it was THAT GOOD.

Bueno Antojitos Authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine

Bueno Antojitos Authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine

Shrimp Empanadas To Die For

Shrimp Empanadas To Die For

 

For all my single Honolulu folks out there, the Honolulu Night Market is a great opportunity to meet new people.  While sipping on some libations, in the “bar” area, I made friends with some surfers visiting from Sydney, Australia.  By the end of the night, I even had an invite to check out a film festival, in China Town, after the event. What better way to spend a Saturday evening!

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What Better Way To Spend Your Saturday Night Than With Your Girlfriends

What Better Way To Spend Your Saturday Night Than With Your Girlfriends

gday
G’DAY MATES

party of the year 

Having Far Too Much Fun With Strangers

 

 Galleries Around Every Corner

Galleries Around Every Corner

If You Need To Unwind
If You Need To Unwind

Fun For The Keikis
Fun For The Keikis

 

Looking For The Perfect Print 

Looking For The Perfect Print

Custom Designed Kicks
Custom Designed Kicks

Cutest Clothes You Cannot Find Anywhere Else
Cutest Clothes You Cannot Find Anywhere Else

Where the Art Comes To You
Where the Art Comes To You

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Read more from Cicily at:
http://www.divorcedmoms.com/blogs/sweet-cicily

Ride in style to Honolulu Night Market: Splurge

10Nov

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Ride in style to Honolulu Night Market: Splurge

Want a ride to or from Honolulu Night Market: Splurge? Sign up as a new Uber user and your first ride is on us.  No fighting traffic, no looking for street parking. Arrive in style with Uber Honolulu.
https://uber.com/go/HNLnightmarket
That’s right, sign up using that link and get $20 off your first ride. (if you’re coming from anywhere between Kaimuki and Downtown, that ride is FREE). When you sign up using the link above, $20 will be credited to your Uber account immediately.

media-credit: AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

T media-credit: AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

If you’re not already familiar with Uber, get familiar, because they are changing the way people look at the  traditional concept of a taxi service and putting you in full control of your experience.

  • One Tap To Ride – The Uber mobile phone app revolutionizes the way you get picked up. Uber uses your phone’s GPS to detect your location and connects you with the nearest available driver. Get picked up anywhere — even if you don’t know the exact address.
  • Reliable Pickups – Track the drivers exact location as they come to pick you up. The Uber mobile app shows their GPS location on a map in real time, as well as the Name/Photo of your driver and their Vehicle information (make/model and license number). But, if you don’t want to stare at your phone while they come to get you, you don’t have to. The will send you a text message when they arrive.
  • Clear Pricing - The app displays the rates clearly, and there are no hidden fees. You can also enter your pick up location and destination for a free fare quote for your whole trip. This is one of my personal favorite features. I wish The Cab offered this information.
  • Paperless & Convinent - By far my favorite feature is that when you arrive at your destination, you simply get out of the car and go. No fumbling for your wallet. No waiting for their in-car credit card machine to process, then finding some uncomfortable way to sign the paper receipt for your transaction. No digging through your purse or wallet in a dark taxi trying to decide if that’s a $1 or a $10 in your hand.
    Once you arrive at your destination, your credit card is automatically charged for the trip, and you are emailed a receipt. You don’t have to do a thing. Just get out and enjoy your night.
  • Rate Your Driver - Uber makes sure their drivers not only meet their standards, but that they meet your standards too. After your trip, you can rate your experience and leave additional feedback about your driver. You can even see the drivers average rating from the app when they come to get you.
  • Split Fare - They even make it easy to split the fare between you and your friends with a couple of clicks in their app. No more “I’ll pay you back’s” or IOU’s. Split the cost of the ride, and everyones card is billed equally.

With 4 years of service, they have finally brought their concept here to Honolulu, and now YOU have a chance to try it for FREE to or from Eat The Street.
Go to https://uber.com/go/EatTheStreet and sign up with Uber Honolulu.
By using that link you get a free ride to/from Eat The Street: Musubi on us. FREE rides to or from #HNLnightmarket up to $20
[ If youre coming from between River St (downtown) and Kapahulu Ave (waikiki) you should not get close to the $20 limit. If you are outside of that area, you will receive $20 off your first ride with Uber. Cant beat that.]

Join us this Saturday night:

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Saturday. November 16th
6-11pm
683 Auahi St in Kakaako
(between Restaurant Row and Ward Center)

http://www.honolulunightmarket.com/

Celebrate Hawaii Fashion Month with Honolulu Night Market: RUNWAY

7Oct

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On Saturday, October 19th, the Honolulu Night Market returns with RUNWAY

 

Are you ready for another fashion filled edition of the Honolulu Night Market?
Saturday, October 19th, you get just that with Honolulu Night Market: Runway

 

 

Honolulu Night Market Photo Recap by Matthew ‘Mash’ Hatae

17Jun

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Honolulu Night Market Photo Recap by Matthew ‘Mash’ Hatae

Incase you missed the Honolulu Night Market Red Bull athletes Keith Sayers, Wes Agee, and 3-time X-Games Gold Medalist Ronnie Renner light up the streets of Kaka’ako with their gravity-defying jumps and stunts check out the gallery below from Mash.

Images from the last Night Market

22Mar

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At the March Honolulu Night Market, Harry’s Alley was full of balloons. All you had to do was look up to discover the Pop installation created by Dimitri Damiel Kim. The video below details the process of installing the balloons.

More pictures from March’s event courtesy of photographer Matthew Hatae, aka ‘MASH.’ Hatae, born and raised in NY/NJ, now lives in Honolulu and in addition to a being a professional photographer (specializing in weddings), he is a Japanese translator, captain for Hawaii Nautical boat excursions and dive master. Check out MASH‘s pics below..