Genuine Guava will be in the Honolulu Night Market warehouse with Kawehi “Guava” Kuhau’s original bag creations — as in: cute totes and clutches designed and reconstructed from recycled and vintage textiles, plus hats and tanks. And visit Henry Hats for a new keiki bowtie line and adorable hats in bright colors and silky textures, which expand from newborn to tween, from Australian-born mompreneur Vanessa Perez.
In addition to all the food vendors coming out for this weekend’s Honolulu Night Market, don’t forget to check out Honolulu Night Market Kaka‘ako neighbors including Taste, who will be having Pig and the Lady in the house with noodle bar favorites from Chefs Mama and Andrew Le. Plus Insomnia will be selling Pho and Boba Drinks and the sad-to-see-you-go-a-hui-hou, final night of Whole Ox who will be hosting late-night dinner from 9:30 pm to 1:00 am.
We’ve got a great lineup for you this month on the main stage and the street!
6:30-7:30 p.m. – CommonGround
8-8:30 p.m. — Fashion show by Fitted Hawaii
9:30-10:30 p.m. — JookBox City
10:30-11 p.m. — DJ spinning
Also, don’t miss Smoke at CoXist, a monthly event with sophisticated, alternative music by Honolulu’s Kitchen Music Society DJ’s. Have a cigar or take advantage of the full hookah service outside, while you’re watching people play Futsal in the Whole Ox parking lot!
CommonGround is an alternative/pop band from Honolulu, Hawaii, consisting of lead vocalist/keyboardist Danielle Oda, bassist Kyton Fung and drummer/percussionist Perry Sekigawa. The young musicians of CommonGround look to artists such as Sara Bareilles, The Script, and OneRepublic for inspiration while creating their own innovative and yet relatable sound.
A deft fusion of Reggae, Hip Hop, R&B, Ska and Dancehall with tight arrangements and a high-energy show, JookBox City started in Fall 2012 and have been building a quiet rumble in the Honolulu music scene ever since. All three core members of the band are seasoned veterans of the local scene, in addition to having mainland and international experience under their belt. The group is the brainchild of hyper-energetic front-man and keyboardist Rawnie Lovely. Filling out the vocals with beautiful melodies and ethereal harmonies is Rawnie’s partner in rhyme, Kahnma K, while bassist Aaron “Dubalator” Friedman holds down the rhythm, joined by a revolving cast of Oahu’s top drummers.
On the Street:
A diversity of performers coordinated by Oahu Fringe Fest will be keeping Auahi Street lively this month:
James McCarthy carries songs forward from the past, creating as he goes. Bringing electric performance to ancient songs and honed skill to every performance, James is best known for his work with Doolin’ Rakes and the Truetone Songwriters Series at Downbeat Lounge.
With more than fifteen years of combined performance experience, Kinetic Flow is more than just a juggling duo. With diverse skills ranging from fire eating and contact juggling to poi, slacklining, unicycling, and acrobatic juggling, Kinetic Flow blends object manipulation with artistry. Billy Bellew and Andrew Towl have quickly made a name for themselves in the Oahu circus scene, performing at corporate events, private parties and everything in between. Constantly working on new material, the duo blends acrobatics and body movement for a show that leaves audiences dazzled and amazed.
Kip has been a member of one band or another since the sixth grade. Trained at the University of Washington, the Cornish School of Music in Seattle and the Berkelee College of Music in Boston, he studied guitar with Al Turay in Seattle and piano with John Elliot in Kansas City. He has performed on national TV and National Public Radio for the Kansas City Jazz Festival, in addition to playing with the Jack Eglash Orchestra at the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas, and has also performed with noted jazz singers Dee Daniels and Deborah Brown. Catch him at the Oahu Fringe Festival, November 7-10, where he will be performing with Island Oasis Middle Eastern Dance!
Described as “a human movement experience wholly communicated through dance, yoga and education,” Harmsastar is the brainchild of Harmony S. Turner, a professionally-trained dancer and choreographer who holds an MFA in Dance from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and is a certified yoga instructor. Harmsastar dance is for all ages and all people, and believes in the power of uniting and inspiring everyone under one creative space. Classes include: Bollywood in the Park, Yoga-Dance, Powerflow Yoga, Contemp -Hip-Hop, and more.
Koi Lunchwagon will roll up to the Honolulu Night Market on Saturday night to deliver healthy gourmet grindz like furikake mahimahi, garlic chicken and more. Momo Burger’s juicy burgers made from 100% Big Island beef will be there too, and stop by Island Sandwich Creations for mouth-watering sandwiches and plates like pulled pork and garlic shrimp. Bring your appetites!
You hungry? Visit Ono Empanadas’ booth at the Honolulu Night Market for artisanal, gourmet pockets filled with beef or chicken. And for broke da mout local cuisine, cruise by Kau Kau Grill for dishes like garlic shrimp, fall off the bone ribs and poke. Aloha Pops, handcrafted gelato and sorbetto on a stick will be available from the Aloha Ice Cream Tricycle. And stop by Wow Wow Waffle for fresh street waffles and choose your favorite topping. Just a few more reasons to check out this month’s Honolulu Night Market — this Saturday, September 21, in Kaka‘ako from 6-11 pm!
Spice up your night at this month’s Honolulu Night Market – Baja Style‘s authentic Mexican returns with all kine onolicious grindz. Or try Le Crêpe Café, who will be serving up sweet and savory crepes and don’t forget Hula Shrimp truck for shrimp plates and more. Need a sweet finale? No Ka Oi Cookie Company will be there to satisfy all your sweet tooth cravings.
August marks the second fashion show that local fashion editor and stylist Geremy Campos takes the lead on.
The 23-year-old stylist’s work ranges from fun to edgy and moody to straight-up sophisticated. Geremy, who has been featured in Modern Luxury Hawaii magazine’s ‘Best of the Islands’ issue (March ’13) for his work as a stylist and currently works for the fashion sections of JTB and Pacific Basin Communications, will be focusing on two Hawaii-born labels this month: The Fall/Winter 2013 collection of Aloha Rag’s label, AR Brand, plus contemporary jewelry line Julia Chu for La Muse.
What’s the word on what to look forward to at this fashion show?
“Expect relaxed and boxy silhouettes set against handmade Swarovski embellished jewelry made specially just for Night Market,” Campos said.
Catch his sophisticated styles at 8 p.m. on the Main Stage!
Andy South’s tailored men’s and women’s apparel will return to the Pinch of Salt warehouse tomorrow night and shoppers are in for a treat: the Project Runway designer will be having a blow-out sample sale. A fun, fashion frenzy is to be had tomorrow night, starting at 6 pm!
By Chari’s hand crafted jewelry, modern, delicate and versatile pieces will on sale at tomorrow’s Honolulu Night Market, plus locally-designed urban streetwear from FWERDGEAR. And make the time to check out Fragmented Time, featuring one-of-a-kind handmade pieces like this vintage circa 1930′s working watch leather cuff – only at the Honolulu Night Market!