Your Blueprint to #HNLnightmarket: Back to the Future

15Mar

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Your Blueprint to #HNLnightmarket: Back to the Future

NEW LOCATION ALERT!!!

HNM Mar 2016

We’re headed BACK to where it all started…our old stomping grounds on Auahi Street. Now the FUTURE of the Our Kaka’ako as the new SALT block! Join us and explore the new space with a few NEW surprises on March 19th. Our block party is always FREE and all ages.

FOOD Vendors:

  1. Pauls Poppers
  2. Donnies BBQ
  3. Uncles Ice Cream
  4. Infernos
  5. Ulus Lemonade
  6. Earl Sandwich
  7. Flavors of the World
  8. Juic’d Life
  9. Sugar Hut
  10. Bao Taon
  11. Onomono

RETAIL Vendors:

  1. Iratik
  2. Lane Tanner Designs
  3. Red Label
  4. Topia
  5. Cantique
  6. Global Village
  7. Sun N Soul
  8. Culture Club
  9. Florencia Arias
  10. Dyezigns
  11. Blithe
  12. Avela
  13. Ecolicous
  14. Princess & Mister Boutique
  15. Izzy & Luke
  16. Jonovan Crail
  17. House of Aria

Live Performances by:

  • 6p-7p Overcrowded Avenue Band
  • 7:15p-7:45p Hawaii Saber Academy (light saber demonstration)
  • 8:30p-10p SMOKE DJ sets

8pm Fashion Show by:

House of Aria

#HNLnightmarket Retail Roundup – February

6Feb

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#HNLnightmarket Retail Roundup – February

 22 local vendors will round out the retail warehouse this month. Stop in early for the best deals and choices!

Auds & Ends – local etsy shop with truckers, totes and more.

Oceans End – shop a variety of handmade clutches, bags and shirts.

Get Salty – surf and sailing apparel, but really…perfect for anything that the Hawaii lifestyle has to offer!

Of One Sea – unity-inspired surf brand, you can find cool gear for the entire family. We love the shaka print!

#HNLnightmarket Food Roundup – February

5Feb

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#HNLnightmarket Food Roundup – February

15 food trucks and vendors from Street Grindz will line the streets at Honolulu Night Market tomorrow! Make your plans and bring a friend (or 5) so you can try all the street food we have to offer.

  • Pacifico Pizza – pizza napoletana fresh out of the wood-fired oven. They boast fresh ingredients like bufala mozzarella, fresh tomatoes and more.
  • Paradise Crepes – mobile creperie offering both traditional and modern crepe creations. Check out their rotating menu here.
  • Beyond Burgers – grass-fed burgers topped  with anything from bacon to mushrooms to caramelized onions.
  • Koi – event specials we’ve seen include fresh fish dishes and steak, definitely our pick for a delicious plate lunch!
  • Otsuji Farms – the original sushi slider makers! Using ingredients like Hamakua mushrooms and kale straight from their farm, it doesn’t get any fresher.

Shop and Support Local Women!

4Feb

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Shop and Support Local Women!

These four women-owned small businesses show that you can do anything that you put your mind to! Showcasing a variety of women’s apparel like swimwear and maxi dresses, rest assured that you’ll be supporting these local and empowered women.

  • Star Boutique – locally owned, online boutique offering the latest trends in women’s apparel.
  • Pulau Swimwear – “aloha” inspired swimwear that’s made in Hawaii! We like the original prints that are wearable for women of all ages.
  • Alohilani Boutique –  the clothing, bikinis, jewelry and accessories from this boutique embraces the beauty and lifestyle of living in Hawaii.
  • XIX Palms – a lifestyle brand that’s based on Oahu whose clothes combine an urban and tropical vibe.

Something for every “TASTE”

4Feb

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Something for every “TASTE”

From tea to cupcakes to Indonesian food, there is surely something for everybody to enjoy at Honolulu Night Market. Come early, the good stuff sells out!

  • Taste Tea – from flavor to level of sweetness, you build your own customized tea concoction at the Taste Tea Truck! Cool fact: the truck was painted by Pow Wow founder, Kamea Hadar.
  • Taste of Indonesia – here’s something you can’t eat everyday…find a wide selection of traditional Indonesian food from Chef Hana.
  • The Girls Who Bake Next Door – baked goods fresh out of the girls who bake oven! Popular choices include the chocolate peanut butter cupcake, but we love the lemon bars.
  • Tea On Fleek/Musukawas – this artisan tea and musubi combo can be your one stop truck for dinner. But you’re going to want to bring a friend, it’s hard to choose just one musubi style.

Streetwear for all ages

3Feb

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Streetwear for all ages

Hawaii is booming with cool newcomers to the streetwear scene! Check out these vendors offering their unique take to men’s (and some women’s) tees.

  • Drone – local, urban brand for both men and women will be showcasing their Super Bowl prints and more. Perfect for Sunday’s big game!
  • Diamond Head Clothing – hats, tanks and more with a nod to Hawaii’s culture and history.
  • Exempli Gratia – luxury streetwear collection with a clean, modern take on traditional men’s graphic t-shirts
  • Avant Pop – from pineapples to pandas, shop pocket tees of varying prints!

Handheld Goodies

2Feb

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Handheld Goodies

With lots to see at our monthly block party, it’s always nice to have something easy to eat while you peruse the shops and check out the scene. Stop by these vendors, whose menus offer handheld treats…perfect for eating with a drink in your other hand!

  • Hawaiian Twisted Tater – a fried potato on a stick, that’s great for eating and picture-taking!
  • Hawaii’s Fried Musubi – this famous deep-fried musubi and fried chicken combo is not to be missed.
  • Aloha Pops – gourmet popsicles make a nice snack at the beginning of the event to cool you off and makes for a dessert option towards the end of the night.
  • Bao Boys – traditional half-moon baos stuffed with farm-fresh fillings like pork belly, kalbi and more!
  • Crazy Country Corn – fresh roasted corn on the cob, jazz it up with butter and their endless supply of toppings and salts.

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas at #HNLnightmarket

1Feb

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas at #HNLnightmarket

Get ahead of the game and pick up a Valentine’s Day gift for your significant other at Honolulu Night Market! Four jewelry vendors will be showcasing their collections at a variety of price points, making it easy to find the perfect piece for any girl.

  • Flotsam & Co. – using anything from sunrise shells to gems and metals, this unique jewelry line marries the designer’s love of the ocean with her passion for design.
  • Misha Lam – jewelry line inspired by the ocean, but for the modern girl. We love that they also carry baby jewelry!
  • Anna Grace Jewelry – shop elegant, handmade jewelry from this local Etsy shop.
  • Nilma Hunter Creations – this collection combines earth friendly materials such as reclaimed silver to create each one-of-a-kind piece

Something NEW and a whole lot of COOL at #HNLnightmarket

28Jan

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Something NEW and a whole lot of COOL at #HNLnightmarket

Our first Honolulu Night Market of 2016 is sure to be hit! We’re joining forces with Pow Wow Worldwide to kick-off their annual event and we’ve got a few cool things up our sleeve as well. With 13 NEW VENDORS, more than half of the retail warehouse will be filled with local artists, retailers and even a floral shop that you’ve never seen at night market before! Here’s a look:

  • R.A.W. International – a perfume line created for women by women! Plus, a portion of our proceeds will go to support organizations that assist in restoring women who have been released from human trafficking, prison and domestic abuse situations.
  • World of Good Travel – a new company that specializes in trips for Hawaii students and young professionals to volunteer around the world. They’ll be showcasing and selling goods they found from their travels with 100% of proceeds benefitting the program.
  • Flore21 – Honolulu floral shop that specializes in fresh cut flowers, plants and decor.
  • Rob Branson Art – shop unique art pieces that are inspired by the ocean and life in Hawaii…as seen by local artist, Rob Branson.
  • Island Doggie – accessorize your pup in style with bow ties, harnesses and more from Island Doggie. Tip: head to their Instagram page for a 10% discount.
  • Pow! Wow! Hawaii – don’t miss the booth of Pow Wow Hawaii! Pick up limited edition tees, keiki apparel from Big Bad Wolf and more!

Your Blueprint to #HNLnightmarket: Pow Wow Hawaii Kick-off

20Jan

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Your Blueprint to #HNLnightmarket: Pow Wow Hawaii Kick-off

It’s the FIRST night market of 2016 and we’re partnering with Pow Wow Hawaii to bring you an art-filled event! Join us for the kick-off party of the weeklong art celebration in Kaka’ako on Saturday, February 6th*

(*NOTE: there will not be a Honolulu Night Market on the third Saturday of February)

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EAT

  1. Aloha Pops
  2. Beyond Burgers
  3. Crazy Country Corn
  4. Girls Who Bake
  5. Hawaiian Twisted Tater
  6. Hawaii’s Fried Musubi
  7. Koi
  8. Otsuji Farms
  9. Tea On Fleek/Musukawas
  10. Taste Tea
  11. Pacifico Pizza
  12. Taste of Indonesia
  13. Paradise Crepes
  14. Bao Boys
  15. Oji Rolls

SHOP

  1. Misha Lam
  2. Anna Grace Jewelry
  3. Nilma Hunter
  4. Flotsam Co
  5. Avant Pop
  6. Drone
  7. Exempli Gratia
  8. XIX Palms
  9. Oceans End
  10. Auds & Ends
  11. Star Boutique
  12. Alohilani Boutique
  13. Pulau Swimwear
  14. Get Salty
  15. World of Good Travel
  16. Pow! Wow! Hawaii
  17. Rob Branson
  18. RAW International
  19. Flore21
  20. Island Doggie
  21. Of One Sea
  22. Diamond Head Clothing

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT BY:

pow wow music

LIVE ART BY: POW WOW HAWAII ARTISTS

HAPPY HOUR 6-8PM | $5 DRINKS