Segue into Fall with The #HNLnightmarket September Fashion Show

17Sep

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Segue into Fall with The #HNLnightmarket September Fashion Show

This month, we are happy to bring back Tyson Joines to Honolulu Night Market. Saturday’s fashion show will be his second appearance styling the runway, and we can’t wait to see what he has in store!

He will be showcasing brands and boutiques from all over the island, including Bamboo Sky, S.tory Standards, We are Iconic, Fighting Eel and more. Plus, a few brands like Kaimana Beachwear and Mikinola who are also retail vendors this month.

Want a sneak peek? Check out our KITV4 segment this morning where Tyson shares some inspiration behind his runway show and a few pieces. WATCH >>>

Screen Shot 2014-09-17 at 11.40.32 AMFashion show starts promptly at 8:00pm in the fashion alley (behind the warehouses) of Honolulu Night Market!

(top image by: Kaimana Pine)

#HNLnightmarket Food Round-Up: Crepes + Burgers + Banh Mi

16Sep

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#HNLnightmarket Food Round-Up: Crepes + Burgers + Banh Mi

With options like the “Dream” and “Fruit Bliss”, it’s hard to say no to the crepe creations from Petit Suisse Crepes.

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Now for everyone waiting…the Pig and the Lady returns to Honolulu Night Market this month! Their modern, fresh take on traditional Vietnamese food is always a crowd pleaser. Honolulu Night Market foodie tip: the Pho French Dip.

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Hearty burgers and bacon-wrapped hot dogs keep people coming back to the Beyond Burgers tent. Using local produce, grass-fed beef and homemade aiolis these burgers anything but ordinary!

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Food Truck Faves: @ElenasFilipino + @SoulPatrol

15Sep

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Food Truck Faves: @ElenasFilipino + @SoulPatrol

The bright orange and always popular food truck from Elena’s is never a bad idea. Choose from their variety of Elena’s Bowls like Chicken Adobo, Lechon Special and Pork Gisantes. Honolulu Night Market foodie tip: Pork Adobo Fried Rice Omelet.

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Serving up food from the other side of the globe is the Soul Patrol food truck. Po’boys, mac-n-cheese, chicken and waffles are just a sampling of the soul food menu offered to night market attendees. Here’s a plus, stop by the truck for a look at their menu items…they’re sure to make you hungry!

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Something New: Organika Hawaii

12Sep

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Something New: Organika Hawaii

Making their Honolulu Night Market debut is Organika Hawaii. A beverage company committed to improving human health through freshly brewed living probiotics, Organika offers Kefir Soda creations that use local and organic ingredients.

What is Kefir Water (or soda)? Similar to Kombucha, it’s a “probiotic beverage made with kefir grains that consist of bacteria and yeast existing in a symbiotic relationship”. It boasts many health benefits for both children and adults and with a mission to increase health and decrease the consumption of sugar sweetened beverages…why not give Organika Hawaii a try!

Check out the flavor line-up below and let us know what you think!

  • Heart Healthy Olena- Tumeric Ginger Lilikoi Kefir Soda
  • Queen of Hearts Leilani- Hibiscus Rose Hip and Honey Kefir Soda
  • Young at Heart Ho’opio- Pitaya Mint Lime and Honey Kefir Soda
  • Heartbeat Mana – Organic Coffee Fig and Tahitian Vanilla Bean Kefir Soda

 

Next Stop: Dessert

10Sep

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Next Stop: Dessert

You’re not going to want to miss the new flavors from Ono Pops. Along with their mainstays, they’re bringing Maui Coconut Porter w Chocolate Covered Pretzels and Mocha’s Evil Twin! We’ve also recently spotted them with a Halo Halo flavor on rotation…here’s to hoping they’ll be bringing more!

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For those that prefer a cone or bowl instead of a stick, head to Il Gelato! Affogatos and scoops of gourmet gelato await you there.

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Cookies, cupcakes and other assorted treats from the The Girls Who Bake Next Door truck never seems to disappoint! See what flavor options they have to offer night market goers.

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Grilled, Fired or Smoked?

9Sep

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Grilled, Fired or Smoked?

Like it grilled? Don’t miss Kau Kau Grill, whose dishes include Bbq ribs, garlic shrimp, Pulehu beef short ribs and poke bowls.

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Fired in a Kiawe wood burning stove is Kiawe Pizza! One of our favorites is the Mushroom Medley; caramelized onions topped with roasted portobello, Hamakua, white mushrooms; Pecorino Romano, Italian parsley & drizzle of truffle oil.

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Pick your protein because you can enjoy just about anything smoked from Guava Smoked. They offer smoked pork, kalbi ribs, chicken, salmon bellies and more!

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Whatever your preference, you can find it at Honolulu Night Market!

Farm Fresh: HIFreshFarms + Otsuji Farms

8Sep

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Farm Fresh: HIFreshFarms + Otsuji Farms

Straight from the farm to Honolulu Night Market…enjoy the farm fresh food offerings from these food vendors!

The Hawaiian Fresh Farms truck serves up anything from fish tacos to burgers and even homemade kombucha!

Honolulu Night Market foodie tip: Beer-battered fish tacos.

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Famous for twists on their produce is Otsuji Farms. With dishes like apple banana malasadas and sushi sliders, they’re always a night market favorite.

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Save the Date: 9/20 #HNLNightMarket – Left my HeART in Kaka’ako

21Aug

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Save the Date: 9/20 #HNLNightMarket – Left my HeART in Kaka’ako

Love art? Then this is the event for you! Honolulu Night Market is partnering with the Present Project who will be taking over the Pinch of Salt retail warehouse in a month-long artist residency. The two warehouses which total 5,000 square feet will feature site-specific work from artists all over the country. It’s going to be a once in a lifetime showcase, we hope you’re just as excited as we are!

WhenSATURDAY, September 2oth, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

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Where: 449 Cooke Street – Between Pohukaina and Auahi – In Our Kaka‘ako

(Click Here for parking information. FREE parking available at the 555 South Street)

The Honolulu Night Market is FREE to the general public and fun-seekers of all ages. For more information on Honolulu Night Market, visit www.ourkakaako.com www.HonoluluNightMarket.com.

A Summer Stage Recap

18Aug

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A Summer Stage Recap

We wrapped up the summer with an event focused on music and performing arts…and we hope you enjoyed it! Across multiple stages, a variety of bands filled Cooke Street with their sounds! The Pinch of Salt warehouse also got in on the performance action, with the flashmob-style performance by Maori Haka Group, Rongomau.

(image via Frolic Hawaii)

(image via Frolic Hawaii)

 

In addition to our many street performers, The Still & Moving Center also did yoga acrobatics demonstrations.

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Then, all the way on the Makai side of Cooke Street was another crowd favorite, Songbird & The Colors. The band drew a big ‘hana hou’ that had everyone on the street dancing!

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#HNLnightmarket Retail Round-up

16Aug

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#HNLnightmarket Retail Round-up

With over 20 retailers in the Pinch of Salt warehouse, everyone (including your keiki) will have something to shop for! Little Dew Drops will be showcasing a line of hand-painted organic infant and children’s clothing.

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Popular Ala Moana boutique, Valerie Joseph Boutique will be selling their fresh and flirty pieces designed for women of all ages.

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Art Vendors:

Inspired by the beauty of nature, Stephanie Boinay Art is full of bright and vivid colors! Browse her work and purchase giclee prints, matted prints and canvases.

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