Amie’s Wahine Couture. Featuring fabulous summer fashions. 15% off everything in the store. 77 South Pauahi Street.
ARTS at Marks Garage. The ARTS at Marks Garage presents its opening reception for HiTides with a Surf-Tastic Rock Party honoring our ocean and the aesthetic, ecological, practical and recreational value of our Surf. Presented in partnership with The Surfrider Foundation, this event will feature Surf Rock and original tunes by Mano Kane, Surf Themed drink specials including Kona Brew Longboard and Fire Rock Pale Ale. Dress ready to cruise the beach and enjoy art, Surf footage, music and dance! Don’t miss out as we present one lucky artist from our HiTides Exhibit, with $250 and an exhibition Opportunity. 6:00-10:00 p.m. 1159 Nuuanu Avenue.
bambuTwo Cafe + Martini Lounge. Happy hour from 4-7pm. DJ Migz starts spinning at 8 pm. No cover. 1144 Bethel Street.
Bar 35. Open 4pm-2am. Happy hour deals from 4-8pm. DJs Rhombus, KSM and Anarch. Cover after 9pm. 35 N. Hotel Street.
Blank Canvas. Open until 9pm. Featuring hundreds of custom T-shirt designs. Find one you like to create your own. 1145 Bethel Street.
Brasserie Du Vin. Happy hour from 4-6pm. Dinner reservations now accepted on First Fridays. 1115 Bethel Street.
Fighting Eel. Trunk show and double stamp promotion all day long. Open until 9pm. 1133 Bethel Street.
Hawaii State Art Museum. Guitarist Dayton Watanabe performs this First Friday. Dayton will perform Hawaiian slack key, contemporary, and pop classics. 6:00-9:00 p.m., second floor of the No. 1 Capitol District Building.
Homecoming. Shop with a friend and save! You and one friend = 10% off; you and two friends = 15% off; and you and three or more friends = 20% off. Complimentary beverages. Open until 10pm. 1191 Bethel Street.
Louis Pohl Gallery. Lean how to play Hanafuda, traditional Japanese card game from Helen Nakano and her teachers. Also an artist reception at 5:30 p.m. with Ashley Huang, celebrating her ceramics exhibit titled, Bamboo Forest. Gallery open until 9:00 p.m. Free. 1142 Bethel Street.
Lucky Belly. The restaurant is open from 5pm-Midnight. The take-away window from 10pm-2:30am. Everything at the window $5. 50 N. Hotel Street.
Mendonca Building, Chinatown Courtyard. ARTmusicBEER. The Chinatown Courtyard will be transformed into a Secret Beer Garden benefiting The ARTS at Marks. Shop Bop & Grind takes over the downstairs walkway with music by DJ Mr. Nick. Check out what’s happening in the Chinatown Artist Loft, including a woodcarving demonstration, music jam session and photo exhibit. 5:00 -10:00 p.m. 126 Smith Street (Mendonca Building).
Pegge Hopper Gallery. Global Caravan presents its annual carpet bazaar at the Pegge Hopper Gallery. Museum quality pieces, some dating back to 1850, including great examples of Turkish, Persian and Armenian carpets. 1164 Nuuanu Avenue.
Soul de Cuba Cafe. Pitchers of mojitos just $25 after 10pm and the kitchen open until Midnight. 1121 Bethel Street.
The Fix. A new addition to the neighborhood — a 21+ sports lounge and nightclub. Drink specials all night long. Cover. 80 S. Pauahi Street.
theVenue. DJs and dancing, all night long. No cover. 21+. 1146 Bethel Street (next to bambuTwo).