Guide to Honolulu Night + Market

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1378154_678893045454618_1363464759_nFashion is the focus of this month’s Honolulu Night + Market, a fitting theme to coincide with Hawaii Fashion Month. Honolulu Magazine and Honolulu Shops fashion editors Stacey Makiya and Brie Thalmann are the featured stylists for Saturday’s fashion show; they’ll be showcasing looks for the fall/winter 2013 season.

We’ll also be having an Instagram contest. To enter, just Instagram shots from Night Market, and we’ll be awarding our favorite fashion-oriented snap with a $40 gift card, as long as its tagged with #ourkakaako.

So come out for great food, entertainment, art, shopping and of course, to see the newest styles on the runway.

What: Honolulu Night + Market
When: Saturday, Oct. 19 from 6 to 11 p.m.
Where: Auahi Street between Keawe Street and Lana Lane
Admission: FREE
Parking: On-site and street parking, including Eat the Street lot one block away at 555 South St.
Connect: #ourkakaako #hnlnightmarket @ourkakaako (Instagram)

Here’s a rundown of the food, retail, fashion and entertainment.

The fashion

Screen Shot 2013-10-16 at 6.32.47 AMThis month’s fashion show, running from 8-8:30 p.m. on the main stage, will be styled by Honolulu Magazine and Honolulu Shops Fashion Editors Stacey Makiya and Brie Thalmann, who will be bringing forth Fall/Winter 2013 looks that include mix-and-match prints from T By Alexander Wang, 3.1 by Phillip Lim, Marc by Marc Jacobs and Alexander McQueen.

The featured retailer is CUSP, a new contemporary concept by Neiman Marcus that offers a curated selection of fashion-forward styles from top designers and rising stars. This store-within-a-store is already in select Neiman Marcus locations, including the Ala Moana store, and will eventually be rolled out at all Neiman Marcus shops.

 
 

The entertainment

Entertainment lineup on the Main Stage:
7-8 p.m. – Izik performs
8-8:30 p.m. – Fashion show styled by Brie Thalmann and Stacey Makiya of Honolulu Magazine and Honolulu Shops
8:40-9:25 p.m. – Jenna performs
9:30-10:30 p.m. – Retro 5-0 performs

Other entertainment
Smoke- DJs and hookah and cigar bar at CoXist Studios (331 Keawe St.).

Juxtapose pre-party Thursday, Oct. 17 from 6-11 p.m., grand opening at Night Market, Saturday, Oct. 19, 6-11 p.m. 

This month, CoXist introduces Juxtapose, an art, fashion and new cinema exhibition about urban transformations, featuring submissions of wearable art made from urban materials from 10 different artists. (There are no restrictions on the material used to create the garment or accessory.) The event also will showcase a crazy new 3D cinema projection by local artist Aisis Chen and a custom installation by innovative sculptor/designer Robert Reed. All the different parts of the exhibition will play off each other and the theme of fashion, perhaps in some unexpected ways.

Art by The Art Truck, Brandt Fuse, Two Crows, Carlos Mozo, Joseph Harris, ii’s Gallery, Etching in Echoes (solo exhibition of recent ceramic works by sculptor Charlton Kupa’a Hee), Mahoa Gallery, Maka Exhibit (series of new work by Carl F. K. Pao) and CoXist Studio

Street performers: Island Oasis Middle Eastern Dance, Badra Belly Dance and Spatial Sculptors

Lana Lane Studios: Open Studio night with members and artists displaying works and opening their studios to the public.They will also have musicians performing on the stage.

• Highlights from previous Night Market fashion shows will be projected onto the walls

The food

FIVE-O HAWAIIAN STYLE SMOKED RIBS: Rib plate, chicken plate, brisket plate, pulled pork sandwich, chili

FIVE-O HAWAIIAN STYLE SMOKED RIBS: Rib plate, chicken plate, brisket plate, pulled pork sandwich, chili

HAWAII'S FRIED MUSUBI: Classic Spam musubi, Mama's fried chicken, spicy bomb musubi, fried Hawaiian-style ahi, dessert sampler (Twinkies, Oreos, cheesecake)

HAWAII’S FRIED MUSUBI: Classic Spam musubi, Mama’s fried chicken, spicy bomb musubi, fried Hawaiian-style ahi, dessert sampler (Twinkies, Oreos, cheesecake)

HAWAIIAN FRESH FARMS: Seafood chowder with day boat line-caught fish, Hawaiian Fresh Farms vegetables; kalua pork quesadilla with goat cheese crema, garden fresh salsa; Superfood Pesto Pasta with mac nut moringa pesto, roasted chicken, heirloom cherry tomatoes; sweet and sour meatballs with local peppers, onions over rice

HAWAIIAN FRESH FARMS: Seafood chowder with day boat line-caught fish, Hawaiian Fresh Farms vegetables; kalua pork quesadilla with goat cheese crema, garden fresh salsa; Superfood Pesto Pasta with mac nut moringa pesto, roasted chicken, heirloom cherry tomatoes; sweet and sour meatballs with local peppers, onions over rice

BEYOND BURGERS: Burgers with bleu cheese, caramelized onions, applewood smoked bacon, BBQ sauce; Tillamook cheddar cheese, homemade 1,000 island dressing; pastrami sandwiches; all-beef bacon-wrapped hot dogs; strawberry lemonade, watermelon lemonade, home-brewed iced tea; Arnold Palmer of 1/2 iced tea-1/2 lemonade

BEYOND BURGERS: Burgers with bleu cheese, caramelized onions, applewood smoked bacon, BBQ sauce; Tillamook cheddar cheese, homemade 1,000 island dressing; pastrami sandwiches; all-beef bacon-wrapped hot dogs; strawberry lemonade, watermelon lemonade, home-brewed iced tea; Arnold Palmer of 1/2 iced tea-1/2 lemonade

IL GELATO: Assorted flavors of gelato and sorbetto, plus Tahitian vanilla affogatos and root beer floats

IL GELATO: Assorted flavors of gelato and sorbetto, plus Tahitian vanilla affogatos and root beer floats

INFERNO'S WOOD FIRE PIZZA: Pepperoni, cheese and pepperoni, sausage and mushroom pizzas, all made to order in a kiawe wood-fired oven

INFERNO’S WOOD FIRE PIZZA: Pepperoni, cheese and pepperoni, sausage and mushroom pizzas, all made to order in a kiawe wood-fired oven

KOHNOTORI: Fresh-grilled chicken yakitori and takoyaki

KOHNOTORI: Fresh-grilled chicken yakitori and takoyaki

LET THEM EAT CUPCAKES: Red velvet, double chocolate, mochi and pumpkin cheesecake gourmet cupcakes

LET THEM EAT CUPCAKES: Red velvet, double chocolate, mochi and pumpkin cheesecake gourmet cupcakes

OLAY'S THAI FOOD EXPRESS: Curry bowls, veggie pad thai, spring rolls, lemongrass fried chicken, barbecue sticks

OLAY’S THAI FOOD EXPRESS: Curry bowls, veggie pad thai, spring rolls, lemongrass fried chicken, barbecue sticks

ONOPOPS: Kabocha brown betty pop, Onopops' Oahu pride North Shore coconut haupia pop and other locally sourced gourmet pops

ONOPOPS: Kabocha brown betty pop, Onopops’ Oahu pride North Shore coconut haupia pop and other locally sourced gourmet pops

SWEET REVENGE: Homemade, individual-sized pot pies in chicken, bacon mac 'n cheese, bananas Foster and ghost pepper varieties, plus s'mores

SWEET REVENGE: Homemade, individual-sized pot pies in chicken, bacon mac ‘n cheese, bananas Foster and ghost pepper varieties, plus s’mores

PIG & THE LADY: Lemongrass tofu, green papaya salad, kabocha grilled cheese sandwich, pho French dip banh mi, bun cha bowl, pho with smoked bacon and egg, chicken pho with poached egg

PIG & THE LADY: Lemongrass tofu, green papaya salad, kabocha grilled cheese sandwich, pho French dip banh mi, bun cha bowl, pho with smoked bacon and egg, chicken pho with poached egg

WHATCHAFILLIN: Hot waffles stuffed with an ever-changing assortment of sweet and savory fillings

WHATCHAFILLIN: Hot waffles stuffed with an ever-changing assortment of sweet and savory fillings

 

AND …

Kava Kine: Kava drinks
Life is Sweet: Hawaiian-style Italian sodas; fresh gingerale float with dragonfruit, lilikoi, pineapple sorbets, Hawaiian vanilla cream, pineapple and more
Miso & Ale at Taste: TBA
Soul Patrol: Chicken and waffles, feta mac ‘n cheese, soul food
The Hopper: Poke bowls, spicy tuna bowls
Waiola Coconut Water: Rapid hydration from naturally sourced young coconuts

 
 

Pinch of Salt shopping:

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Fighting Eel‘s TeeTee Bar (women’s clothes)
FM Boutique (women’s clothing, accessories)
Florencia Arias (women’s clothing)
Fluro Swimwear (women’s bikinis)
Flutter Lashes
Gaya
Indah (women’s swimsuits)
Lane Tanner Designs (handmade jewelry)
Lei Chic Vendor: LOVE + MONSTERS
Lil Coconut Hawaii (handmade clutches)
Little Dew Drops (hand-painted infant & children’s clothes)
Maya Bella Boutique (children’s clothing)
Mikinola (women’s fashion & accessories)
Monkeypod Jam (Artisinal jams made from local ingredients)
Nicole Kay Designs (handmade gemstone jewelry)
noRep Boardshorts (men’s originally designed boardshorts)
Xoelle (handmade bow ties and journals)