Party pics: ‘Popolo’ film release party

Local film “Popolo” held a release party and fashion show at M Nightclub Friday night. The party featured a performance by recording artist Treyvon Love, along with a silent auction of props from the movie. Attendees also had opportunities to meet the cast and crew.

For more information on the film, visit

Popolo Press Release Party

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ARTafterDARK: Sweet

Love and dessert was the theme at this month’s ARTafterDark at the Honolulu Museum of Art on Friday night. Sponsored by the Domestic Violence Action Center, the event featured food, art, and musical entertainment by Mike Love and the Paula Fuga Trio. Attendees could also help create an art piece by adding a ribbon of hope and inspiration to a giant heart.

ARTafterDARK is the Honolulu Museum of Art’s monthly art party organized by a dynamic group of young volunteers dedicated to exploring the arts. ARTafterDARK is held on the last Friday of the month, January through October, from 6 to 9 p.m. on the grounds of the Honolulu Museum of Art.

ARTafterDARK: Sweet

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Party pics: Honolulu Night + Market & POW! WOW! finale

Honolulu Night + Market & POW! WOW! FinaleHonolulu Night + Market teamed up with the POW! WOW! art festival Saturday evening for a special edition that was far from the norm, with art, innovative products, fashion, live music and activities designed to celebrate the creative in all of us.

The Kakaako block party was twice as big this month, with Auahi Street blocked off down to Lana Lane and a whole other party going on. A live music stage dominated the corner of Cooke and Auahi Streets, and Lana Lane was crowded all night with onlookers and artists present to witness the finale of the weeklong POW! WOW! painting fest. The night culminated in a performance by Alt/Air (now a full band) and a street art battle hosted by Secret Walls. Instead of the traditional POW! WOW! blackout piece, this year artists from around the world split up into two teams and attempted to out-paint each other.

Photos by Eric Baranda, Tracy Chan and Trenton Kakazu.

Pics from around Night Market:

Honolulu Night + Market

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Photo by Eric Baranda

The fashion show by Joelle Perry & Spark:

Honolulu Night + Market Fashion Show

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And the POW! WOW! Finale at Lana Lane:

POW! WOW! Finale

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Photo by Trenton Kakazu

Party pics: POW! WOW! RVCA Art Show

Surf apparel line RVCA hosted an art show in a suite at The Modern Honolulu on Friday evening. Curated by RVCA founder and president PM Tenore, the show featured pieces by artist Kevin Ancell who used surfboards from legendary surfer Kelly Slater as his canvas. The show pays homage to the film documentary “Blackfish,” which follows an orca in captivity and how that life has affected it.

POW! WOW! RVCA Art Show at The Modern Honolulu

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Party pics: Cocktails with Cupid

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, nonprofit organization Ad 2 Honolulu brought Cupid to Bar 35 Thursday evening for its Cocktails with Cupid networking party. Members and guests enjoyed live music, themed cocktails and complimentary pupu. Games were played during the party and prizes were given away.

Ad 2 Honolulu: Cocktails with Cupid

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