There’s no better way to celebrate the final weeks of summer than an evening under the stars with food, fashion, music and art. This month’s Honolulu Night Market spotlights the performing arts, with live performances by Manoa Valley Theater, Diamond Head Theater, Paliku Theater, St. Louis High School, Kamehameha High School, Branch Studios and 24/7 Danceforce.
What: Honolulu Night + Market
When: Saturday, Aug. 17 from 6 to 11 p.m.
Where: Auahi St. between Keawe Street and Lana Lane
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.
This month’s fashion show, running from 8-8:30 p.m. on the main stage, will be styled by the talented, young Honolulu stylist Geremy Campos.
Entertainment lineup on the Main Stage:
7-7:30 p.m. – Diverse Art Center (featuring Tahitian and hip-hop dance numbers by both kids and adults)
8-8:30 p.m. — Fashion show styled by Geremy Campos
8:30-9:45 p.m. — Music theater productions by Manoa Valley Theater, Diamond Head Theater, Paliku Theater, St. Louis HIgh School, Kamehameha High School, Branch Studios, 24/7 Danceforce
10-11 p.m. — Live music by Stinkeye (Led by Broadway actress and local girl Chloe Stewart and featuring songs from the rock musicals “Tommy,” “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Rock of Ages, along with ’80s and ’90s rock songs.)
Smoke at CoXist (A monthly event at 331 Keawe St., with sophisticated, alternative music by the Honolulu DJs from Kitchen Music Society. Outside CoXist, in a roped-off area, cigars and full hookah service will be available.)
Art by Artery, Osta Lang, Art Truck, The Artery, Two Crows, Kahanu Fang and 808 Urban
BEYOND BURGERS: All-beef bacon-wrapped hot dogs, specialty burger with bleu cheese, caramelized onions and bacon, bacon cheddar burger
CAKEWORKS: Assorted French macarons in Creamsicle, Kona cappuccino, salt caramel, lilikoi, chocolate, red velvet and strawberry guava flavors
ELENA’S: Pork adobo fried rice omelet, Elena’s bowls, pansit/Shanghai lumpia, apple banana with chocolate drizzle
LA COSECHA HAWAII: Quesadillas with tomato and arugula, tacos, Mexican street dogs, cowboy beans – frijoles charros
LOCAL STOP: malasada burgers, kalua pig nachos and Puerto Rican sushi hand rolls with bacalao, cilantro and gandule rice
OKO GUYS: Okonomiyaki on a stick? Okonomiyaki rolled stuffed crepe? Latest permutations of Japan’s famous grilled savory pancakes: TBA
ONDA PASTA: beef ragu, basil pesto and corn pesto (sweet corn, pine nuts and bacon) sauces atop fresh noodles or Roman-style gnocchi
ONOPOPS: Locally sourced ice pops in rambutan with kaffir lime leaves, assorted mango and lychee, dragonfruit with chamomile and macadamia nut brittle flavors
PAUL’S POPPERS: Assorted stuffed deep-fried wontons, TBA
PIG AND THE LADY: Vietnamese noodle soups and a banh mi bar, including the French dip banh mi
POP POP DONUTS: Fresh mini-donuts topped with cinnamon sugar, powdered sugar, espresso sugar or chocolate milk or honey pineapple rum sauces
PT. SUISSE CREPES: The Dream with Nutella, strawberry and banana; Fruit Bliss with strawberry, banana, mac nut and honey; caprese with mozzarella, cherry tomato and basil oil; Greek with feta, spinach, sundried tomato pesto
ROLLS & BOWLS: Debuting at Night Market with custom sushi rolls and bowls, with featured filler of the night: hamachi
SIMPLY ONO: Seafood combo with home-smoked Atlantic salmon belly, potato-wrapped shrimp with garlic aioli and lobster nugget with sweet chili aioli; spicy ahi poke and kalua pig combo plate
SOUL PATROL: Chicken and waffles and other Southern comfort foods, TBA
Pinch of Salt shopping (more vendors to be added):
Armed & Dangerous
Pure Joy Adornments
Lei Chic vendor Cassandra Rull
The BASE Project