First Friday Honolulu Gallery Walk is FREE self-guided tour of galleries, surrounding shops & restaurants and the Hawaii State Art Museum in downtown Honolulu.
My husband and I joined this event two months ago and had a lot of fun. I normally do not prefer contemporary arts, but to my surprise, many of the exhibits were very inspirational and thought-provoking. I have to warn you, however, some of the exhibits at the galleries may be considered unsuitable for children. Also we felt a bit awkward because we were one of a few very under-dressed people.
If you are thinking of taking your children to this fun event, I highly recommend an event at the State Hawaii Art Museum. The museum hosts "Live from the Lawn," a FREE live entertainment that features local and around-the-world musicians and dancers. This month's theme is "Music and dance from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Java, Cambodia, Malaysia, and the Philippines." The event runs from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.
If weather holds tomorrow (I am so spoiled living in Hawaii, I simply do not go out when it rains :)), we are thinking of joining again. This time, we'll try to dress up.