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Posted by, Brett Arakawa on 10-July-2014

  A+F: What’s the story behind the band’s name? T.V.: Our original name was already taken, so we needed to find a second name. We saw “T.V. Microwave” on a box, and it just stuck. A+F: You recently celebrated your CD release party for On My Back. How was that? T.V.: It was fun; the […]

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Posted by, acidmouf on 9-July-2014

If you two were heroes, who would be the sidekick? Antonio: I would be the sidekick Noel: I would be the super superhero What are your super powers? N: Teleportation, I hate when people say “I want to fly.” Why… You can just teleport! A: I would be something really lame, like talking to animals […]

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Posted by, vipete on 26-June-2014

When Justin Ridgely moved to Hawaii in 2010 from Monterey, California there wasn’t a rock climbing gym and the outdoor bouldering scene was nonexistent. With 14 years of climbing experience, Justin is considered a pro-climber. In 2010, Justin started Volcanic Rock Gym and since then, has created his own Hawaii bouldering scene. If you aren’t […]

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Posted by, acidmouf on 18-June-2014

If  had one rap line that described you, what would that rap line be?  Rap? Probably C.R.E.A.M. (cash rules everything around me) What’s your favorite piece in your outfit?  My shorts. Where did you get them from?  I got them from a Japanese website. they’re underwear, but they’re shorts to me. Sooo, you’re kinda like […]

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Posted by, acidmouf on 3-June-2014

What is your name and what is your title? My name is Franie and my title would be the Bunny Princess from the Kingdom Far Far Away. Are you the princess bunny or are you the princess of the bunnies? I’m the princess of the bunnies. I’m not queen yet, I’m not ready for that […]

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Posted by, vipete on 13-May-2014

Join us Thursday May 22nd at Jefferson Elementary School at the Hawaiian May Food Summit! Catch some of Japan’s popular models, Nicole Ishida, Moe Oshikiri and Yuri Ebihara celebrating the night with, Fun, Fashion and Food! The girls will be on hand visiting with our local vendors and sharing ultra rare finds and favorites!

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Posted by, vipete on 12-May-2014

With a love of Queen Latifa and “Coven Hats” Sick and Thrifted owner, Kyle Little, will quickly become your new favorite Vendor. With his first flea being last September’s flea, he’s made quite the name for himself when it comes to quality vintage fashion at a Art + Flea price. Thrifting has always been a […]

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Posted by, acidmouf on 29-April-2014

What is your name and what is your title? My name is Jenny, The TV Junkie   What’s your favorite episode of Boondocks? I’ve never watched Boondocks I am considering revoking your title… If you could be any anime character who would you be? Satsuki from Kill la Kill If you could be a life instructor, […]

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Posted by, Brett Arakawa on 23-April-2014

I quietly sit on the practice room’s couch, eyes adjusting to the dark room illuminated only by Christmas lights hanging above my head. P∆G∑, a collective made up of musicians Paul, Amrik, Grant, and Emily, explain that they perform better in the dark. And so, in the dimly lit room, P∆G∑ begins to play their […]

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Posted by, acidmouf on 2-April-2014

What is your name and what is your title? My name is Marika and I’m the candy connoisseur. What’s your favorite candy? My favorite candy is Skittles, or anything that’s fruity. I like Sour Skittles. What is your spirit candy? Hmm, maybe a Warhead, because I seem sour on the outside but I’m sweet on […]

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Posted by, vipete on 24-March-2014

THIS THURSDAY! Art + Flea presents Boom Bap! A Ninety’s Hip-Hop Celebration! Come for a Unique Shopping Experience featuring great local finds, rare items + FOOD-FOOD-FOOD! Also featuring live music from: Add + Plus, Ninja Please and the Super Groupers! Art by: Rolando Venegas, Boyd Yamamoto and Aloha Family! Special Attractions: DJ Packo + Dj […]

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Posted by, acidmouf on 12-March-2014

What is your name and what is your title? My name is Naomi Leola Vaughn, my title is Ambassador of Inspiration. Sounds so elegant. My objective in life is to inspire people, in whatever art and field they may venture into. Do you inspire people in a field of daisies partaking in the art of […]

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Posted by, acidmouf on 7-March-2014

This past weekend Nicole, I, and a few friends and models trekked up to Punaluu over on windward side to check out Brooke of Peace of Paradise Creations’ hideaway and throw a picnic. Aside from getting lost twice and attacked by a relentless gang of mosquitos, it was great experiencing her own “Peace of Paradise.” […]

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Posted by, vipete on 24-February-2014

Art + Flea is proud to announce, we will be hosting the preview to the 48th Annual UH Fashion Show, amply titled Reverie. The word Reverie means, daydreams coming to life. Senior fashion designer, Tori sat down with us and expressed her sense of accomplishment, with the undertaking her and her fellow cohorts have been […]

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Posted by, Nicole Mosher on 23-January-2014

Hey everyone!  I’m back this week wearing an Armani romper I found at a garage sale for $1.  Crazy right? It’s really comfortable and light weight. Totally perfect for that hot day! I absolutely love garage sale hunting every other Saturday when I have the day off. To style the romper I threw on my […]

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Posted by, Brett Arakawa on 18-January-2014

-Nomination for hip-hop album of the year? Check. -Winner of Hard Rock’s Battle Of The Bands? Check. -Opening acts for Common, Blue Scholars, and Blackstar? Check, check, and check. They are a jazz/hip-hop hybrid band who sounds like the protégé of Mos Def (who they recently opened for). The five members of The Deadbeats produce […]

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Posted by, vipete on 17-January-2014

Introducing A+F’s New Series Do What You Love. Our aim is to showcase individuals who are pursuing their dreams and living with passion. Our first video features Nikki Kealoha from Diverse Arts Center and her passion for Dance. Visit Divers Art Center Online | diverseartcenter.org Directed by: Pete Ulatan Filmed by: Camera 1: Chris Balidio Camera […]

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Posted by, Noel Kenny on 16-January-2014

Polynesian babe (on a budget) Fetia Solomon knows how to have an luxurious wardrobe without spending excess $$$. Tia likes to appreciate and stretch what she has in a fashionable way. Instead of spending unnecessary money on clothes (“trends that come and go!!” Tia says), she would rather spend that money on traveling. Tia’s favorite […]

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Posted by, vipete on 10-January-2014

 is proud to announce our debut at our new location: 449 Cooke St! We will be rocking our 50′s style gear and celebrating a new Art + Flea that is more invigorating and extemporaneous than ever before! We’ll have over 60+ Vendors, including a few special attractions +     Shop from your favorite local […]

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Posted by, Nicole Mosher on 19-December-2013

Happy Aloha Thursday! Hope everyone is excited for the Ugly Sweater Art and Flea event tomorrow! Speaking of winter wear, I found this sleeveless peacoat at Goodwill yesterday for $6.99. Not exactly the warm type of coat but at least it’s Hawaii friendly with this bipolar weather we have here. I felt that the coat […]

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Posted by, vipete on 16-December-2013

That is how band members Paris, Jon, and Kaylee describe The Tigers From Niger in a single sentence. What it means? I don’t know. Energetic and spirited are adjectives I would use to describe The Tigers From Niger’s trio. Robust and uplifting are their songs: “I’m Dancing” is bursting with good vibes, catchy bass and […]

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Posted by, Nicole Mosher on 28-November-2013

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope all of you are enjoying your family time on this lovely Thursday. Today I have a denim vest with a mens Burberry plaid button up from Savers, a pair of Bally shoes from Goodwill, and a maroon handmade high waist skirt. Lately I have been reading lots of fashion blogs […]

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Posted by, acidmouf on 27-November-2013

What is a cake that best describes you? I like cheesecake. I’m gonna be lame and say cheesecake describes me, cause I’m cheesy. Strawberry cheesecake cause I’ve been told I’m a fruit, more strawberry than cheesecake. If you had a title, what would your title be? Sarah Brand the Designer. Brand like Russell Brand, he’s […]

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Posted by, Nicole Mosher on 21-November-2013

Happy Aloha Thursday everyone!  So I’m back here again this week doing another thrift post to share my findings with you. While at a garage sale (I guess you could call that thrifting, tee hee) I found this really cute vintage floral vest in great condition. The lady from the house told me that I […]

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Posted by, vipete on 20-November-2013

Grace Sea and Alex DeVaux sit across from me on a blanket sprawled out under a tree, seeking refuge from the hot, mid-day sun. Their bright summer dresses and straw hats help the two stand out in the colorless Kunia Community Park. Alex explains why they like this park: “The view here is nice. You […]

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Posted by, Nicole Mosher on 14-November-2013

Hey everyone! This week I’m starting a new post called “Thrifty Thursday”. If you’re reading this, we probably both have this thrift shop addiction thing in common..I mean who doesn’t love a cute outfit for a good deal, right? Anyway, I’ll admit that I DO have this really big thing for vintage clothing and the […]

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Posted by, vipete on 13-November-2013

  I recline back into one of the many plush armchairs scattered around the café. I sip my layered House Latte with 2% organic milk, taking note of Lorde’s “400 Lux” playing quietly above my head. I gaze around the room. Rugs, bicycles commissioned as decorations, and marble coffee tables give off a nice vibe. […]

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Posted by, acidmouf on 13-November-2013

You are officially a member of Codename: Kids Next Door, what is your number and what is your specialty? Okay, I think I’d be number 11. And I’d have a creative side, you know like always have something ready for them So you’re planning or making weapons? I’d be planning, yeah preparing what we get […]

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Posted by, acidmouf on 11-November-2013

In Japanese woodblock printing, each color of a work has a single block. Using multiple blocks one can combine these all together for an image. This is where Enginerd Art started. Woodblock printing for Chad, founder of Enginerd Art and November’s featured vendor of the month, was the first project he decided to tackle and […]

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Posted by, acidmouf on 29-October-2013

    Hypothetically you’re a rapper, what’s your rap name?   What’s my rap name? I don’t know, I never really thought of that. I was going to say my Instagram name but I don’t wanna be walking around like “AWHH IM TOXICANT HIPSTER YOU KNOW .” I don’t know like it’ll probably be like toxic or […]

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Posted by, vipete on 26-October-2013

Checkout our latest video featuring Alyssa Wooten as she tours A+F (in Japanese)! 新企画マーケット&ミュージックイベント! 大人から子供まで家族ぐるみで楽しめる! 2010年7月に開催して以来毎月第4木曜日には60人以上のアーテイストやベンダーが集合、各自が持ち備えている才能などを発揮、披露してくれる。イベントを開催する度に来客数が増加、大人から子供まで家族ぐるみで気軽に楽しめる。他では決して体験する事ができないユーニークで感激的なイベント。 ハワイ在住のビンティジコレクター、服飾デザイナー、アーティスト、手工芸デザイナーの人達が集まったイベント会場で商品の即売を行います。 毎月1回、ミュージックやファッション、アートなど主に若者を中心とした企画を開催しています。イベント会場に集まっていただいた方々と一緒に楽しみながら地元のアーティストの人々を大きく育てていくことを目標としています。 他では見つけることができないスペシャルなものが沢山あります。 Who comes to Art+Flea? 学生や家族ずれ、旅行者、ファッションや音楽、アートを愛する人々など、毎月700人以上の来客数がある。最も来客数が多い夏とホリデー月間(10月、11月、12月)は沢山の人々で賑わう。 Where can you find us? 現在はフレッシュ・カフェとカイルアタウンにあるチャッドルーズ・カフェで月一度開催、 2014年にはミリラニやチャイナタウンでも既に開催が決定しています。毎年確実に拡大、発展の道をたどっております。 場所:フレッシュ・カフェ (831クイーン道り/ホノルル/ハワイ) 毎月第四木曜日 (午後5時から午後10時迄) 入場料一人3ドル 詳しくは www.artandflea.com インスタグラム/トィッターフォローしてね!@ArtandFlea Presented by: Alyssa Wooten (@alyssawooten) Director/Visual Graphics/1st Camera/Editor: Pete Ulatan (@peteulatan) 2nd Camera/Audio: Chris Balidio Art Director: Aly […]

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Posted by, Caelan Hughes on 17-October-2013

Well hello hello Superfriends, Today I thought I’d talk to you guys all about super villains. You know Super Villains? Those dastardly bastards that are trying to ruin the day! The ones that plan the worlds demise and want to steal money, and destroy everything in their way! Aka the cool characters in movies and […]

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Posted by, Caelan Hughes on 7-October-2013

The days are getting shorter, Leaves are falling off the trees (sorta), Pumpkin Spice lattes are available for your consumption, OCTOBER IS HERE. Since this month is our “spooky” month, I thought I’d kick it off with my first halloween playlist. No, I’m not featuring “Monster Mash” or “Thriller,” this playlist is comprised of bands […]

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Posted by, paisley on 18-September-2013

Caelan got together with Jonathan and Bradley of Barrio Vintage to talk about all things 80s and give you guys some style tips to get ready for next Thursday’s Saved by the Bell themed Art + Flea! Stop by Barrio and pick up some totally tubular threads, then come out to Fresh Cafe next Thursday from […]

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Posted by, Jen Reiko on 12-September-2013

  Name: Natalie Age: 16 Occupation: Singer/Student Favorite pieces from their outfit: Drawstring harem pants, from Kohl’s and basic tank, from Brandy Melville Happy Aloha Friday! This week, we decided to feature an inexpensive, yet chic and comfortable look. Natalie gets her fashion inspiration from American Apparel models; taking their edgy and sometimes provocative outfits, […]

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Posted by, Caelan Hughes on 3-September-2013

Well hello there Art+Flea friends! My Name is Caelan, you may or may not recognize me from the Shaka Lulu recap video,but today, I’m here to talk to you all about a little thing called MUSIC. While one might say I have no authority on the subject, considering I have no inherent musical abilities, I say that makes […]

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Posted by, Aly Ishikuni on 21-August-2013

Its safe to say that Art + Flea’s “Into the Wild” event this month wouldn’t be complete without a little kendama and yo-yo(ing?).  Everyone can relate to the frustration associated with not knowing how to play these games when your friends seem to be pros. No matter how many times you try, you can’t seem […]

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Posted by, Hannah Latimer on 8-August-2013

There is nothing Art + Flea loves more than sustainable and environmentally conscious fashion, especially when it comes to issues involving our ocean and marine life. This is where PangeaSeed, an international organization that focuses on raising awareness about endangered sharks and marine life through education and artivism, comes into place. Yes, you read that […]

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Posted by, paisley on 31-July-2013

Art + Flea’s third birthday party was “Aloha” themed and this month’s contest was, appropriately, a Cheee Huuuu-off. So we set out to “chee huu” would be the best, and while there were many notable contenders, and all participants were winners in our hearts, only one could reign supreme. Logan Motas took the title of […]

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Posted by, vipete on 25-July-2013

TODAY JULY 25TH- Art+Flea celebrates 3 years! Our amply titled “Shaka Lulu” event is poised to take off with an an aloha spirit that will for sure be remembered. We will also be giving away tote bags courtesy of GLYF throughout the night! A few will be filled with goodies by our friends at Mono […]

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Posted by, vipete on 25-July-2013

A+F has teamed up with the Crappy Kids to produce this extremely limited edition collab t-shirts. The shirt will be available at our 3  year Anniversary Shaka Lulu today, July 25th! There are only 100 of these “Crappy” tee’s available so make sure you pick one up at the Crappy Kids booth. Don’t miss out! […]

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Posted by, vipete on 21-April-2013

What do you get when you combine Hawaiian and Asian themes in art? The blend of these two worlds inspires Chelsea Iwami to create artwork that creatively portrays the daily experiences of a person living in Hawaii. As a resident of Hawaii, Chelsea is currently juggling between getting her Masters, working three jobs, and finding […]

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Posted by, vipete on 20-April-2013

The future is unpredictable, especially in the music world, but the recent collaboration between vocalist Anna Sachs and guitarist/vocalist Phil Potter, Foreseeable Futures, seems tailored for success. Sharing an affinity for “quieter, acoustic music with a folky twang,” Potter and Sachs strip down some of their favorite songs. Weaving in their own special blend of soothing […]

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Posted by, vipete on 20-April-2013

Created with the intent to provide Hawaiʻi’s up-and-coming designers with a hands on project that teaches the basics of designing for print, Abstract Magazine sets out to capture the aina’s vibrant social scene. When Katie Whitman’s 808 Scene Zine was discontinued in 2010 due to the recession and scheduling conflicts, James Charisma, creative director of […]

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