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Celebrating First Friday in Honokaa

Nani Barboza visits Honokaa First Friday booths with her children. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Nani Barboza visits Honokaa First Friday booths with her children. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Barbara Scarth, owner of Tropical Popsicles gives one of her homemade popsicles to Willie Young at the Honokaa First Friday event. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Barbara Scarth, owner of Tropical Popsicles gives one of her homemade popsicles to Willie Young at the Honokaa First Friday event. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Musicians play at Honokaa First Friday on Feb. 8. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Musicians play at Honokaa First Friday on Feb. 8. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Justen Paiva, owner, shows a necklace to Jacob Taylor from Honokaa during the first Honokaa First Friday event on Feb. 8. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Justen Paiva, owner, shows a necklace to Jacob Taylor from Honokaa during the first Honokaa First Friday event on Feb. 8. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Josh Black creates a cord through Kumuhimu, a Japanese rope-braiding technique as Justen Paiva watches at the Honokaa First Friday event. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Josh Black creates a cord through Kumuhimu, a Japanese rope-braiding technique as Justen Paiva watches at the Honokaa First Friday event. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Amalia and Kyle Collins and their daughter, Eden, offer a variety of GMO-free products at their booth, The Herbal Parable, during the Honokaa First Friday. The Collins family brings their book to a variety of places. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Amalia and Kyle Collins and their daughter, Eden, offer a variety of GMO-free products at their booth, The Herbal Parable, during the Honokaa First Friday. The Collins family brings their book to a variety of places. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)
Ralph Harrison shows his cases to Kai Barboza and his sister. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM | NHN)
Ralph Harrison shows his cases to Kai Barboza and his sister. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM | NHN)

Members of the Honokaa Business Association organized their first in an ongoing series of First Friday Nights in Honokaa from 5 to 8 p.m., on on Feb. 7 along Mamane Street. The event included free live music, classes, demonstrations, booths and more, including shops staying open later. The next First Friday Nights in Honokaa is March 7. Free and all welcome. For information, contact Alison Higgins of Grace Flowers or Michelle Barthel of Big Island Grown to get involved. For information, contact 443-3999 or email graceflowershawaii@gmail.com.