Ars Cafe celebrates creative expenditures in the arts. Our mission is to provide high quality coffee from all over the world, delicious homemade gelato and a platform to feel inspired through our Art Gallery; showcasing different artists and mediums.
On January 2nd, we hosted a very special night with Lauren Tsai. Entittled “18” – showcases a myriad of stellar emotional pieces by Lauren.
She is beginning her journey as an artist and is also currently featured on the Netflix series Terrace House. We are honored to host her very first exhibit! Work will be up until the evening of the 3rd.
Photos by: Petey Ulatan
Our December gallery featuring KC Grennan, Teig Grennan, Miqui Harrison and Scott Fitzel opened with a tremendous showing! Special thanks for the hors d’oeuvres by Sho, Music by Junji and refreshments by Ars.
Catch this gallery all month long at Ars Cafe!
Our November gallery featuring Jesse Christensen and Mary Mitsuda opened tonight with a great spirit! Everyone had fun mingling and enjoying hors d’oeuvres by Hawaii Sushi, Music by Junji and refreshments by Ars. Catch this gallery all month long at Ars Cafe!
This past weekend, we welcomed Giant Robot to our cafe. Featuring works from world renowned artists: Peter Chan, Maggie Chiang, Luke Chueh, David Horvath, Mari Inukai, Deth P. Sun, Katsuya Terada, and Yoskay Yamamoto, visitors from all over the island and parts of the world attended to see this one of a kind event.
The opening night sought an explosion to many exclusive pieces sold. If you’re interested in purchasing these one of a kind originals, please come by our cafe to see what is left!
The festivities continued to the next day at our sister restaurant, Pioneer Saloon. Here, we hosted a Ramen Burger party with Giant Robot with music provided by Hawaii’s first Iron Dj, Dj Packo and custom signing and drawings from Luke Chueh himself!
We also provide a space which will be home for periodic art shows throughout the year.
We would like for you to feel inspired when entering our cafe.
This month, we are currently hosting an art exhibit featuring the works of Peter Chan, Maggie Chiang, Luke Chueh, David Horvath, Mari Inukai, Deth P. Sun, Katsuya Terada, and Yoskay Yamamoto
ARS Café and Giant Robot present: Giant Robot Hawai’i 2016
June 4th – 30th, 2016 @ ARS Café (3116 Monsarrat Ave. Honolulu, HI 96815)
Opening Reception Saturday June 4th, 2016 6-9pm
Giant Robot returns to Honolulu to celebrate Giant Robot Hawai’i 2016. Eric Nakamura, the owner of Giant Robot, presents a group art show personally curated for ARS Café. This show offers Honolulu a sampling of pieces from artists who regularly showcase at the Giant Robot store and GR2 art gallery in Sawtelle Japantown district of West Los Angeles. Giant Robot Hawai’I 2016 will feature works from Peter Chan, Maggie Chiang, Luke Chueh, David Horvath, Mari Inukai, Deth P. Sun, Katsuya Terada, and Yoskay Yamamoto.
Eric Nakamura and Luke Chueh will be in attendance at the June 4th opening reception.
The show will run through the end of June inside the ARS Cafe Gallery.
ARS Cafe is the third establishment Chef Nori Sakamoto has created in the Diamond Head area of O’ahu on Monsarrat Avenue. Following the success of Pioneer Saloon Hawai’I and Monsarrat Shave Ice, Chef Nori opened ARS Cafe in March of 2015. ARS Café specializes in coffee, gelato, baked goods, sandwiches, and salads created by Chef Hikaru. The art gallery and cafe are open daily Monday through Saturday 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Sunday from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
The following day, on June 5th – join us at Pioneer Saloon for a Ramen Burger Party featuring Luke Chueh!