Hawai’i has a range of concert halls and other venues for hosting music performances, from local talent to national touring acts. In addition, you can enjoy original plays as well as Broadway musicals, intimate jazz shows to on-your-feet rock concerts, plus film festivals, sporting events, consumer expos, and more.
As you might suspect, Honolulu has the widest range of concert halls and performance venues, from the Blaisdell arena to the open-air Waikīkī Shell and cherished Historic Hawai’i theatre. The outer islands boast a surprising array of venues, many historic places lovingly restored and featuring state-of-the art sound and lighting. In the list below, we begin with concert venues on O’ahu, followed by those on the outer islands.
Finally, find our calendar listing upcoming events at these and other venues across the Hawaiian Islands.
Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu
Blaisdell Center in Honolulu includes several venues: an Arena, Concert Hall, and Exhibition Hall. The center hosts music performances, including national touring acts and Broadway shows, sporting events, conventions, consumer shows, and graduation ceremonies, as well as other special events.
The original venue opened in 1964 as the Honolulu International Center. Neal S. Blaisdell was Mayor of Honolulu from 1955 to 1969 and oversaw the construction. His successor, Frank F. Fasi renamed the center in 1976, a year after Blaisdell’s death. The complex has been expanded and renovated several times.
The tranquil grounds around Blaisdell Center include remnants of the historic Ward Plantation estate and farmland on which the center was built: sweeping lawns, coconut tree groves, and artesian springs that serve as tropical fish ponds.
- Address: Blaisdell Center Box Office, 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814.
- Event Parking: Daily Rate $8.00. Public entrances during events are on King Street and Kapiolani Avenue.
- Website: https://blaisdellcenter.com/
Selected upcoming events at Blaisdell Center
We focus on events with a regular admission price of $15 or less but sometimes edge higher on events featuring local culture and talent.
- Hamilton revolutionary musical at Blaisdell Concert Hall. December 7, 2022 – January 29, 2023. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre–a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education. With book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography. It has won Tony®, Grammy®, and Olivier Awards, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and an unprecedented special citation from the Kennedy Center Honors. More info: Hamilton (Touring) Tickets | Event Dates & Schedule | Ticketmaster.com
- Hawaii (Medical) Cannabis Expo. February 4-5, 2023. Tickets: $10 GA. The cannabis expo educates people on the potential benefits offered by the Cannabis plant by providing attendees with accurate information on how to safely access cannabis in Hawaii as a registered patient*. Vendors at the expo feature a wide range of companies involved in the Medical Cannabis industry including clothing brands, lifestyle vendors, glass artists, accessories, lighting, hydroponics, and others under one roof to display products, services, and information about naturopathic and holistic approaches. Hours: Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Tickets: $10 GA. Seniors (65+) FREE. Child 17 years and under free with a paid adult. BOGO discount coupon: 2 tickets for $10 with coupon** at Box office only. More info: Hawaii Cannabis Expo February 4-5, 2023
- Free, family-friendly: Pirates of Penzance. February 11th at 11 AM. FREE. Family Day at the Opera at Blaisdell Concert Hall. Catch a 45-minute comic opera that’s packed full of sentimental pirates, blundering policemen, absurd adventures, and improbable paradoxes! “The Pirates of Penzance” is performed by HOT’s Education Team with an introduction by Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus. FREE and open to the public. More info: The Pirates of Penzance | February 11 – (hawaiiopera.org)
- Josh Tatofi’s Valentines Experience. February 14, 2023 from 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm. Tickets: $39-$99. More info: Upcoming HIFI Concerts & Events (hifinest.com) and Josh Tatofi Valentines Experience – Blaisdell Center
- Great Aloha Run Health & Fitness Expo. February 18-19, 2023. Tickets: $8 GA. A full weekend of fitness and fun with all day entertainment, food vendors and retailers, fitness activities for all ages, demonstrations, competitions, and giveaways. Runners: It’s your last chance to register for the in-person race and THE place to seek race-day advice on parking, shuttle schedules, aid stations and more. More info: Sports, Health & Fitness Expo | Great Aloha Run
- CATS The Musical at Blaisdell Concert Hall. June 13-18, 2023. Tickets: $45-$125. Broadway in Hawaii presents CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is returning to Blaisdell Concert Hall for a long-anticipated encore engagement. Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater, “Memory.” Winner of 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, SCHOOL OF ROCK, SUNSET BOULEVARD), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (LES MISÉRABLES), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (ALADDIN), all-new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (HAMILTON) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (PHANTOM OF THE OPERA) and direction by Trevor Nunn (LES MISÉRABLES) make the Hawaii production a new CATS for a new generation. Ticketmaster is the official source for tickets for Broadway in Hawaii events. More info: Broadway in Hawaii – CATS
More info: Upcoming Events – Blaisdell Center
Tom Moffatt Waikīkī Shell
The Waikīkī Shell hosts concerts in every genre, including local, national, and international stars performing Hawaiian, Reggae, jazz, R&B, rock, country, contemporary, and classical music. The Shell is also the scene for music festivals, hula shows, fundraising events, and other entertainment.
The state-of-the-art outdoor amphitheater sits on the grounds of Kapiʻolani Park at the eastern edge of Waikīkī, in the shadow of Diamond Head Crater. The venue lawn is used for concert general admission, as well as other events including festival booths and outdoor yoga.
The outdoor venue was built in 1956 on the grounds that were once the site of King Kalākauaʻs horse race track. In 2018, it was named for Tom Moffatt, who passed away in 2016. The beloved concert promoter got his start as the first rock DJ in Hawaii.
“Uncle Tom” became a local record producer and concert promoter, booking big name acts at the Blaisdell Center and Waikīkī Shell, including Elvis Presley, Jimmy Hendrix, Elton John, Bruno Mars, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, and the Rolling Stones.
- Address: Waikīkī Shell, 2805 Monsarrat Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815. The Waikiki Shell is a Blaisdell Center venue. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Blaisdell box office.
- Event parking: Waikiki Shell parking lot is free; entrance on Monsarrat Avenue. Additional free and metered parking is available around Kapiolani Park on Monsarrat, Paki, and Kalakaua Avenues.
- Website: https://blaisdellcenter.com/venues/waikiki-shell/
Blue Note Waikīkī
Located inside the Outrigger Waikīkī Beach Resort, Blue Note Hawaii features local, national, and international performers in jazz, reggae, rock, pop, and Hawaiian music, as well as comedy acts.
Extensively renovated in 2016, Blue Note showcases nightly performances in an intimate club setting with a full-service restaurant and bar. In addition to a show ticket, there is a $10 food and beverage minimum.
- Address: Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalākaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816
- Event parking: Self-park at Ohana East Hotel, 150 Kaʻiulani Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815. Enter on the makai (ocean) side of Kuhio Ave. Valet parking at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort.
- Website: https://bluenotehawaii.com/
Selected upcoming shows at Blue Note Waikīkī
We focus on events with a regular admission price of $15 or less but sometimes edge higher on events featuring local culture and talent. Note: In addition to tickets, Blue Note has a $10 Food or Beverage Minimum Per Person. Full Bar & Full Dinner Menu Available. Seating is First Come, First Served.
- Local Comedy Showcase: Ladies Night. February 1, 2023. 5:30PM. Tickets $15-$20/advance; $5 increase day of show. It’s a night of comedy starring some of Hawaii’s Funniest homegrown comedians: Jasmine Bautista, Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winning Comedian Brandi Morgan, and all the way from Kailua-Kona the island of Hawaii – Justine Smith. Hosted by Nelly Jones winner of the Comedy U Pandemic Newcomer Award. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to The Hawaii Coalition Against Sexual Assault. More info: Ladies Night Comedy | Blue Note Hawaii (bluenotejazz.com)
- Henry Kapono & Jerry Santos. February 2, 2023. Tickets $35-$45. Join Henry Kapono’s Artist 2 Artist Legends Concert Series! Turning back the clock on a much simpler time in the islands as part of the “Hawaiian Renaissance,” the seminal movement in Hawai‛i’s cultural history that brought language, music, hula, art, and all aspects of Hawaiian culture back to their central place in the life of the Islands. Kapono will “jam” and “talk story” one-on-one with iconic Legends of Hawaiian Music, “deconstructing” their career (as only one artist to another can do), and giving the audience insight into the spirit and aspirations of the person behind the music. More info: Kapono & Santos | Blue Note Hawaii (bluenotejazz.com)
- John Cruz Valentine’s Day Concert. February 14, 2023. (Two shows.) Tickets $35-$45. A very special Valentine’s Day treat with award-winning, Hawaii singer-songwriter John Cruz with his band. Throughout his career, Cruz has opened his heart and extended a compassionate hand to all in attendance every time he steps on-stage. Combine this loving spirit with soulful singing, captivating musicianship and powerful songs about everyday people and experiences, and you have an artist who connects our souls and uplifts like few others.It’s a perfect way to celebrate the beauty and power of love this Valentine’s Day. More info: John Cruz Valentines Day concert | Blue Note Hawaii (bluenotejazz.com)
- Justin Kawika Young. February 16, 2023. Tickets $35-$45. Born and raised in Hawaiʻi, Justin Kawika Young first found success in his island home. He accumulated eleven number-one hits on Hawaiʻi radio before relocating to Los Angeles. He quickly established a following in the LA music scene and connected with singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat, eventually joining her band.Justin’s original music can also be heard on the soundtracks for the movies “Shallow Hal,” “Restrepo,” “Point Break,” “Wild Horses” and “The Walking Dead” TV series. More info: Justin Kawika Young | Blue Note Hawaii (bluenotejazz.com)
- Jake Shimabukuro & Friends. February 23, 2023, (Two shows.) Tickets $45-$55. ʻUkulele master Jake Shimabukuro returns with acclaimed guitarist Sonny Landreth. Over the past two decades, Jake has proved that there isn’t a style of music that he can’t play — jazz, rock, blues, bluegrass, folk, or classical – on the unlikeliest of instruments, reinventing applications for this tiny, heretofore underappreciated four-string Hawaiian instrument. More info: Jake Shimabukuro & Friends | Blue Note Hawaii (bluenotejazz.com)
- Henry Kapono & Keola Beamer. March 9, 2023. Tickets $35-$45. Join Henry Kapono’s Artist 2 Artist Legends Concert Series! Turning back the clock on a much simpler time in the islands as part of the “Hawaiian Renaissance,” the seminal movement in Hawai‛i’s cultural history that brought language, music, hula, art, and all aspects of Hawaiian culture back to their central place in the life of the Islands. Kapono will “jam” and “talk story” one-on-one with iconic Legends of Hawaiian Music, “deconstructing” their career (as only one artist to another can do) and giving the audience insight into the spirit and aspirations of the person behind the music. More info: Kapono & Beamer | Blue Note Hawaii (bluenotejazz.com)
More info: Shows | Blue Note Hawaii (bluenotejazz.com)
Honolulu’s Hawai’i Theatre
Historic Hawaii Theatre “Pride of the Pacific” hosts a broad range of entertainment and cultural performances. Located in downtown Honolulu and Chinatown, the non-profit Hawaii Theatre is listed on both the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
Built in 1922, the theatre has been home to vaudevilles, silent films, theatrical performances, musicals, ballets, concerts, and films. Renovated in 1996 and 2004, including a newly manufactured replica of the art deco marquee with computerized LED signage and the hallmark “HAWAII” vertical neon sign.
- Address: Hawai’i Theatre, 1130 Bethel St, Honolulu, HI 96813
- Parking: For Select Performances, pre-paid parking at Mark’s Garage, 22 N Pauahi St. Other lots nearby on King St and Beretania: https://www.hawaiitheatre.com/parking/
- Website: https://www.hawaiitheatre.com/
Selected upcoming shows at Hawaiʻi Theatre
We focus on events with a regular admission price of $15 or less but sometimes edge higher, especially for events featuring local culture and talent.
- HSO HapaSymphony Concert Series at Hawaiʻi Theatre. Subscription (five-concerts) $120-$320. Individual concerts $18-$99. The series features local and Hawaiian talent in a unique cultural vantage point blending Hawaiian culture and symphonic music. The concert series combines the talents of yourHSO musicians, celebrated Hawaiian musicians, and world-renowned guest conductors to create a special musical journey only found in Hawai‘i. More info: https://www.myhso.org/hapasymphony
- Nov 5, 2022. HapaSymphony Featuring Lea Almanza, Starr Kalahiki, Miss Candi Shell, Lady Lartiza La Bouche.
- Dec 10, 2022. HapaSymphony Featuring Kimié Miner.
- Feb 4, 2023. HapaSymphony Featuring Keauhou.
- Apr 15, 2023. HapaSymphony Featuring Honolulu Jazz Quartet
- Apr 29, 2023. HapaSymphony Featuring Raiatea Helm
- First Friday FREE MOVIE “Enter The Dragon”. February 3, 2023. 9PM. Enjoy a free movie and stay late for a secret Lunar New Year Surprise. More info: FREE MOVIE – Enter The Dragon – Hawaii Theatre Center
- Keauhou joins Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra. February 4, 2023. Tickets: $18-$99. Keauhou joins HSO for a night of mele in their signature bright harmonies. Having earned a staggering 14 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards for their first two albums, Keauhou continues to give new voice to seldom heard mele, original compositions, and ‘Ōlelo Hawaii. More info: HSO – HAPA SYMPHONY – KEAUHOU – Hawaii Theatre Center
- “Peace On Your Wings” original musical. February 9-11, 2023. Tickets: $25-55. This Ohana Arts original musical is based on the true story of Sadako Sasaki, written by local writers and directed by Ohana Arts Co-Founder Cari Chung. This show will premiere a newly revised version of the show with new songs that will be taken to Hiroshima next summer for its JAPAN PREMIERE. Sadako Sasaki was made famous for fulfilling an old Japanese legend that would grant one wish to anyone who would fold 1,000 paper cranes. Set in post-war 1950′s Japan, “Peace On Your Wings” explores the lives of students at a middle school in Hiroshima as they face the terminal illness of their friend. While Sadako remains optimistic, determinately folding origami cranes, her friends grow distant as they deal with tragedy. Ultimatley, the students learn the power of their own strength by focusing on living every precious moment of their lives to the fullest. More info: PEACE ON YOUR WINGS 2023 – Hawaii Theatre Center
- Tumua Tuinei special live taping. April 22, 2023. (Two shows). Tickets: $35-$100. Tumua was born and raised on the island of Oʻahu in Hawaiʻi. He is former collegiate athlete turned actor, stand-up comedian, and social media personality. His sketches and stand-up bits are well -nown in the Polynesian community and throughout the world. His online presence reaches over 400K followers. Tumua has been selling out clubs, theaters, and arenas across the nation and his shows sell out within hours. Come watch Tumua Live as he films his very first comedy special. More info: TUMUA: A SPECIAL TAPING – Hawaii Theatre Center
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Maui Arts & Cultural Center (“The MACC”) in Kahului is a state-of-the-art visual and performing arts center. The MACC hosts concerts and performances in the pavilion, two indoor theaters, and an outdoor amphitheater. The MACC galleries and studios offer art exhibitions and arts education classes for all ages.
Hula is performed in the pā hula (a performance space dedicated to hula). The pā is one of only four in the state and was created under the direction of Nā Kumu Hula and cultural specialists, Hōkūlani Holt, Keali‘i Reichel, AI Lagunero, and Bert Sakata.
- Address: Maui Arts & Cultural Center, One Cameron Way (off Wahinepi‘o Road), Kahului, HI 96732
- Parking: in the MACC lot and across the street at UH Maui College.
- Website: https://www.mauiarts.org/
Selected upcoming shows at The MACC
We focus on events with a regular admission price of $15 or less but sometimes edge higher on events featuring local culture and talent. More info: Event calendar (mauiarts.org)
- Henry Kapono’s Artist 2 Artist series with Jerry Santos. February 11 2023. Tickets: $45-75. Multiple award-winning and GRAMMY® nominee, Henry Kapono shares the stage with some of Hawai`i’s most diverse, talented, and iconic musical legends. Tonight Henry will jam and talk story with Jerry Santos. More info: ARTIST 2 ARTIST WITH HENRY KAPONO — HAWAIIAN LEGENDS – HANA HOU (mauiarts.org)
- Tumua ‘Not Even Joking’ 2023 National Tour. Feb 17 2023. Tumua Tuinei is one of Hawaii’s top and hottest comics. He has a huge following on social media with over 400,000 followers combined and his local skits and stand-up bits are very well known and popular in the islands. Tumua’s comic inspiration comes from his local family and the hilarious situations that he experiences on a daily basis. This is a show for the whole family. Guarantee “bus’laugh”. More info: TUMUA – Not Even Joking Tour 2023 (mauiarts.org)
- Kumu Hula Kamaka Kukona Celebrates 20 Years. February 25, 2023. Tickets: $55. Born on Maui, Kamaka Kukona is a musician, vocalist, songwriter, record producer, kumu hula (hula teacher), educator, Grammy nominee and multi Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award winner. Enjoy a beautiful evening as he celebrates this momentous occasion along with the students of Hālau o ka Hanu Lehua and several special guest artists including luminaries Kalani Pe’a & Amy Hanaiali`i. More info: KA HUAKA’IHELE “The Journey “ (mauiarts.org)
Hawai’i Island Palace Theater
Hiloʻs Palace Theater opened in 1925 as a silent movie house. Since then, the Palace has hosted film festivals, concerts, and many cultural performances, including Hawaiian music, classical ballet, live theater, and hula, as well as Lei Day, Lunar New Years, and other special events.
Since 2004, the non-profit Friends of the Palace Theater has raised funds to restore and upgrade the historic building and to keep it operational well into the future. The Palace Pipe Organ has also been restored. Donors and volunteers are always appreciated to support the historic theater’s operation.
- Address: Palace Theater, 38 Haili Street, Hilo, HI 96720
- Parking: street parking
- Website: http://hilopalace.com/
Selected upcoming shows at Palace Theater
We focus on events with a regular admission price of $15 or less but sometimes edge higher on events featuring local culture and talent. More info: EVENTS | PALACE THEATER (hilopalace.com)
- Johnny Nicholas and the Honokaʻa Dragon Jazz Band. February 5, 2023. 2:30pm. Tickets: $20-$30; all Tickets $5 more on Day of Show. Johnny Nicholas-Grammy blues musician and Gary Washburn-big island music educator have once again formed the Dragon Jazz Band from Washburn’s Honoka’a High School music students and professional musicians in Nicholas’ band. The Dragon Jazz Band, an extension of Nicholas’ Big Band Bash project, encourages, supports and gives opportunity to music students through mentoring, the experience of performing with professional musicians, his dedication to nurturing students and appreciation of the true “South Texas/Louisiana Blues” style. Doors & concessions open 1 hour prior to show time. More info: Johnny Nicholas and the Honokaa Dragon Jazz Band plays the Hilo Palace Theater
- Jake Shimabukuro with Special Guest Pure Heart. February 11th @ 7:00pm. Advance Tickets $35-$50; $5 more DOS. Over the past two decades, Jake Shimabukuro has proved that there isn’t a style of music that he can’t play. While versatility for any musician is impressive, what’s remarkable about Jake’s transcendent skills is how he explores his seemingly limitless vocabulary – whether it’s jazz, rock, blues, bluegrass, folk or even classical – on perhaps the unlikeliest of instruments: the ‘ukulele. Pure Heart is a Hawaiian contemporary trio that Jake started with two friends in 1994. The group also includes Jon Yamasato (guitar/vocals) and Lopaka Colon (percussion). They etched out a unique sound of Hawaiian/pop/latin/jazz which has been keeping the attention of audiences for almost 30 years. After disbanding in 2000, Jake went on to become one of the world’s most known and admired representatives for the `ukulele around the world. Joining up again in 2014, the band casually gigs and continues to work on new music. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. More info: EVENTS | PALACE THEATER | CURRENT (hilopalace.com)
- Black History month film series. Thursdays, February 2-23, 2023. Spotlighting a diverse lineup of culturally significant films every Thursday during the month of February! Doors, box office and concessions open at 6:30pm. Tickets $10 GA. More info: MOVIES | PALACE THEATER (hilopalace.com)
- Mardi Gras music & cajun fare. February 25, 2023. The Crown Prince Of Zydeco C.J. Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band delivers a killer mix of Zydeco, Creole, Funk, Blues and Rhythm & Blues. There will be plenty of MARDI GRAS BEADS and Lucky’s Lunch Shop is offering some tasty Cajun fare. All Ages welcome & Dancing will take place. Dancing may obstruct view of first row seats. Tickets: Advance $45-$55; all tickets are $5 more on Day of Show. Seating is first come first serve. More info: Mardis Gras at the Palace! (hilopalace.com)
- Tumua ‘Not Even Joking’ 2023 National Tour. March 4, 2023. Advance Tickets: $38-$56; $5 more DOS. Tumua Tuinei is one of Hawaii’s top and hottest comics. He has a huge following on social media with over 400,000 followers combined and his local skits and stand-up bits are very well known and popular in the islands. Tumua’s comic inspiration comes from his local family and the hilarious situations that he experiences on a daily basis. This is a show for the whole family. Guarantee “bus’laugh”. More info: EVENTS | PALACE THEATER | CURRENT (hilopalace.com)
UH Hilo Performing Arts Center
The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Hilo Performing Arts Center (PAC) is the major arts education and cultural center on the Big Island for University students as well as community events. The UH Hilo Performing Arts Center hosts diverse local, regional, national, and international performing arts events.
A typical year includes over 150 performances of dance, drama, music, mime, children’s shows, lectures, and special events. In addition, the UH Hilo Performing Arts Department produces two to six plays, concerts, musicals, and dance performances each season.
- Address: University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, 200 W Kāwili St, Hilo, HI 96720
- Parking: paid parking on campus.
- Website: http://artscenter.uhh.hawaii.edu/
Selected upcoming shows at UH Hilo PAC
We focus on events with a regular admission price of $15 or less but sometimes edge higher on events featuring local culture and talent.
- Tom Lee’s inventive shadow puppet tale TOMTE. March 23, 2023, 7:30pm – 9:00pm. Tickets $20 General. Korean-born, Hawaii-raised American puppeteer Tom Lee returns with another intimate shadow puppet performance. A Tomte is a Swedish gnome, a quiet and unseen caretaker who watches over the lives of humans and animals. On a cold winter night on a snow covered farm, Tomte teaches us about the importance of kindness and looking after living things. Adapted from “The Tomten” by Astrid Lindgren and the poem by Victor Rydberg, this performance is suitable for all ages and was created using live feed video of shadow puppets filmed through an overhead video camera and projected onto a small shadow screen. Puppetry, animal sounds and scenic transitions are all performed by Tom Lee from behind the screen, with narration by storyteller Lisa Gonzales. Following the shadow portion of the piece, Tomte emerges from the screen to interact with the audience. During this portion, Tomte is presented as a kuruma ningyō (cart puppet) style figure inspired by Japanese traditions. More info: Tom Lee’s TOMTE – Event Details (hawaii.edu)
Kaua’i Performing Arts Center
The Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Kaua’i Community College is the entertainment centerpiece of the Garden Isle. The state-of-the-art facility offers world-class lighting and sound.
The PAC celebrates the culture of Kauai and the world. The spirit of Aloha resonates with heartfelt joy in this gathering place.
- Address: Kauaʻi Community College, 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, HI 96766
- Parking: campus parking lot
- Website: https://www.kauai.hawaii.edu/performing-arts-center
Kaua’i Community College Performing Arts Center has been largely closed since 2017 due to a series of mechanical and electrical failures. The expense and difficulty of repairs has delayed reopening, now estimated to be sometime in 2023.
Hanalei Cultural Community Center (Hale Halawai ‘Ohana)
Locally referenced as Hanalei’s Cultural Community Center, Hale Halawai ‘Ohana O Hanalei was founded by community members in 1993. The name translates to, “A house for the coming together of the extended family of Hanalei.”
The gathering place on the Kauaʻi North Shore, is the first privately funded community center in the state of Hawai’i. It is used for cultural education, social gatherings, recreation, and civic events that perpetuate the value of aloha. The programs perpetuate traditional Hawaiian culture.
- Address: Hale Halawai ‘Ohana O Hanalei, 5299C Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, HI 96714
- Parking: unknown
- Website: https://halehalawai.org/
Kauai’s Historic Waimea Theater
Kauai’s Theater for Movies, Film Festivals, LIVE Performances, Music Concerts, and a gathering place for the community. Opened in 1938 and restored in 1999 after Hurricane Iniki. Screens first-run movies on a regular basis.
- Address: Waimea Theater, 9691 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, HI 96796 US
- Parking: unknown
- Website: http://www.waimeatheater.com/
Upcoming events in Hawai’i
The following calendar lists music and performance arts events in these and other locations across the Hawaiian Islands.
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