tumblr tracker

Oahu Shows

There are some noteworthy Oahu shows in Waikiki, Downtown Honolulu, up in the North Shore, and around the island that you should check out.  From traditional Hawaiian luaus to ongoing shows such as Rock a Hula Show and Magic Polynesia, will have you on the edge of your seat.  Book a night or day show and create a memorable experience.

Exploring Oahu Shows & Events

Most noteworthy Oahu shows come with a price of admission, but well worth the ticket price as they are short of being Broadway productions.  And there are also some great free shows that you should explore, including a beachside hula show and art exhibitions.

Also take time to review upcoming Oahu events! We only feature the best island activities, including craft fairs, music festivals, sporting activities, special cultural events, and more.

Ongoing Oahu Shows


Kuhio Beach Hawaiian Hula Show

Waikiki Hula Show

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday evenings (weather permitting) hula halaus are invited from around the island and other locations to perform their Oahu shows under the big banyan tree at Kuhio Beach in Waikiki.  The evening starts off with fun tiki torch lighting ceremony at 6pm. 

Live Hawaiian music and hula performances go on for 1 hour.  Seating is limited and tends to get crowded, so come early plan to lay down a towel or beach chair to sit on, and get a good view of the performance.  Call 808-843-8002 for more information.


Art on the Fence

Waikiki Art on the Fence

Every weekend artist post up there artworks on the south end Honolulu Zoo fence, which is across from Kapiolani Park.  Art on the Fence takes place 9 AM to 4 PM every Sat & Sun.
 
This is always a fun free weekend activity, giving you an opportunity to casually stroll Monsarrat Ave and check out various works of art from local artist.

See original artwork including paintings, Photos, creations and other mediums of art.


First Friday

First Friday is a neighborhood event to promote the art galleries, stores and restaurants in the Chinatown area.  Join thousands of spectators and supporting this community.  Drinks, food and live entertainment takes place throughout participating storefronts. 

First Friday of each month takes place in Chinatown from July thru December, 5 PM to 9PM.  Call 808-521-2903 for more information.


Evening Luau at Paradise Cove

Paradise Luau

Paradise Cove is not just another luau, it’s a full production with lots of activities and entertainment that some others tend to lack.  Kick off the afternoon with some Mai Tai’s and join in the celebration and festivities!

A Luau is a celebration for enjoying each other’s company, play traditional Hawaiian games, watching a Kalua Pork Imu ceremony take place, participate in a hukilau of pulling in a large fishnet from the ocean, listening to live local music, and being entertained throughout the night with many Polynesian and Hula performances.


Magic of Polynesia

Magic of Polynesia Show

Ready to be amazed by some mind blowing illusions and magic tricks with a Polynesian twist?  Master John Hirokawa is known to have more than just a few tricks up his sleeves…in fact he is an award winning illusionist!

The Magic of Polynesia is a complete 2 ½ hour show that integrates Hula & Polynesian performances, along with some death defying tricks and a wild fire knife act to make this production unique and energetic.

  • Location – Holiday Inn Waikiki, transportation available
  • Time – 6 PM dinner option, 7 PM show begins
  • Cost – Show only $39/child & $59/adult up to Deluxe Meal w/ Show $79 child & $149 adult, age 3 & under are free
  • View & purchase ticket options


Rock-A-Hula Show

Rock a Hula Show

A memorable Las Vegas type production here in Waikiki, Hawaii!  This Rock-A-Hula show in a tribute with a Hawaiian twist to music legends such as Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, and the beautiful voice of Celine Dion. 

Listen to these familiar sounds and more, synced to Hawaiian music with Polynesian entertainment, including a popular fire dance.

The show begins 8 PM each evening at the Royal Hawaiian Center Theater.  General tickets start at $55 (lower price children tickets available), with larger options that includes transportation, VIP treatment, and dinner. 

  • Location – Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, 4th Floor
  • Time – Pre-show options start at 6 PM, Show starts at 8 PM
  • Cost – ticket options

Fourever Fab Show – A Beatles Tribute

Fourever Fab Beatles Show

Enjoy an evening filled with Beatles rock n roll classics.  The Fourever Fab has perfected the sounds of this iconic band over the past 20 years, performing timeless classics including 'Hard Days Night', ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’, ‘Yesterday’, ‘Twist and Shout’, and ‘Hey Jude’.

The show starts off in the back of time, the Beatles ‘Black & White’ period, and progresses to their final performances with 'Here Comes the Sun' & 'Yellow Submarine'.

Sing and dance the night away with so many great songs to choose from - no 2 shows are alike.


Polynesian Cultural Center – Oahu Shows & Entertainment

Polynesian Cultural Center

Spend a day & evening watching some of the best entertaining shows and performances on the island.  The Polynesian Cultural Center is a special thyme park made up of many representations of Polynesia cultures in the Pacific.

To top it off, there is a phenomenal Hawaiian Luau and 90 minute evening show worth seeing!  Secure tickets early as they will sell out!

  • Location – Leie, North Shore
  • Time – Starts at Noon, Closed on Sunday’s
  • Cost – starts at $71/Child, $88/Adult to $252 Super Ambassador package
  • Learn more – review different tickets & packages

Special Concerts & Oahu Shows


Willie K at Blue Note - Oct 10th, Nov 14th & Dec 11th, 2017

Hawaiian legend Willie K will be performing a couple performances this evening. Willie has a beautiful way of incorporating some many different genres blends in his Hawaiian music.  It's a treat to watch him perform!

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 5:30 & 9 PM Concerts
  • Cost - $25 to $45
  • Learn more - ticketweb.com

Jimmy Buffett - Nov 4th, 2017

The Florida Keys legend is coming to Hawaii. Join an evening with Jimmy Buffett, as he singing his famous hits including Margaritaville, Changes In Attitudes, and Volcano. 

  • Location - Waikiki Shell
  • Time - 7 PM & 10 PM
  • Cost - $39.50 to $136.50
  • Learn more - blaisdellcenter.com

Henry Kapono & Friends - Nov 30th & Dec 1st & 2nd, 2017

Henry Kapono Presents "Back in the Day" with popular songs from C&K

This is going to be a fun time as Henry Kapono jams with other music stars like Gaylord Holomalia w/ Kalapana, Alx Kawakami from Manoa DNA, and Blayne Asing who’s a Na Hoku winner.


  • Location - Blue Note
  • Time - 5:30 PM & 9 PM shows
  • Cost - $35 to $300
  • Learn more - BlueNote.com

Jake Shimabukuro at Blue Note - Nov 10th - 12th, 2017

Jake Shimabukuro the notorious ukulele player will be playing at Blue Note 3 nights.  This Hawaiian musician star will have you on the edge of your seat, watching his fingers jam magical tunes.  It’s a treat to watch and listen to Jake, and he makes it seem so simple!

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 5:30 & 9 PM Concerts
  • Cost - $25 to $45
  • Learn more - ticketweb.com


Aloha & Enjoy!!