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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 are 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 Cove 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 $42/child & $63/adult up to Deluxe Meal w/ Show $83 child & $158 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.

These Oahu shows begins 8 PM each evening at the Royal Hawaiian Center Theater.  General tickets start at $63 (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

Sunset Cruise with Hawaiian Show

Oahu Sunset Cruise

A memorable entertaining Oahu show is a special one that takes place out at sea.

Sign up for a Star of Honolulu sunset cruise that provides beautiful captivating views of the coastline while the sun melts into the ocean.

But if that’s not enough, this 2 hour boat ride will keep you entertained with a “60 Years of Aloha” Hawaiian cultural show that features hula and Polynesian dance performances and live music. 



Enjoy this special evening with a steak & seafood or vegetarian dinner.  Friday night guest will also be treated to a fireworks display (permitting weather conditions) being launched in front of the Hawaiian Hilton Village.

This sunset cruise boat leaves and returns to port close to Waikiki.  Transportation options to and from are available.  Book ahead of desired cruise date as before it sells out.


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

Most Oahu Concerts and Shows are on hold right now do to the state mandate of no gatherings larger than 10 people.  Stay tuned for further developments...

Blue Note Hawaii

Local Comedy Showcase - Aug 3rd, 2022

Spend a night in laughter at Blue Note in Waikiki for some of Hawaii's funniest comedians like Lance Liverman, Reese Paul, Jose Dynamite, Neco Butler, Jonny Rex-Hollywood, Graham Flood, Ian Shippen and more.

  • Location - Blue Note
  • Time - 7 PM
  • Cost - $10 to $15
  • Learn More - Blue Note

Beat-Lele: An ʻUkulele Tribute to The Beatles - July 12th &13th, 2022

Watch a special tribute by Beat Lele to the Beatles with the sweat sound of the ukulele.  2 nights ownly in Waikiki.

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 6:30 & 9 PM Concerts
  • Cost - $25 to $35
  • Learn more - ticketweb.com

Sunday Comedy Brunch - Aug 21st, 2022

Dine and Laugh...why not!  Pop into Blue Note in Waikiki for some of Hawaii's funniest comedians like Lance Liverman, Reese Paul, Jose Dynamite, Neco Butler, Jonny Rex-Hollywood, Graham Flood, Ian Shippen and more.

  • Location - Blue Note
  • Time - 10 AM
  • Cost - $10 to $15
  • Learn More - Blue Note

Local Comedy Showcase - Aug 24th, 2022

Spend a night in laughter at Blue Note in Waikiki for some of Hawaii's funniest comedians like Lance Liverman, Reese Paul, Jose Dynamite, Neco Butler, Jonny Rex-Hollywood, Graham Flood, Ian Shippen and more.

  • Location - Blue Note
  • Time - 7 PM
  • Cost - $10 to $15
  • Learn More - Blue Note

Comedian Roy Wood Jr. - Aug 27th & 28th, 2022

Spend a night in laughter as TV & Radio Comedian Roy Wood Jr, performs a couple nights at Blue Note in Waikiki.

  • Location - Blue Note
  • Time -  6:30 PM & 9 PM
  • Cost - $35 to $45
  • Learn More - Blue Note

Ottmar Liebert Aug 31st - Sept 1st, 2022

Spanish influence acoustic guitarist, Ottmar Libert will be in Honolulu for a couple nights, playing many of his popular hits over the years of conducting his style of music!

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 6:30 PM & 9 PM
  • Cost - $35 to $45
  • Learn more - BlueNote.com

Honolulu Jazz Quartet - Sept 4th, 2022

Join the Honolulu Jazz Quartet for a night at Blue Note in Waikiki.  This will be a treat for jazz lovers and beyond as they get into their special grove into the night!

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 6:30 PM & 9 PM
  • Cost - $15 to $35
  • Learn more - BlueNote.com

Local Comedy Showcase - Sept 7th, 2022

Spend a night in laughter at Blue Note in Waikiki for some of Hawaii's funniest comedians like Lance Liverman, Reese Paul, Jose Dynamite, Neco Butler, Jonny Rex-Hollywood, Graham Flood, Ian Shippen and more.

  • Location - Blue Note
  • Time - 7 PM
  • Cost - $10 to $15
  • Learn More - Blue Note

Jersey Boys Musical -  Sept 13th - 25th, 2022

The rescheduling of the Broadway musical "Jersey Boys" is set for Sept 2022.  This popular musical production features many 1960 classics like "Candy Girl", Girls Don't Cry", and "Sherry".  Previous ticket holders with receive priority to tickets...

Location - The Blaisdell Center

Time - Multiple times

Cost - $45 to $150

Learn more - Broadway in Hawaii


Local Comedy Showcase - Sept 14th, 2022

Spend a night in laughter at Blue Note in Waikiki for some of Hawaii's funniest comedians like Lance Liverman, Reese Paul, Jose Dynamite, Neco Butler, Jonny Rex-Hollywood, Graham Flood, Ian Shippen and more.

  • Location - Blue Note
  • Time - 7 PM
  • Cost - $10 to $15
  • Learn More - Blue Note

Hiroshima - Sept 16th - 17th, 2022

Award winning California based group, Hiroshima, will be playing at Blue Note in Waikiki for 2 nights.  They will be playing famous songs like Winds of Change and Watercolors, along with many others.

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 6:30 PM & 9 PM
  • Cost - $35 to $45
  • Learn more - BlueNote.com

Comedian Kyle Kinane - Sept 23rd, 2022

Spend a night in laughter as stand up comedian Kyle Kinane, performs a couple nights at Blue Note in Waikiki.

  • Location - Blue Note
  • Time -  6:30 PM & 9 PM
  • Cost - $35 to $45
  • Learn More - Blue Note

Maxi Priest - Sept 28th & 29th, 2022

Award winning Maxi Priest, will be playing at Blue Note in Waikiki for 2 nights.  He will be playing famous songs like King of Lovers Rock and Close to You, along with many others.

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 6:30 PM & 9 PM
  • Cost - $45 to $55
  • Learn more - BlueNote.com

Billy Ocean - Oct 13th - 17th, 2022

Award winning musician Billy Ocean, will be playing at Blue Note in Waikiki for a few nights.  he will be playing famous songs like Loverboy, European Queen, Get Into My Car, Get Outta My Dreams, along with many others.

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 8 PM
  • Cost - $85 to $115
  • Learn more - BlueNote.com

Comedian Nick Colletti - Oct 26th, 2022

Spend a night in laughter as stand up comedian Nick Colletti, performs a night at Blue Note in Waikiki.

  • Location - Blue Note
  • Time -  6:30 PM
  • Cost - $30 to $50
  • Learn More - Blue Note

Comedian JR De Guzman - Oct 28th & 29th, 2022

Spend a night in laughter as stand up comedian JR De Guzman, performs a couple nights at Blue Note in Waikiki, playing, singing and telling jokes about his travels.

  • Location - Blue Note
  • Time -  6:30 PM & 9 PM
  • Cost - $20 to $30
  • Learn More - Blue Note

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Oct 29th & 30th, 2022

The Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra will be performing the popular Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, while the movie plays in the background on a 40 foot screen...2 nights only.


Hapa Symphony with Raiatea Helm - Nov 5th, 2022

Join the Honolulu Symphony as they pair up with Lea Almanza, Starr Kalahiki, Miss Candi Shell, Lady Lartiza, and La Bouche.  This should be a fun with many different sounds and voices with the Honolulu Symphony harmonizing in the background.


Comedian Nimesh Patel - Nov 11th & 12th, 2022

Spend a night in laughter as New York based stand up comedian Nimesh Patel, performs a couple nights at Blue Note in Waikiki.

  • Location - Blue Note
  • Time -  6:30 PM & 9 PM
  • Cost - $30 to $45
  • Learn More - Blue Note

Hamilton - Dec 7th, 2022 - Jan 8th, 2023

The Broadway musical "Hamilton" is coming to Oahu for the holidays.  This popular R&B Hip Hop musical production features the journey, history, and tales of American founding father Alexander Hamilton.

  • Location - The Blaisdell Center
  • Time - Multiple times
  • Cost - $45 to $150
  • Learn more - Broadway in Hawaii

Hapa Symphony with Kimie Miner - Dec 10th, 2022

Join the Honolulu Symphony as they pair up with the legendary Raiatea Helm.  This should be a fun night listing to Raiatea sing some of her favorite tunes with the Honolulu Symphony harmonizing in the background.


DIONNE WARWICK - Dec 1st - 4th, 2022

Award winning performer with over 25 million albums sold, will be playing at Blue Note in Waikiki for a few nights. She will be playing famous songs like Say a Little Prayer, Walk On By, and I'll Never Fall in Love Again, along with many others.

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 8 PM (doors open at 6PM)
  • Cost - $95 to $150
  • Learn more - BlueNote.com

The Commodores - Dec 15th - 18th, 2022

Award winning Motown Performer The Commodores, will be playing at Blue Note in Waikiki for a few nights.  They will be playing famous songs like Machine Gun and Sail On, along with many others.

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 6 PM
  • Cost - $85 to $115
  • Learn more - BlueNote.com

Cats the musical -  June 13th - 18th, 2023

The rescheduling of the Broadway musical "Cats" is set for June 2023.  This longest popular musical production features TS Eliot's Practical Cats.  Previous ticket holders with receive priority to tickets...

  • Location - The Blaisdell Center
  • Time - Multiple times
  • Cost - $45 to $150
  • Learn more - Broadway in Hawaii

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