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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

Jake Shimabukuro at Blue Note - March 23rd, 2022

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 - 6 & 8:30 PM Concerts
  • Cost - $45 to $55
  • Learn more - Blue Note

 Local Comedy Showcase - March 30th, 2022

Laugh into the night with comedians Simmone Park, Joe Kop, Simmone Park, Patrice Scott, Michael Staats & Patrick Tyrell.

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 6:30 & 9 PM Concerts
  • Cost - $10 to $15
  • Learn more - BlueNote.com

Henry Kapono & Jerry Santos - March 31st, 2022

Henry Kapono teams up with Jerry Santos for a night!

This is going to be a fun time as Henry Kapono jams with Hawaiian music legend Jerry Santos.


  • Location - Duke's, Gordon Biersch, Tropics Bar & Grill
  • Time - 6:30 PM
  • Cost - $35 to $45
  • Learn more - HenryKapono.com

Comedy U Presents - April 5th & 12th, 2022

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


Comedy U Presents - April 13th, 2022

Spend a night in laughter at the Slack Key Lounge some of Hawaii's funniest comedians like Clarisse Lee, Heather Bown, Simmone Park, Melissa Mae & Sally Jackson and more.

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

Smokey Roberson - April 16th, 2022

Los Lobos will be in Honolulu for a couple night, singing their classics into the night!

  • Location – Waikiki Shell
  • Time - 8 PM Concert
  • Cost - $69 to $150
  • Learn more - Waikiki Shell

The Spinners - April 21st - 23rd, 2022

The Spinners will be in Honolulu for 3 nights, singing their classics into the night!

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 6:30 PM & 9 PM Concerts
  • Cost - $55 to $75
  • Learn more - BlueNote.com

Hapa Symphony with Robert Cazimero - April 22nd, 2022

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


Henry Kapono with Makaha Sons - April 28th, 2022

Join a nice listening to the Hawaiian legend Henry Kapono play with the Makaha Sons.  This should be a fun night listing to Makaha Sons favorites with Henry Kapono harmonizing in the background.

  • Location – Hawaii Theatre 
  • Time – 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Cost – $35 to $45
  • Learn more – Blue Note

Comedy U Presents - May 4th & 18th, 2022

Spend a night in laughter at the Slack Key Lounge 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

Tower of Power - May 5th - 8th, 2022

Tower of Power will be in Honolulu for 4 nights, singing their classics into the night!

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 8 PM
  • Cost - $86 to $116
  • Learn more - BlueNote.com

Frank De Lima at Blue Note - May 8th, 2022

Spend a night in laughter with Hawaii's renowned comedian Frank De Lima.  Frank is bound to keep you laughing all night with his skits and poking fun at EVERYONE!  He's only performing one show...get your ticket now!

  • Location – Blue Note Hawaii
  • Time - 1 PM
  • Cost - $35 to $45
  • Learn more - Blue Note

Robert Cazimero & Kuana Torres Kahele - May 8th, 2022

Join Kuana Torres Kahele, who pairs up with the legendary Robert Cazimero.  This should be a fun night listing to Robert sing some of his favorite tunes with the Kuana Torres Kahele harmonizing in the background.

  • Location – Blue Note 
  • Time – 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Cost – $35 to $45
  • Learn more – Blue Note

Ledward Kapena - May 14th, 2022

Spend a night listening to 4 Grammy nomination Ledward Kaapena jam on his slack key guitar at the Slack Key Lounge.


Ukulele Tribute to the Beatles - April 25th & 26th, 2022

This will be a true treat!  Join Beat-Lele, a four time Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award Nominees, as the perform a tribute to the Beatles hits in a ukulele harmony.  One night only at the Blue Note in Waikiki. 

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

Hapa Symphony with Raiatea Helm - May 22nd, 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.


Comedy U Presents - May 25th, 2022

Spend a night in laughter at the Slack Key Lounge 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 - Slack Key Lounge
  • Time - 7 PM
  • Cost - $10 to $15
  • Learn More - Blue Note

Honolulu Symphony Orchestra: Rolling Stones Tribute – May 28th, 2022

Join the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra for a Rolling Stones Tribute.  Jam to classics like You Can’t Always Get What You Want, Love in Vain, No Exceptions, Live with Me and so many more. This is a tribute concert to the Rolling Stones albums Let It Bleed and Beggar's Banquet.


Honolulu Symphony Orchestra: Empire Strikes Back – June 17th - 19th, 2022

Join the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra for a Star Wars production of Empire Strikes Back.  Arrive early for a 5:30 PM cocktail reception.


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


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


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