Entertainment

Top Choice Luau in Lihuʻe

Luau Kalamaku

Skip the same-old commercial luau and catch this dinner theater-in-the-round with a dash of Cirque du Soleil (think lithe dancers, flashy leotards and pyrotechnics) thrown in. The stage play about one family’s epic …
Top Choice Live Music in Napili

Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concert Series

Ledward Kaapana and other top slack key guitarists appear regularly at this exceptional concert series, and George Kahumoku Jr, a slack key legend in his own right, is the weekly host. As much a jam session as a con…
Top Choice Luau in Lahaina

Old Lahaina Luau

From the warm aloha greeting to the feast and hula dances, everything here is premium (including the drinks). No other luau on Maui comes close to matching this one for its authenticity, presentation and all-around …
Top Choice Fireworks in Waikiki

Hilton Hawaiian Village Fireworks

Every Friday night, the Hilton Hawaiian Village stages a booming 10-minute fireworks show. Although it's done in conjunction with a special luau ( Hawaiian feast) by one of the pools, the actual show is over the wat…
Top Choice Live Music in Waikiki

Kuhio Beach Torchlighting & Hula Show

It all begins at the Duke Kahanamoku statue with the sounding of a conch shell and the lighting of torches after sunset. At the nearby hula mound, lay out your beach towel and enjoy a truly authentic Hawaiian music …
Top Choice Cinema in Honolulu

Doris Duke Theatre

The Doris Duke Theatre shows a mind-bending array of experimental, alternative, retro-classic and art-house films, especially ground-breaking documentaries, inside the Honolulu Museum of Art. The theater also hosts …
Top Choice Performing Arts in Honolulu

Hawaii Theater

Beautifully restored, this grande dame of Oʻahu’s theater scene is a major venue for dance, music and theater. Performances include top Hawaii musicians, contemporary plays, international touring acts and film festi…
Top Choice Live Music in Waikiki

House Without a Key

Named after a 1925 Charlie Chan novel set in Honolulu, this genteel open-air hotel lounge sprawled beneath a century-old kiawe tree simply has no doors to lock. A sophisticated crowd gathers here for sunset cocktail…
Top Choice Theater in Honokaʻa

Honokaʻa People's Theatre

There's something wonderful about watching a movie in a huge, old-fashioned theater – like this one, with a 50ft screen and over 500 seats. Built in 1930, this theater still shows movies and hosts special events. Fo…
Top Choice Live Music in Honolulu

Royal Hawaiian Band

Founded in 1836 by King Kamehameha III, the Royal Hawaiian Band is the only band in the United States with a royal legacy, and is the only full-time municipal band in the country. The band plays all over Oʻahu (chec…