EVENTS



'IOLANI PERFORMING ARTS 'IOLANI - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE

What happens when you combine a brazen Broadway starlet, a dashing bridegroom on roller skates, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, an over-the-top Latin lover and a tipsy confidant? You get the hit Broadway musical, The Drowsy Chaperone!

February 27-29 7:00 PM  
Hawaii Theatre Center presents JOAN OSBORNE & CRACKER

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Two of the most influential artists of the 90's - JOAN OSBORNE & the band CRACKER - will perform at the Historic Hawaii Theatre. You'll hear songs you remember like "If God Was One of Us", and "Low" among newer hits like "Tangled Up In Blue".

March 21 8:00 PM  
WORLD PROJECTS PACIFIC BASIN MUSIC FESTIVAL 2020

Aloha and Mahalo to you for considering the PACIFIC BASIN MUSIC FESTIVAL as your music performance tour in 2020! This will be the festival’s 35th anniversary, which over the years has earned the reputation of being the finest educational music festival in the Pacific Islands.

March 25 7:00 PM  
Carolyn A. Berry Wilson & Hawaii Theatre Center presents JOHN BAYLESS - ONE HAND, ONE HEART: MY LIFE & MY MUSIC

From the pianist-composer who brought you the gold selling "Bach Meets the Beatles" and "The Puccini Album" comes a new play with music: John Bayless: One Hand, One Heart:My Life & My Music. In this play, Bayless shares his journey from a Texas youth to world renowned concert performer with music by Bernstein, Gershwin, Puccini, LeGrand, Mancini, Rachmaninoff, Rodgers and Bayless. The show comes to Honolulu, Hawaii for one performance only, on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 2 PM at The Historic Hawaii Theatre. 

March 29 2:00 PM  
Studio PAV presents VAV - GRAND AMERICA TOUR

VAV will be setting off on an epic tour come February – April 2020 called VAV Grand America Tour! The members will be making stops across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Latin America! The 7 member group consists of St. Van, Baron, ACE, Ayno, Jacob, Lou and Ziu and debuted on November 2, 2015 under A Team Entertainment.

April 5 7:00 PM  
Hawaii Theatre Center presents TUSK: The Ultimate FLEETWOOD MAC Experience

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Tusk covers all the great hits of Fleetwood Mac, which has featured the talents of Mick Fleetwood, Christine and John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks and others over the years. The five seasoned, well-respected musicians comprising Tusk have been making music together in various combinations and styles, in original outfits and in cover bands, for over twenty-five years. It seemed only fitting that they should come together to form the Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute, and pay homage to a group that dominated the charts during the band members’ formative years. Authentic-sounding and always respectful, Tusk leaves no stone unturned in replicating the sounds of one of the world’s best-loved, top-selling bands.

April 11 8:00 PM  
Hawaii Theatre & PAPA DISNEY'S TARZAN

Based on Disney's epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan features heart-pumping music by rock legend, Phil Collins, and a book by Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang. High-flying excitement and hits, like the Academy Award winning "You'll Be in My Heart," as well as "Son of Man" and "Two Worlds," make Tarzan an unforgettable theatrical experience.

April 15-19 10:00 AM  
Hawaii Theatre Center ALLMAN BETTS BAND

After a successful year touring as The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts, the sons of Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts are joining forces to form The Allman Betts Band.

April 18 8:00 PM  
Lauran Bromley, Elizabeth Rice Grossman & Jerry Mount presents I AM EVIDENCE - EMMY AWARD WINNING FILM & PANEL DISCUSSION

I AM EVIDENCE exposes the alarming number of untested rape kits in the United States through a character–driven narrative, bringing much needed attention to the disturbing pattern of how the criminal justice system has historically treated sexual assault survivors.

April 25 7:00 PM  
Hawaii Theatre Center KALANI PE'A - MAY DAY IS LEI DAY 2020

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Grammy winner Kalani Pe’a will headline Hawaii Theatre’s May Day Is Lei Day concert.  Kalani Pe‘a made history early in 2017 when he became the first Hawaii-resident recording artist to win a Grammy Award since Hawaiian music was absorbed by the catch-all Regional Roots Music category. Several months later he became the first Hawaii-resident recording artist ever to win a Grammy and a Hoku Award for the same project. Two years later Pe‘a is back with an award-worthy second album that is every bit as good as the first. 

May 2 7:00 PM  
Hawaii Theatre Center presents PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON

Think Larry David in a dragon suit performing jaw-dropping magic tricks and you’re on the right track. With over 100 million online views, sold-out shows across the US and Canada and a residency at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas strip, Piff the Magic Dragon has proved he’s here to stay. Joined by Mr. Piffles, The World’s Only Magic Performing Chihuahua™, the dynamic duo has performed all over the world.

May 9 8:00 PM  
HAWAII Theatre Center NA LEO MOTHER'S DAY CONCERT 2020

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$75 ticket includes VIP seating, Na Leo Mother’s Day commemorative signed CD, photo opportunity with Na Leo, and a special gift! NA LEO PILIMEHANA, which means the voices blending together in warmth, are the most popular, award-winning and biggest selling female Hawaiian group in the World. Na Leo consists of three childhood friends, Nalani Jenkins, Lehua Kalima and Angela Morales. 

May 10 1:30 PM  
National Society of Arts and Letters NSAL ROSELANI GALA - HONORING HENRY KAPONO

Henry Kapono is this year's Roselani Medallion Award winner for Excellence in the Arts! This year our Roselani Gala will be held at ‘Alohilani Beach Resort in Waikiki on Monday, May 18, 2020. Please mark your calendars and save the date. We are looking for silent auction items so please let us know if you have anything to donate or if you have time to volunteer to help. We would gratefully accept donations of  bottles of wine, gift certificates or unique gifts & activity items for our silent auction.

May 18 6:00 PM  
Hawaiian Airlines Presents MISS HAWAII 2020

CURRENTLY IN HAWAII THEATRE CENTER MEMBER PRE-SALE - Call or TEXT the Hawaii Theatre Center Box Office with any questions at (808) 528-0506.

MISS HAWAII 2020 features our brightest and most beautiful! Sixteen state finalists will vie for the coveted Miss Hawaii title and the opportunity to compete at the 100th Anniversary of MISS AMERICA later this year. Contestants representing our island communities converge to compete and earn thousand's of dollars in scholarship grants and tuition waivers. Miss Hawaii is part of the Miss America Organization which serves as the largest scholarship donor to women 18-25 years old in the world. Beauty, Style, Sophistication.... all here at Miss Hawaii 2020 at the Historic Hawaii Theatre!  

May 30 6:00 PM  
Hawaii Theatre Center presents THE SUNSHINE BOYS

People's Choice and Daytime Emmy award-winner Pat Sajak returns to the Historic Hawaii Theatre alongside Hawaii's most watched news anchor Joe Moore, in a new production of Neil Simon’s hilarious and moving comedy The Sunshine Boys.  Joining the dynamic duo on stage in his professional acting debut is Bryce Moore, son of actor Joe Moore!  Bryce co-starred in the made in Hawaii film, Under The Blood Red Sun.

June 18-28 12:00 AM  
Hawaii Theatre Education & PAPA DISNEY'S MOANA JR. - The Musical

Disney’s Moana JR. is a 60-minute musical adaptation of the 2016 Disney animated film, bringing the adventures of Moana and her village of Motunui to life onstage. Moana JR. features all the beloved songs from the film, written by Tony®, GRAMMY, Emmy, and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa’i, and Mark Mancina, including “How Far I’ll Go,” “Shiny,” and “You’re Welcome.” This thrilling and heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about her heritage. Moana and the legendary demigod Maui embark on an epic journey of self-discovery and camaraderie as both learn to harness the power that lies within. With empowering messages of bravery and selflessness, Moana JR. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us.

July 17-26 7:00 PM  
Hawaii Theatre Center presents BECOME A MEMBER OF HAWAII THEATRE

Hawaii Theatre Center members are a dedicated group of supporters who believe in the power of the performing arts to educate, entertain, inspire, and transform. Your generous support allows us to maintain this historic multi-purpose venue, present first-class performing arts, and enrich the lives of Hawaii’s residents and visitors. Become a Member of Hawaii Theatre and enjoy a variety of benefits from discounts on Hawaii Theatre Presents shows, presale ticket purchase opportunities, and much more.

December 31 8:00 AM