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Clark Little presents SHOREBREAK

Dive into the life of renowned water photographer, Clark Little, as he takes on the world’s most dangerous shorebreak around the island of Oahu. When he’s not in the water, Clark shares the insider tips and techniques that have taken his photos from his living room wall to inside the Smithsonian. Filmed and edited by surf personality, Peter King, "Shorebreak" is 50 minutes of non-stop action that will have you inspired and prepared to start capturing your own shorebreak moments.

June 27 6:30 PM
Deep Promotions presents WAYNE BRADY

Wayne Brady has been entertaining audiences with his singing, acting and unmatched improvisational skills for well over a decade. This diversity has led to a wildly successful career that goes beyond the term “triple threat.”

July 1 8:00 PM  
Hawaii Theatre Cinema presents THE MIYAZAKI GHIBLI FILM FESTIVAL: PRINCESS MONONOKE

A landmark of animation and a film of unsurpassed power and beauty, universally acclaimed by critics. An epic story of conflict between humans, gods and nature.

July 8 8:00 PM  
Hawaii Theatre Cinema presents THE MIYAZAKI GHIBLI FILM FESTIVAL: KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE

From the legendary Hayao Miyazaki comes the beloved story of a resourceful young witch who uses her broom to create a delivery service, only to lose her gift of flight in a moment of self-doubt. Rarely has the animator’s art been so brilliantly rendered as in this delightfully imaginative film – a beautiful and timeless story of a young girl finding her way in the world.

July 9 4:00 PM  
Hawaii Theatre Cinema presents THE MIYAZAKI GHIBLI FILM FESTIVAL: SPIRITED AWAY

Tells the story of ten year old Chichiro, separated from her parents while at an abandoned carnival site, who stumbles upon a dream like spirit world from which she must escape to return to her family. Combining Japanese mythology with Through the Looking Glass type whimsy, Spirited Away cemented Miyazaki’s reputation as an icon of inspired animation and wondrous, lyrical story telling.

July 9 8:00 PM  
Hawaii Theatre Cinema presents THE MIYAZAKI GHIBLI FILM FESTIVAL: MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO

One of the most endearing internationally renowned films of all time, My Neighbor Totoro tells the tale of two girls, Satsuki and Mei, who discover that the forest surrounding their new house provides a home to a family of Totoros, gentle but powerful creatures who live in a huge and ancient camphor tree and are only seen by children.

July 10 3:00 PM  
HTC and PAPA present THE WIZ

The Wiz is an urbanized retelling of L. Frank Baum's 1900 classic children's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, set in the context of modern African-American culture. Hawaii Theatre Center Education Presents is proud to host The Wiz in collaboration with the Paliku Academy of Performing Arts (PAPA), directed by John-Paul (“J-P”) Tai. Ease on Down the Road with the Hawaii Theatre Center and Paliku Academy of Performing Arts in this family-friendly, summer romp through Oz. Don’t miss it!

July 15 | 7:00 PM July 16 | 1:00 PM July 16 | 6:00 PM July 17 | 1:00 PM July 17 | 6:00 PM July 22 | 6:00 PM July 23 | 1:00 PM July 23 | 6:00 PM July 24 | 1:00 PM  
Jed Roa Events presents REX NAVARRETE

Rex Navarrete, comedian extraordinaire, appears live at the Hawaii Theatre Center, bringing his own unique brand of comedy, forged from his experiences as a Filipino in America. Navarrete has appeared alongside national headliners George Lopez, DL Hughley, and Paul Mooney, among others, and is a household name in Filipino American homes. He has released four comedy albums since 1998. Come enjoy a night of laughs, Filipino style.

July 30 8:00 PM  
I'm A Bright Kid Foundation presents BRIGHTER STILL: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO RON BRIGHT

Ronald E. Bright left an indelible mark on the education and theater landscape of Hawai’i and on the lives of those that he mentored. This musical tribute, presented by the non-profit I’m A Bright Kid Foundation, celebrates this local theater maven and beloved teacher. Featuring performances by Bright’s former students, some of whom have gone on to great acclaim in professional theater in New York, Las Vegas, and internationally, with proceeds to benefit the non-profit formed in his memory.

August 6 7:00 PM  
Buffalo Music presents AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH RICKIE LEE JONES

The iconic RICKIE LEE JONES will appear at the Historic Hawaii Theatre Center on Sunday August 7th, in an intimate evening of poetry, storytelling and song. Over the span of her decades-long career, the two time Grammy Award winner has collaborated with numerous luminaries in the jazz and pop-rock scene. Come see this legendary performer in concert, in a special one night only performance not to be missed.

August 7 7:00 PM  
Tahiti Mana presents HEIVA I WAIKIKI 2016

Experience the exciting and vibrant culture of Tahiti as the best solo and group dancers from the Hawaiian islands and abroad come together to compete for championship titles. Watch the award winning dance troupe, Tahiti Mana, as they bring to life an ancient Tahitian legend. Shop from Tahitian Crafters and Artisans. Immerse yourself for the day in the culture of Hawaii's Polynesian cousins. Become educated, inspired, and awed by the dancers, costumes, musicians, and artisans.

September 4 10:30 AM