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This Week In Honolulu

December 2017

  Unlike many marathons, the Honolulu Marathon is unique in that there is no limit on the number of participants and there’s no cut-off time, so the race attracts both fast runners as...

Cost: $245-$265

Where:
Ala Moana Boulevard/Queen St.
Ala Moana Boulevard/Queen St.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Honolulu Marathon
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Habilitat, the non-profit addiction treatment center, is in its 44th year of providing Hawai‘i with the freshest Christmas trees available. Habilitat has positively impacted the lives of...

Cost: $40-$250

Where:
, HI

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Enjoy a scrumptious brunch buffet as the kids enjoy holiday activities and the magic of Santa Claus. Activities include a photo opportunity with Santa, balloon twisting and face painting. Enjoy a...

Cost: $45 Adults / $30 (3-10 yrs) / Free (2 yrs and younger)

Where:
Prince Waikīkī, Ballroom
100 Holomoana St.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Telephone: 808-952-4789
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The 3rd Annual Mele Kalikimaka Marketplace is a one-stop local holiday shop catering to visitors and residents who are looking for holiday gifts and family activities. The event will feature a...

Cost: $4 adults, $3 seniors 60+, students, military

Where:
Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Contact Name: Amy Hammond
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Law enforcement officers are serving the community in a different way this holiday season as part of the 27th Annual Tip a Cop fundraiser benefiting Special Olympics Hawai’i. Volunteer...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ka Makana Ali'i & Ward Village
N/A
N/A, HI
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Sponsor: Special Olympics Hawai'i
Telephone: (808) 695-3524
Contact Name: N/A
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Join the Honolulu Chorale and new music director, Karol Nowicki, for their 51st season as they present A Joyful Christmas celebrating various holiday carols. This program is supported in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kawaiahaʻo Church
957 Punchbowl St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: The Honolulu Chorale
Telephone: (808) 554-6269
Contact Name: Honolulu Chorale
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Jeff Peterson is an artist who lives in the heart of Hawai‘i’s music scene. He has been honored with eight Na Hoku Awards and contributed to more than one Grammy award-winning...

Cost: $34+

Where:
Blaisdell Concert Hall
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: (808) 946-8742
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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 955-9517
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Average White Band, or AWB, is widely regarded as one of the best soul and funk bands in the history of music. Best known for their timeless instrumental mega-hit 'Pick Up the Pieces,'...

Cost: Premium $55, Loge $45, Bar $35

Where:
Blue Note Hawai‘i
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Blue Note Hawai‘i
Telephone: 180-877-74890
Contact Name: Blue Note Hawaii
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The GIFT Foundation hosts Literati Glitterati, Stranger Than Fiction, a storybook-themed costume party at the Modern Honolulu. Dress as your favorite literary character, but make it edgy....

Cost: $150 tickets, tables from $2,500-$10,000

Where:
The Modern Honolulu
1775 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI
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Telephone: 808-457-0880
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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

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Habilitat, the non-profit addiction treatment center, is in its 44th year of providing Hawai‘i with the freshest Christmas trees available. Habilitat has positively impacted the lives of...

Cost: $40-$250

Where:
, HI

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Willie K returns for another performance at Blue Note Hawai‘i. Seating is first come first served. There is a $10 food or beverage minimum per person once seated in addition to the cost...

Cost: Premium $45, Loge $35, Bar $25

Where:
Blue Note Hawai‘i
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Blue Note Hawai‘i
Telephone: 180-877-74890
Contact Name: Blue Note Hawai‘i
Website »

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Habilitat, the non-profit addiction treatment center, is in its 44th year of providing Hawai‘i with the freshest Christmas trees available. Habilitat has positively impacted the lives of...

Cost: $40-$250

Where:
, HI

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The U.S. Pacific Fleet Band invites you to join them for their upcoming holiday concerts! There are four opportunities to catch this great program featuring a wide variety of holiday music...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hale Koa Hotel Luau Garden
2055 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: U.S. Pacific Fleet Band
Telephone: 808-474-4151
Contact Name: Michael Jenkins
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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 955-9517
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Native New Yorker and trumpeter Mike Lewis presents Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite, featuring the Mike Lewis Big Band and pianist Tommy James. The show will highlight the jazz...

Cost: Premium $35, Loge $25, Bar $15

Where:
Blue Note Hawai‘i
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Blue Note Hawai‘i
Telephone: 180-877-74890
Contact Name: Blue Note Hawai‘i
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Paint Pā‘ina is a locally owned and operated event of paint and wine presented by local artist Alicia Malia and sommelier Cheryl Lynn. Relax and enjoy...

Cost: $35

Where:
California Pizza Kitchen Mililani
95-1249 Meheula Parkway
Suite A-1
Mililani, HI  96789
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Sponsor: Paint Pā‘ina
Telephone: 808-781-2218
Contact Name: Alicia Esche
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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

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Habilitat, the non-profit addiction treatment center, is in its 44th year of providing Hawai‘i with the freshest Christmas trees available. Habilitat has positively impacted the lives of...

Cost: $40-$250

Where:
, HI

More information

With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 955-9517
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The Prince Connects series stems from the Prince Waikīkī’s “sense of place” and how fresh water streams and sea water met here in the muliwai.  Prince Connects is a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Prince Waikīkī, 100 Sails Restaurant & Bar
100 Holomoana St.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Prince Waikīkī
Telephone: 808-956-1111
Contact Name: Events
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 International artist DeAndre Brackensick is part of the next Shirokiya Concert Series presented by Heineken. Music starts at 6 p.m., and is hosted by...

Cost: Free

Where:
Shirokiya Japan Village Walk
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Ste. 1360
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Shirokiya
Telephone: 808-387-3517
Contact Name: Gotaro Oshitari
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Robert Cazimero returns for a performance at Blue Note Hawai‘i. Seating is first come first served. There is a $10 food or beverage minimum per person once seated in addition to the cost...

Cost: Premium $45, Loge $35, Bar $25

Where:
Blue Note Hawai‘i
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Blue Note Hawai‘i
Telephone: 180-877-74890
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In light of its upcoming production of the chamber opera As One, Hawai‘i Opera Theatre presents a free film screening of Kumu Hina - the story of Hina, a transgender native Hawaiian...

Cost: Free

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre
900 S Beretania St.
Honolulu , HI  96814
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Sponsor: Hawai‘i Opera Theatre
Telephone: 808-596-7372
Contact Name: Allison Kronberg
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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

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Habilitat, the non-profit addiction treatment center, is in its 44th year of providing Hawai‘i with the freshest Christmas trees available. Habilitat has positively impacted the lives of...

Cost: $40-$250

Where:
, HI

More information

Paint Pā‘ina is a locally owned and operated event of paint and wine presented by local artist Alicia Malia and sommelier Cheryl Lynn. Relax and enjoy...

Cost: $35

Where:
Turtle Bay Resort, Surfer Bar
57-091 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku HI 96731
Kahuku, HI  96731
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Sponsor: Paint Pā‘ina
Telephone: 808-781-2218
Contact Name: Alicia Esche
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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 955-9517
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Come and support keiki entrepreneurs! Along with Impact Hub Honolulu’s Holiday Potluck Pau Hana, a section of Impact Hub will be devoted to children selling their handmade crafts and baked...

Cost: Free

Where:
Impact Hub HNL
1050 Queen St.
Suite 100
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Impact Hub HNL
Contact Name: Lisa Iwalani

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Watch free films selected from the Hawai‘i International Film Festival in Ward Village’s IBM Building Courtyard. Free self-parking is available across the street in the Ward Village...

Cost: Free

Where:
IBM Courtyard
1240 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Ward Village
Telephone: 808-591-8411
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Husband and wife jazz and world pop duo Herb Alpert and Lani Hall perform at Blue Note Hawai‘i. Seating is first come first served. There is a $10 food or beverage minimum per person once...

Cost: Premium $55, Loge $45, Bar $35

Where:
Blue Note Hawai‘i
Honolulu, HI  96815


Sponsor: Blue Note Hawai‘i
Telephone: 180-877-74890
Contact Name: Blue Note Hawaii
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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

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Habilitat, the non-profit addiction treatment center, is in its 44th year of providing Hawai‘i with the freshest Christmas trees available. Habilitat has positively impacted the lives of...

Cost: $40-$250

Where:
, HI

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In time for the holidays, Pa‘akai Marketplace at SALT at Our Kakaʻako is scheduled on Friday and Saturday, December 15th and 16th, starting at 5 p.m. This...

Cost: Free

Where:
SALT at Our Kaka‘ako
660 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Website »

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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

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Paint Pāʻina and The Beet Box Cafe will be hosting this fun evening. Relax, enjoy a fresh organic vegetarian pūpū platter, glass of wine, music, friends and check out The Beet Box...

Cost: $50

Where:
The Beet Box Cafe
66-437 Kamehameha Highway
Suite 104
Hale‘iwa, HI  96712
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Sponsor: Paint Pā‘ina
Telephone: 808 781-2218
Contact Name: Alicia Esche
Website »

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Husband and wife jazz and world pop duo Herb Alpert and Lani Hall perform at Blue Note Hawai‘i. Seating is first come first served. There is a $10 food or beverage minimum per person once...

Cost: Premium $55, Loge $45, Bar $35

Where:
Blue Note Hawai‘i
Honolulu, HI  96815


Sponsor: Blue Note Hawai‘i
Telephone: 180-877-74890
Contact Name: Blue Note Hawaii
Website »

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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

More information

Hawaii State Ballet proudly presents their 31st annual production of The Nutcracker. The story of a young girl's magical journey into a dream world filled with princes and dancing sweets...

Cost: $20-$36 plus child, senior, military and group discounts available

Where:
Mamiya Theatre
St. Louis School
3142 Wai‘alae Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96816
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Sponsor: Hawai‘i State Ballet
Telephone: 808-947-2755
Contact Name: Carrie Siko
Website »

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Ballet Hawai‘i announces its annual Nutcracker performances for this December, which continue with a unique historical theme. Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet will once again be set in the...

Cost: $39 to $120

Where:
Blaisdell Concert Hall
777 Ward Avenue
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: Ballet Hawaii
Telephone: 808-521-8600
Contact Name: John Parkinson
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Habilitat, the non-profit addiction treatment center, is in its 44th year of providing Hawai‘i with the freshest Christmas trees available. Habilitat has positively impacted the lives of...

Cost: $40-$250

Where:
, HI

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The 7th Annual Makahiki Challenge will be held at Kualoa Ranch on December 16, 2017. “Get Lepo” (dirty) at the state’s First 5K Obstacle Mud Run, which includes around 12...

Cost: $89-$110

Where:
Kualoa Ranch
49-560 Kamehameha Highway
Kāne‘ohe, HI  96744
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Sponsor: Makahiki Challenge
Contact Name: Kapu Gaison
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This holiday themed fun run takes place in the scenic Kapilina Beach Homes Community. Runners are not timed. After the run, runners are invited to stick around and check out the holiday shopping...

Cost: $20 early bird, $45 regular

Where:
5491 Edgewater Ave.
4725 Bougainville Drive
Suite 210
Ewa Beach, HI  96706
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Sponsor: Open Door Productions
Telephone: 808-778-7789
Contact Name: Sharon Bell
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Looking for something unique and special for your dog this Holiday Season? Hawaiʻi Doggie Bakery has partnered with five local small businesses to help fill your pup's stocking with something...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawaiʻi Doggie Bakery
2961C East Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
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Sponsor: Hawaiʻi Doggie Bakery
Telephone: 783-7390
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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

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Discover brews from Rogue Ales at the SALT Bar Crawl! Find specially selected brews at Bevy Bar, Moku Kitchen, Pitch Sports Bar and Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room. Helping Hands...

Cost: Free

Where:
SALT at Our Kaka‘ako
660 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Website »

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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

More information

Husband and wife jazz and world pop duo Herb Alpert and Lani Hall perform at Blue Note Hawai‘i. Seating is first come first served. There is a $10 food or beverage minimum per person once...

Cost: Premium $55, Loge $45, Bar $35

Where:
Blue Note Hawai‘i
Honolulu, HI  96815


Sponsor: Blue Note Hawai‘i
Telephone: 180-877-74890
Contact Name: Blue Note Hawaii
Website »

More information

With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

More information

Hawaii State Ballet proudly presents their 31st annual production of The Nutcracker. The story of a young girl's magical journey into a dream world filled with princes and dancing sweets...

Cost: $20-$36 plus child, senior, military and group discounts available

Where:
Mamiya Theatre
St. Louis School
3142 Wai‘alae Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96816
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai‘i State Ballet
Telephone: 808-947-2755
Contact Name: Carrie Siko
Website »

More information

Ballet Hawai‘i announces its annual Nutcracker performances for this December, which continue with a unique historical theme. Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet will once again be set in the...

Cost: $39 to $120

Where:
Blaisdell Concert Hall
777 Ward Avenue
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Sponsor: Ballet Hawaii
Telephone: 808-521-8600
Contact Name: John Parkinson
Website »

More information

Chaminade University of Honolulu and Hawai‘i Vocal Arts Ensemble present Hawai‘i Vocal Arts Ensemble's 26th annual Christmas concert, Love Came Down at...

Cost: $5 to $35

Where:
Chaminade University
Mystical Rose Oratory
3140 Wai‘alae Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96821
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Sponsor: Hawai‘i Vocal Arts Ensemble
Telephone: 808-227-3830
Contact Name: Dana Barnum

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