Hawaii Theatre

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-November 22

Photo: Santa for Honolulu Koko Marina Center's Christmas Celebration Watch Hawaiʻi Kai's annual Keiki Kalikimaka Parade and follow the fun to Koko Marina Centerʻs Christmas Celebration. The parade will feature beauty queens, classic cars, marching bands and decorative floats. Keep an…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-October 4

Photo: Courtesy Stage Nine ExhibitionsAnimation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels Opening: Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels Kids can create their own stop-motion short or draw characters in the air at the newest exhibit at the Bishop Museum. Animation Academy:…

Q&A: Ohina Short Film Showcase’s Elmore & Ries

This Friday, the Ohina Short Film Showcase is back at the historic Hawaii Theatre. Since 1999, Ohina’s been a celebration of short films created by local storytellers, fueled by a passion for film. In keeping with last year’s Ridiculously Short…

Win tickets to The Miyazaki Ghibli Film Festival

Sponsored Post Hayao Miyazaki’s critically acclaimed “My Neighbor Totoro” screens on Sunday, July 10 at 3 p.m.. Attention otaku and anime fans! Starting this Friday, you can see the best of renowned storyteller Hayao Miyazaki’s animations during Hawaii Theatre Center’s…

Taimane’s Hawaii Theatre Debut: The Elements

Local ukulele musician, singer and songwriter Taimane Gardner made her triumphant debut at the iconic Hawaii Theatre last night, in a two-act performance that featured original music and some of her most popular covers, with beautiful performer collaborations that included…

Mauna Kea mana and Maoli arts

“The moon shines all around her when she sleeps the clouds stand beside her when she weeps… a thousand miles away still I would recall the beauty of Mauna Kea.” Robert Cazimero set the tone of this year’s MAMo Wearable Art Show with his…

Party pics: Jake Shimabukuro and Friends

Local uke virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro brought his talent home to Hawaii on Saturday night, with a show at Hawaii Theatre that sold out in advance. For two hours, the crowd listened in almost absolute silence, only punctuated by applause, as…

Party pics: Miss Vamp Hawaii 2012

The vampires came out to Hawaii Theatre Friday night for the annual Miss Vamp Hawaii, a beauty pageant like traditional beauty pageants, but with a darker edge. Contestants were judged on their creativity, passion, beauty and bearing in a number…

Party pics: First Friday Sept. 2012

We hit the happening spots for Setember’s First Friday, with stops including Hawaii Theatre for its 90th anniversary, Mojo Barbershop for  a mens’ haircut competition, The ARTS at Marks Garage for a bike-themed art show, SoHo Mixed Media Bar, where…

The Airborne Toxic Event

With whispers of the The Airborne Toxic Event rumbling through media channels, what do you do? Run? Hide? Outfit yourself with masks, oxygen tanks, and flee for the hills?No. You do what the crowd at Hawaii Theatre did on Saturday…

Shift 2: Three-event Saturday

Earlier this month, I tweeted “I think 2012 is going to be the year of just going for it.” So far, so good.The result of “going for it” typically includes quick power naps after finishing an eight-hour shift, mad dashes…

Andrew Bird @ Hawaii Theatre

Quirky indie multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird returned to Honolulu after two years for a single night’s performance at Hawaii Theatre on Thursday night. The theater was crowded but quiet, as Bird, who began his career as a classically-trained violinist, began with…

Night Lights Weekend Wrapup Nov. 17-20

This weekend was an odd one, with what seemed like everything stacking on Friday, and a widespread lack of energy on Saturday, reflected on my Twitter feed and Facebook wall.Thursday, actually, was pretty interesting. I dropped in to my regular…

Party pics: Black Star @ Hawaii Theatre

Legendary hip-hop duo Black Star ( Talib Kweli and Mos Def) returned to Honolulu for a show at Hawaii Theatre Friday night. Opening for them was New York rapper Jeru Da Damaja.   Black Star @ Hawaii Theatre ◄ Back…

Miss Vamp Hawaii 2011

The children of the night came out for the second annual Miss Vamp beauty pageant, run by Camera Obscura and hosted by Hawaii Theatre Saturday night. Contestants were judged on their beauty, intelligence, creativity and talents. At the end of…