HALE KOA HOTEL (Active/ Retired Military only)
2055 Kalia Road, Waikiki. 808-955-0555.
The Warriors Lounge: Latin Salsa, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday 8 p.m., Saturday 8:30 p.m.; Karaoke, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 6 p.m. Barefoot Bar: Various DJs host poolside disco Thursday through Saturday and Monday from 6:30 - 11 p.m.
HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE BEACH RESORT & SPA
2005 Kalia Road, Waikiki. 808-949-4321.
Aloha Friday King’s Jubilee & Fireworks: Every Friday night, at Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, our Super Pool becomes the perfect tropical stage for Hawaiian entertainment and a beachfront fireworks show in this regal tribute to King David Kalakaua, featuring the music, song and dance of Polynesia and an exciting Samoan fire knife dance. Enjoy Hawaiian and contemporary music featured nightly at one or more of our lounges: the Paradise Lounge, the Shell Bar, Tapa Bar or Tropics Bar & Beach Café. As a special highlight, relax and enjoy the sounds of Hawai‘i’s award-winning musical group, Olomana, every Friday and Saturday night at 8 p.m. in the Paradise Lounge. Sunset torch lighting ceremony daily (except Fridays) at 6 p.m.
HYATT REGENCY WAIKIKI RESORT AND SPA
2424 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki. 808-923-1234.
Nightly live entertainment at The Elegant Dive.
NEW OTANI KAIMANA BEACH HOTEL
2863 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki. 808-923-1555.
Entertainment during dinner on Tuesday through Saturday nights in the Hau Tree Lanai Restaurant. Entertainment is provided from 6 - 9 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday in the Sunset Lanai Lounge.
2169 Kalia Road, Waikiki. 808-923-3111.
Live Hawaiian music and hula nightly in Chief’s Hut. Hawaiian serenaders in the Shore Bird Restaurant and Beach Bar.
OUTRIGGER WAIKIKI ON THE BEACH
2335 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki. 808-923-0711.
Society of Seven (SOS) Show: All-male musicians/comedians have entertained for over 30 years at the Outrigger Waikiki Showroom. SOS Show only: Tuesday through Sunday, 8:30 p.m.; Ali‘i Buffet dinner and SOS show: 5:30 p.m. dinner seating, 6:30 p.m. show. Call 923-SHOW. Hawaiian music at Duke’s Canoe Club, named for famed surfer Duke Kahanamoku.
RENAISSANCE ILIKAI WAIKIKI HOTEL
1777 Ala Moana Avenue, Waikiki. 808-949-3811.
Nightly sunset torch lighting ceremony in the open-air courtyard. Enjoy songs of old Hawai‘i in Paddles Bar by Kawika and hula performances on Thursday through Saturday.
RESORTQUEST WAIKIKI BEACH HOTEL
2570 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki. 808-922-2511.
Live entertainment nightly by established and emerging contemporary Hawaiian musicians in Tiki’s Grill & Bar (808-923-8454).
ROYAL HAWAIIAN HOTEL (a.k.a. PINK PALACE of the PACIFIC)
2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki. 808-923-7311.
Mai Tai Bar: Live Hawaiian music from 4:15 - 10:30 p.m. nightly. Royal Hawaiian Lu‘au: Mondays at 6 p.m. Call 921-4600 for reservations.
SHERATON MOANA SURF- RIDER (Waikiki’s First Hotel)
2365 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki. 808-922-3111.
On Friday’s beginning at 7:30 p.m., Komo Mai to the Courtyard (Come to the Courtyard), offers a complimentary keiki (children’s) hula show on the Banyan Court stage, followed by a Tahitian fireknife dancer. Throughout the evening the Punahou Trio plays wistful steel guitar melodies accompanied by hula dancers. On Wednesday’s beginning at 7 p.m., couples are invited to take part in the Promise Me again wedding vow renewal program which includes fresh flower leis and a couples dance to the Hawaiian Wedding Song. Banyan Veranda: Live entertainment 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. nightly.
SHERATON PRINCESS KAIULANI HOTEL
120 Kailua Avenue, Waikiki. 808-922-5811.
Creation: A Polynesian Odyssey a musical theater excursion of the South Pacific and Hawai‘i by Tihati Productions. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, in the Ainahau Showroom. This is a multimedia stage performance of acting, dance and music that portrays the story of Polynesia and Hawai‘i from the beginning of time through the modern day. Delightful Hawaiian music is performed poolside each night from 6:15 - 9:30 p.m. Live music in the Pikake Lounge from 9:30 - 11:30 p.m.
2255 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki. 808-922-4422.
Poolside: Every evening from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. the best of Hawaiian music and hula is performed daily at the Sandbar. Live entertainment nightly in the Hanohano Room’s Cobalt Lounge. On every first and third Saturday of the month, the Cobalt Lounge transforms into Honolulu’s most exclusive nightclub with the hottest DJs spinning for a hip, sophisticated crowd. $10 cover charge for walk-ups and reservations are required for VIP tables. Esprit Nightclub: Contemporary music on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, from 8:30 p.m. - midnight. On Fridays and Saturdays, from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
2885 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki. 808-922-1700.
W Honolulu Bar: On Wednesday and Thursday nights enjoy light contemporary music from 8 - 11 p.m.
WAIKIKI BEACH MARRIOTT RESORT & SPA
2552 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki. 808-922-6611.
Moana Terrace: Old Hawaiian Nights Concert Series, Saturdays from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.; Sundays through Fridays, live entertainment 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Call for scheduled artists.
WAIKIKI BEACHCOMBER HOTEL
2300 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki. 800-622-4646/808-922-4646.
Blue Hawaii, The Show: featuring Jonathon Von Bran, Elvis impressionist, joined by a cast of dancers and musicians. Nightly except Wednesdays. Call for reservations 923-1245. Magic of Polynesia: Starring illusionist John Hirokawa. Please note, substitute magicians perform on Sunday & Monday. Call for reservations 971-4321.
ALA MOANA HOTEL
410 Atkinson Dr., Honolulu 808-955-4811
Kalo’s South Seas Village Revue at the Hawaiian Hut of the South Seas Village. Prime rib buffet dinner and show, complete with fire dancing. Dinner seating. Rumours Nightclub: DJ and dancing, with its spacious dance floor and state-of-the-art sound and light systems. Mahina Lounge: Live entertainment nightly.
KAHALA MANDARIN ORIENTAL HAWAII
5000 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu.808-739-8888.
Plumeria Beach House: Nightly strolling tableside hula entertainment. The Veranda: Nightly jazz from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
J.W. MARRIOTT IHILANI RESORT & SPA (at KO OLINA RESORT)
92-1001 Olani Street, Kapolei. 808-679-0079.
Poolside: Nightly live music 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Hula performance on Fridays and Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. Hokulea Lounge: Nightly solo guitarist from 8 - 10 p.m.
- Paradise Cove Luau 808-842-5911. Nightly from 5 - 8:30 p.m. Located at a cove near the Ihilani Resort & Spa.
MAKAHA RESORT & GOLF CLUB
84-626 Makaha Valley Road, Makaha. 808-695-9544.
Live music in the Pumana Lounge on Fridays and Saturdays from 7 - 10 p.m.
TURTLE BAY RESORT
57-091 Kamehameha Hwy., Kahuku 808-293-8811
Legends of the North Shore Luau: Friday nights. Doors open at 6 p.m. Enjoy tropical drinks at the outdoor, surfside sports bar Hang Ten with its large plasma screen TV. The Bay Club offers live music on Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 - 11:30 p.m. Resort Lobby: Live music Mondays through Fridays from 4 - 8 p.m., on Saturdays and Sundays from 4 - 7 p.m.