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Hawaii Theatre Center

1130 Bethel Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813 (Downtown Honolulu)
808 528 0506
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Ranked #67 of 123 Attractions in Honolulu
Type: Performances, Concerts, Theaters & Stadiums
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Starring local KHON Fox News Anchor Joe Moore and his buddy, Pat Sajak, star and host from "Wheels of Fortune". Come on down and witness a dramatic comedy of two friends performing on stage. Two old men that meets in a park, who are totally the opposite, one a former barber and the other a retired American sea captain where... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Worth a visit either to tour or attend an event. It is a beautifully restored historic theater with wonderful acoustics.

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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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118 reviews 118 reviews
68 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

A cute theater, maybe in the 1970's but this place has worn out its appeal for the new century. Unless you are a drama fan, don't bother stopping by.

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Honokaa, Hawaii
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We saw Bill Maher on New Years Eve. Great crowd, great show! The theater is old style with beautiful lobby and stage. Seats were comfortable and we had a great view from our balcony seats.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

What a fun way to say goodbye to 2012! We came all the way from San Juan Puerto Rico to see this show and were not disappointed! The theatre is beautifully restored, great acoustics, and the stage is clearly visible from all seats on main floor. The mezzanine looked nice too. We sat in the second to last row on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Hubby and I try to catch our favorite guitarist Joe Bonamassa in concert whenever we can. To our delight Joe was appearing at the Hawaii Theatre during our Hawaii vacation, so we ordered our tix and looked forward to the evening. The theater is in Oahu's Chinatown district, and has been lovingly restored to its' earlier glory, reminding us of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We go to Hawaii Theatre when they have concerts, comedy concerts in town. The theatre is beautiful and every seat has a good view of the stage, we like to sit up in the balcony and if you are lucky the first row is the best to see the show and lots of leg room. the last row is tight... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

This theatre reminded me of some of the old theatres in San Francisco, small and quaint and very personal. We were lucky enough to see Jack Johnson here.

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Aiea, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

They have presented some awesome theatrical plays here with local preformers..reasonable pricing for show ticketsWent to the movies here back in the 60s thats why I titled it "old but not forgotten".

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Honolulu, HI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Been to HI Thtre many times for music concerts. Its a great old facility that has been renovated and offers great acoustics, intimacy and a funky location in Chinatown. Good restaraunts nearby though parking is sometimes challenging. Small enough that you feel clsoe to the performer and it enables the promoters to bring in a broad range of artists. A... More

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