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“Good days coming” 4 of 5 stars
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Kahilu Theatre
Parker Ranch Square, Kawaihae Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
808-885-6017
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Waimea
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“Good days coming”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

The theatre has been closed for a year to deal with accumulated debt and develop a new strategy for presentation. Currently in a fund-raising phase, they are planning to include more community-based presentations in the theatre. It is a fully equipped theatre that is capable of presenting anything from lectures to full-scale theatrical or dance presentations as well as musical groups. Keep an eye open for new programs as they are announced.

Visited September 2012
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Hilo, Hawaii
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Bad News!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

The Kahilu Theatre has closed. Financial problems ( loss of Federal and State grants) and the current recession have caused a year's shut down. The community is devastated!

Visited May 2012
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Hilo, Hawaii
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“Broadway in the Country”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

From Barishnikov to the Brothers Cazimero, the shows are live, and varied, the theatre first rate. Call for tickets and what's showing and when.

Visited February 2012
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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“Lots to like”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

There is little to dislike except for the distance from Kona. Usually a great selection of arts from slack key, to classical, to ethnic, to dance as well as lectures and much more. We always select at least 5 events each year to go too only because of the distance. Would do all of them if we lived near Waimea. Oh yes, this theatre was built by Richard Smart of Broadway fame who was also the heir to Parker Ranch in Waimea. It is small, initimate and friendly.

Visited February 2012
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“Need some movies”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012 via mobile

It would be nice to have moviesTheather sits empty a lot could use some movies

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