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Hawaii Culture 101

My wife and I are from Birmingham, AL, and we are in our mid-30s. We enjoyed the show immensely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Free and pleasant

free show, family friendly with a local flavor. Dancers are locals of all ages. They put on a nice... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
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FREE. Authentic Hawaiian music and hula shows by Hawaii’s finest halau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torch lighting and traditional blowing of conch shell. Tues-Thurs-Sat, weather-permitting. 6:30-7:30 p.m. (6:00-7:00 p.m...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Kalakaua Ave, Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3232
+1 808-843-8002
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are from Birmingham, AL, and we are in our mid-30s. We enjoyed the show immensely! This hour-long show is a nice introduction to Hawaiian culture. The emcee is very funny and entertaining. He quoted RuPaul, so he’s aces in our book....More

Thank Slmars1338
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

free show, family friendly with a local flavor. Dancers are locals of all ages. They put on a nice FREE show on the beach and you do need to see at least one hula show when you go to Hawaii.

Thank Aikoprod
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a free cultural show down on the beach a few nights a week. We would come down for a swim to finish off our day and watch the sunset and watch the show when it was on. Very informative with singing and dancing....More

1  Thank 007sg
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We went on Thursday for watch the Cultural Show (is a free activity) at the sunset time in Kuhio Beach. We suggest to arrive early so you can get a good spot, always is full of people. The show was really nice and you can...More

Thank LMa S
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Family friendly just show up early! This is a great way to see a hula show put on by locals and their children. There is no reserved seating or seats. You will be on the grass sitting down. You can stand in the back but...More

Thank Monkebones
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Went to the show on the beach but was quite disappointed. The three musical performers were not very good and the dancer (just one!) also didn't do very much. Actually saw a much better show in the shopping centre the day before!

Thank stevek1948
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Don't miss the Excelent Hula Show on Waikiki Beach. Free - open to all. Well worth seeing. An beautiful location.

Thank AndrewRoche
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Talented musicians and hula dancers put on a traditional island show just after dark. Make sure to arrive early because there was a crowd Great time.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed April 15, 2018

The show begins with the lighting of the torches and blowing the conch shell, you will hear-the sound of the shell over the noise of Waikiki. The performance takes place on a raised portion of ground under a huge banyan tree on Tuesday, Thursday and...More

2  Thank Terry E
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful way to end the day in Honolulu. A free show of hula dancers and traditional island music. 3 times a week this show is at sunset (6-6:30) on the beach stage. The conch shell was sounded to start the show. A beautiful...More

Thank Shannon H
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Shalandra H
September 13, 2018|
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Response from 007sg | Reviewed this property |
Sunset you will see a crowd gathering to get a good spot only goes for about an hour.
Tina G
February 23, 2018|
Response from MongozDad | Reviewed this property |
It's a free event. Just show up.
June 17, 2017|
Response from Sulleysgirl58 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest calling them. I believe the dates change depending on other things - but whatever you find out GET THERE EARLY! There won't be a place to sit and they will recommend 30 minutes - that's not early enough... More