What could be better than seeing a live music performance with the gentle trade winds blowing and the waves of the ocean rolling in the background? Nothing! Whether you're seeing a jazz special or a rock show that's on tour, Hawaii has the perfect venue for you. Here are our 9 favorites.
Located in downtown Honolulu, The Republik has an energetic nightclub vibe featuring live bands & performances in an open, general-admission setting.
The Blaisdell is a classically styled, 2,158-capacity theater, much like those you might find in larger cities on the mainland. It is home to the Honolulu Symphony and the Hawaii Opera Theatre.
The Hawaii Theatre is a restored landmark from the 1920s. It hosts a variety of live performances in an ornate, mural-covered space.
Located in the famed Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort sits Blue Note Hawaii, a quaint jazz club and restaurant. The facility can seat up to 300 patrons and does two nightly shows, seven days per week.
The Waikiki Shell is a space for outdoor performances and other gatherings in the Waikiki area of Honolulu, Hawaii. Built in 1956, the Waikiki Shell holds 2,400 people and the lawn area can hold an additional 6,000 people.
Offering productions showcasing international and local artists, The Hawaii Opera Theatre is located in the heart of Hawaii's capital city. It also offers outreach and educational programs.
If you're looking to see the newest up-and-coming DJ, check out Nextdoor, a hot spot hosting concerts, touring DJs and special events in a warehouse-style setup with a full bar.
The Maui Theatre is a performing arts center showcasing local cultural entertainment and unique pop culture shows.
The Kahilu Theatre Foundation is an arts facility with a 490-seat theater for stage productions, plus exhibition space and youth programs.