Honolulu Nightlife – Fun In Waikiki and Beyond

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Great Honolulu Entertainment Provides Plenty of Choices

Rocking Night Life, the Club Scene, Jazz Bars, Local Bands, Dinner Shows, Jazz Bars, the Club Scene, Luaus – there is no shortage of things to do in Honolulu and Waikiki

You can enjoy all types of evening entertainment in this area that is alive with excitement all year around.

Top Honolulu Nightlife Spots

  • The Hawaii Theatre – This beautifully restored building was one of the United States’ most modern theaters when it was built in 1922.  The Corinthian and Byzantine ornamentation and double-cantilever balcony evoke the Neoclassical style.  Any time you can catch a show here, do it! (808) 528-0506
  • Duke’s Canoe Club – This famous nightspot at the Ourigger Waikiki is named in honor of Hawaii’s hero, Duke Kahanamoku, and provides live music and big name acts.
  • The Banyan Court in Waikiki is located at the Sheraton Moana Surfrider with live entertainment every night.
  • Lewer’s Lounge in the Halekulani Hotel is a great little spot with jazz piano for a classy feel.
  • Chinatown, and particular the area around Hotel and Nuuanu Streets, has a variety of bars such as Murphy’s (primarily a sports bar), O’Tooles’s (often rocking with live music), and Indigo’s also offers a lounge scene with live music and dancing.

Dinner Shows in Waikiki

Dinner Shows in Waikiki are legendary.  Some of the most well known are:

  • Society of Seven This fast pace show features lots of talent and takes place at the Outrigger Waikiki – 2335 Kalakaua Ave. (808)-922-6408
  • Creations – A Polynesian Journey – This show at the Sheraton uses laser tech lighting, pyrotechnics and other special effects to recreate Polynesia’s past, including lavish costumes and premier entertainers, drama, and illusions – and a great knife dance!
  • Magic of Polynesia – This is the top show in Waikiki, and takes place at the Ohana Waikiki Beachcomber in their lavish $7.5 million showroom.

See the Entertainment Section of the Honolulu Advertiser every Friday for a great rundown of all that is happening in Honolulu and Waikiki!