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Aloha Performing Arts Center

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Address: Hwy 11, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
Phone Number:
+1 808-322-9924
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 17:00

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Great place, great music, jazz, plays.....

I really like this venue. Many people I know go there very often. Seems there is always something going on for everyone. Check the schedule, and go and have fun! I love this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2016
Jacqueline J
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Saw a cute performance of "Plan 9 From Outer Space" (stage adaptation of what many people consider the worst film ever made) with friends last night. If you're on the Big Island and want to avoid entertainment done for tourists and profit, check out the 94-year old Aloha Theatre's schedule. If the performance you see is anything like the one... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

I really like this venue. Many people I know go there very often. Seems there is always something going on for everyone. Check the schedule, and go and have fun! I love this area, the sound of the Coqui frogs at night is lovely!! They have drinks and snacks available, it is run by great, friendly volunteers.

Thank Jacqueline J
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274 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

I love old theaters from the days of big marquees and beautiful lobbies. They have specials shows on the weekends. You can;t beat the big screen.

Thank Devilstowerwy
Mauna Lani Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

Wonderful place to view local play. Charming old theater Talented actors, great sets, & plain old fun Reasonable priced tickets online. Book a few days ahead

Thank Stephanie C
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

Saw Kuana Torres Kahele there last night. He and his two backup singers were set among the sets of the next play but it made it all the more charming and local an experience. They even sell treats and booze! This is a great way to support the local arts and we are so lucky to have taken this concert... More 

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Yamhill, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014

Saw their production of The Wizard of Oz . Worth every penny . Wonderful !!!!! Enjoyed making new friends around us . Who knew there is so much talent on this island .

Thank Wendy D
Captain Cook, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

The Aloha Theater is an historic building that houses the Aloha Performing Arts Center (APAC). Under the direction of Jerry Tracy, they put on high quality plays and musical several times each year using local talent. Although they are amateur productions, the quality is high and the energy of the cast and crew are apparent.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

I’m a theater buff but never thought there would be one on the big Island. I was wrong. The Aloha Theater was a surprise and while it’s not Broadway, it was a nice night out after a day of fun in the sun. The program varies but I caught a pretty decent production of “Young Frankenstein.” They also teach theater... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013

We had time to kill and saw a really nice performance of A Christmas Carol last December. We did not reserve in advance but last minute tickets are easy to get. Since it is a small theater, most of the seats have a good view of the stage. The theater is more frequented by locals who all know each other... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2012

great place to go for a show. The theater is old and needs a complete overhaul. But for Hawaii history, this place has been here forever...


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