Wonka Bars are at the Palace!

wonka barOMG! Yes, that’s right…Wonka Bars are here! Come down to the Palace box office Monday – Friday, or during any of our upcoming events, and get a WONKA BAR! For just $5, you have the chance to win a special GOLDEN TICKET, … read more

Made In Hawaii Film Festival is coming!

MIHFF-laurels-Black-on-WhiteThe Hilo Palace Theater is excited to be hosting the debut of the Made In Hawaii Film Festival on Saturday August 25th.

This exciting day long event will showcase a program of 18 Hawaii made films, including shorts, music videos, narrative, documentary, and feature length films. Many filmmakers will be in attendance to talk story about the making of their films.

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EXCITING AIR CONDITIONING UPDATES!

cool air presser graphic  COOL AIR IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER

With the award of the State of Hawaii Grant-in-Aid, the Palace Theater is closing in on the installation of air conditioners in the historic building. The cost for design, engineering, the units and the labor rounds out at approximately $300,000.  The $130,000 grant plus the $50,000 accumulated community support puts the “Cool the Palace” campaign just over the 60% funded mark. … read more

The Palace needs YOUR help!

1_1389125519654Dear Patrons,

As you all know we are working to find money to air condition the Palace for you.  With a price tag nearing $600,000 we have applied for a State Grant In Aid.  Please lobby your State Representative and Senator and ask them to grant … read more

Coming Up: CHICAGO

DM 3-26, 35 1We’re super excited to present our first Silent Movie Night of 2017 with a screening of the ORIGINAL black & white silent film, Chicago! Come and enjoy this throwback in a very fitting setting, our beautiful historic theater with live music on our mighty pipe organ! … read more