Solar Panel Goal: ACHIEVED!

thank-youThe Palace Theater sends a huge Mahalo to Aaron Chung and the Hawaii County Council for awarding us $25,000 from Hawaii County Discretionary Funds. This grant helped us meet our deadline of April 1st to fully fund our Solar Panel Project.  Thanks to this support, and the many generous donations coming in over … read more

Hello, Sunshine!

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The Palace Theater, built in 1925, is a tough fit for modern audiences. Air Conditioning and larger seating with better leg room are necessary for a positive audience experience.    … read more

The Makaha Sons Annual Valentine’s Day Concert

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The legendary Makaha Sons are coming. There is always an air of excitement when the Makaha Sons concert is approaching.  We begin getting requests for tickets as early as November each year, these guys have a very loyal following and they still gain new fans every year.  … read more

Special Screening: LANGUAGE MATTERS W/ Producer BOB HOLMAN

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The Palace Theater welcomes guest speaker  Bob Holman, producer of the film Language Matters on Friday February 12th at 7 pm. Holman will introduce the movie and offer a Q & A following the screening.

This poignant documentary explores the questions:  What do we lose when a language dies? What does it take to save a language? … read more

The Nutcracker Ballet

ballet slider“Island Dance Academy performs the Nutcracker Ballet”

Tap dancing soldiers, sword fighting combatants, whirling twirling dancers all take to the stage for one weekend only, Friday through Sunday, Dec. 11-13, at the Palace Theater in Hilo. … read more