81 Solar Panel Array

Palace Theater Array with Logos

The Palace Theater is the first solar powered theater in Hawaii!

Thanks to our loyal patrons, the support of our County Council and other generous community support, our 81 panel array is ready to go live. … read more

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!

solar panel with sun



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 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