Palace Theater: Movies, Concerts & Special Events

Willy Moon & the C.H.O.C.O.L.A.T.E. Factory

Thursday Dec 1st @ 6pm
Friday Dec 2nd @ 6pm
Doors open 1 hr prior to showtime

Live Stage Show

Tickets Available Now
$15 General Admission
$20 Priority Orchestra
All tickets $5 more on Day of Show.
All sales final, tickets are non-refundable or transferable. All seating is assigned.

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N2 Dance presents: “Willy Moon & the Conceptualized Hyper Oasis Created Of Legitimate Artists That Excel (C.H.O.C.O.L.A.T.E.) Factory”
A live musical stage show featuring hip-hop, jazz, hula, b-boy, singing, and acting from Hilo’s young performers of N2 Dance.

AN EVENING WITH LEDWARD KAAPANA AND TAVANA

Saturday, December 3rd @ 7:00pm
Doors open at 6:00pm

Live Concert | approx. 120 min
Community Co-Production

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW
$45 General Admission
$60 Golden Circle (Priority Orchestra Seating)
All tickets $5 more on Day of Show. All sales final, tickets are non-refundable or transferable.

 

All seating is open and first come first serve on night of. Golden Circle tickets permit access to sit in the theater’s priority orchestra section.

Blues Bear Hawaii & KWXX are proud to Present LEDWARD KAAPANA AND TAVANA LIVE AT THE PALACE THEATER

An Evening with Hawaii Legend Slack Key Master Ledward Kaapana and Tavana a multi-instrumentalist from Honolulu, HI. who uses electronic drum triggers to lay down a variety of grooves with his feet while simultaneously playing guitar, banjo, lap steel, or ukulele and soulful, island inspired rock and blues.


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The 20th Annual WORLD OF MAGIC

FREE EVENT
Sunday December 4th @ 2:00pm
Doors open at 1:00pm

Family Friendly Show
Approx 90 min

Produced by the Hilo ELKS lodge 759, the 20th Annual WORLD OF MAGIC show has holiday cheer, magic, contortion, Taiko Drumming and more.

Admission is free, no tickets are needed to attend. Doors and concessions open at 1:00pm, seating begins at 1:30pm. Show starts at 2:00pm


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MYSTERY CHRISTMAS MOVIE

Tuesday, December 6 at 7pm
Doors, Box Office and concession open at 6:30pm

Tickets are $5
All tickets are a non-refundable donation to the Palace Theater

Adventurous film fans unite! Join us for for our first Mystery Movie night. You won’t know what’s playing until the curtain rises..
Live pre-movie holiday tunes will be played on the Mighty Palace Pipe Organ from 6:30pm – 7pm

HINT: Family Friendly Holiday Classic

The Nutcracker 2022

FRIDAY December 9th @ 7:00pm
SATURDAY December 10th @ 7:00pm
SUNDAY December 11th @ 2:00pm
Doors open 1 hour before showtime

Live Ballet | Family Friendly
Approx 90 min with intermission

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW
$15 General Admission
*All tickets $5 more on Day of Show
All seating is assigned. All sales final, Tickets are non-transferable. 
The first 4 rows of the auditorium are listed as a General Orchestra ticket.

Island Dance Academy and the Hilo Palace Theater present THE NUTCRACKER BALLET triumphantly returning to the Palace stage for a live audience. “The Nutcracker” features tap dancing soldiers, sword fighting combatants and whirling twirling ballerinas.  Come and join us for this live production! And, as an added bonus, Rick Mazurowski will introduce the shows with Christmas music played on the Palace’s historic pipe organ.

 

       

Home for the HiloDays 2022

Friday December 16th @ 7:00pm
Saturday December 17th @ 7:00pm
Sunday December 18th @ 2:30pm
Doors open 1 hour before performance time with lobby festivities!

Live holiday Stage show
Approx 90 min | fun for the whole family

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW
$10 Keiki 12 and under
$20 General Admission
$30 Priority Orchestra
*All tickets $5 more on day of show. All sales final, tickets are non-transferable.

         

 

Tickets are on sale now for the third annual “Home for the HiloDays” live stage show on Dec 16, 17 & 18. Produced in association with Hilo Education Arts Repertory Theatre (HEART), holiday cheer comes to life on the Palace stage with an all star cast of local performers. Enjoy timeless holiday classics performed live by brilliant vocalists accompanied by the HiloDays band, spectacular choreography, and delightful surprises in store. The perfect stage show for the whole family this holiday season.

Join us before and after the performance for live caroling, holiday treats, and a special visit with Santa! Doors open 1 hour prior to each showtime with live caroling in the lobby.

 

GREMLINS

ONE DAY ONLY
Friday, December 23rd at 7pm
Doors, box office and concessions open at 6:30pm

Tickets: $10 General Admission;
$9 Seniors, Students, Veterans (with ID)

Comedy, Fantasy, Horror | 106 min | Rated PG

Written by Chris Columbus
Directed by Joe Dante
Starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton
Synopsis: A gadget salesman is looking for a special gift for his son and finds one at a store in Chinatown. The shopkeeper is reluctant to sell him the “mogwai” but sells it to him with the warning to never expose him to bright light, water, or to feed him after midnight. All of this happens and the result is a gang of gremlins that decide to tear up the town on Christmas Eve.

 

TÁR

Monday, December 26 at 7pm
Tuesday, December 27 at 7pm
Wednesday, December 28 at 2:30pm & 7pm
Thursday, December 29 at 7pm
Friday, December 30 at 7pm
Doors, box office and concessions open 30 minutes prior to each showing

Tickets: $10 General Admission; $9 Seniors, Students, Veterans (with ID)

Drama, Music | 158 min | Rated R

Directed by Todd Field
Starring Cate Blanchett, Noémie Merlant, Nina Hoss

From writer-producer-director Todd Field comes TÁR, starring Cate Blanchett as Lydia Tár, the groundbreaking conductor of a major German Orchestra. We meet Tár at the height of her career, as she’s preparing both a book launch and much-anticipated live performance of Mahler’s Fifth Symphony. Over the ensuing weeks her life begins to unravel in a singularly modern way. The result is a searing examination of power, and its impact and durability in today’s society.

All That Is Now

SATURDAY January 14th @ 7:00pm
Doors open 1 hour prior to show time

Live Concert | approx 90 min

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW
$35 Priority Seating
$25 General Admission
All Tickets $5 more on Day of Show
All sales final, tickets are non-refundable or transferable. All seating is assigned.

All That is Now: A Live Tribute to Pink Floyd’s album ‘The Dark Side of the Moon‘, performed by LECHE DE TIGRE & FRIENDS, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the album’s release.

TUMUA – Not Even Joking Tour 2023

Friday March 3rd @ 6:00 + 8:30pm
Doors open 1 hour before showtime

Live Stand Up Comedy
Approx 90 min

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW
$56 Priority Orchestra 
$38 General Admission
All tickets $5 more on day of show. All sales final, tickets are non-refundable or transferable.

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Tumua Tuinei is one of Hawaii’s top and hottest comics! Tumua has been doing comedy in the islands for five years. Recently he sold out 29 consecutive shows since December 2020. Including three SOLD-OUT Shows at The Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu, Oahu. The local boy is also a former University of Hawaii Football Player. While at UH, Tumua found his passion for stand up comedy through a comedy class. His inspiration for his material comes from his local family and the hilarious situations that he experiences on the daily basis.

Tumua also has a huge following on social media with over 300,000 followers combined! (Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, YouTube). His local skits/sketches are “bus’laugh” and very well known in the islands.