The greatest political thriller of all time comes live to the Palace Theater. CAESAR brings William Shakespeare’s classic 1599 tragedy of ambition, assassination, and civil war to terrifying, fully modern life in an audience-immersing multimedia production directed by Hilo Shakespeare veteran Theon Weber. Starring Jeremy Lee, Erin Healani Chung, Saul Rollason, and the Palace Theater itself; and featuring video segments by MERMAID’S LAMENT cinematographer Roselio Hernandez, CAESAR is a 425-year-old play telling a 2068-year-old story that could only be told like this now, and only at the Palace. Beware the ides of March.  FIND OUT MORE>>



Synopsis: The unspoken system that has shaped America and chronicles how lives today are defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay, ORIGIN chronicles the tragedy and triumph of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson as she investigates a global phenomenon of epic proportions. Portrayed by Academy Award nominee Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor (“King Richard”), Isabel experiences unfathomable personal loss and love as she crosses continents and cultures to craft one of the defining American books of our time. Inspired by the New York Times best-seller “Caste,” ORIGIN explores the mystery of history, the wonders of romance and a fight for the future of us all. FIND OUT MORE>>


From the creators of THE PAHOA FLOW.
Starring Josh Ballauer, Ranell Banks, Johnny Edwards.
Synopsis: On an island where crime and poverty prevail, JahRun and Ifajah set up shop selling their gear and mixes, but when villains steal Ifajah’s turntables, things start to turn crazy. As tension builds, JahRun and Ifajah plot to end the villain’s robbery spree and restore justice to the community. FIND OUT MORE>>


Pō & the 4Fathers is a unique musical experience that delivers a lyrical message that is powerful and clear with a modern Kanaka Maoli perspective. The band is deeply rooted in Hawaiian culture, Polynesian rhythms, and indigenous sounds, as well as the music that has moved generations like reggae, soul, blues, funk, and hip hop. They write songs of joy, hardship, pain and triumph, learned from shared experiences from the time of Pō to the present, and into the future. FIND OUT MORE>> 



Nā Palapalai, the sweethearts of Hawaiian music return to the Historic Palace Theater featuring hula performances by Hilo’s own, Hālau a Keahilapalapa under the direction of Kumu Hula Naoho Kanahele. Kick off pre-Merrie Monarch festivities with this special night of Hula and Hawaiian music. Come early and shop at the show. Tons of concert tees, Niihau jewelry and CDs for sale at our POP UP Shop in the lobby.