Hawaiian Music at Oahu Hotels
A guide to clubs, restaurants, hotels, theaters, and
others venues that regularly host Hawaiian music
performances. Contact each venue to confirm
performance times and locations.
Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel
Tiki's Bar and Grill on the second floor of the
Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel has a South Pacific design and menu and it features
live entertainment nightly by some of Hawaii's top
contemporary musicians and singers.
Tiki's Bar and Grill Web site for more information.
(2570 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu,
The "House Without a Key" lounge at the elegant and
exclusive Halekulani Hotel on Waikiki Beach is a
beautiful spot to watching the sun go down while listening
to Hawaiian music. Musicians perform from 5-8:30 pm
complimented by hula dancing performed by two former
winners of the Miss Hawaii crown, Kanoe Miller and Debbie Nakanelua.
For more information see the House Without a Key
performance schedule (2199 Kalia Road, Waikiki,
Honolulu, Oahu, 808-923-2311).
Hilton Hawaiian Village
The Tapa Bar in the Tapa Tower features Hawaiian
entertainment nightly. On Friday at 6:45 you can
follow the Village Guard Rifle Drill Team's
procession to the hotel's pool stage, where you can watch a Hawaiian
music and Hula show at 7:00 pm, followed by an aerial
fireworks display. Note that Olomana no longers performs
at the Hilton Hawaiian Village because
their Paradise Lounge in the Rainbow Tower
stopped being a live performance venue
in March of 2008. (2005 Kalia Road,
Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, 808-949-4321).
Hyatt Regency Waikiki
Local musicians perform nightly in the Elegant Dive
Lounge on the third floor of the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort and Spa,
near the swimming pool.
(2424 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, 808-923-1234 ).
Marriott Waikiki Hotel
Hawiian slack guitar musicians and singers
perform in the open air Moana Terrance Lounge
almost every Sunday night from about 7 to 10 p.m.
Other Hawaiian musicians perform at approximately
the same time on other evenings.
Legendary Hawaiian falsetto singer
peformed here for 14 years, until she died
in February of 2008. Her granddaughter, sons,
and others in her family still perform here
on Thursdays as the "Genoa Keawe Ohana".
(Located at 2552 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki,
Honolulu, Oahu, Phone: 808-922-6611.
Outrigger Waikiki Hotel
Contemporary Hawaiian musicians perform nightly
from 4 pm to midnight at the
Duke's Canoe Club restaurant in the Outrigger hotel
chain's flagship location on the beach in Waikiki.
Duke's Waikiki Web site for more information.
(2335 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu,
Outrigger Reef on the beach Hotel
The new Kani Ka Pila Grille at the Outrigger Reef Hotel features
live Hawaiian music every evening. See the
Kani Ka Pila Grille.
Web site for more information. At one time the Outrigger Reef's Shore Bird
Restaurant host a monthly event called "Hawaiian Steel Guitar Sundays"
but that event was discontinued in 2009.
Royal Hawaiian Hotel
New information about Hawaiian music performances
at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel is coming soon.
Moana Surfrider Hotel
The open air Banyon Court Lounge at the luxurious
and historic Sheraton Moana Surfrider Hotel sits right on
the beach in Waikiki and it is one of the bests spots on Oahu
to sip drinks, watch the sunset and hear some of the top
Hawaiian musicians perform. Schedule includes
traditional Hawaiian music from 5:30 to 8:30 pm
and more contemporary music from 8:30 to 10:30 pm.
See the hotel's
to see who is performing. (2365 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki,
Honolulu, Oahu, 808-931-8383).
Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
Every night from 6:15 to 9:30 pm
Hawaiian musicians perform on the stage
by the pool at this hotel located across
the street fromthe beach in Waikiki.
(120 Kaiulani Avenue, Waikiki,
Honolulu, Oahu, 808-922-5811)
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel
The new waterfront and poolside Rumfire Lounge and Restaurant
at the Sheraton Waikiki has live music most evenings.
Rumfire Web site for more information.
(2255 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, 808-922-4422)
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