Rock-A-Hula Tickets in Honolulu, HI

Royal Hawaiian Theater2201 Kalakaua AvenueHonolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Overview

Experience the award-winning Rock-A-Hula show in Waikiki – Hawaii’s largest show! This 70-minute show features a host of tribute artists that honor timeless performers like Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson, as well as hula and Tahitian dancers, fire knife performances and more, complete with a live band, elaborate staging and cutting-edge sound and lighting.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Honolulu, Oahu Travel Experts
  • Waikiki’s biggest Hawaiian show and fun for all ages.
  • Show duration: 70 minutes.
  • Don't forget your camera.
  • Take photos with performers after the show.
  • Features rotating cast of tribute artists.
  • Located in the 750-seat Royal Hawaiian Theater, featuring state-of-the-art sound and lighting.
  • Guests are greeted by a 40-foot video wall featuring ancient Hawaiian chants and hula dances.

Description

from Rock-A-Hula®
Rock-a-Hula! is a spectacular live concert featuring a "Hawaiian Journey" from 1920's to the present, through music and powerful performances by Legends Artists, hula, fire knife dancers and amazing musicians at the Royal Hawaiian Theater.

Along with legendary artists of yesteryear, guests enjoy contemporary popular musical artistry showcased on the same stage as the thrilling historic performers. Imagine the “King of Rock n Roll” alongside the “King of Pop” singing on stage together with Elton John and Madonna. It happens 6 nights a week (excluding Mondays) at Legends in Concert Waikiki!

The 70-minute show was specifically developed for Hawaii and has been artistically infused with Hawaiian song and dance that underscores the island connections of the original artists. The concert begins with a huge, 42-foot tall, 3-screen visual experience that “lands” the audience in Hawaii where they are greeted by ancient Hawaiian chants and kahiko hula.

During the show, historic Hawaiian performances of the original artists are recreated through the magic of computerized projections of actual concert footage blended with live, on-stage singing and dancing by the tribute artists and a dozen professional dancers. The concert concludes as the audience joins in singing Aloha ‘Oe, the most beloved of all Hawaiian songs, composed by Princess Lili‘uokalani

The show’s name, “Rock-a-Hula!” is taken from the Elvis hit song, Rock-a-Hula Baby. The song’s mixed genre of rock and roll and Hawaiian folk captures the essence of Legends in Concert Waikiki.

Ticket Types:

Rockin' Show:
Includes access to the Gallery Old Hawaii and Gallery Memorabilia. Seating is general in the mezzanine. Includes the Rock-A-Hula Show and Meet-and-Greet with the cast.

Stageside VIP Dinner & Show: Starts at 6:15 PM
Enjoy a Welcome Blue Hawaii Mai Tai and Party Pupu’s (hors d’oeuvres) at a VIP Welcome Reception before being seated for dinner. Guests are escorted to their stageside tables for a gourmet dinner. A drink ticket for a second super premium beverage is included. A "Meet-and-Greet after the show provides an exciting and engaging opportunity to get autographs and take photos.

Luau Dining Buffet & Show: Starts at 6:30 PM
This package features dining under the stars on the lanai adjacent to the Royal Hawaiian Theater. Over 20 tasty Hawaiian items are featured in the impressive buffet that has been winning the praise of guests since the show’s opening. Guests are welcomed with a Blue Hawaiian Mai Tai and are escorted to an upscale Hawaiian buffet. Live Hawaiian music and hula dancer entertain guests during dinner and are happy to take requests. Premier seating in the theater.

Note: All ticket types include a meet-and-greet session with the artists after the show.

Rock-A-Hula® Reviews

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"Rock-A-Hula / Great entertainment"
October 2019
Rock-A-Hula is a great showthat no-one should ignore.
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Tip: Recommend to take the whole package, food and entertainment

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2 Reviews
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"Rock-A-Hula / Great entertainment"
October 2019
Rock-A-Hula is a great showthat no-one should ignore.
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Tip: Recommend to take the whole package, food and entertainment

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Frequently Asked Questions about Rock-A-Hula®

Where is Rock-A-Hula located?

The Rock-A-Hula show is at the Royal Hawaiian Theater in the heart of Waikiki, within comfortable walking distance of all major hotels. Royal Hawaiian Theater is located at 2201 Kalakaua Ave., Building B, Level 4, Honolulu, HI 96815.

Is parking available for Rock-A-Hula?

Parking is available at the Royal Hawaiian Center. From Kalakaua Avenue, turn right on Royal Hawaiian Avenue. Then take the immediate next right up the ramp to enter the Royal Hawaiian Center garage. With validation from Rock-A-Hula, your parking fee will be discounted. For current parking rates please visit Royal Hawaiian Center's website. If you self-park, it is recommended that you pay for your parking at the kiosks near the elevators (on select floors) before your departure.

How long is the Rock-A-Hula show?

Show duration is approximately 70 minutes. There is a meet and greet with artists following the show.

Is the show family-friendly?

Yes. Rock-A-Hula is a musical extravaganza for all ages.

What kind of artists perform?

Legends in Concert Waikiki offers an array of tribute artists and revises the lineup of performers every six to twelve months. Although key artists such as “Elvis” will always be a highlight of each show, the occasional changes in tribute performers such as Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Elton John, and more allow repeat guests to see a “new” concert on virtually every visit.

Are drinks available for purchase during the show?

The lobby bars remain open throughout the show. Beverages purchased at one of these locations may be brought into the theater.

Is the show wheelchair friendly?

Special accommodations are available for guests with wheelchairs during the show with advance notice. Individuals in wheelchairs will be granted one guest each while at the designated area during the show. If you need wheelchair accommodations, please make a note of your request in the "Have Special Needs" section when booking.

Does the show include dinner service?

No, dinner is not served during the show. For maximum enjoyment of the Rock-A-Hula show experience, we recommend you select a package option that includes a pre-show luau buffet.

Is the performance inside or outside?

The Royal Hawaiian Theater is a 750-seat multimillion-dollar indoor venue.

Is gratuity included in package pricing?

No, automatic gratuity is not included but is encouraged and always appreciated. Gratuity amount is up to the complete discretion of the guest.

Are pets allowed?

Pets are not allowed. The theater follows the American Disabilities Act guidelines for service animals which allows animals that are individually trained to do work or perform physical tasks for people with physical or mental disabilities to enter the premises. Animals whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA.

Is there a dress code?

There is no dress code at Rock-A-Hula. The theater is air-conditioned, so a light jacket or sweater is recommended during the show.