See Night LightsO‘ahu
Ignite you evening with a dazzling FIREWORKS SHOW or HAWAIIAN TORCH LIGHTING CEREMONY.
TORCH LIGHTING: Bright lights illuminate resorts and retailers lining Waikiki Beach—KUHIO BEACH HULA MOUND’S nightly torch lighting ceremony, exemplary. Kuhio Beach Hula Mound has been promptly passing the torch (6:30 p.m.; 6 p.m. winter months) since 1994. Venture to the mound Tuesdays, Thursdays or on the weekend, and enjoy an hour-long cultural performance. HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE’S torches light the hotel’s vast locale nightly. Flames also kindle at STARWOOD
HOTELS, KAPIOLANI PARK BEACH CENTER (6:45 p.m.,
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FIREWORKS: Hilton Hawaiian Village’s “ROCKIN’ HAWAIIAN RAINBOW REVUE”—a song and dance-filled cultural show—ends with a grand fireworks crescendo at approximately 7:45 p.m. every Friday. This electrifying display of sparks flying “over the rainbow” can be admired along Waikiki Beach. For prime enjoyment, purchase a $20 seat at Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Super Pool for the full cultural tribute, a cocktail and a great view.