The Hilton Hawaiian Village hosts free fireworks every Friday night from 7.45pm.
HOW DO I GET TO THE HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE
BY CAR – From Waikiki – Head southeast on Kalakaua Avenue towards Kaiulani Avenue. Follow Kaiulani Avenue and Kanekapolei Street to Ala Wai Boulevarde. Use any lane to turn left onto Ala Wai Boulevarde. Turn left onto Niu Street, continue onto HI-92/Ala Moana Boulevarde. Follow Kahanamoku Street and Duke’s Lagoon Drive to Rainbow Drive. (1.7 miles/eleven minutes).
WALKING – From Waikiki – Walk west on Waikiki Beach. Turn right towards Kalakaua Avenue. Turn left onto Kalakaua Avenue. Turn left onto Kalaimoku Street, Take a slight left towards Kalia Road then a slight right onto Kalia Road. Turn left onto Rainbow Drive. (1.1 miles/twenty minutes).
If you would like to take in a show before the fireworks, the Hilton Hawaiian village hosts the Rockin’ Hawaiian Revue at their Super Pool starting from 7pm finishing at 7.45pm. This poolside show costs $20 (with choice of Mai Tai cocktail or non alcoholic beverage) per person. Entertainment includes a tribute to Duke Kahanamoku, a children’s hula performance, torch lighting, drums and live music.
Followed up by fireworks display at 7.45pm.
See website www.hiltonhawaiianvillage.com for more details.
SOME OF THE BEST VANTAGE POINTS FOR VIEWING THE FIREWORKS ARE –
The Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon at the Hawaiian Hilton Village.
Magic Island at the Ala Moana Beach Park.
The concrete pier in front of the Outrigger Reef on the Beach Hotel.
The Barefoot Bar at the Hale Koa Hotel.
Mariposa Restaurant at Neiman Marcus (Ala Moana Shopping Centre).
Rockin’ Hawaiian Rainbow Revue