Where to watch 4th of July fireworks in Hawaii

(Via KHON)

ala moana july 4th fireworks show

Several fireworks shows are planned throughout the state to end your 4th of July holiday with a bang.

Note: Not all shows are open to the general public. Firing times are approximate and may be subject to change.


Turtle Bay Resort at 8:30 p.m.
Gates open at 2 p.m. with live entertainment by Irie Love, Ron Artis II, Ka‘ala Boys and Bayonics. Eat the Street food trucks will be available on the West Lawn from 2-8 p.m. Parking costs $5 per vehicle. (Website)

Kailua Beach Park at 8 p.m.
At 6 p.m., the annual Twilight Airshow will be held over Kailua Bay featuring Hank Bruckner and Clint Churchill. At 6:30 p.m., the Marine Corps Marching Band performs. (Website)

Magic Island, Ala Moana Regional Park, at 8:30 p.m.
Ala Moana Center’s 24th annual Fourth of July fireworks spectacular will be launched from three separate platforms at Ala Moana Beach Park. The center will also have live entertainment at Centerstage and savings throughout the weekend. (Details)

Ko Olina Resort at 8:30 p.m.*

Schofield Barracks at 8:30 p.m.**
Activities begin at 10 a.m. with pony rides, a petting zoo, mechanical bull and surf riding, mini golf and a climbing wall. Live main stage entertainment includes Michelle Branch at 3 p.m. and Collective Soul at 5:05 p.m. (Website)

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam at 9 p.m.**
Event begins at 3 p.m. at Ward Field and includes a car show, petting zoo, batting cage, trampoline and more, with live performances at 5 p.m. by Dishwalla, 7:30 p.m. by O.A.R., and performances and autograph sessions by Red Bull street bike stunt rider Aaron Colton at 4:30 and 6:45 p.m. (Website)

*Fireworks display provided for resort guests. The public access beach parking closes at sunset. Street parking at the Ko Olina Resort will be prohibited.
**Open to military personnel and their guests only

Hawaii Island

Waikoloa Beach Resort at 8 p.m.
A day-long family friendly event starts at 11 a.m. at Queen’s Marketplace with live entertainment, face painting, balloon sculpting and Zoo Choo train rides. Proceeds benefit United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawaii. At 3 p.m., the Great Waikoloa Rubber Duckie Race kicks off, again to benefit UCPA. Then at 4:30 p.m., the gates open to Waikoloa Bowl for live entertainment by Beyond Paradise and Johnny Shots. (Flyer)


Vidinha Soccer Field, Lihue, at 8:30 p.m.***
The 26th Annual Concert in the Sky is a fundraiser for Kauai Hospice. It runs from 4-9:30 p.m. and features live entertainment by John Cruz, Brother Noland and Henry Kapono. Advanced ticket sales are $10 adults, $5 children 6-12, free for children 5 and under. At the gate ticket sales are $15 adults, $7 children 6-12. (Flyer)

Kekaha Faye Park at 9:30 p.m.***
This free event is open from 10 a.m.-11 p.m. with activities, food booths and more, and live entertainment from 4-10 p.m. Free admission, details TBD. (Facebook)

***Times subject to change.

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