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Enjoy the cool ocean breeze and performances from some of Hawaiʻi’s top entertainers all against the backdrop of Waikīkī beach at Waikīkī Aquarium’s annual summer concert series Ke Kani O Ke Kai, taking place on alternating Thursdays at 7 p.m. from mid-June through early August.

The popular concert series invites guests to experience the Waikīkī atmosphere and explore the aquarium galleries that remain open throughout the evening. This summer’s five concerts will feature well-known local artists such as Makana, Sean Naʻauao, Cyril Pahinui and more.

Concert schedule

  • June 11—Kaiholu/Makana
  • June 25—Sean Naʻauao/ Ben and Malia
  • July 9—Kawika Kahiapo/Raiatea Helm
  • July 23—Cyril Pahinui/Jerry Santos
  • August 6—Jake Shimabukuro

Ticket information

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Secure spaces on the lawn for one or more of the concerts by purchasing tickets online or in person at the aquarium front desk. If you prefer to receive your tickets before the concerts, please purchase tickets at the aquarium front desk. Tickets are on sale at the front desk from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to sit on the beach-front lawn.

For more information, call the Waikīkī Aquarium at (808) 923-9741.

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