Join the University of Hawaiʻi Friends of the Waikīkī Aquarium this summer for the return of its annual Ke Kani O Ke Kai summer concert series. Concertgoers will enjoy three oceanside concerts featuring some of the islands’ top artists and hula hālau. Presented by Outrigger Resorts and Hotels, this year’s line up will include:
- Thursday, June 29: Led Kaapana & Mike Kaawa / Hoʻokena with Moon Kauakahi and Kumu Hula Nani Dudoit
- Thursday, July 20: Johnny Helm Band / Taimane
- Thursday, August 10: Kawika Kahiapo & Bobby Moderow / Makaha Sons
Guests will also be able to purchase food and refreshments from favorite local restaurants. No outside food or beverage will be permitted. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The concerts begin at 7 p.m. and conclude at approximately 9:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to explore the aquarium galleries, which will remain open throughout the evening, and bring blankets/chairs for the beach-front lawn as well as clear, refillable water bottles to stay hydrated. Concert proceeds will support the important work of the aquarium, including maintaining exhibits, completing renovations and expanding educational programs.
Tickets are priced at $55 for adults (ages 13 and up), $20 for juniors (ages 5—12), and free for children 4 and under. Tickets for Friends of the Waikīkī Aquarium (FOWA) members are priced at $30 for adults and $15 for juniors. Special series pricing, including single admission to all three concerts, will be available for $140 general admission ($75 for juniors) and $80 for FOWA members ($45 for juniors).
Guests can purchase their tickets at the Waikīkī Aquarium or online.
To learn more about the Ke Kani O Ke Kai concert series visit the Waikīkī Aquarium website.