4th of July or Independence Day is just around the corner and Hawaii knows the right way to celebrate this big day with a stunning fireworks display off the shores. Across the Island, there are many places where you can scintillating skies at the dark. So, if you are planning to be a part of this big day and witness the fireworks shows, read on to know more about the event and what are the best places in Hawaii where you can see some amazing shots of fireworks. Check out the places where you get the best of this festival when you are on your fabulous Hawaii tours.
This festival is a popular festival around the U.S and there are many places around the city that are famous for its fireworks. However, Hawaii island is the main hub for hosting startling fireworks around the city and there are four main islands in Hawaii that grab the attention of tourists every year:
Hawaii Big Island
Fireworks at Ala Moana Beach Park
Ala Moana Beach Park, one of the best places in Honolulu where the largest annual celebrations kick off every year. This park is famous for hosting the best fireworks shows around the city. This year, the Centre kicks off its 60th anniversary with a big bang in which this pop Korean band exhibits the largest aerial display in Hawaii. The fireworks show will start at 8:30 pm, so be on time or before time to not to miss a single shot of the show. If you want to get every glimpse of the show,tune in to KSSK 92.3 FM for the live fireworks soundtrack that features popular music from the decades. Live Entertainment will start at 12 pm, where the spectacular fireworks shows will start at 8 pm. So, hit the beach park to enjoy the event.
Fireworks and Concert at Hukilau Marketplace
Welcome, Aloha! Hukilau Marketplace is located in the Polynesian Cultural Centre where you can make an unforgettable experience by witnessing the eye-catching fireworks display. The fireworks show starts at 9 pm; however, the festivities begin quite early here unlike Ala Moana Beach Park. To enjoy the event and an extra element to your celebrations, get your face painted in red, white, and blue colors. It is a nice place to try your hands on several different carnival games and if you are a music-lover, you have reached the right place. A lot of popular musicians, including Josh Tatofi, Makaha Sons, Rebel Souljaz and the Tonga Sisters will perform this year. The concert you will get some amazing feed for your ears before you get swayed by the fireworks display. The music concert will start at 4 pm, so make sure to reach there before time to enjoy the concert right from the start. Last but certainly not least, do not forget to gorge upon the super-delicious cuisines.
Picnic on the Pier with fireworks at Pier Foxtrot-5 at Pearl Harbor
This is one of the best places to enjoy food, music, and fireworks with your family in Hawaii. Visit the Battleship Missouri Memorial on July 4 to see eye-catching fireworks show. Bring Your Own Food and Drinks to picnic on the pier, no bottles and grills are allowed. Pull out a chair and enjoy the LIVE music by Hawaii’s group, Hawaiian Soul while gorging upon home-made food items. The visitors who don’t prefer to bring out any kind of food items, they can buy from the food stalls that serve delicious food items. This is the ultimate place to encounter the fireworks show, overindulging into delicious cuisines, and tuning into the soulful LIVE music by Hawaii’s performance group. The guests can available the benefit of free shuttle service without getting access from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.
Kailua Beach for Aerial Fireworks and Air Show
Known for hosting a spectacular fireworks display, Kailua Beach is the main attraction in Oahu. It has been more than 65 years since Kailua beach has been hosting the wonderful aerial fireworks show and an air show featuring aerobatic performances. This year, a skydiving show is an additional show that the community is introducing to their display. It starts at 6 pm, which will be followed by a twilight fireworks show at 8 pm.
Lahaina’s Front Street Fireworks
Lahaina’s front street is one of the best places to experience the largest fireworks show in Maui. It is a community event that features different street performances before getting indulge in the spectra of colors in the form of fireworks. Coming out on the streets, seeing fabulous performances by the premium band just before incredible fireworks. A group of performers entertains the visitors throughout the event and 15 minutes fireworks display will be followed at 8 pm from an offshore barge off the Front Street. Also, there will be a great display of 25 classic cars that will add some fun element to the event. It is a fun family event and visiting there with family is a great way to have a fun time in Maui.
On the summery West Side of Kauai in Kekaha, free annual fireworks show takes place on 4th of July to celebrate the big day with crackers, food, and much more fun-filled activities. This is the perfect place to celebrate Independence Day with family as the festivities start at 10 a.m. Visit there to enjoy the cultural demonstrations, authentic crafts, several fun game booths, and Keiki rides activities, traditional food, and a plantation museum. This event has no admission fee, which means that you can enjoy the event for free but all you need to bring your mat or chair along with you.
30th Annual Kauai Hospice Concert in the Sky, Lihue Fireworks
Kauai Hospice hosts the biggest event on the island with the annual Concert in the sky. This event held at Vidinha Soccer Field in Lihue, which features LIVE music by a popular music band, game booths for all (adults and children), and scrumptious delicacies.
HAWAII BIG ISLAND
Kailua-Kona July 4th Parade & Fireworks
July 4th Parade begins at 6 pm on Ali’i Drive in Kailua-Kona, so if you don’t want to miss any glimpse of Parade and aerial show, make sure to reach there early there to get a great spot to enjoy the event. Be there with some quick bites as the vibrant air show will start at 8 pm.
Waikoloa Bowl July 4th Fireworks & Events at Queens' Gardens
This is a perfect place for the visitors who want to enjoy the Hawaii concert under the gaze of twinkling stars and green lush lawn. Relax in your beach chair and enjoy Hawaiin music concerts, hula shows and many popular music bands at Queens' Gardens. Grab some evenings snacks and rest in your chair and enjoy the LIVE music before you get struck by an amazing fireworks show.
NOTE: Hilo Bay Blast and Volcano Village are some amazing places in Hawaii Big Island where you can have amazing fireworks experience.
Wrapping up the Big Day
4th of July is a great time to be in Hawaii to enjoy fireworks shows over the magnificent Pacific Ocean. So be there and have a lot of fun being around the island.
Leisure will help you in planning your vacation in the most pocket-friendly way. It considers every aspect, to make your trip an enthralling one. The cost of your trip will depend on the type of tour if it’s an individual or group trip, date of travel, no of days for which trip is being planned, accommodation, transport, and other customized preferences. Based on your choice of hotel, you can enjoy special promotions like:
You can further enquire to get quotes and find the best tour package.
Guests celebrating their honeymoon with us will receive the following amenities:
- Surprise welcome gift in their room
- Small bottle of Rum
- King bed (subject to availability at time of check-in)
- Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)
- Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request)
Up to $470 in Resort Credit!
Guests will receive up to $470 in coupons per room towards the purchase of Spa Services, Scuba Diving, Rental Car, and Wedding Services.
Complimentary Newlywed & Anniversary Package!
This complimentary package includes:
-Bottle of sparkling wine
-Special turn down service
-Breakfast in bed with Mimosas (Reservations must be made in advance with concierge)
-15% discount on spa treatments
Seniors Program (Age 50 and over)
Guests 50 years of age and older will receive upgrade based on availability and box of Chocolate Macadamia Nuts upon arrival (limit 1 per room).
- Kids stay free
- Transfer to and from the hotel to the airport
MAKING AN INQUIRY
Most tours are customized for private travel according to your preferences and dates. Click below to tell us what you're looking for: