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Palace Theater - Hilo

Palace Theater - Hilo

Built in 1925, the theater is one of the more prominent public buildings constructed in Hilo in the early 20th century.

The Hilo Palace's mission is to revitalize, restore, and sustain the Historic Palace Theater as a venue that will educate, entertain, and inspire our diverse community.

The Palace Theater in Hilo, Hawai’i has been entertaining the local community and visitors since the 1920's. Come and enjoy a connection to Hawaii's History!
For now please check out the selection of virtual entertainment offered by the Palace Theater


Our Virtual Cinema Offerings are growing!
Each week brings new movies to the Palace Virtual Cinema Portal. In partnership with today’s leading film distributors, 50% of each rental fee goes directly to the Hilo Palace. So keep watching and sharing these films!
Watch our films at the
Hilo Palace Virtual Cinema Portal.
Sweet Story about a little dog named Marona.
In French with English Subtitles
Directed by:
Anca Damian
Available starting Friday, June 12
Tickets for this Indie movie are $10.00 and 50% of proceeds support the Hilo Palace Theater and our staff!
After an accident, a little dog remembers all the different masters she's had successively and loved unconditionally.
“ ’Marona’ feels vibrant and upbeat even in moments of melancholy - like diving into an artistic child's sketchbook and watching the illustrations splash to life all around.” Peter Debruge VARIETY
Only $3.99
Only $3.99
Music Documentary
Action & Adventure, Mystery
Watch our films at the
Hilo Palace Virtual Cinema Portal.
Na Hoku Hanohano award nominee Ydine performs a moving rendition of "The Song" with the accompaniment of Kaahele and Ethan Jones, Live From The Empty Palace.
"The Song" is off Ydine's latest album "Belly of the Whale,"
nominated for Na Hoku Hanohano Alternative Album of the Year and is available on all digital platforms.
Subscribe to the Hilo Palace Youtube channel to enjoy all episodes of LIVE FROM THE EMPTY PALACE!
Sweet Support! For a limited time only, order some exquisite small batch fudge from the Hawaiian Fudge Company using the promo code HILOPALACE19, and all the profits will go right to the Hilo Palace. Profits from each sale are about 25% of each transaction, so the more fudge you order the more support goes to our beloved theater. Plus, when you use our code you'll receive FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $20.
And while you are buying online... don't forget AMAZONSMILE!
Your purchases at Amazon can benefit the Palace Theater! No extra cost to you, just sign up at  If you are ordering online right now, you can help the Palace at the same time... and we really appreciate it!
Want to donate to the Palace Theater? Just click on this live link:



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Additional Info

  • Address: 38 Haili St, Hilo, HI 96720
  • Hours: Box Office Open Mon-Fri – 10am – 3pm (except holidays)

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