One of the highlights of the the annual 4th of July celebration in Hawaii is the fireworks display at Ala Moana Beach Park, sponsored by Ala Moana Center. Always a huge draw for local residents and visitors alike, this year marks the 21st year that Ala Moana Center has presented their Fourth of July Spectacular and the Center is pulling out all the stops to present its longest and largest fireworks show to date.
Located at 1450 Ala Moana Boulevard just outside of Waikiki, Ala Moana Center is the world's largest outdoor shopping center and Hawaii's premier shopping, entertainment, and dining destination with 290 stores including luxury houses, national retailers and locally owned boutiques and nearly 80 dining options.
Named among the top 25 shows in the country, this spectacular event is the only fireworks show in Hawaii to launch from three separate platforms. The free fireworks spectacular, launched from Ala Moana Beach Park, will begin on Wednesday, July 4 at 8:30 p.m. Open seating will be available on Ala Moana Center's Makai-Ewa parking deck on a first come, first served basis. In addition, spectators can also tune in to Krater 96, KRTR FM for a live fireworks soundtrack that accompanies the show.
Ala Moana Center's Fourth of July Spectacular is considered on of the top 25 Independence Day celebrations in the country and this year, from June 30 - July 4, the Center is offering an entire holiday weekend celebration featuring award-winning entertainment and shopping and savings for the entire family. Then on July 4, Hawaii's largest fireworks display caps off the entire weekend.
Throughout the holiday shoppers can enjoy free musical performances at the Ala Moana Centerstage. On Sunday, July 1 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Jody Kamisato & Danny Couch will perform. Then on Wednesday, July 4 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Natalie Ai Kamauu & Sean Na'auau will take the stage.
20% Savings Pass
Take advantage of the weekend of savings during Independence Day weekend. Ala Moana Center is offering a 20% Savings Pass, valid throughout the entire holiday weekend from June 30 - July 4 at over 55 merchants. Visit www.AlaMoanaCenter.com to print out a pass or head to Ala Moana Center's Customer Service Center to pick one up. Use the Savings Pass to receive 20 percent off the purchase of one regular-priced item per store, per day.
Holiday Weekend Hours
Ala Moana Center's hours of operation for the Fourth of July weekend are:
Saturday, June 30 - 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 1 - 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Monday, July 2 - 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 3 - 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 4 - 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Makai Market closes at 8:00 p.m.)
For more information on Ala Moana Center's Fourth of July Spectacular, visit www.AlaMoanaCenter.com, follow Ala Moana Center on Twitter at ww.twitter.com/AlaMoanaCenter, or become a fan of Ala Moana Center on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AlaMoanaCenter.