New Year's Eve Calendar
The indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full-price admission is listed; the * denotes discounts (or free) for students, seniors, military, members and/or children. Call the venue for details.
Anna Bannanas Holiday Party, with Maacho and Cool Connection, 9 p.m., Anna Bannanas; a no-smoking event; $6. 946-5190.
"Beethoven's Ninth A New Year's Tradition," with the Honolulu Symphony and Chorus, 8 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall; repeats 4 p.m. Sunday; $27-$72. 792-2000.
Pre-New Year's Eve Dance Latino/Salsa Style, with DJ SonnySon, Wally Rita and Mexican Band, 6 p.m.-1 a.m., United Puerto Rican Association Social Hall; $20*. 941-5216, 593-2226, 847-2751, 285-0072, 847-1491.
"Beethoven's Ninth A New Year's Tradition," with the Honolulu Symphony and Chorus, 4 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall; $27-$72. 792-2000.
Waikiki New Year Parade, sponsored by Present Hawaii, 6:30-7:30 p.m., from Saratoga Road and Kalakaua Avenue to Kapi'olani Park; free.
Fireworks, sponsored by Halekulani, midnight, off Waikiki Beach; free. 923-2311.
Fireworks, by Hawai'i Explosives and Pyrotechnics, midnight, over Honolulu Harbor; free. 566-2337.
Fireworks, sponsored by Ihilani Resort and Spa, midnight, over Ihilani Resort lagoon; free. 679-0079.
Fireworks, sponsored by Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hawaii, midnight, off hotel beach; free. 739-8888.
Beach Boys, pop, doors open 9 p.m., pre-show entertainment 9-10:15 p.m., show begins 10:45 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom; $85-$160 includes show, New Year's Eve drink, souvenir glass, party favors. 947-7877.
The Penthouse @ 285, disco, island style, R&B and top 40s, 6 p.m.-2 a.m., Aloha Tower Marketplace, Space 285; for 21 and older; $40 includes pupu, two drinks and champagne toast at midnight. 566-0644.
New Year's Eve Punkfest, with Geronimo, Middleton and National Product, 6 p.m.-3 a.m., E Club, Marine Corps Base Hawaii; free. 254-7660.
Star 101.9 Rooftop Party, with Joe Rock Star and Johnny Helm, 7 p.m.-2 a.m., Dave & Buster's Sunset Bar; $10 includes champagne toast at midnight and Powercard. 589-5008.
Electric Piranha Room, New Year's Eve celebration with an electric fish parade and go-go girls, doors open 8 p.m., Ocean Club; for 23 and older; $10*. 531-8444.
"The Best Little Ho-House in Paradise," with appearances by "E. John," "R. Paul" and paper doll revue at 10 p.m., 8 p.m.-4 a.m., Fusion Waikiki; $15*. 924-2422.
Dyn-O-Mite, with PSI, K Phoenyxx, Scarrd and others, 9 p.m., Club Mist; $15. www.dj808.com.
Glo-Ball, with DJs KSM, RacerX, Jrama, 9 p.m., Wave Waikiki; for 21 and older; $20*. 941-0424.
Sparkle, 9 p.m., Hula's Bar & Grill; $20*. 923-0669.
Glitter '80s, with DJs Drift, Rundown, Sean Kamano, Denovo, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., W Honolulu; for 21 and older; $20*. 922-3734.
"Smoke on the Water, Fire in the Sky," with The Big Kahuna 105.9, Bruddah Time, Baby New Year and costume contests, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Pier 5, Ali'i Kai Catamaran; for 21 and older; $10.59. 539-9400.
New Year's Eve Party, 10 p.m.-4 a.m., Pipeline Café; for 21 and older; $10. 589-1999.
"Afterhours," Dyn-O-Mite afterparty, 2 a.m.-noon, Virus; $8*. 591-3500.
"Ho'omaka Hou," with Kapena, Brother Noland, Makaha Sons and others, doors open 6:30 p.m., dinner begins 7 p.m., show begins 8 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki Hotel; $85* cabaret show only, or $225* includes buffet dinner, unlimited wine, champagne toast at midnight and cabaret show. Reservations: 922-4422.
"Lei Na Hoku," with Brickwood Galuteria, Ku'uipo Kumukahi, Tony Conjugacion and others, doors open 7 p.m., dinner begins 7:30 p.m., show begins 8 p.m., The Royal Hawaiian, Monarch Room; $225-$255* includes five-course dinner with glass of wine, split of champagne per person and party favors, or $95* without dinner, or $175 with four-course Surf Room dinner (see listing, below) with glass of wine, split of champagne per person and party favors. 923-7311.
Oceanfront New Year's Eve Party, with Randy Smith in "A Tribute to Sinatra," 7:45-9 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Esprit Nightclub, $30 includes party favors; also, Son Caribe, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, poolside, $30 includes party favor and a glass of champagne at midnight; $40 for both shows. Reservations: 922-4422.
Chris Spencer, with Fred Charles and Bo Irvine, dinner begins 8 p.m., show begins 9:45 p.m., Laugh Factory, Queen Kapi'olani Hotel; $75 with dinner, $50 show only. 931-4490.
"Creation A Polynesian Journey," deluxe dinner buffet and show, doors open 9 p.m., show begins 10:30 p.m., Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, Ainahau Showroom; $150* includes lei, two drinks, party favors, champagne toast at midnight and souvenir champagne glass. 931-4660.
Society of Seven Las Vegas, variety show, cocktail show seating, 9 p.m., Outrigger Main Showroom, $95 includes two performances, a split of champagne, party favors and dancing; also, buffet dinner seating, 7:45 p.m., $125 includes dinner, two performances, split of champagne, party favors and dancing; for 21 and older. Reservations: 923-7469, 922-6408.
BARS AND LOUNGES
Paul Conrad, piano, 5-11 p.m., Ala Moana Hotel, Mahina Lounge; free. 955-4811.
Henry Kapono, Inoa'ole and Jook Joint, Hawaiian, 6-10 p.m., Kapono's; free. 536--2161.
The Ship's Tavern, dinner and entertainment package for the Sheraton Moana Surfrider's New Year's Eve Celebration, dinner seatings 5:30 and 8:30 p.m., Ship's Tavern; $200 includes five-course dinner, Banyan Court show, appetizer extravaganza, and tax and tip. Reservations: 922-3111.
Surf Room at The Royal Hawaiian, with Augie Rey and The Little Big Band from 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; first seating 5:30-6 p.m., $99 includes four-course dinner and glass of wine; second seating 8:30-9:30 p.m., $140 includes four-course dinner, bottle of champagne per couple and party favors; cocktail seating 10:30 p.m., $15. 923-7311.
The Hanohano Room at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, with pianist Brian Robertshaw from 5:30-8:30 p.m., and Ladies Night from 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m., first seating 5:30 and 6 p.m., $95 includes four-course dinner, two glasses of beverage; second seating 8:30 and 9 p.m., $185 includes five-course dinner, bottle of champagne per couple. 922-4422.
Mardi Gras Fever 2002, with Big Daddy, Starsational, and the Willie Barton Band, dinner seating 5:30-10:30 p.m., show begins 6 p.m., Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, Pikake Terrace Restaurant and Lounge; $90* includes buffet dinner, show, party favors, tax and tip, or $10 show only. Reservations: 922-5811.
Mystery Dinner Theatre for New Year's Eve, includes a four-course meal, show, midnight champagne toast, Powercard, party favors and entertainment, doors open 6 p.m., show begins 7 p.m., Dave & Buster's Showroom; followed by comedy show, 9 p.m.; followed by DJ and dancing, 10:30 p.m.; $65 per person, $130 per couple. Reservations: 589-2215, ext. 282.
Kapono's New Year Extravaganza, 7 p.m., Kapono's at Aloha Tower Marketplace, with VIP packages The Ultimate ($100 per person includes buffet dinner), The Extravagant ($200 per table includes bottle of champagne and pupu platter) and The Luxurious ($250 per sofa lounge includes champagne and pupu platter). Reservations: 536-2161.
Kit Samson's Sound Advice, with guest singer Alfredo Romero, 7 p.m., Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom; $55* includes entertainment, party favors and prime rib dinner buffet, or $35* includes two cocktails and party favors. Reservations: 955-4811.
New Year's Eve with Glenn Medeiros, with an international dinner buffet, party favors and midnight toast, 7 p.m., Hale Koa Hotel, DeRussy Hall; $64.95 (for active and retired military, Reserve/National Guard members and dependents, current and retired Department of Defense civilians and sponsored guests). Reservations: 955-0555.
VIP "Big Blast" and "Big Bang" Fireworks Celebration Packages, with entertainment by Blue Fuse, VIP menus, tropical champagne bar and handcrafted beers, 7 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant; packages start at $99. Reservations: 537-3291.
Sheraton Moana Surfrider's New Year's Eve Celebration, with Jan Brenner, Ginai and the All Stars, 7:15 p.m.-12:15 a.m., Sheraton Moana Surfrider, Banyan Court; $50* includes appetizer extravaganza, or $25 show only. Reservations: 922-3111.
"Wine and Champagne Celebration Under the Stars," with Soulbucket, fireworks show and champagne toast at midnight, 8 p.m., Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort; $85 dinner, wine and champagne package, or $65 dinner only. Reservations: 922-6611, ext. 5171.
Golden Oldies Rockin' New Year's Eve, with Rubber Soul, The Tradewinds, The Golden Oldies Singers and The Party Dolls, 8:30 p.m., Japanese Cultural Center, Manoa Grand Ballroom; $35 party package includes party snacks, one cocktail and champagne toast at midnight, $65 dinner package includes buffet, one cocktail and champagne toast at midnight. Reservations: 922-1886.
"Fireworks Dinner," includes a four-course meal and bottle of champagne, 10 p.m., Big Island Steak House; $75. 537-4446.
New Year's Eve Champagne Dinner and Fireworks Show, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Waterfront Crab House; $50. 585-8488.
Safe Haven, safe, quiet, smoke-free refuge from New Year's Eve fireworks, check-in 4-6 p.m., Camp Timberline, above Makakilo; $28* cabin camping includes all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, or $23* without breakfast; $15* tent camping includes all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, or $10* without breakfast. Reservations: 672-5441.
New Year's Eve Magic Extravaganza, with Monty, Harvey Ouchi, Yona Chock and others, doors open 5 p.m., show begins 6 p.m., Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks; $8*. 624-2585.
New Year's Dinner Show, with Melveen Leed, and Jody and Kathleen Baran, 7:45 p.m.-1 a.m., Ka'anapali Beach Hotel, Maui; $150-$175* includes souvenir photo, dinner buffet, party favors, open bar, champagne toast, balloon drop and breakfast. (808) 667-0128, (800) 262-8450.
New Year's Eve, with World Class Rockers, 8 p.m., Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawai'i; $175-$250 includes dinner buffet and party favors. Reservations (808) 886-1234.
Hangover Party, 10 p.m., Wave Waikiki; for 21 and older; free. 941-0424.
"Good Times: A Holiday Special," presented by Architechs and Kaizo Speedgear, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Grumpy's Bar and Grill; for 18 and older; $10*. 528-4911.