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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

New Year's Eve celebrations

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.


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 40, 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.

"Starry, Starry Night 2003," with complimentary champagne and party favors, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Black Garter Cafe, The Garden on Nu'uanu; $10. 531-4140.

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.


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.