Ala Moana celebrates July 4th with fireworks

Published On: Jun 05 2013 11:51:01 AM HST

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Experience one of the top 25 Independence Day celebrations in the country at Ala Moana Center's 22nd Annual Fourth of July Spectacular.

For the 22nd consecutive year, Ala Moana Center is proud to present Hawaii’s largest 4th of July fireworks spectacular. Named among the top 25 shows in the country, this truly 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 Thursday, 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 beginning at 4 p.m.

In addition, spectators can also tune in to Krater 96, KRTR FM for a live fireworks soundtrack that accompanies the show.

Shoppers can enjoy free musical performances by some of Hawaii’s hottest entertainers throughout the weekend beginning on Independence Day.

From July 4 through 7, head to Ala Moana Center's Centertainment stage on Mall Level 3
in the Nordstrom Wing for performances by Candy Diaz, Shar Carillo, David Asing, Micah Doi, Erika Elona, Ashley Lilinoe, Johnna Padeken Parel and John Helm.

On July 4 at 5 p.m. the entertainment continues on the Makai-Ewa parking deck with performances by the Pacific Fleet Ceremonial Band, Lehua Kalima, John Cruz,
Ho‘okena and Nesian N.I.N.E until the fireworks show at 8:30 p.m.

Take advantage of the weekend of savings during Independence Day weekend. Ala Moana Center is offering a 20 percent Savings Pass, valid July 4-7 at over 45 merchants. Visit to print out a pass or pick one up at locations throughout the center including Ala Moana Center’s Customer Service Center located in the Makai Market Food Court. Use the Savings Pass to receive 20 percent off the purchase of one regular-priced item per store, per day.

Ala Moana Center will have special hours of operation on Thursday, July 4. The Center will be open from 9:30 a.m. through 7 p.m. The Makai Market Food Court will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

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