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46 Merchant St
Honolulu, HI, 96813
United States




Still the best entertainment value in town.

It’s part of our mission: to keep ticket prices affordable so that theatergoers, young and old, can attend quality artistic performances.

Intimate Theatre. Talented Artists.

Kumu Kahua’s 100-seat playhouse is in the heart of Honolulu and brings you the heart of Hawai'i.  With over 230 plays to our credit, our artistic and technical experience attracts some of Hawai'i’s most talented actors, directors, playwrights, designers and other theatre artists.

Please note, our box office system charges a fee for each ticket and subscription purchase. When you conveniently purchase online, you are charged that fee.

When you purchase through us, we pay that fee for you. you can purchase directly through us by calling 808-536-4441 or visiting us at 46 merchant st 11 AM - 3 pm mon-fri.

If you experience problems while purchasing tickets online, please call the box office service hotline (Vendini): (800) 901-7173. When purchasing online, complete all screens until you receive confirmation of purchase.


49th Season regular* single-ticket prices during prime time shows are:

  • $25 for general admission ($20 on Thursdays)

  • $20 for seniors/62+ ($15 on Thursdays)

  • $10 for students ($5 on Thursdays and Fridays)

Kumu performances begin at 8:00pm* on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Sunday performances begin at 2:00pm*.

*Non-season productions, such as our summer shows are priced slightly higher to defray the additional cost of those shows, which are not included in subscription pricing.

**Please note: we make every effort to begin our performances on time, and for the safety of our audience and cast members, we cannot allow late seating.  Unfortunately for those who must leave the theatre during a performance, we also cannot allow re-entry during the show (you may re-enter during intermission if applicable). 

And if you buy season tickets, you get an even better deal: First-time season subscribers save 25% over single-ticket prices and renewing season subscribers save more than 37%.  Join our mailing list to receive news about our 45th season as soon as it's available.

Season Subscriptions - 49th Season

To purchase subscriptions without processing fees, please call our box office at 808-536-4441

or visit us at 46 Merchant Street Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm.

Returning subscribers may also purchase via email.


Regular Subscribers................ $80 (Save 40%)
Renewing Subscribers............ $70 (Save 47%)
Viewers Choice Pass.............. $150 (Save 25%)
10 tickets to use as you like throughout the season.  It’s your choice!
Student Subscription............. $25 (Save 80%!)

Scholarship Subscription.. $80 (Be Awesome!)

(Savings based on general single-ticket prices during prime time shows: $25 general admission)


All seating at Kumu productions is unreserved. But as a season ticket holder, you’re always guaranteed a seat. If you can’t make your original date, just call the box office at 536-4441 with at least 48 hours’ notice and we'll be happy to change your dates and tickets for you, availability permitting. (Sorry, we cannot honor changes for already expired ticket dates.)

When you purchase your tickets online, there is a service fee charged by our box office ticketing system, Vendini.  If you call or visit our box office,  we pay that fee for you.  Our box office hours are Monday-Friday, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM.  808-536-4441; 46 Merchant Street, Honolulu.