Palace Theatre

38 Haili Street,
Hilo, HI 96720

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thisisjohnbook
thisisjohnbook on February 1, 2013 at 5:01 pm

A photo of the Palace from the Aloha-Hawaii blog: http://www.aloha-hawaii.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/honolulu-on-stage.jpg

Robert L. Bradley
Robert L. Bradley on February 7, 2012 at 3:03 am

I just visited the Palace yesterday to see Carnage". I was disappointed to see they just had eight patrons in the audience. I enjoyed my visit. I noticed they still have two projectors and make changeovers. Projection was very good, except there was no side masking to close in for a flat picture. Even the scope picture has a lot of screen left over on both sides. Movable masking legs would make a big difference. I like the fact that they still have a curtain, and they use it.

DonLewis
DonLewis on October 6, 2009 at 12:41 am

From the 1930s, a view of the New Palace Theatre in Hilo.

MRY886
MRY886 on November 2, 2008 at 4:24 am

My wife and I were on the Big Island for a short vacation last week and had a chance to see the Palace Theatre and several others. When is the photo upload going to be fixed, as this is another one that I now have some nice pictures of. It would be nice to see a photo in the box at the top.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 26, 2008 at 2:48 am

Here is a more recent photo.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 10, 2007 at 1:06 am

This is a photo of the Palace dated 2002.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 30, 2007 at 1:49 am

This is a recent photo of the Palace Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on December 30, 2006 at 2:51 pm

Added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1993

Palace Theater (added 1993 – Building – #93000376)
Also known as 10-35-7504
38 Haili St., Hilo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Davis & Fishbourne
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Theater

Vito
Vito on September 15, 2006 at 10:12 am

I recieved word that Scott Bosch has returned.
Great to hear you are still saving and restoring organs Scott!
Bob,I was so sorry to hear of the closing of Waikiki #3 but happy to hear the organ has been saved. Some day I hope to visit Hilo again and visit the Palace.

cinematone
cinematone on April 14, 2005 at 12:35 am

The original Robert Morton pipe organ is being restored and now has six ranks playing. Info and photos can be seen at http://htos.palacehilo.org/
The well known Waikiki Theatre pipe organ has been saved and is being added to the Palace organ.