Waialae Drive-In

Waialae Avenue and 21st Avenue,
Honolulu, HI 96816

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rivest266 on March 12, 2017 at 7:30 am

This opened on May 24th, 1956. Grand opening ad in the photo section and below.

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thisisjohnbook on January 31, 2013 at 5:36 pm

Kiionioni Place and Loop are named after the Hawaiian phrase for “moving picture”, in honor of the Wai'alae Drive-In that was there.

jwmovies on December 30, 2012 at 1:33 am

Approx. address for this drive-in was 4348 Waialae Avenue.

rivest266 on March 25, 2012 at 10:07 am

I uploaded the 1968 aerial photo of the drive-in and the mall.

stevemcgarrett on March 19, 2004 at 11:13 am

The Wai'alae Drive-In, was a popular spot on Oahu. The drive-in was owned by The Royal Chain that also had another Drive-In on the island The Royal Sunset of in Waipahu and a few other theaters like the Marina, Royal, King & Queen. By the mid 80’s The Royal Chain bowed out. The Marina was taken over by Consolidated and went on for a few more years before closing.