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(re) Imagining Homelands

April 20, 2024 at 7:30pm
April 21, 2024 at 2pm

Leeward Community College Theatre
96-045 Ala ‘Ike, Pearl City, 96782

Ticket Pricing: $20-$40

Leeward Theatre 50th Anniversary Celebration

May 19, 2024 at 2pm

Leeward Community College Theatre
96-045 Ala ‘Ike, Pearl City, 96782

Ticket Pricing: $20-$40

50th-Anniversary Celebration

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming season presentation of Ho‘i i ke Kumu (Returning to the Source), which promises to be an extraordinary journey as we ramp up to our long-awaited 50th-anniversary celebration. This season, we are proud to place a special emphasis on showcasing the dynamic talent within our local community. Through thought-provoking content and captivating performances, Hoʻi i ke Kumu aims to inspire our audiences, sparking meaningful conversations and igniting collective introspection. In addition, we will be celebrating our incredible alumni, who have played an integral role in shaping our theater’s legacy. We are excited to share this remarkable season with our cherished audience, as we come together to celebrate the power of theater and our deep-rooted ties to the community at large.

Leeward Theatre

Leeward Theatre has been a primary performance venue for many of Oahu’s top-performing arts schools and organizations for decades. With our professional staff, state-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment, and recently-renovated auditorium, we are the venue of choice for dance, music, theatre, and professional events in Central and West O‘ahu.

Upcoming Performances

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Photos and details of past performances – COMING SOON.

About Leeward Theatre

History and Mission

Leeward Theatre at Leeward Community College was founded in 1974 as a gathering place for arts and culture in Central Oahu. The mission of Leeward Theatre is to facilitate cultural dialogue by presenting and developing the work of local, national, and international artists and sponsoring educational and community performances. We are advocates for the cultural sustainability of our community, with a special commitment to local artists and Native Hawaiian culture. Leeward Theatre is proud to be an arts presenter and arts education center for Leeward and Central O‘ahu communities.

Venue and Facility Rentals

If you are interested in renting our theatre, please see the rental information below, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Theatre Features

  • 628-seat auditorium, fully accessible for wheelchair access with companion seating
  • A 50′ by 20′ proscenium with a stage depth of 45 feet
  • Auxiliary spaces including scene shop, 2 small and 2 large dressing rooms, 80-seat lab theatre, and two dance studios
  • A large orchestra pit that may be raised for additional performance space or lowered for additional seating

The accessible entrance to the theatre is via the Gate 1 parking lot. Take the first left into campus after turning right onto Ala ‘Ike. Park and proceed down the walkway past the ED building.

The theatre is equipped with several wheelchair-accessible seating areas and companion seats.
Please call us at (808) 455-0380 if you need assistance.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact us as soon as possible. Requests made early have a greater likelihood of being fulfilled. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate/accessible formats.

Seating Map

Rental Information

Our facilities are available on a first-come, first-served basis, with priority given to Leeward Theatre and Leeward Performing Arts department productions, Leeward CC classes, student activities, and performing arts events sponsored by Leeward CC departments and organizations. Outside organizations may rent our facilities using the following steps:

  1. Apply via our online form
  2. Leeward Theatre (LT) will review your application within 14 days and either “Approve” or “Deny” your requests via email.
  3. Once approved, you will receive an official Estimate.
  4. You will have 7-days to accept or pass on the estimate.
  5. Once accepted, a 50% Rental Deposit due within 7 days of acceptance.
  6. Once the deposit has been received, LT will generate a Facilities Use Agreement and schedule a Tech meeting.
  7. Certificate of Insurance due 60 days before the event.
  8. Event occurs
  9. Final Cost Detail goes out 7-14 business days after each event.
  1. Complete the application HERE to request any room in the theatre.

Who can rent? Any Leeward Community College affiliated departments and organizations may request the use of the theatre on a space-available basis. Events that require additional staffing or take place on nights or weekends may incur personnel charges to your department.

Campus events must:

    • Be associated with a department
    • Benefit Leeward students
    • Have a valid reason for taking place in the Theatre, such as
      • Your audience will not fit in other campus facilities
      • Your event is a performing arts presentation

Your application must be signed by your department chairperson for approval. For questions, email ltheatre@hawaii.edu.

Contact Us

96-045 Ala ‘Ike
Room TH-207
Pearl City, HI 96782
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Office: (808) 455-0380
Box Office: (808) 455-0385

Campus Security:
(808) 455-0611 (on-campus): 611
Office: LA 238
*If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.

For situations involving (non-emergency) concerning behaviors, contact our Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) team.