Comedy Clubs

When work proves trying and the world seems bleak, counter the dreariness with a visit to one of Honolulu's best comedy clubs. These entertainment havens provide evenings of laughter and escape, ensuring that patrons walk away with a cheerier outlook and a lighter spirit. Shows can include improv, stand-up, or group comedy, and as seen at venues like Hanks Cafe Honolulu, they highlight Honolulu's nightlife scene and the lightning-quick wits of local and national comics.

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This glittering club, adorned with Egyptian accents and jewel-tone colors, spared no expense with decor and technology. As a result, it pulls in an upscale crowd, who come to be immersed in light, color, and energy. Music runs the gamut from...  Read More

Hanks Cafe Honolulu


Music and art are the soul of this postage stamp-sized piano bar in Chinatown. Take in the paintings by owner Hank Taufaasau while you enjoy live music or comedy nightly.

Pipeline Café


A younger crowd frequents this off-the-main-drag nightclub, which carves out space in a former warehouse. Drinking and dancing are favored pastimes, and music includes hip-hop and R&B, spun by talented DJs. Big-screen TVs display sports...  Read More