Public Show Prices
Regular (Friday) & Stargazing (Wednesday) Shows:
- $7 for General Admissions
- $6 for UH students, military or seniors (65+) with ID
- $5 for children (ages 4-12)
- Free for children under 4
Tickets may be purchased at the Imaginarium box office 30 minutes before the show, or call 235-7433 to reserve tickets in advance. Reserved tickets must be picked up at the box office at least 15 minutes before showtime, otherwise they may be sold to waiting customers.
• Credit cards are not accepted at the box office.
• Late seating is not permitted.
• No food or drinks inside the Imaginarium.
Upcoming Public Shows
Spring 2014 Schedule now available
All Imaginarium shows, with the exception of our Led Zeppelin musical show, contain a live sky segment in addition to the feature show. Shows run approximately 1 hour in length.
Trailers and full show descriptions can be found by clicking on show's title below.
The Imaginarium will have special showings of "Secret of the Dragon" for the Paliku Arts Festival on April 5th. Shows will last ~15min and the cost is a flat $3 per person ages 4+. No reservations accepted.
12 pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2pm
Magic Tree House Space Mission
Friday, February 28th at 7pm
Friday, April 25<th at 7pm
Friday, June 27th at 7pm
This family show is based on the popular children's Magic Tree House® books.
In Magic Tree House® Space Mission, a mysterious “M” sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully-produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House® fans of all ages and school audiences alike.
Suitable for all audiences
Secret of the Dragon
Saturday, April 5th
12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm & 2pm
Come take a ride on the back of a dragon and explore the mysteries of the universe. This magical story whisks two youths through the Universe at great speed. From their perch on the back of a secretive dragon, the youths learn about worlds beyond theirs and a bit about themselves in the process.
The show is part of the Paliku Arts Festival activities. Tickets are $3/person aged 4+. No reservations accepted.
Wednesday, February 26th at 7pm
Wednesday, April 23rd at 7pm
Wednesday, June 25th at 7pm
Even after 35 years of laser shows, "Led Zeppelin" remains one of the most popular music shows ever preformed in planetariums. Now see what the Clark Planetarium Productions has done with it for the fulldome arena!
Zeppelin fans of all ages are welcome.
This Led Zeppelin musical experience does not contain the Imaginarium's usual live sky presentation.
Length: ~ 1 hour
Tales of the Maya Skies
Friday, May 9th at 7pm
Tales of the Maya Skies immerses Imaginarium audiences in the world of the ancient Maya — a culture connected to the Universe through science, art and mythology. Rendered with the power of fulldome digital technology and three dimensional graphics, this premier Imaginarium show recreates the splendor of Maya architecture and astronomy.
Rediscover the treasures of this advanced civilization whose sophisticated mathematics predicted eclipses, forecast seasonal change and formulated a calendar of extraordinary precision. Tales of the Maya Skies will transport you back to the beauty of Chichen Itza, Mexico, the “seventh wonder of the modern world.”
Suitable for all audiences.
Wednesday, February 12th at 7pm
Wednesday, March 12th at 7pm
Wednesday, April 9th at 7pm
Wednesday, May 14th at 7pm
Wednesday, June 11th at 7pm
Join us for this live star show held on the second Wednesday of every month. Find out what stars, planets and moon phase you can see in the sky tonight. Learn how to identify the constellations and listen to mythological stories about them. Get the update on current celestial happenings, such as meteor showers and eclipses. Come every month to discover how the sky changes over the course of a year.
Suitable for general audiences
Runtime: approximately 1 hour
Perfect Little Planet
Friday, May 23rd at 7pm
Imagine the ultimate space vacation! Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known Dwarf Planet. Dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms of Jupiter. And walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose? A solar system journey for space travelers of all ages.
Suitable for audiences of all ages
Dream to Fly
Friday, March 14th at 7 & 8pm
Friday, April 11th at 7pm
Discover the mystery of flight with Leonardo da Vinci, Montgolfier brothers, Wright brothers and other inventors. Experience the adventure with powerful images and music, an immense and challenging dream, for which mankind has strived since the beginning of history.
“Dream to Fly” describes the most important milestones on our route
to conquering the skies – both in terms of technological breakthroughs, as well as our perceptions on flying itself. Dream to Fly was made possible by the generous donation of Dr. Jacqueline Maly through the Imaginarium’s Adopt-a-Show sponsorship.
Suitable for all audiences
Maunakea Between Earth and Sky
Friday, June 13th at 7pm
Maunakea Between Earth and Sky is the signature show of the 'Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo. The Imaginarium is excited to present the fulldome show for the first time to Oahu audiences.
Explore connections between Hawaiian culture and Maunakea astronomy. Become immersed in the story of Pele and Poli`ahu and the creation of the Hawaiian Islands. Gaze into the night sky, past planets, galaxies and swirling nebula—back to the beginning of the universe—and fly through an observatory atop Maunakea.
Suitable for general audiences.
Sounds of the Underground
Wednesday, May 21st at 7 & 8pm
Sounds of the Underground combines techno, dance, club and rave style musics with a variety of artistic full-dome annimations.
The set list includes selections from Stardust, Dirty Vegas, Karen Overton, Zombie Nation, High Contrast and many, many more.
Suitable for general audiences