KOA Theater

KOA Theater – New Space, Same Great Entertainment!

We’ve got big things planned in the upcoming months. Our 8-play season includes the kind of thought-provoking, side-splitting, hit-you-in-the-feels kind of shows for which KOA Theater (formerly Kailua Onstage Arts) is becoming known. Add to that a Circus Workshop for kids, Stand-up Comedy, Staged Readings, a Concert Series, Improv, Classes, and of course we’re planning 2022’s best and scariest Haunted House attraction!

Stay tuned for more announcements and additional details from KOA Theater! And don’t forget to join our mailing list to get all the news delivered directly to your inbox.

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The Grumpiest Boy in the World at KOA Theater

The Grumpiest Boy in the World by Finegan Kruckemeyer

Directed by Alex Munro

KOA’s first show for all ages!
Production runs Apr. 22 – May 8

Child $10.00
General Admission $20.00


Zachary’s height is exactly the height of an average boy for his average age. Zachary’s hair lies exactly the way of an average boy’s on an average day. And when he dreams at night, Zachary dreams the most average dreams. Because Zachary Briddling… is awfully middling.
And so he sets out… to stand out. The Grumpiest Boy in the World is a playful escapade of the imagination celebrating ordinariness and extraordinariness – and the grumpiness that can come from thinking we have too much of one, or not enough of the other.

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Can’t Attend But Want To Help KOA Theater?

We’ve got big ambitions for our space, including building out a 100-seat Mainstage theater, and a smaller 50-seat Black Box performance space. Big ambitions aren’t cheap, and no amount of help is too small!

Get in on the ground floor today and be able to brag you were a donor from the very beginning!



There is free parking available in the Frank Fasi Municipal Parking Lot.

Street parking can often be found on Beretania, near Planned Parenthood. Also on Alapai St., along the side of the Board of Water Supply. This is metered parking, but free after 6 and on Sundays.


Free parking is available at the underground Frank Fasi Municipal Building Parking lot on Beretania,

Parking for KOA Theatre

Enter from Beretania on your left just past Alapa’i.

COVID Safety at KOA Theater

Due to State- and City-mandated Covid restrictions this year, the following measures will be in effect to best protect both our employees and guests:

  • All patrons will be required to show proof of vaccination (All performers and volunteers are fully vaccinated against Covid-19). Negative Covid test results will suffice so long as they are no older than 48 hrs.

  • All patrons will be subject to temperature check at the door.

  • All patrons must participate in contact tracing.

  • All patrons must wear a face mask at all times while inside.

  • All employees will be wearing Covid masks. No eating or drinking is allowed inside, but we invite you to enjoy your refreshments on our back lanai.
  • We clean our premises between each show, sanitizing high-touch areas and employing UV light wands.

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