The Neal S. Blaisdell Center
in Downtown Honolulu
is the most utilized and largest venue in Hawaii. Hosting everything from concerts to conventions, the Blaisdell Center is in use year round. Many notable performers have visited the Blaisdell Center including Bon Jovi, The Eagles, and Elvis.
Built in 1964, the original name was the Hawaii International Center, later changed to the Blaisdell Center after former mayor Neal S. Blaisdell.
One of the most well known concerts in history took place at the Blaisdell when Elvis Presley performed "Aloha from Hawaii", which was the world's first satellite concerts, eventually reaching nearly 1.5 billion people.