With 50,000 seats, Aloha Stadium is Hawaii’s largest outdoor arena. The stadium is located in Halawa about 20 minutes from Waikiki about two miles north of Honolulu Airport.
Aloha Stadium is home to the University of Hawaii Warriors football team as well as many local high school football games. Many other events are also held in the stadium including a variety of sporting events, car shows, concerts and a swap meet three days each week. The stadium has also been used in for numerous television shows and movies including Leroy and Stitch, Magnum, P.I., and Lost.
The Aloha Stadium Swap Meet is an open air flea market featuring more than 700 local merchants selling hand-made crafts, imported merchandise, art, local food and snacks, and a variety of Hawaiian souvenirs.
The Swap Meet hours are Wednesday and Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm, and Sunday from 6:30 am to 3 pm.
Major concerts that have been held at Aloha Stadium include Michael Jackson (1997), the Rolling Stones (1998), Mariah Carey (1998), Celine Dion (1999), Janet Jackson (2002), U2 (2006). Aloha Stadium also hosted the NCAA Hula Bowl (1975-1997; 2006) and the NFL’s Pro Bowl from 1980 to 2009.