Mayor of Honolulu Proclaims This Friday as Diana Ross Day



In anticipation of Diana Ross’ first ever public concerts in Hawaii, the Mayor of Honolulu, Kirk Caldwell, has proclaimed this Friday, June 12 as Diana Ross Day in the City and County of Honolulu. With over 14,000 tickets sold over 4 dates in Honolulu and Maui, Ms. Ross’ Blaisdell Arena concerts will mark her highest grossing U.S. shows ever in her phenomenal career, proving that her talent and musical popularity continue to reach new heights.

The legendary superstar will also be performing two intimate concerts on Maui June 14 and 15. Ms. Ross’ Maui performances are almost completely sold out, making them the highest grossing concerts ever at the intimate Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

General Ticket Information

Tickets for Diana Ross, June 12 and 13, 2015, 7:30 p.m. at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena are $225.00, $125.00, $85.00, $65.00, $45.00, plus service fees. Tickets for both shows are on sale now at and in-person at the box office (hours are Monday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Neal S. Blaisdell Arena address: 777 Ward Ave, Honolulu, HI 96814

Tickets for Diana Ross, June 14 and 15, 2015, 7:30 p.m. in the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center are $250.00, $150.00, $100.00, $75.00, plus service fees. A limited number of tickets are available at, the Maui Arts & Cultural Center Box Office or charge by phone at 808-242-7469. Maui Arts & Cultural Center address: One Cameron Way, Kahului, HI 96732

About Diana Ross

With a career spanning over six decades it’s inconceivable to think Diana Ross has never performed a full-length concert in Hawaii. That’s all about to change as Ms. Ross brings her magical live stage production to The Islands. The concert is a complete theatrical experience, filled with breathtaking costumes, an elegant stage design, a blasting four-piece horn section and a massive catalog of hit songs, such as “Stop! In the Name of Love”, “Touch Me in the Morning”, and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” Reviews have been stellar for her recent shows, proving that the icon of stage and screen is still in her prime. The Star-Telegram in Texas raves: “Diana Ross held the fortunate (audience)…in the palm of her hand from the beginning, and never let them go.” As the star herself has stated, “My interaction is with the audience on a one-to-one. I always try to see their faces and try to see their eyes. It’s that harmonious vibration, good energy that flows between the audience and myself and the band and the music. Music is like love. It feels good. It’s about sharing. Music is like the heartbeat of our world.”

Diana Ross has had a profound influence on pop culture all around the world. She’s an Academy Award-nominated actress for her unforgettable role as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues; a Tony and Golden Globe winner; a bestselling author; the winner of eight American Music Awards, as well as a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement; and a recipient of The Kennedy Center Honors. Her reputation as a woman of great style and beauty has landed her on the covers of hundreds of magazines. Ms. Ross has sold over 100 million records and recorded 18 #1 hits. Her music became the sound of young America in the ‘60s soon after she signed with Motown Records in 1961 with The Supremes. She embarked on her extraordinary solo career in 1970 and has not stopped since.

Diana Ross sings the soundtrack of our lives—a true musical treasure. You don’t want to miss this rare opportunity to see “The Female Entertainer of the Century” (as proclaimed by Billboard Magazine) when she performs her first concerts in Hawaii.

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A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each ticket will benefit the Never Surrender Foundation for at-risk LGBT youth. Visit for more information.