Can you sing?  Over 4 weekends every spring, the Big Island's brightest stars showcase their karaoke chops on the Hawaiian Idol stage. The Hawaiian Idol winner gets $500 cash, free airfare and a seven night hotel stay to compete in a national karaoke competition.  This is our 14th year, and finalists will take the stage in front of hundreds of spectators and a Hawaiian Idol panel of Judges representing former idols and the best talent from our local Big Island music scene. 

Hawaiian Idol is Open for Qualifications January 1, 2018!  Visit the XFactor Karaoke Lounge and notify your server that you would like to qualify for Hawaiian Idol between January and March.

Semi-Finals will be held over three weekends in April.

Final Show will be held the last week in April.

Talent ages 8-20 will have their chance to win the title of JR. Hawaiian idol!  In Hawaii Island's largest karaoke talent contest, young people will have the opportunity to win professional mentoring, great prizes, and to perform on the Hawaiian Idol stage.  Jr Idol Auditions are every March at KBXtreme.  Follow social media for updates.

2017 Winner, Jacob Ching

2017 Jr Hawiian Idols, Leilani Penaloza and Tia Cantiberos-Ontiveros


2016 Winner, Samantha Davage

2016 Jr. Idol Leimakamae Freitas & Michael Hanato

2015 Winner, Victor Soma

2014 Winner, Shina Romero

2013 Winner, Alana Rilea Johnson

2012 Winner, John Tuiono

2011 Winner, Bryant Tadeo

2010 Winner, Kalani Pe’a

2009 Winner, Wim Koki

2005 Hot Summer Idol - Natasha Domingo

2005 Winner, Gerald Farm

2004 Hot Summer Idol - Enoch A’ana

2004 Winner, Erik Wahilani

2003 Winner, Siona Fruean

2005 Hurricane Katrina Benefit Concert/Contest - Andrea Silva