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Monday, 19th September 1983
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  • Location / Honolulu, Oahu, HI, USA
  • Venue / Neal S. Blaisdell Center Arena / NBC Arena

The first show by the band in this city.

The first time at this venue and first of two nights here.

The venue is located 1 mile to the South East of the city centre and part of the Blaisdell Center complex.

It was opened in September 1964 and renovated in 1984.

The band took part in charity football match against 98 Rock Radio on the same day as this show.

The game took place at Ward Field near Pearl Harbour and the score was 5-3 to he opposing team before a crowd of around 1,200 fans.

Show Story - 'Animal Instinct' Biography 1987

"After two final shows in Hawaii,(and getting beat 5-3 by a team of barefoot natives in a charity soccer game)."

"Def Leppard, their management and crew settled back for a well-deserved week's vacation, understandably pleased with themselves."

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - Warfare Sounds Intro
  • 00 - Pyromania Album Intro


songs by album

show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard Pyromania World Tour 1983/1984
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - Website
  • Venue Address - 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96814
  • US State - Hawaii
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - n/a
  • Capacity - 7,200
  • Attendance - 7,200
  • Total Gross - $194.940 (For Both nights)
  • Doors - n/a
  • Show Time - 7:30pm
  • Tickets - $13.50
  • Promoter - KMR Productions/Bill Graham.
  • Headliner - Def Leppard
  • Support Act - Rex Havok

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venue street view

A view looking towards Ward Field where the football match took place.

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