Mariah Carey returning to Hawaii

  • Kamran Jebreili / Associated Press file

    Mariah Carey performs during a concert celebrating Dubai Expo 2020 One Year to Go in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in October.

Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, will be returning to Hawaii in March 2020.

Twenty-five years after its initial release, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” went to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” has become the most successful Christmas pop song of all time, and the 11th best-selling single of all time.

International demand for Carey’s return to Hawaii is expected to be unprecedented. Concert promoter Rick Bartalini Presents is offering residents and military of Hawaii a kama‘aina pre-sale purchase special.

Starting Saturday at 10 a.m., Hawaii residents and military can get early access to tickets before they go on sale anywhere else in the world using password CHRISTMAS at The exclusive kama‘aina pre-sale is available online only.

Hawaii residents and military may purchase up to eight tickets each. Tickets go on sale to the mainland at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Tickets for Carey’s show, 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena, are $255.75, $155.75, $85.75, and $65.75 plus service fees. Tickets will be available at and in-person at the venue box office (Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or can be charged by phone at 800-745-3000.


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