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Bruno Mars’ ‘Hooligans in Hawaii’ video makes a splash

  • COURTESY NANCY BERNALBruno Mars performed at the Blaisdell Arena on Monday.
    COURTESY NANCY BERNAL
    Bruno Mars performed at the Blaisdell Arena on Monday.

Bruno Mars fans around the world can experience the Hawaii-born pop superstar’s recent sold-out homecoming concerts, thanks to a YouTube video posted Thursday.

"Moonshine Jungle Tour – Hooligans in Hawaii" is a slick video package shot by Mars’ camp on April 18, the first of three shows at Blaisdell Arena. The approximately three-minute-long clip has been viewed more than 114,000 times.

Tickets for last month’s concerts were so popular, they sold out within minutes — and even caused local legislators to consider a new law that would have given Hawaii residents a leg up on out-of-state buyers when buying tickets for events.

"Fellas, we made it to Hawaii," Mars tells the members of his band, The Hooligans, shortly before taking the stage. "Let’s go. Let’s give ’em something they ain’t never felt before."

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