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    What to Expect
    The Diamond Head Luau is located at the historic Waikiki Aquarium and admission to the aquarium is included with all packages. Upon check-in guests receive their seating assignment and drink tickets. Guests will be met with a traditional lei greeting before have their photograph taken by our on staff photographers. Photos are for sale for Standard & Deluxe package guests and are included with the VIP package.

    Walk through the interior aquarium displays before exiting onto the luau grounds. Here guests are welcomed this time with a Mai Tai or fruit juice. Along the grounds guests can enjoy an array of cultural activities such as lei making, coconut weaving, hula lessons, ukulele lessons and Polyniesian tattoo.

    At 6:15pm our Hawaiian style buffet dinner begins. Premium guests are first to the buffet line followed by our standard seating. The menu is a blend of traditional Hawaiian staples such as kalua pork and poi, along with local style foods such as lomi lomi slamon and teriyaki chicken. See below for full menu details.

    At 7pm the lights dim and you will travel on a musical journey through Polynesia. Performers will showcase traditional and modern numbers from Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand and Hawaii, with a grand finale of Siva Afi, or fire-knife dance, featuring our very own world champion!

    The show will conclude at 7:45 and guests are free to leave at their leisure or peruse the aquarium, as it will remain open until 8:30pm exclusively to guests of the Diamond Head Luau!

    Farm to Table Menu 

    • Kauai sweet shrimp w/ mango salsa
    • Punalu‘u Farms ho‘io salad caprese salad
    • Nalo Farms mixed greens
    • Ho Farms vine-ripened tomatoes and fresh cucumbers
    • AJ Farms romaine lettuce
    • Akule pipikaula (Hawaiian smoked meat)
    • Vegan vegetable curry w/ fried tofu
    • Local-style fried rice and seasoned succotash
    • Poi shooters
    • Lomi lomi salmon
    • Hawaii Island bone-in kal-bi short ribs
    • Huli huli chicken breast (free range)
    • Waianae ahi poke
    • Tahitian-style poke Nairagi Poisson Cru in coconut milk
    • Kalua pork carving station
    • Seasonal island fresh fruit assortment
    • Maui chocolate mousse shooters
    • Sweetbread pudding w/ smoked Hawaii Island macadamia nuts & coconut haupia sauce
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Waikiki Aquarium
    Departure Time
    5:15 PM
    Return Details
    Luau concludes at 7:45 pm; Aquarium is open until 8:30pm exclusively for Diamond Head Luau guests.
    • Cultural Activities (lei making, temporary tattoos, ukulele lesson, hula dancing and coconut palm weaving)
    • Special Farm to Table Buffet (see menu in activity description)
    • Live entertainment
    • Fresh Flower Lei
    • Mai Tai Cocktail Greeting
    • Entry/Admission - Waikiki Aquarium
    • Transportation (Aquarium is located within walking distance of all Waikiki hotels)
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
    • Vegetarian and vegan options are available within menu.
    • Please advise of any special dietary needs at time of booking in the "Special Requirements" field.
    • Operates in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The venue was lovely and staff was very friendly. But our experience was waiting in a lot of lines. First to check in, then to get your overpriced ($30) souvenier photo taken. Then ridiculous lines to get a drink. Not enough bartenders for that large...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank kimaklein
    torimm, Digital Media Manager at Diamond Head Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Aloha & Mahalo for taking the time to leave us a review. We truly appreciate your feedback and are always looking for areas that can be improved to make the experience better for our guests and are glad to read you enjoyed the show! Your...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    There is so many luaus in Oahu but I pick this one because of the location! Less than $10 by Uber from our hotel! Pleasant place, in the front of the beach! (They let the gate open so you can take Sunset gorgeous pics)! We...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank CARLAP302
    torimm, Digital Media Manager at Diamond Head Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Aloha Carla, Mahalo nui for this wonderful 5-star review! We truly appreciate your recommendation and are just so glad to read you enjoyed your evening with us, from beginning to end. Until next time - Aloha!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Pros- friendly people, good food, great kid that did the fire twirling, great dancers. Cons- the whole thing felt very rushed, it was high priced, was on the beach but a big fence blocked the view of the sunset, drinks had barely any alcohol, the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Amy H
    torimm, Digital Media Manager at Diamond Head Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Aloha Amy, Mahalo for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are glad to see you enjoyed our friendly staff and performers. We just wanted to mention the bamboo fencing is for privacy reasons to our paying guests and we will definitely...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was one of the worst Luaus I've ever seen and I have seen many. I also bought the VIP ticket for my family and the only perk was entering the venue before the rest of the attendees. All the employees were super friendly which...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank David S
    torimm, Digital Media Manager at Diamond Head Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Aloha David, We are sincerely sorry to hear you were disappointed with your experience with us at Diamond Head Luau. We did want to mention another perk of upgrading to Premium Seating (VIP) is that you get guaranteed front-row table seating. We hope the rest...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Bought a coupon with Groupon made us save some money. Food was good, not a big selection as expected. The show was amazing. Drinks were well done. I would definitely recommend!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank BackPacker826793
    torimm, Digital Media Manager at Diamond Head Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Aloha & Mahalo for your review and recommendation! We are delighted to see you enjoyed your time with us :) Aloha, a hui hou

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