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Chief's Luau

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Address: 41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy, Sea Life Park, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
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+1 877-357-2480
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Wed 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 17:00 - 21:00
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Chief's Luau is TripAdvisor's highest rated luau in the state of Hawaii. It...

Chief's Luau is TripAdvisor's highest rated luau in the state of Hawaii. It is the ultimate authentic, interactive and romantic experience that culminates with a spectacular 10-minute, 8-man fire knife dance. You will feel you were invited to the Chief's backyard. Experience up-close and personal activities with Chief's entire cast, 'imu ceremony and a sumptuous dinner buffet. Stunning ocean-mountain vista, the smallest and most intimate of all luaus on Oahu, located only 25 minutes from Waikiki. Produced by Chief Sielu Avea.

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Chief's Luau at Sea Life Park
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Amazing Experience

We have been to other luaus in the past and the cheif's luau is by far the best one. The show was beautiful and very knowledgeable. They interacted with us guests and the food was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Creston, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We looked so forward to attending our first luau, first choice was Paradise Cove, was swayed by distance however should have went on instinct! Setting at Chiefs on north shore is beautiful. Presentation mediocre and food servings very poor, cheap. I would not recommend to anyone, our only disappointing event in Oahu.

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to other luaus in the past and the cheif's luau is by far the best one. The show was beautiful and very knowledgeable. They interacted with us guests and the food was delicious. Go a little early while you still have sun light to take pictures because the view is stunning. Don't worry about parking, they have... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly if you are wanting to see a great luau you must go to Chiefs!!! It was phenomenal!!!! I cant not say enough about this luau, every one there were so friendly and wonderful and they all made the experience even better! The location was absolutely breathtaking!!!! The Chief.... wow!! He just makes the show... i will also have to... More 

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Mays Landing, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great experience! The food was great and the authentic experience and dancing was great. The back drop with the mountains at your back and the ocean in front of you while being entertained by the Polynesian dancers and music was unbelievable.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience at the Chief's Luau!! Entertaining evening. Staff was very friendly, organized, food was good, great location. Cannot say anything negative about the Luau. No regrets on our choice. Highlight of our trip.

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Knoxville, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great setting. The moon in the background was beautiful for this great show of comedy, fire and music. It was organized and well thought out. I would recommend this to everyone! Be ware it is loud😉

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've done a couple of Luau's during my visits to Hawaii and this one was great. The host was very entertaining with some humour for everyone but super friendly. The food was good too. The set up was overall really good.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the night we went (sun 8th), there were about 350 people, meaning the atmosphere was pretty good, didn't feel overcrowded or uncomfortable. Total cost was about $450 for 2 adults and 2 kids - and drinks come bundled with the ADULT Tickets only. But at site they weren't too bad ($2 for soda, $7 beer cans etc) and it... More 

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sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the positive attitude of each and every member of staff. Such a loving warm experience. I enjoyed hearing the chiefs stories. He made me laugh and cry (in a beautiful way). Loved the audience participation. I got to experience the variety of cultures from Fiji, Samoan, Maori etc... he gave a rounded view of island history and culture. The... More 

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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We would score the entertainment a 5 but found the food disappointing... We were last table to get served and many dishes were empty... Quality of food so so...this is our second visit to the chief luau. if we were to return to Hawaii we would be looking to change it up and check out a different luau and pay... More 

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