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Hale Koa Luau

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Neighbourhood: Waikiki
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Address: 2055 Kalia Rd, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1998
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We went with a closed mind because a cab driver told us it was terrible. Wow I'm glad we went and didn't listen. This was an outstanding luau. My favorite part was at the end when... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with a closed mind because a cab driver told us it was terrible. Wow I'm glad we went and didn't listen. This was an outstanding luau. My favorite part was at the end when the gave a huge "thank you" to all our service members. The food was great too. There were also before activities which we all... More 

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although I have nothing to compare this too, this show and food was outstanding! Enjoyable music prior to the meal with several demonstrations set the mood. Part of the meal was served family style and then a huge plate of pork, beef, chick, fish and rice was served for the main meal. The MC was great and all of the... More 

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Thank Cheryl K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was way below our expectations. The dancers were amazing but the host ruined it. As soon as he got into his 3rd song, i walked away. The food tasted like you could get it anywhere and it was 60 dollars per person for adults. That came with dinner, one alcoholic or non alcoholic drink, a seat you may or... More 

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Thank Halvie20
Salt Lake City, Utah
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 8 stayed at the Hale Koa hotel and attended the Luau on our first night. It was fun, entertaining, informative and the food was delicious. There was pre-show activities like lei making, palm braiding and hula lessons. The actual show was a tour of the south pacific island dances and clothing. The price was more affordable than... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entertainment prior to the meal and show is very good. The food is the worst we had in the 8 days in Honolulu and the show itself was not impressive at all except for the two young boys who performed and were amazing. I would recommend finding a better one than this.

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Thank Traveler13116807
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88 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our kids to the Luau and had a great time. The dancers were funny and great to watch. The music was also very good. They make leis with you and weave headbands from palm fronds. If you are planning to go and there is the slightest chance of rain, reserve a seating area that is covered for dinner.

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Thank Rob D
Honolulu, Hawaii
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The PA system is very poor, we were near the back and could not make out most of the narration or songs. The stage view was blocked by pillars, people standing, and distance; but, what we could see was terrific. The "cocktail hour" was enjoyable with the different interactive stations. It would help if there were TV screens for the... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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404 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to Hawaii and our first real Luau. We enjoyed the pre luau events and music/interaction the best, but everything was wonderful! We'd love to come again someday.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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159 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I really enjoyed this experience with my husband, amazing dancers and fire talent! The food was decent but not 5 star. I really liked the beginning entrance by being greeted with a shell necklace and welcome drink! The entertainment was on point and I truly felt I was in the heart of Hawaiian culture!

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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We first attended the Hale Koa luau six years ago. We went again this week and we're impressed at the improvement in good and entertainment The preshow, a cocktail hour of sorts where you drink, have your photo taken, and mingle , was highlighted by an entertaining explanation of the luau before heading to your table. The meal itself was... More 

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