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Hale Koa Luau

2055 Kalia Rd, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1998
+1 808-955-0555
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Great evening under the stars!

Love Hawaii, music of Hawaii, the oral history, lei making, hula dancing, and all things Polynesia... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ggerskine
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Orlando, Florida
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Luau

Everything was good ,show was excellent especially the Military tribute at the end of the show the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ThomasDRedOak_Texas
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Red Oak, Texas
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pre show” (24 reviews)
“military hotel” (18 reviews)
“tree climbing” (13 reviews)
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2055 Kalia Rd, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1998
Waikiki
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+1 808-955-0555
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love Hawaii, music of Hawaii, the oral history, lei making, hula dancing, and all things Polynesia. The food at this luau is served family style and. Includes fresh pineapple, Lomi Lomi, poi, fish, Kahlua pork, steak, chicken, potato, rice, and desserts! Served with one drink,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Everything was good ,show was excellent especially the Military tribute at the end of the show the dinner had a sample of various Hawaiian cuisines pork chicken and fish pineapple and poi

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife had requested a vegetarian meal when the tickets were purchased but was served the regular meal which was mostly meat. The waiter said she had asked if anyone had a special request but we did not hear that and expected to be served...More

2  Thank tennman
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bottom line up front: This particular luau is for those with Department of Defense credentials. From the ticketing website: "The Hale Koa Hotel is an Armed Forces Recreation Center. All events require a valid Active/Retired U.S. Military/DoD ID card or sponsor to attend." You can...More

2  Thank Patricia V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ad is deceiving. Only in fine print does it read for active military only. This should not be advertised to general public. I should not be able to purchase tickets without military Id. Very deceptive and discriminatory towards civilians. They should be ashamed of themselves.

5  Thank baldeagle5000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good luau. Enjoyed the pre-show festivities. Great entertainment. Food wasn't great but we were there for the show and it was incredible!

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Luau was great. My family enjoyed all of the activities before hand especially the kids who were able to make lei bracelets, learn a bit of the ukulele, get a tattoo and make a headband of palm leaves. Entertainment was excellent and very funny. Appetizers...More

Thank TheTravelingRat
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Five of us went to the Hale Koa Luau and as far as commercial Luau’s go this one was very good, we all enjoyed it. The food was good and the show was very entertaining, comedy, dancing, a little cultural education and a World Champion...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

If you are fortunate to stay at the Hale Koa, don't miss this event. I do love this show and the food was amazing. I never stayed at the Hale Koa, but had the opportunity as a military member to see this show a few...More

Thank Shanna M
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

If you’re in Oahu and wish to go to a Luau then the Hole Koa is the place to go. Yes, since it’s on base you must be either active duty, retired military or a guest of the hotel. The show is fun and the...More

1  Thank ChuckEVa
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Jim C
12 April 2018|
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Response from Shanna M | Reviewed this property |
No. They are held on Mondays and Thursdays. Be sure to book in advance/buy tickets. The adult meal is worth the ticket of about $64. Doors open at 5:30 and dinner is at 6:30. There is usually a long line to get in, so... More
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journey6344
24 February 2018|
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Response from laleemc | Reviewed this property |
No. Never let that ever stop you from going or doing anything. Everyone is so nice and friendly. I was with my partner and I enjoyed all the events before dinner on my own, at my own pace anyway. The night I attended most... More
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Leonard S
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Response from Theodore T | Reviewed this property |
It is based on rank and I booked them online months before so that I could get the desired seating. E6-E9 was $64 at the time.
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