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The Olelo

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92-1185 Aliinui Dr, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-4434
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Calgary, Canada
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for drinks in the evening. Service was very slow, we sat at a table outside and no one came, so we moved to the bar. Bartender was much more attentive. Music is nice in the evening.

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Buffalo, NY
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Hawaiian musicians nightly and a great way to cap off a fabulous sunset. The appetizers, beer selection, and drinks are all great and the servers were friendly as well.

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Champaign, Illinois
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed at the Aulani, didn't eat there because we weren't there much, always out site seeing elsewhere. But we had a nite cap here and listed to some awesome live Hawaiian music.

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Everywhere
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177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We just finished our 6th stay at Aulani and we are no longer fans of the Olelo. The happy hour choices are now very limited and they changed their tacos...now with taro chips...Happy hour now only have 3 snack choices. No longer specials on tropical drinks, just beer and wine. In the past we visited the Olelo room nightly, this... More 

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Orange County, CA
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130 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Came here for drinks after a fun day at the resort. Good drinks with great bartenders. There is nightly music there. Never tried their food.

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Houston, Texas
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121 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

My husband I love this place! It's only open in the evenings. One can set inside at tables or out in the open on comfortable chairs listening to to great Hawaiian music, eating appetizers and having a nice drink. Very relaxing. Olelo means language in Hawaiian and inside you find not only a beautiful bar but you find cubicles and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Very relaxing atmosphere, including live music nightly. To make it worth your while, show up during their "Sunset Hour" (Happy Hour) between 5 pm and 7 pm. The food menu is pretty limited, but there were plenty of good drinks.

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Pittsburg, California
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

My husband and I went to hear music and get a drink here one night of our stay. The music was excellent. The drinks were not! No flavor at all. I sent mine back my husbands was slightly better and he finished his. We did not however repeat our order on any other night.

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Waipahu, Hawaii
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

A group of us went to the Olelo Bar at the Aulani hotel to relax and listen to Jerry Santos and Kamuela Kimokeo. The music was outstanding as usual, they play well together. The biggest disappointment was that there were no mixed drinks that night - something about gnats ... We got by okay, actually ended up saving some money,... More 

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Ohio
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Each night there is musical entertainment that was always quality, always fun. The bar serves local style drinks and small plate appetizers that were very good. We enjoyed it each evening.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Hawaiian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92-1185 Aliinui Dr, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-4434
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kapolei

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?