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Island Breeze Luau at the King Kamehameha Hotel

75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
+1 808-326-4969
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first luau. Found it an interesting experience . The setting was awesome with views across the bay. The young dancers depicting the various Polynesian cultures were great and the narration interesting as was watching the pork and turkey being taken from the...More

Thank Jo V
konakohala, Public Relations Manager at Island Breeze Luau at the King Kamehameha Hotel, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your evening at the lu'au and learned more about our home here in Hawai'i and the influence of the rest of Polynesia has had on the Hawaiian culture. A hui hou! Until next time!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time at the Island Breeze Luau. This was the first experience for both of us and we enjoyed both the food and the entertainment. The entertainment is an island cultural education and history lesson. The food was fantastic....More

Thank Barb J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did this for our third anniversary trip, and we loved it! The food was great, the entertainment was amazing, and we learned so much about Polynesian culture from the emcee. We definitely recommend it!

Thank QuickWhitTravel
konakohala, Public Relations Manager at Island Breeze Luau at the King Kamehameha Hotel, responded to this review

Congratulations on your third anniversary and mahalo for spending such a special occasion with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the luau right at our hotel. When you make the reservations tell them you are staying at the hotel for a discount. We got in line at 4:30 and the general seating line was really long so I went back to the lobby...More

Thank Shiniesthalo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent time at this luau. Despite feeling a little like cattle in the beginning when they are ushering you through the line, once we got into the venue (which was beautiful) everything relaxed and it was excellent. We took our 8 year...More

Thank Barbara R
konakohala, Public Relations Manager at Island Breeze Luau at the King Kamehameha Hotel, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review and sharing your experience at the lu'au. We are so pleased to hear that your son love the preliminary cultural activities and that everyone enjoyed the food - even our keiki (children's) buffet. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want an experience hard to forget, the Island Breeze Luau is it. Been a number of times. Never get tired of this one.

Thank davidV1642TR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great staff good food you must go to this one. Ive been to a few this was the best good entertainment as well very nice

Thank bcauston
konakohala, Public Relations Manager at Island Breeze Luau at the King Kamehameha Hotel, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time to share your experience with others. Please come visit again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did this as a bucket list type item during our week long trip to Kona. $400 could have been spent better going to a decent restaurant and enjoying the island charm without the cattle call buffet and cheesy show. The food was fine, the...More

Thank Hunter A
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Island Breeze Luau at the King Kamehameha Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, The experiences we hope to gain of being able to cross items off our bucket list may not always reach the height of greatness that we expect them to be. The goal of the bucket list is to try the things you consider life...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to this Luau last evening. It was fantastic from start to finish. We have been disappointed in the past at other luaus, but not here. It is well organized, the setting is lovely, the staff is friendly and warm and...More

Thank canada777-1207
konakohala, Public Relations Manager at Island Breeze Luau at the King Kamehameha Hotel, responded to this review

Mahalo for sharing about your experience at the Island Breeze Lūʻau! We will definitely pass on your kind words to our team.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved it!!! The show was beautiful the sunset is beautiful from this location. The food was very good. Would definitely go again on our next visit to the big Island. Had an amazing time.

Thank yeli1218
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Keith E
We have pre booked and paid for tonight, however walking down the street is seems you can purchase, tickets from booking centres for around half of the cost we paid, we haven't even got there and we feel let down already.
19 February 2016|
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Response from konakohala | Property representative |
Aloha, mahalo for your message. In order to receive discounted tickets for the luʻau with those vendors - you must sign up for a vacation ownership presentation. After attending their presentation they offer deals to local... More
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BOGEY115
We will be staying at the hotel on the 20th of February thru the 27th, what is the price for guests for upgraded seating for 2 adults?
3 February 2016|
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Response from rusty_fwg | Reviewed this property |
If you call the concierge desk directly, they will take care of you. They gave us a kama'aina discount. We sat right by the stage and hit the buffet first. Drink station as well.
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allisonpreston
Hi can you direct me to how I can make a booking for November ?
29 August 2015|
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Response from konakohala | Property representative |
Aloha, please feel free to give us a call at (808)326-4969. If you prefer to book online please visit our website EventsByIslandBreeze Look forward to seeing you in November!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 100
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
    (Ali Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Ali'i Drive
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-4969
  • E-mail
Description
Guests of the Island Breeze Luau will be amazed with a display of authentic Polynesian activities, cuisine, and performances.



Island Breeze Luau, located in right on the edge of the ocean of the King Kamehameha Hotel is rated the best lu'au on the Big Island by kama'aina (local residents)visitors and travel writers. The luau begins with a lei greeting and picture taking. An open bar, arts and crafts await you. The imu (traditional underground oven) ceremony, is also a part of the exciting beginning to your Island Breeze ohana (family). There are many ways to participate in the luau activities: weave a coconut frond, learn how to open a coconut, learn the art of hula, get a Polynesian tattoo, and take the time to meet and talk to some of the performers.


Adults $82.74
Child (5-12) $41.34
Under 5 complimentary