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Chief's Luau at Sea Life Park

41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795
+1 877-357-2480
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Waimanalo
Type: Performances
Owner description: Chief's Luau is TripAdvisor's #1 ranked paid attraction on the island of Oahu. It is the ultimate authentic, interactive and romantic experience that... more » Owner description: Chief's Luau is TripAdvisor's #1 ranked paid attraction on the island of Oahu. 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. « less
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Completely entertaining and informative. There was singing, dancing, music and a lot of laughs. You learned about the Hawaiian culture from performers of unsurpassed talent. The most exciting luau I've ever attended!

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

This was definitely one of the highlights of our visit to Oahu. The chief is extraordinary - an accomplished musician, singer, dancer, and comedian. The show is mesmerizing, especially the fire dance. The food, as others have said, is average at best, but you don't go there for the food. A wilted salad awaited us when we sat down in... More

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful laid back entertaining and interactive experience in a beautiful outdoor setting on a warm Hawaiian night what more could you ask for. The chief keeps you entertained meanwhile informing the audience of the customs of each Island. The fire dance is spectacular. I have been to the Polynesian cultural centre and found it to be too long... More

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Alstonville, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

Absolutely the best Luau. Everything about this Luau was great. The Chief was so funny & welcoming. It was like having dinner with friends. The staff were great. The food was good & very filling. I would highly recommend this Luau to everyone, young & old alike. A must see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The show was excellent, the Cheif has you totally engaged for the entire time you are there. The food was a bit of a let down but we weren't really there for the food..... Enjoy the show it's Excellent!

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We really enjoyed the Chief's Luau. The "Chief" was very entertaining, overall lots of great music, food and laughs!

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a very pleasurable experience at the Chief's Luau at Sea Life Park. The whole event was well planned from the lei greeting, through the many venues where guests could participate in fire making, creating a headband out of palm fronds, getting a henna tattoo, and others. The food was average...the actual show was spectacular. High... More

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Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I recently took my son & girlfriend to Chiefs Luau in Aug. All I can say is it was fabulous! The chief is a total crack up and the dancers were amazing. The food was very good. The dancers totally interacted with the audience. So much fun. I'm bringing my husband to Oahu thanksgiving week and will be def going... More

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I came to Chief's Luau a few days after Paradise Cove's. Chief's Luau definitely has the better show. Chief is a great host and makes everything very entertaining. I didn't, however, like how the time to do activities was so short and the amount of activities to do was so little (in comparison to Paradise Cove). The food were both... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had a Royal Package and made sure we sat at front of our table. It gets you front of house and best seat for the show. Strongly remoomnd you're not shy and make this a focus when the gates open and sit at front seats, but be prepared the menfolk will be 'invited' to be the visiting chiefs which... More

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