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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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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

I can understand why this is one of the top rated Luaus on the island! The transport was prompt, convenient and made fun by the witty and informative guide and bus driver. The guys at the Luau were friendly, extremely polite and happy to make it a great experience for everybody and the Chief is one funny guy! The organisation... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

When in Hawaii, attending a Luau is a "must do". My friend and I chose Chief's Luau based on reviews and it was said to be more authentic than some of the more touristy luau's. I actually made a mistake when buying tickets online, selecting the wrong hotel for pick up. A quick email got it all sorted without a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

We were entertained from the very beginning. The food was good , everyone was very accommodating, and the show was exceptional. A definite must do for Oahu.

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Springfield, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed the luau more than expected, I'm not sure what we expected, but this was a pleasant surprise. The entire staff did a remarkable job sharing their culture and at the same time it was fun and entertaining. The setting was absolutely stunning on a beautiful Hawaiian evening. The costumes were great, the entertainment was great, the food was... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

The Sea life park itself is a little run down and doesn't cater for a huge crowd, a little bit disorganised at the time however the Luau itself is fantastic, we had front row seats which you pay extra for but well worth it and the food was good. The show runs through all of the pacific islands and there... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

From the get go chiefs luau was fantastic , the staff were enthusiastic to be there and didn't look like they were there just to get paid. The chief was FANTASTIC ! he was funny and got everyone in on the action. We learnt how to do the hola ,make coconut leaf head bands ,spear throw, make fire and some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Best night in Hawaii so far! Great atmosphere! Great entertainment! Great food! The staff were so friendly and helpful too. Really enjoyed it!

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

brilliant time chief is so funny but the acts are so good to watch. Educational and the food is excellent. i would not pay for the full cost we did and everyone else was treated the same except for the buffet you only got served once if you wanted more you got it yourself.. and there was no tour of... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The chief was hilarious and the dancers were amazing! I paid for the royal table; this included a mini tour of the sea park, table service for your meal, and a seat near the stage. We walked at a fast pace by the shark tank, came out to the turtle exhibit, and was suppose to see the dolphins but the... More

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Yucca Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This was my first trip to Hawaii and like all visitors the one thing I had to do was go to a Luau. I read many reviews of the various Luaus offered in Oahu and decided that Chief's Luau sounded like it would be good. It wasn't good...IT WAS FABULOUS! Check in started at 4:30 and at 5 Chief came... More

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