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Hale Koa Luau

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Address: 2055 Kalia Road, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: (808) 955-0555
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Birthday Luau

This was a great way to celebrate my birthday. Unfortunately we had a huge column blocking our view of the stage. But we were able to move after eating. And the lighting in our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago

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153 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great way to celebrate my birthday. Unfortunately we had a huge column blocking our view of the stage. But we were able to move after eating. And the lighting in our section did not work so it was hard to see our food. The food was good. The staff was not helpful in trying to get us... More 

Thank Hardrocker8888
Southwick, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't know what to expect from a luau but it wasn't this. I felt like I was at a cheesy Disney production. The food was just horrible and the waiters were almost rude. That being said, the dancers were talented and the leader "Cousin Jerry" was funny. I'm glad we went but I certainly wouldn't return.

1 Thank Mystic_01240
San Francisco, California
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We stayed at the Hale Koa Hotel on a recent trip to Hawaii and decided to make luau reservations. As it was a last minute decision, we were seated at table 37 which wasn't really bad as area was elevated and not same level as stage. Entertainment was great - cousin Jerry, the fire dance, various Hawaiian dances, and tribute... More 

Thank FamTripsSD
Manila, Philippines
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75 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Went to Luau in the Hale Koa which they say is the best in Waikiki but i found it to be just average. i guess my expectation of it was just very high and the luau didnt meet them. Dancers were great. The cousin leader was funny. the food was just average. But its something you dont wanna miss when... More 

Thank Spinner_Muyan
Lockport, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Great luau for the price. Gotta get ticket early in your trip so you can get good seats - we had front seats 1st time and they were awesome. 2nd trip we waited too long and had seats all the way in the back-they sucked. Food is worst part of luau - they serve your plate and if you don't... More 

1 Thank klirwin
Converse, Texas
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12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This show is a must see! The food is excellent! The entertainers are top notch. The dancers and very talented. Performers are available for individual pictures after the show. Very well done! We had not anticipated it being such a good show. We are glad we went!!

Thank Craig M
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Luau start with welcome you with drink and keep you busy taking a photo with the dancers. The activities before dinner are fun for everyones. The foods and the show are excellent for the price. We enjoyed our Hale Koa Luau and would recommend to all of our friends.

1 Thank mblbbe
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78 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We thought for the price the Hale Koa Luau was excellent. The activities before were fun with something for everyone. The meal was a little rushed to make time for the show but we got to try a little of everything. The waiter was very nice and explained what everything was. The show was also very enjoyable. I priced other... More 

1 Thank 2854retiree
Macon, Georgia
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59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We thought the show and presentations were very traditional. The food was right on track. It was not my families cup of tea, but they enjoyed the show. They even tried a few food items that shocked me considering their closed palate. The dancers were exactly what I expected and their talent was obvious. We learn a lot of history... More 

Thank Baybug2012
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Luau started with welcome area to keep guests busy prior to start of dinner being served. Family Style. Good food. Dancers and Entertainment was very good, would recommend. One Mai Tai or punch drink provided, others must be purchased. Must book early to get good seats, sells out and seats in back have bad view of stage.

1 Thank Snoopy.fan

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