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“Great recommendation” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hale Koa Luau

Hale Koa Luau
2055 Kalia Road, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
(808) 955-0555
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Adelaide, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great recommendation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We chose this after reading reviews on tripadvisor & we were not disappointed. We were concerned we couldn't attend as not in the military. Order tickets online, great prices & well worth the money. Arrive early as the line to get in is quite long, once inside you're greeted with juice or mai tai & there are demonstrations of lai making, tree climbing, music & photo opportunities. The food was delicious & you didn't go home hungry. The show was very good, the only negative was the host he had obviously been doing this a long time & still living in the 80's, found him boring, would have rather seen one of the islanders host the show but otherwise a fantastic show.
Absolutely loved it & glad we experienced some real Hawaiian tradition.

Visited July 2013
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San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The luau”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

The show was wonderful, we had large group 16 people all ages and everyone was thrilled with the performance. The food was Hawaiian, servings were large. Ticket prices are for show ,dinner and a drink. Open bar to purchase more drinks if desired.

Visited July 2013
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Rogers, Arkansas, United States
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“Awesome family experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Really enjoyed the entertainment and venue. Great drinks at reasonable prices. Incredible performances. Plenty of food. Kids may be put off during pit ceremony--it's never wise to name your pig. ;-)

Visited July 2013
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Hayward, California, USA
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“Nice, great entertainment”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This was my second Luau at the Hale Koa. The entertainment is great and fun, the dinner is good which includes lots of meat. "Cousin Jerry" who is one of the dancers and performs individual acts such as climbing a coconut tree, is a true showman. The dancers are exotic and beautiful. The Luau host, Greg Mederios, is okay, and presents kind of a 1950's, 1960's theme throughout the show. He hasn't changed his routine since I attended the Luau more than a year ago.

Make your reservations early to get good seating. I made our reservations 2 weeks before our arrival to the Hale Koa and was able to get a front row table from the stage. There's a good chance that you'll be sharing your table with another party.

Visited July 2013
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st petersburg, Fl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Military only Luau”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Great experience but do remember you need to have someone in your party be a Military person with ID, past or present.

Visited July 2013
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