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Professional and pleasing

This is a well rehearsed flawless luau, sure to please. We did opt for the better seating and were... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2017
Greenville, South Carolina

Make sure you call first - I think some of the recent reviews here are of the Kona Resort Luau, not... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2012
Roswell, Georgia
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Jul 25, 2018
“Was really great back in the day”
Oct 1, 2017
“Best Luau in Kona and the Big Island”
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

KVR was essentially destroyed years ago by a tsunami, so the luau no longer exists. Look for a potential reopening in 2020!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank robertf8
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

My wife, daughters and I booked the Luau at the Courtyard Marriot after reading good reviews and were not disappointed. I recommend booking the “premium” seats as you get seating nearest the sea and the stage and you get to eat first. All inclusive price...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

This is a well rehearsed flawless luau, sure to please. We did opt for the better seating and were happy we did.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank irenebadams
Reviewed October 12, 2012

Kona Village Resort put on the best luau I've ever been to. Here's hoping the resort opens again soon. You can check out the Facebook page hosted by other guests like me... who found this the most wonderful resort in the world.

Date of experience: November 2011
3  Thank Gillian402
Reviewed July 10, 2012 via mobile

Make sure you call first - I think some of the recent reviews here are of the Kona Resort Luau, not the village luau, since they claim to not be running them due to damage sustained last year.

2  Thank Mr_KevinSmith
Reviewed December 28, 2011

I had never been to a luau so I have nothing to compare it to, but it is everything you think a luau should be and more. There is a reason that people staying at other resorts come to Kona Village for the Luau. The...More

Date of experience: May 2011
4  Thank tj330
Reviewed August 10, 2011

Sadly the Kona Village was damaged in the tsunami that hit the Big Island from Japan in spring 2011 and is closed until further notice. (as of Aug 2011). This is reputed to be the best luau on the island. The setting is very nice....More

Date of experience: February 2011
1  Thank David C
Reviewed March 24, 2011

Kona Village Resort to Close Following Significant Structural and Property Damage Due to Tsunami. We had reservations for the second week of April 2011 to attend the Luau. The property just called to tell us that everything is cancelled for several months. Check their website...More

Date of experience: March 2011
6  Thank ShadestnNashville_TN
Reviewed February 24, 2011

We attended the Wednesday night Hula Mana luau and rated it as the best we'd ever been to. We've been to several public and private luaus on every island, even one with Don Ho as the entertainment a few years back, and this one was...More

Date of experience: February 2011
5  Thank Bips
Reviewed February 11, 2011

I'm writing this honest review to stop people from wasting their hard earned money and valuable vacation time. My wife and I live in Kona and we went to the Kona Village Luau for an early Valentine's Day treat for one another. It was terrible....More

Date of experience: February 2011
6  Thank Jojoman
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