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Chief's Luau

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Address: 41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy, Sea Life Park, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
Phone Number: +1 877-357-2480
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Chief's Luau is TripAdvisor's highest rated luau in the state of Hawaii. It...

Chief's Luau is TripAdvisor's highest rated luau in the state of Hawaii. 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.

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The best Luau on the Island

We did several Luau during our stay and the Chief's Luau was by far the best. The twins had a fantastic time and would have liked to go again during our visit. It's a must see.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did several Luau during our stay and the Chief's Luau was by far the best. The twins had a fantastic time and would have liked to go again during our visit. It's a must see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked the Luau with my partner and our parents. All 6 of us really enjoyed the entertainment. There was a variety of things to see and do throughout the night. The only issue was the food was not good. It was a buffet style which I generally find fine, however this buffet had a very limited selection and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great entertainment all night long. Was perfect as outdoors on a tropical night with magic views. The dancing was amazing and had all kinds of dances. The chief great sense of humour. Lots to see and do. The only down side was the food. Very average but the rest made up for it. Do not wear heels. Saw one woman... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic Night!!! An absolute must do if your planning a trip to Hawaii. We had the best night ever. Thanks Cous. K & J number 4 bus for getting us there and safely back to the Marriott Waikiki.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great time for families. More of a show than an experience but worth the time and money. We took the middle level cost (paradise). The seats were fine. This is a great way to celebrate an anniversary. It stared at 5:15pm and the gate opened at 4:30. Seating is assigned. I had to use the address on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If there is only one thing to do while in hawaii its a must you go to chiefs luau. Absolutly had the best time. And K and the number 1 bus just knocked it right out of this world. Best bus trip ever

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great night out ! Thought it would be a night of culture and dancing but so much more. Food really nice ! The night was a lot of fun and the 'Chief' was so funny! Would highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far one of the best nights I had in Hawaii. Chief's Luau was fun, in a beautiful setting, and the food was decent. The main commentator was hilarious and I like how interactive they were with the crowd. I know there are other luaus to choose from but believe me when I say that this one was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: The location/view - Rabbit island in the distance and mountain range behind the tables. Located in sea life park and got to see several sea turtles. The drive up the coast is breathtaking. (Thanks to fellow trip advisors for recommending to sit on the right side of the bus for the view) Good entertainment; enjoyed making a coconut leaf... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic trip. Great drive to venue to see the island. Greated by characters in tribal gear. Chance to make Banana leaf headbands, spear throw, dance and make fire, or just enjoy a drink or 2 at the bar. Food cooked in Pit was beautiful meats just melted. The show was fun interactive for those that wish to join in and... More 

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