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Chief's Luau

41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy, Sea Life Park, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
+1 877-357-2480
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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.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea life park” (343 reviews)
“royal package” (197 reviews)
“spear throwing” (202 reviews)
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41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy, Sea Life Park, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
+1 877-357-2480
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a wonderful time. The show was amazing, great representation of the culture. The best Luau on the island. I lived the fire dancing

Thank bossladylawson716
Reviewed 2 days ago

Picked this because it was not in a hotel. Not to far a ride (30 minutes) in provided bus. Nice setting if you don't look over the low fence into the back of Sea Life Park junk and maintenance area. Food was fine. "Activities" of...More

Thank sharon33191
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really recommend this luau, the food is delicious and the show very good.We had very good time. We arrived at 4pm in the afternoon and watching the sunset with the show was very beautiful experience. Wear Hawaiian clothes , comfortable shoes and light sweater,...More

Thank Roxana C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The trip starts off with our cultural ambassador (Kalai) meeting us on the bus and teaching us about the Polynesian way of life. Once we arrive, you can participate in Hawaiian spear throwing, arts and crafts, and try poi (Hawaiian equivalent of mashed potato...yum!), and...More

Thank Courtney M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been to 3 luaus over the years and Chiefs was the best. Here's what I learned. Don't pay extra for the mid and high tiered options. Opt for the cheapest rate. You'll be given a less fancy necklace, you'll eat last...but they have plenty...More

Thank 2autigers
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great Luau!! Family had a great time. Good food, great performances, fun family activities!! Bus to pick us up was late and we had to wait on 2nd bus. Not sure why. But all the tours around have you meet in this same spot. A...More

Thank thesaulsberrys
Reviewed 3 days ago

At first, my boyfriend and I weren’t planning to go to a Luau because tickets to these shows are quite expensive. But I am really glad we decided that we had to go and that out of all the Luau’s we booked it with Chief’s....More

Thank Erica R
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first luau ever and it was exactly what I wanted. I got to see the pig in the pit, a great buffet and a live show with hula dancing. The Chief was funny and very family oriented. He told a great story...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

An EXCELLENT rating is not good enough. Here, you are all family and they treat you as such. Chief makes sure everyone has a great time, from the youngest to the oldest, all experience his love for family. If you are looking for a comedy...More

Thank obabb
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great experience from the moment we were picked up from our hotel to when we were dropped back off. The guide, Alo, on our bus was very friendry and funny and made a point of speaking to everyone on the bus individually. Part of...More

Thank Debbie C
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July 12, 2017|
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Response from yin z | Reviewed this property |
Get it online. There are always discount tickets.
June 1, 2017|
Response from ChiefsLuau | Property representative |
Aloha Debbie! Congratulations on your anniversary. Chief does some special things for anniversary couples during the show, worth filming. To your questions... there is no way to predict attendance. High season doesn't hit... More
May 27, 2017|
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Response from Marcia M | Reviewed this property |
It is a buffet, plenty of fruit, meats, rolls, and I believe a couple of salads and cake for dessert