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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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Luau for Ohana (family)

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Paul O
Minot, North Dakota
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Minot, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 3 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 4 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!

Thank Ellie D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This show has been going on here for five years and still best on Island. Family show and kids love it. I will be bring my fourth and last grandchild here in 2018. My two friends this trip had excellent time and also love The Chief

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our whole family....agrees 2 through 64 enjoyed the luau. Not too crowded so we got to participate in a lot of pre-luau events. Good good and great show. Loved the fire dancers!

Thank Mary J
Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended the Chief's Luau and it was even better than expected! The Chief, the fireknife dancers, Miss Aloha and all of the dancers were great. Loved seeing the variety of island traditions represented here. Not only was the Chief funny and entertaining but he also talked about the tradition of family. It was very organized and the buffet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The night started off great from the moment we stepped onto the bus until the moment we stepped off.. The Cheif was very funny & the show was fantastic.. The fire knife dance was jaw dropping!! Deffinately worth purchasing the Royal package.. My husband & I were right at the front and had no interruptions (we even got up on... More 

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