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Island Breeze Luau

Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, 75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-329-8111
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Voted the Best of West Hawaii since 2000 , the Island Breeze Lu'au and is located on the shores of Kamakahonu Bay and the historic grounds of the Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel. An evening filled with delicious food and authentic Island entertainment. Highlights include the re-enactment of the arrival of Kamehameha I aboard an outrigger canoe, the unearthing of the imu (underground oven), preliminary arts and crafts where you have a chance to meet the performers, a 22-dish buffet, an open bar and the finale of the Siva Afi - spectacular Samoan Fireknife dance.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“open bar” (43 reviews)
“hula lessons” (23 reviews)
“kalua pig” (17 reviews)
Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, 75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-329-8111
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our third luau having previously attended Chief's Luau in Oahu 2015 and Old Lahaina Luau in Maui 2016. While Old Lahaina Luau remains our favorite, there were aspects of this luau that were positive. This luau was very organized, as the check-in line...More

Thank Mjzeta
Reviewed 6 days ago

Island Breeze is very classy and real. Everything they do screams quality. This IS a must see. If you REALLY want a memorable experience, head over to Island Breeze.

1  Thank Gregory R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this luau and it started pouring in about 30 minutes. They were prompt in giving towels to everyone and getting every one inside the lobby and transfer all the food inside. Even though we did not have the outside experience they did...More

Thank Bhavna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's not much I can add to all the other reviews about the food, etc. We paid the little extra to not have to wait in a really long line and then received the perks that went with it. Perfect if you have an impatient...More

Thank dawnjohn75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time to Hawaii so this was on the bucket list of things to try. Got it by doing a timeshare presentation with Wyndham so tickets dropped to $40 instead of the $100 or so. Held at the Courtyard Mariott resort in Kona. Parked at...More

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Hawaii for the first time to celebrate our 35th Anniversary, so we had to go to a luau. I've never been to one before so I have nothing to compare it to. We had a great time. I would...More

1  Thank josiahsdad
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

The Island Breeze Luau was rated top for the big island and we were extremely pleased. We learned a hula, and watched them pull the pig from the pit. They had Hawaiian games to play, Mai Tai's to drink, six or seven cultural dances to...More

Thank rosiebertles
konakohala, Public Relations Manager at Island Breeze Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo for sharing about your experience at the Island Breee luʻau. We are so happy that it was a highlight of your stay in Hawaiʻi and love that you have even more special memories to take home. A hui hou! (til we see you again!)

Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I actually had a flight delay and came late to the Luau, we called ahead to let them know this. We arrived at 6:45 and we were greeted and were still able to get all the food we'd want and were promptly...More

Thank AllStarMP
konakohala, Public Relations Manager at Island Breeze Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo for your feedback - we are so pleased that you decided to attend despite your delayed flight. Glad that you were able to catch up and had a wonderful evening!

Reviewed June 13, 2017

My husband and I were both disappointed with this luau experience. We have both been to a handful of other luaus (I spent three years living on Oahu at one point), and felt that this one wasn't up to the standard set by others we...More

1  Thank Meaghan M
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Island Breeze Luau, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to attend our lu'au and providing us with your feedback qbout your experience. We regret that you had such a disappointing evening. We realize that everyone has their own feelings about events like lu'au dinners and shows, but...More

Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

We've been to this luau 4 times now. It was too bad it rained this time and we had our family with us for the first time. They didn't mind though, they loved it! They loved the dancers, friendly workers and good food. They were...More

Thank Mary K
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July 7, 2017|
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
We did not book the preferred option but quite frankly all of the seats are good and we did not experience a long delay for the buffet.
February 2, 2017|
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Response from konakohala | Property representative |
Aloha, typically the show ends at 8-8:30pm
Marlene H
December 5, 2016|
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Response from Grendyl | Reviewed this property |
We show because it was on a Sunday and fit our schedule. New Years Eve is a Saturday so I would see if it is even available. It was a good show and my teens (16 and 19) enjoyed it a great deal.