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Royal Kona Resort Luau

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Address: 75-5852 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
Phone Number: 866-482-9775
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Great show

We enjoyed the Luau. The show was great, food was nice and Mia Tia's delicious. The view of the sunset was spectacular. Has a beautiful back drop of the ocean.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the Luau. The show was great, food was nice and Mia Tia's delicious. The view of the sunset was spectacular. Has a beautiful back drop of the ocean.

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Warren, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in Waikoloa Village, so this was not convenient, but booked it because it was half the price of the luaus around here. I was glad I did. The show was great and the food was also. The setting off of the ocean was amazing!

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the Luau and had some good food. The tables and seating offered a nice time to visit with people we have never met. I suggest checking this out!

Thank Justin C
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all I want to say if you're going to go to this luau ...you need to buy your tickets online this is the cheapest way to get it. just Google Royal Kona Resort luau and it will bring up several sites. Do not pay the extra $7 for the preferred seating it is absolutely not worth it. You... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous Beautiful property and view overlookng the ocean. Luau very very nice and a live music band, plus the dancers with awesome fire dancers. Family attendance and all were impressed. Definitely recommended.

Thank Sandra L
Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got back from a week on the Big Island and wanted to let everyone know that the Royal Kona Resort Luau was Awesome, HIGHLY recommended. We took my in-laws this trip and we all had an amazing time, great entertainment, TONS of food and great seats, front row center :-)

Thank cabinetpat
Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to several Luaus and this one was a pleaser. Luaus are an experience as a whole so it is hard to get too critical about each and every component. This Luau was an overall very good experience. The setting by the ocean is a real pleaser. The food was a bit better than the other (more expensive) Luau's... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were unable to get there at 4:00, the time to be there for get premium seating (Tickets say 4:45). When I booked I wrote down it was our honeymoon. When we got to the gate, they couldn't care less. Their response is we are so popular. Felt like we were paying cattle. The men who were supposed to help... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The luau was definitely a highlight of the trip. I would recommend getting there early to get better seating. We read ahead and got great seats. The food was absolutely delicious. The entertainment was fun. The musicians were great, the hostess was lovely, and the dancers did not disappoint. (the mai tais were delicious too!)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoyed the RK Luau twice now and enoy the food and the show. With the number of performers (and food service) luaus are big productions but we felt the RK was a good value. The most recent show had more interactions for kids before the show and I think they should really play that piece up to last... More 

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