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Hale Koa Luau

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Address: 2055 Kalia Rd, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1998
Phone Number: (808) 955-0555
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Great Luau!

I've stayed at the Hale Koa twice within a year and attended the Luau both times and it didn't disappoint.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
radctmriguy
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El Paso, Texas
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We did the will-call seating by reserving on-line. This was a mistake as there was only one ticket window and a long line to pick up the tickets. It's the same line for those purchasing tickets. You need a military ID, but non-military were in line trying to purchase tickets and arguing with the only ticket agent. It took nearly... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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43 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Hale Koa twice within a year and attended the Luau both times and it didn't disappoint.

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1 Thank radctmriguy
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Luau was an experience of a life time from Start to Finish it was 1st Class... I felt like I was with caring family .. The entertainment was Great and some cast members pose for pictures.

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Bunnlevel, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The food wasn't impressive. Not horrible but just "okay." What was amazing and spectacular was the entertainment! The show that was put on by the entertainers was top-notch. So fantastic that I would happily pay again for my family of four to watch this luau again just for the show alone. My 8 year old and my 2 1/2 year... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

The food was not great...the pork was really good, but the rest of the food was edible, but not good. The dancing was EXCELLENT and the singing was so-so...I have no idea why they made the lounge singer the 'star' of the show.

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Augusta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We had a great time overall. The show was great and very entertaining. The staff (aside from waitstaff) was friendly and our kids really enjoyed the activities before the show. They had lei making, tattoos, ukulele lessons and a few other things. We did run into a couple of food issues which was disappointing after making an extra call to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Went to the luau on July 5. You do not need a military ID to purchase tickets online but you do need an ID to get in! The staff was very friendly! We took a family picture upon entering which was later available as an 8x10 for $15. (I thought that was a good price.) My kids (13, 12, 9)... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

While staying at the Hale Koa, our family went to the Luau on-site as well. Upon entering, you are greeted with a beverage (mai tai or punch for kids), and the many activities everyone gets to try. Show up early (at least 30 minutes) to be first in line for the best seats for the showcase! Everyone got to make... More 

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Lovely Midwest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

YOU NEED A MILITARY ID FOR THIS. I you are not military or DOD employee you cannot attend this activity. It was a wonderful show. The food was typical luau food, but the show was wonderful. I dare you not to get choked up during the finale.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Great luau and great pricing. I recommend booking online in advance for seating near the stage. If you are staying at the Hale Koa and looking for a fun experience, look no further. The festivities start at 5:30. There are different stations where you can learn how to make leis or braid grass headband. My kids (11 and 13) absolutely... More 

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