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Waikiki Starlight Luau

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This is my third luau and by far the worst. The food was not bad, but seemed a little old. The... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Beulah, Australia
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Not worth the price

We were gifted 2 tickets as part of a timeshare presentation but had to pay $70 for our daughter a... read more

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Hilton Hawaiian Village, 2005 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were gifted 2 tickets as part of a timeshare presentation but had to pay $70 for our daughter a ticket. I would have been disappointed if I would have had to pay for all 3 of us. It was not worth the price. Not...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read some negative reviews on this luau, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. We actually enjoyed it quite a bit, and we also really enjoyed the food. Last year we went to the luau at the Polynesian Cultural Center, and I liked...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some aspects of the night didn't appeal particularly the seating. We were a couple but seated between two largish groups and ignored the entire night. Food was okay but could have been better but the dancers made up for any short comings. They were phenominal....More

1  Thank gmc292
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 2nd luau and if I had to do it all over again I wouldn't of paid $322 for 2 adults it just wasn't worth it. The food was just ok, nothing at all special. We weren't even first in line at the...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I got there around 4:45 and that worked great! We were gold seating and got really good seats. Definitely get there around 4:50 if you want an excellent seat! The earlier the better because it’s first come first serve seating. Diamond get...More

1  Thank Ashley P
Reviewed September 2, 2018

booked a ticket with all the top class options (cost me around $350 au) to get a front seat and a vip to the restaurant. when i got there 30min before the opening time, the place was packed, all the good seats where taken and...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

This is my third luau and by far the worst. The food was not bad, but seemed a little old. The performance was great. I didn’t like the rooftop idea. With the beautiful lagoon the Hilton has they should move it to the beach. $50...More

1  Thank Aimsta82
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth paying extra for Diamond Premiere tix. Seated next to stage. Excellent show. The dancers were phenomenal with extremely physical dances. The story line of the show was about the indigenous people and was beautiful. The buffet was ok. Heavy on salads. Delicious fresh...More

Thank cheryl k
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Lots of fun for all of us. Great show. Great food well prepared. Staff and dancers were super friendly and accessible.

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed August 3, 2018

I recommend this show to get a sense of the Hawaiiwan culture but set your expectations low on the food. The importing thing to keep in mind is to get there at 5PM to get your seats at the table, sections are reserved based on...More

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April 11, 2017|
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Response from warrior96 | Reviewed this property |
The luau is not held on the rooftop on Fridays. Instead, there is something held on the lawn adjacent to the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon. Not sure about the view from there.
Alex K
July 20, 2015|
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Response from Jack G | Reviewed this property |
The tickets that you are referring to could be the one that are given as an incentive to view the Hilton Grand Vacation. This would be your choice and could be what you have heard about.