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“Great food and Great Comedy”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Chief's Luau

Chief's Luau
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Chief's Luau at Sea Life Park
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Waimanalo
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Owner description: 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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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great food and Great Comedy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

Hands down the best Luau Ive been to. The food was good, view was good, show was hilarious and the best fire show ive seen at a luau and the longest. The announcer made the show though he was hilarious and very interactive with the crowd. If it wasnt for him this luau would probably be like all the others.

Visited February 2013
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“Terrific food and entertainment!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

Chiefs Luau was a perfect choice for a marvelous Hawaiian experience! We started off with some activities like weaving leaves into a headband and trying our hand at throwing a spear. The show is right on the coast and the Pacific provides a scenic background. The meal is preceded by explanation of some traditions about how to cook over the pit and the roast pig is ceremonially uncovered. Food was plentiful and delicious with a good mix of meats, salads, fruits and vegetables, and of course there was poi. Dinner was followed with a wonderful performance of dances, jokes, audience participation and music. The location is beautiful and the experience is suitable for all ages.

Visited February 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“Great Location - Spectacular Backdrop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

The Luau was very good. Enjoyed the performance and audience participation. Food was good and plentiful. Enjoyed the traditional food. This luau is next to the Old Lahania Luau in Maui in quality and performance!

Visited February 2013
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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“Fantastic Show Chief's Luau (Best) in Hawaii”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

Great showmanship, wonderful presentation, beautiful grounds, good authentic food, authentic natives, good jokes and what a learning experience. We saw The Chief make fire, saw real authentic dances and hulas. Enjoyed the camaraderie and jokes, and audience participation. The entire production was fascinating. We learned to throw darts, do the hula, and weave palms. We saw the uncovering of the pig, and ate big plates full. The evening was teh highlight of a 2 week stay on Hawaii and all three of us could go back and enjoy the show again. This is by far the best Luau and show in Hawaii. Don't miss out.

Visited February 2013
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Santa Cruz, California
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“Great luau for families”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2013

You have many choices for luaus in Hawaii. Chief's Luau ups the entertainment quotient in a family friendly way, making the time both engrossing and humorous. And did I mention the talented singers and dancers? Of the four luaus I have seen over the past ten years, this was definitely the most fun, and I will be sure to recommend to friends and family. The singers and musicians were exceptional, with harmonies and arrangements that brought new appreciation to both traditional and standard selections. The attention paid to children by al the cast did not shortchange adult viewing, and gave the kids present a vey special experience to remember.

Visited February 2013
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