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Chief's Luau
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Chief's Luau at Sea Life Park
Ranked #1 of 18 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.
Reviewed March 30, 2013

We took the bus there and from the moment we arrived it was non-stop entertainment; there was photobooth, spear throwing, weaving, hula dancing, tattoo booth, and a fire stage. Followed by the chiefs welcome, dancing, great food, lots of laughter and crowd participation. The chief keeps you laughing the entire time and encourages pictures and good times. The dances and presentations were spectacular, mixed with knowledge of different tribes and traditions. Defintely cannot wait to go again some day!!!

Thank Whitney L
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Reviewed March 30, 2013

I chose this luau because it was the most reasonable time frame, from 4:30 to 8:30, as well as a short 30 minute ride from our hotel in Honolulu. It was the perfect choice; the kids were captivated immediately by the sea-turtles and sting-ray on display at the entrance of the Sea Life Park luau, and they started to get involved in the pre-luau activities and crafts. The performances were captivating, involved comedy and audience participation, and the buffet was very good. There were 3 types of meat offered: fish, terriakyi chicken, and hawaiian shredded pork. The setting with the ocean in the background was beautiful, and it was romantic to watch the moon rise over the cliffs and water as the night progressed. Highly recommended.

Thank Jessie F
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Reviewed March 30, 2013

The, venue and entertainment were unbelievable! Chief is very talented, as are all his performers. He sings, plays ukulele, guitar, drums (all very well), and is quite the comedian and emcee too. The setting is alongside a beautiful ocean with cliffs, and behind you is a beautiful lush mountain. We we blessed to also have an unforgettable full moon rising over the ocean while watching the show! Food was OK, and there was plenty to be had. definately recommend!

Thank Laura A
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

We went to the Chief's Luau on Sunday 17/03/13. Unfortunately it rained out so the Chief offered us to come back on Wednesday 20/03/13. On the Pearl Harbor and Circle Island tour and at the Sea Life Park stop, the tour guide recommended Chief's Luau for its authentic luau by Samoa Chiefs and his people, so despite our early 6am Thursday flight out, we decided to take up the Chief's offer and returned on Wednesday. There were handful people return. Indeed we would regret if we did not return. We LOVED it. The Kalua Pork, Chicken Yakitori, Grilled Fish are pretty tasty and lots of foods one could go for 2nd or even 3rd serving. Best of all, the Chief is so hilarious, he kept us entertained and laughing. The dances showcase from Samoa, Fiji, Tahiti islands. The fire dancing was amazing. BEST Luau ever and highly recommend it. A MUST see show.

Thank KiemOttawa
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

If someone asks me what was the best thing you did in Hawaii without hesitation I will respond it is Chief's Luau. I cannot say enough about our incredible night. They kept us entertained from the moment we got there and non-stop all night long. I did not think I liked Mai tais but they make a great MaiTai. After dinner I thought the night was over and I was satisfied. Well the real show did not even begin! They were excellent. We upgraded when purchasing tickets and got great seats. I would recommend this. It was fun fun fun all night long. A night to be remembered forever!

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