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Chief's Luau
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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. Produced by Chief Sielu Avea.
Reviewed March 11, 2014

I can only add to the 1000 other people who gave this Luau 5 stars. It was a warm wonderful funny and intelligent evening. Best line of the night , the Chief had the honeymoon couples up on stage and asked how long they were married 3 days ,2 weeks etc, the last couple said "eight hours" Chief laughed and said "we are good, but not THAT GOOD . GO HOME That was the tone for the whole evening. a few good laughs at some of the Hawaii tourist nonsense. A very nice dinner and male dancers built like real Hawaiians.

Thank Emeritus24
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Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

To start the bus was over a half hour late (and they ask you to arrive 10-15 early)...so standing around waiting for 45min was not a good start.
The trip to the Luau location was as long as they state (roughly 25min), could of been better with the guide (as I read the reviews and had high hopes). The food was ok but the menu could been better, not what we were expecting but still pretty good (didn't think the pork would been pulled pork).
The drinks were good (and you get two free).
The money grab for souvenir's and pictures was a little much ($20 for a picture with the chief???)
The show itself was fun and entertaining.
Overall it was fun but not worth the money.

2  Thank Brett L
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Reviewed March 10, 2014

Chief's Luau is wonderful. The location is gorgeous. In one direction you overlook the ocean and in the other direction the mountains are overlooking you. Chief and the other performers are warm, welcoming, inclusive, and FUN. The entertainment is top notch and breathtaking.

I went with my 84 year old mom and everyone was kind to her. One staff member let her ride a golf cart to and from the parking area. They even got her to hula on stage!

I highly recommend the Chief!

2  Thank Nancy O
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Reviewed March 10, 2014

This was our 9th time to the Islands and our 4th Luau and was an honor to be there on their 1 year anniversary. The setting was awesome and the food good. The Chief and his group of merry men kept us entertained with their guitars as well as having some entertaining activities to keep us busy until dinner and the show to follow. As with his show at the Mac Farm, we both felt valued as family by all of the staff there. The look into some history was both entertaining and informative. We had been to other luaus in the past that either had good food and poor show, or good show and poor food. The Chiefs was a balance of both with an entertaining show and a good sampling of food. Both could have been improved, but still a very good effort. We will most definitely come back with friends and family. Congrats on your first year, Chief. Mahalo

2  Thank TheSaint_inCanada
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Reviewed March 10, 2014

Beautiful scenery, wonderful show & greatly entertaining! We enjoyed the spear throwing, fire starting & other activities. The Chief was hilarious & the fire show was amazing but we gave it four stars because the food and drinks could be better!

3  Thank sweetjessies
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