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Kona Village Resort put on the best luau I've ever been to. Here's hoping the resort opens again soon. You can check out the Facebook page hosted by other guests like me... who found this the most wonderful resort in the world.
I had never been to a luau so I have nothing to compare it to, but it is everything you think a luau should be and more. There is a reason that people staying at other resorts come to Kona Village for the Luau. The...More
Sadly the Kona Village was damaged in the tsunami that hit the Big Island from Japan in spring 2011 and is closed until further notice. (as of Aug 2011).
This is reputed to be the best luau on the island. The setting is very nice....More
Kona Village Resort to Close Following Significant Structural and Property Damage Due to Tsunami. We had reservations for the second week of April 2011 to attend the Luau. The property just called to tell us that everything is cancelled for several months. Check their website...More
We attended the Wednesday night Hula Mana luau and rated it as the best we'd ever been to. We've been to several public and private luaus on every island, even one with Don Ho as the entertainment a few years back, and this one was...More
I'm writing this honest review to stop people from wasting their hard earned money and valuable vacation time.
My wife and I live in Kona and we went to the Kona Village Luau for an early Valentine's Day treat for one another. It was terrible....More
The food was very good for a buffet. The Kalua pork was a neat twist and very good. The hotel luau grounds are nice. A great MC. As far as price, dinner + show + a drink (in Hawaii where prices are inflated typically)=worth it!
As a former travel agent, I have been to the islands numerous times. Now I go back with my family for vacations. Let's first say, you don't go to a luau for the food. It's about the ceremony, the surroundings, the entertainers, the story of...More
Beginning with the assumption that ALL luaus are overpriced, this is definitely the best I've seen. Yes, $100 per adult and $40-$60 for kids is ridiculous, but others are $80 and this was a far better show. It's NOT all you can drink, which I...More