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Hale Koa Luau

2055 Kalia Rd, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1998
+1 808-955-0555
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Still excellent after all these years

We enjoyed this luau following our first full day's visit in Waikiki. We'd been here about 25... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tim W
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Burleson, Texas
Great 1st luau experience

Thanks to military in the family we could join this luau. Well organised, nice workshops, enough... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sunraytjes
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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LOCATION
2055 Kalia Rd, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1998
Waikiki
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+1 808-955-0555
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed this luau following our first full day's visit in Waikiki. We'd been here about 25 years ago as we were preparing to leave the navy and remembered our visit fondly. Fortunate to say, it's still as good and maybe even better. Prior to...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thanks to military in the family we could join this luau. Well organised, nice workshops, enough food with good taste and fantastic show. It was a pity that dinner was in such a hurry. My daughter was still enjoying her food and suddenly her plate...More

Thank sunraytjes
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The events before the main show were fun and everyone that worked it was very nice. When you first enter you are given a nice shell necklace and offered a beverage, choice of either with alcohol or not, then a photograph is taken both with...More

Thank C C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hale Koa did a wonderful job with this Luau and dinner show. From the moment you walk into the luau, you feel welcome. The Hale Koa takes you away from "real life" for a few hours and transports you right into the middle of a...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Moved to Oahu due to hubby's pcs. So lucky to be able to live here and experience the culture. What better way to start our living here is to attend a Luau. Hale Koa is a military hotel, offers discounted price for military. We were...More

Thank hazel_travelss
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are staying at the Hale Koa don't go to another luau, this one is amazing. The show is great, the food is amazing. They know their audience and do a few minutes to honor the military in the audience. Take a family photo...More

Thank mellettfam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 11 attended this luau in early June. Its the 3rd luau I've been to and definitely the best of the 3! I don't think its as traditional maybe but we still loved it. When we arrived we were greeted with a shell...More

1  Thank kirstie101
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Before the show we experienced the cultural exhibitions and while crowded we did not feel oppressed. The exhibition of uncovering the pig was entertaining and enjoyable, with the MC providing some well placed humor. The Luau itself is a very professional production. We were left...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel in 1980 and the luau was intimate and very traditional. It was great fun. Now it is huge and not traditional. Everything is rushed, food is not served family style, you can't see the stage from many seats, you can't...More

Thank jujubee828
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is at the military hotel and is excellent. Lots of food and entertainment. Beautiful grounds. If suppose to rain, try and get seats under roof, if not go for close to stage.

Thank HeidiandCarl
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Toni V
17 March 2017|
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Response from Tamara M | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as one of the person coming has an Id to pick up the tickets you are good! Enjoy
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Peggy M
6 February 2017|
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Response from Megamaw | Reviewed this property |
There is great covered seating for the dinner and show. However the pre-Luau get together does not have cover. I suggest you ask what the procedure is if there is rain!
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Cyndi C
9 January 2017|
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Response from RBookout | Reviewed this property |
There are several ways to qualify, include federal employee status. I would certainly call and talk to them. See if someone can sponsor you. It will be well worth the work to make it happen!
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