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Hale Koa Luau

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Neighbourhood: Waikiki
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Address: 2055 Kalia Rd, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1998
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+1 808-955-0555
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We were captivated by their performance!

This was our first Luah and had no idea what to expect. Watching a guy climb a coconut tree was fantastic!!! We were completely captivated by their performance of what makes up... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was our first Luah and had no idea what to expect. Watching a guy climb a coconut tree was fantastic!!! We were completely captivated by their performance of what makes up the Polynesian countries. It was so informative, my 6 year old left knowing the 5 countries and how they were each different. The food was delicious! You will... More 

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Katy, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The pre show is great for all ages, the music ,the ambiance and the activities performed before the show were entertaining, the dancers are the hostess to the event , the show itself was fabulous! the fire, the way this girls move I was speechless!! we all love it! I reserved the front table but you have to share it... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second luau at the Hale Koa. Well worth the money. I have been told that it is the best luau on Waikiki and believe it to be true. The military tribute by Glenn Medeiros was very touching and a must see for anyone who served.

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Thank Donald S
Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An enjoyable event that one should experience at least once to learn about local history and culture. You are greeted by friendly hosts dressed in traditional luau attire. Different areas allow guests to learn how to play music, enjoy some drinks and make a flower bracelet before it is time to eat and enjoy dancing and fire entertainers.

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1 Thank Angela L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is in a great location. Great benefit for our Armed Forces. When you're at the resort it doesn't feel like you're in Waikiki. The older retirees have this place figured out.

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1 Thank Sean J
Chicago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly, Hale Koa had the best reviews among the luaus around Oahu. I was a bit disappointed--I've only been to one luau before (on Maui), but it was more enjoyable than this one. The cultural dancing and music were good, the and fire dancing was really entertaining. The show was too 'showy' for my liking, but that's understandable in the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

One of the more affordable luaus in the area also happens to be one of the best. Good food, friendly staff, fun entertainment. The Mrs and I had a wonderful time and would recommend this to anyone.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

For those who like to stretch the most of their money,this is the luau to attend for the price..59.95 Other luau's are from 80 to 150...the show is great the drinks cost less than your average waikiki venue..kids and adults get to participate in various activities

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Thank Intels_Finman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was how we spent our first night on Oahu. I thought it was excellent! Sure the food was different, but that's because it's not typical of the American diet. The flavors were different but I enjoyed it. As for the show, I didn't have anything to compare it to until later in the week and I can tell you... More 

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Thank Brett M
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This Luau is highly rated on TripAdvisor and so it should be. Do not go there for the food because this did not live up to the rest of the show. The evening begins with a cocktail and various activities to get you in the mood. Ukulele lessons, flower bracelet making, hula lessons and tree climbing to name a few.... More 

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