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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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Top notch Family New Years' Eve celebration

My wife and I and our two daughters (8 & 7) enjoyed this wonderful luau on New Years' Eve 2017. A... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
United States
The aloha spirit is alive here

The staff at the Hale Koa gave it their all...this is not just a job for them and that was... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Ann C
Nashville, Tennessee
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  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
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2055 Kalia Rd, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1998
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I and our two daughters (8 & 7) enjoyed this wonderful luau on New Years' Eve 2017. A great show emphasizing cultures spanning the South Pacific and excellent luau fare characterize this experience.

Thank z06stinger
Reviewed 1 December 2017

The staff at the Hale Koa gave it their all...this is not just a job for them and that was obvious. You are served your meal here instead of waiting in a long buffet line, that was great. High energy and spirit. Very patriotic. Food...More

2  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Food was served like I was in a mess hall. OK but not great. Sound system was subpar. The performance was very enjoyable. Needed more excitement Predinner activities were fun

Thank CgJamie
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The Luau experience was a one time thing.The show was good; but the food was not very appealing,definitely not worth $64 per person.We felt rushed through this event,from the picture at the beginning to dinner being served and removed from the table.Honoring our Veterans was...More

1  Thank 5667Driscolls
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This was my first Luau experience. Everything was wonderful including the predinner festivities. All staff were polite and helpful with smiles. My dinner was a simple gourmet feast. The pork, chicken, fish, and beef were all tender, tasty, juicy and cut wuth a fork. My...More

6  Thank laleemc
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I have no others to compare it to, but had a great experience. We were able to participate in the flower bracelet, ukulele playing, and palm frond headband workshops before dinner, and saw a coconut tree climbing exhibition. Dinner was tasty and plentiful, and the...More

2  Thank Brandy M
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I have attended this Luau one other time about five years ago while traveling to Oahu on business and staying at the Hale Koa. On this trip with my wife on our 45th wedding anniversary, one of the anticipated events we scheduled was the HK...More

4  Thank James B
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this luau I haven't been to any others so I can't compare but I enjoyed it very much. I wasn't happy with that I felt rushed through dinner then we sat for about 10 mins before the show actually started. Once the show...More

1  Thank La T
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Have been to other luaus in the past. I think they do the best job here. Great assortment of entertainment before during and after dinner. Not a bad seat in the house. It is a really special evening. The food is also pretty good. If...More

1  Thank Golfgma
Reviewed 20 August 2017

In addition to the Luau, we attended the Magic in Paradise and Seafood Buffet at Koko at Kalia this week. The latter two offerings were absolutely first rate -- excellent food, great service, and the magic was great. The luau ... not so much. First...More

1  Thank facelessdrone
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Leonard S
6 December 2017|
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Response from Theodore T | Reviewed this property |
It is based on rank and I booked them online months before so that I could get the desired seating. E6-E9 was $64 at the time.
Gail E
24 August 2017|
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Response from DC_diva_10 | Reviewed this property |
We chose a table out in front not under cover. There should be good visibility from pretty much everywhere though.
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