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Chief's Luau

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Address: 41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy, Sea Life Park, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
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+1 877-357-2480
17:00 - 21:00
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Wed 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 17:00 - 21:00

Chief's Luau is TripAdvisor's highest rated luau in the state of Hawaii. It...

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, located only 25 minutes from Waikiki. Produced by Chief Sielu Avea.

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Chief's Luau at Sea Life Park
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Fun night!

Had a great time. Beautiful location and sunset. The entertainment was awesome. The "Chief" was hilarious. Very positive and friendly environment. The food was "meh".

Reviewed 2 days ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Due to excuse #27?, paid mid-range but ended up with the basic package. This entitles you to one drink each, and tables furthest from the stage. The show was quite entertaining, esp the fire display. The food was only average, had expected a better range of meats. Overall, though our visit included the bus transfers, the tickets are overpriced by... More 

Thank Lajj68
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great time. Beautiful location and sunset. The entertainment was awesome. The "Chief" was hilarious. Very positive and friendly environment. The food was "meh".

Thank Accelerance
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The setting was awesome with sea in the background. Bus guide was awesome. Paid for the middle table would however pay the extra for front as a few more perks. Food very average and not very impressed with the show depecting the different countries. The fire show was great. Seemed the Chief was just unsure of the correct wording for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't go. Weather was bad today and we called several times throughout the day to Chief Luau since there was also a flood alert. But from the many people we spoke to, we were told that the show wouldn't get cancelled and they wouldn't accept same day reservation cancellations either (we were worried due to flood alerts). We were also... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having a lot of choices made it difficult for us to choose. Fortunately, TripAdvisor is always there to help us and we found Chief's Luau. And the Chief's did not disappoint us. Our family enjoyed the Luau very much even though it's raining. What we love most was the part for the couples that are celebrating their wedding anniversary. It's... More 

Thank PhilKay92
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time at this luau! Our kids (15,13 and 10) said it was a highlight of our trip! The activities before the show were fun too! Beautiful location. Great night!

Thank lsmithglosta
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this Luau and really enjoyed it. The location was great....we opted for the bus tide from our Waikiki hotel. The guide did not have a microphone but he pointed out some sights on the way. Once there we were welcomed with a lei and encouraged to go around to different activity areas....my husband learned to throw s... More 

Thank mariannebS7677ME
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even though the actual entertainment was very good, the entire evening felt very rushed. We paid for the middle package which was very expensive. We arrived on time and where taken straight in. There were activities set up around. We were given about half an hour in which time we only got to look at 2 or 3. There was... More 

Thank Diane9670
Edgewater, Australia
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Arranged this through our hotel at the recommendation of the concierge and it did not disappoint.Traveled by coach to the site, greeted at the gate and shown to our seats. Good food and great entertainment. Worth the effort and money!

Thank peterbEdgewater
San Leandro, California
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On our last night in town, we attended a luau. We paid for the basic package, which was fine for our family of 2 adults and 2 teen boys. The luau takes place at Sealife Park. There are several pre-luau activities, although do to the size of the lines and the timing of the evenings activities we were each only... More 

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