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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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Waste of money

500 people, 2 bartenders. No plan for rain, no staff to help reseating. Just plain awful. Show... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
hmcmjw6831
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East Patchogue, New York
Luau and show

The show explains allot about the culture in a fantastic, and funny, display of talent. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bill Z
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Cheyenne, United States
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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2055 Kalia Rd, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1998
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Reviewed 2 days ago

500 people, 2 bartenders. No plan for rain, no staff to help reseating. Just plain awful. Show wasn’t bad. Enough said.

Thank hmcmjw6831
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The show explains allot about the culture in a fantastic, and funny, display of talent. Well worth the cost.

Thank Bill Z
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

What can I say!! The staff gave their all and it was quite a night. The before get together, luau / dinner and after show was outstanding. No complaints on my end. The staff also went out of their way at last minute to get...More

Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

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.

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Reviewed 2 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
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Reviewed 30 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

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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
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Reviewed 23 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

7  Thank laleemc
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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
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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
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Leonard S
7 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.
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Gail E
25 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.
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Toni V
18 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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