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Kona Village Luau

Queen Kaahumanu Highway, In Kona Village Resort, HI
+1 808-325-5555
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Best Luau in Kona and the Big Island

My wife, daughters and I booked the Luau at the Courtyard Marriot after reading good reviews and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stuart W
via mobile
Professional and pleasing

This is a well rehearsed flawless luau, sure to please. We did opt for the better seating and were... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
irenebadams
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Greenville, South Carolina
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
  • Poor10%
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1 Sep 2017
“Professional and pleasing”
2 weeks ago
“Best Luau in Kona and the Big Island”
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Queen Kaahumanu Highway, In Kona Village Resort, HI
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+1 808-325-5555
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, daughters and I booked the Luau at the Courtyard Marriot after reading good reviews and were not disappointed. I recommend booking the “premium” seats as you get seating nearest the sea and the stage and you get to eat first. All inclusive price...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This is a well rehearsed flawless luau, sure to please. We did opt for the better seating and were happy we did.

Thank irenebadams
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Kona Village Resort put on the best luau I've ever been to. Here's hoping the resort opens again soon. You can check out the Facebook page hosted by other guests like me... who found this the most wonderful resort in the world.

2  Thank Gillian402
Reviewed 10 July 2012 via mobile

Make sure you call first - I think some of the recent reviews here are of the Kona Resort Luau, not the village luau, since they claim to not be running them due to damage sustained last year.

2  Thank Mr_KevinSmith
Reviewed 28 December 2011

I had never been to a luau so I have nothing to compare it to, but it is everything you think a luau should be and more. There is a reason that people staying at other resorts come to Kona Village for the Luau. The...More

4  Thank tj330
Reviewed 10 August 2011

Sadly the Kona Village was damaged in the tsunami that hit the Big Island from Japan in spring 2011 and is closed until further notice. (as of Aug 2011). This is reputed to be the best luau on the island. The setting is very nice....More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 24 March 2011

Kona Village Resort to Close Following Significant Structural and Property Damage Due to Tsunami. We had reservations for the second week of April 2011 to attend the Luau. The property just called to tell us that everything is cancelled for several months. Check their website...More

6  Thank ShadestnNashville_TN
Reviewed 24 February 2011

We attended the Wednesday night Hula Mana luau and rated it as the best we'd ever been to. We've been to several public and private luaus on every island, even one with Don Ho as the entertainment a few years back, and this one was...More

5  Thank Bips
Reviewed 12 February 2011

I'm writing this honest review to stop people from wasting their hard earned money and valuable vacation time. My wife and I live in Kona and we went to the Kona Village Luau for an early Valentine's Day treat for one another. It was terrible....More

6  Thank Jojoman
Reviewed 10 February 2011

The food was very good for a buffet. The Kalua pork was a neat twist and very good. The hotel luau grounds are nice. A great MC. As far as price, dinner + show + a drink (in Hawaii where prices are inflated typically)=worth it!

1  Thank chellytyler
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