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Chief's Luau

41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy, Sea Life Park, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
+1 877-357-2480
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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.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“royal package” (199 reviews)
“spear throwing” (208 reviews)
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41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy, Sea Life Park, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
+1 877-357-2480
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Reviewed today via mobile

We attended this Luau in Honolulu, it was very enjoyable. We had deluxe tickets with transportation, we had excellent seats for this and front row for the show. The food was buffet and had plenty of choice and as many times to attend buffet as...More

Thank snappy01
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband, 8 year old daughter and I went to the Chief's Luau and loved everything about it. The Chief is so funny, the entertainment is inclusive and fabulous and there was so much food available. We were transported to another place and felt part...More

Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I can't say enough wonderful things about this luau. The chief was hilarious, the female and male dancers were awesome. The food was delicious and the hospitality was off the chain. It wasn't just a show; it was a complete experience. There was a story...More

Thank Kendall M
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I booked this last minute for something to do one night and our first luau. We were told this was the best and based on TripAdvisor and others, we booked Chief's. We got picked up at our hotel and driven to Sea...More

3  Thank ScottSchultz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I been to multiple Luaus and this one by far is the most entertaining one. He is hilarious. As for the venue, it is located inside of a sea life park, which I thought was kind of odd. And the tables and chairs just felt...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have tried all the different luau's on Oahu and the Chief's is hands down the best. Beautiful ocean backdrop setting, great food, especially the kalua pork. If you want to maximize the experience, I suggest to buy the closest seating to the stage. There...More

Thank redevvl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to a few luau's now I would safely say this is one of the best! The food was standard luau buffet items but still tasty. The show was amazing!! The fire dancers at the end are incredible and even though I wasn't there...More

Thank Renita M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best Luau in the whole state of Hawaii. We have attended 8 luaus on vacations to Oahu, Maui, and the Big Island. This is the best. Outstanding show, emotional, well led, everyone performs their part flawlessly. Highly recommended! This is something you...More

Thank DaveHom1796
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Marriott Vacation Club Chief's Luau at Ko Olina and had an enjoyable evening. The entertainment was awesome, the location was awesome and most importantly the food was awesome. We had a group of us who really enjoyed the evening. Special shout out...More

Thank Wwo1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brother Gordon was our guide to the luau. He was very friendly, interactive and funny. He was great at answering everyones questions about things we saw on our way there. I really enjoyed being able to drive over to the east side of the island...More

Thank itsmeVL
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9 September 2017|
Response from ChiefsLuau | Property representative |
Aloha Wendy! The differences between our 3 Experiences are seating location, number of drinks included, the order you're called up to the buffet, and our Royal Experience guests get a nice gift (which right now is a logo'd... More
12 July 2017|
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Response from ShezKilcourse | Reviewed this property |
you can book the tickets online through the Qantas activities bookings. highly recommend getting the purple tickets which is a VIP treatment. you skip the queue as it gets really busy because it's popular. you get to the... More
1 June 2017|
Response from ChiefsLuau | Property representative |
Aloha Debbie! Congratulations on your anniversary. Chief does some special things for anniversary couples during the show, worth filming. To your questions... there is no way to predict attendance. High season doesn't hit... More