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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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If you go to PCC, you will have already experienced some of what any luau has to offer. I bought... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jasmin A
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Great value

We went to Paradise Cove last time in Hawaii, which was good, but this was better. It’s on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TKSSHAMMIE
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Nixa, Missouri
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“military hotel” (19 reviews)
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LOCATION
2055 Kalia Rd, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1998
Waikiki
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+1 808-955-0555
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go to PCC, you will have already experienced some of what any luau has to offer. I bought our tickets months in advance, we got the front of the table and covered seating in case of rain. It was just my husband and...More

1  Thank Jasmin A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Paradise Cove last time in Hawaii, which was good, but this was better. It’s on a smaller scale and the did a great job of keeping the audience in the show. Food was good, not buffet style like the other luau. Welcome...More

Thank TKSSHAMMIE
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to this luau about 7 years ago, nothing changed since the last time we attended. Luau is held at military hotel property. Cheapest luau we could find. Basically a budget luau if you don’t want to spend a whole lot of money. We...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We purchased these tickets because they were cheaper and centrally located. Having been to several others (PCC, paradise Cove) the food here is NOT buffet style although servings are massive. Taste is good. The show was good but what bothered me the most was how...More

2  Thank korealiz
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

The Hale Koa works hard to always show their guests a nice time. The luau is nice but under a roof on a stage. Takes a little away from that beachside arena. Food is not served buffet but it is a nice evenings meal and...More

4  Thank JewelsBH
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We agree with many reviews in that the show was entertaining and they kept the audience involved. However, the welcome drinks definitely seemed to be watered down and the food was incredibly salty—to the point we couldn’t eat some of it. Seemed to be quite...More

1  Thank DAW3030
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My husband, 10 year old son, 6 year old daughter, and I attended the luau. The activities before the luau are fun for the kids. The show was amazing. The dancers did great. I held my breath during the fire walker. My only complaint was...More

1  Thank carrieme13
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The show was well done and involved the audience enough to keep everyone engaged. The pre-show activities were refreshing. The food was way over salted and kind of disappointing. Otherwise this would have rated higher. One of the better luaus on island.

2  Thank All-reviews-for-free
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Buy your tickets on-line before you get here, it's ALWAYS SOLD OUT! They opened up the grounds for a nice "mix n mingle" before the festivities. A warm welcome from the staff, traditional music filled the air, and arts and crafts set the mood. Dinner...More

Thank Jeffrey W
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

I really wanted to give it five stars. The entertainment was excellent, but a little watered down and white washed and took away from the Hawaiian vibe. Still worth the money. Drinks, food, and shows, you can't go wrong with that.

2  Thank rachealmartinez
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carol w
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Response from Matthew L | Reviewed this property |
To buy tickets you need to have valid dod ID. However, they can but tickets for others that are not dod.
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Response from All-reviews-for-free | Reviewed this property |
Jan - Mar can be a bit rainy, but really anytime is good to come to Oahu. The pre-show entertainment is making your own flower bracelet, making a leaf headband, some Hawaiian music, some Hawaiian fashion and dance culture... More
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