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Oceanfront Lu'au

62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
+1 808-882-7222
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mai tai” (3 reviews)
“luau” (10 reviews)
“educational” (2 reviews)
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Hawaiian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Read about their Luau in an email from Hawaii Magazine rated as number one of five on the Big Island. Showed up to discover it was being held in their ballroom because they had a number of events going on that night. In 16 years...More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The food, the music, and the Hawaiian dancers give you a true Li'au experience. It is a fun experience for the whole family.

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 6 August 2017

It is nice that they offer this. The dancers were great. We had never been to a luau. Food was so so in huge volumes. After a lot of nice authentic things we did on the island, this seemed kind of exploitive of the culture....More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This was our first Lu'au. The location was beautiful and they had several different types of entertainers. When waiting in line to get seated, they greeted us with a live band and leis. A free mai tai came with the buffet meal. The variety of...More

Thank jaykbh
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Excellent lu'au in a fantastic setting. The food was quite good with not just pork but also seafood fruit and vegetables. We took the whole family and they all loved it. Nice photo ops at th end of the show

Thank ldtraveler7
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Good show and fun being there. Food was good too. Unfortunately my expectation was to have a professional photographer before the Lu'au. This needs to be taken care of as other Lu'aus offer this and you have a good family picture of the event for...More

Thank Davit A
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We didn't know where to go on our first night. Glad we did as the buffet was bountiful, we got a mai tai with the price, and the show was so enjoyable. Our friends later told us that it was the best on the island...More

Thank henrycarter24
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was at Mauna Kea Beach resort. Unfortunately they had to move our luau indoor because of the hurricane warning :( after all it didn't rain at all. The show was great. friendly people. good history of Hawaii and great dance. The food was OK,...More

Thank naaaazy
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Excellent food, entertaining and educational stage show and fun overall experience. Even the teen had fun!

Thank shelly r
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This was our 5th Luau - and easily the worst by far. This is the only Luau we've been to on the Big Island - however ones in Maui and Oahu are much better. Negatives : only 1 drink included! Very disorganized...people were lined up...More

Thank Bryce_G3
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  • Address: 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-882-7222
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