Experience a night of Polynesian culture through music, food and dance. The Hawaiian luau is a long-celebrated tradition and is available for you to enjoy in Waikiki! Each luau starts with authentic Hawaiian music, games, activities and gratitude towards Polynesian culture. Then the traditional dinner buffet is served with a wide assortment of Hawaiian dishes such as poi, lomi salmon, kalua pig, poke and haupia dessert.
Once the sun sets, the performances begin. Each performance celebrates the history of Hawaii through hula, fire knife dance, Hawaiian chant and unique traditional storytelling. Here are our favorite authentic luaus in Waikiki.
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Chief's Luau — Polynesian Show with Authentic Award-Winning Fire Knife Dancing
Location: Wet 'n' Wild Water Park
Price: Starting at $135
Polynesian Cultural Center All-Day Pass with Dinner & Show
Location: Polynesian Cultural Center
Price: Starting at $153
Aha Aina Luau
Location: The Royal Hawaiian hotel
Price: Starting at $236
Famous Paradise Cove Luau on the Beach at Ko Olina Resort
Location: Ko Olina Resort
Price: Starting at $140
Germaine's Luau — Traditional Hawaiian Luau with Fire-Knife Show
Location: Kapolei (near the Barber's Point Lighthouse)
Price: Starting at $150
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