Top Luaus on Oahu

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 $155
Experience one of the best luau on Oahu with Chief Sielu, world champion fire knife dancer and hilarious comedian. Chief’s Luau not only includes an all-you-can-eat dinner, but also an evening filled with thrilling performances from across Polynesia.

Polynesian Cultural Center All-Day Pass with Dinner & Show

Location: Polynesian Cultural Center
Price: Starting at $153
Get the best immersive Polynesian cultural experience by visiting 6 villages at Polynesian Cultural Center, Hawaii’s #1 attraction. The all-inclusive full-day ticket features luau dinner, 2 shows, hands-on activities and fun for the whole family.

Aha Aina Luau

Location: The Royal Hawaiian hotel
Price: Starting at $209
Located at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Aha Aina luau is the only luau that’s held on the beach in Waikiki. This luau is an elegant experience that celebrates authentic Polynesian culture through performance, historical storytelling, food and overall traditional values.

Famous Paradise Cove Luau on the Beach at Ko Olina Resort

Location: Ko Olina Resort
Price: Starting at $107
Spend an evening at Paradise Cove Luau, the best luau on Oahu with oceanfront views! Combining tradition, cultural experience, thrilling hula & fire knife dancing and amazing buffet food, this Ko Olina luau is an island favorite.

Germaine's Luau — Traditional Hawaiian Luau with Fire-Knife Show

Location: Kapolei (near the Barber's Point Lighthouse)
Price: Starting at $101
Experience true Hawaiian hospitality at one of Hawaii’s most popular luau! Located on a private beachfront, enjoy a traditional backyard-style luau with an Hawaiian-style dinner, tropical drinks, Polynesian performances & thrilling fire knife dance.

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