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Aha 'Aina a Royal Celebration at The Royal Hawaiian

2259 Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2515
+1 808-923-7311
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Food excellent for a buffet. Show OK, but way over-amplified. Because of impending rain the luau... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
econklin4
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Disappointed

The show is wonderful. The premium seating I understand pay more get better seats. The seating of... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
djschnarr
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Houston, Texas
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2259 Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2515
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Food excellent for a buffet. Show OK, but way over-amplified. Because of impending rain the luau was held indoors at the Monarch Room. Before and during dinner the sound was OK but later on they cranked up the volume and it became uncomfortable. When the...More

Thank econklin4
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

The show is wonderful. The premium seating I understand pay more get better seats. The seating of premium first, their serving of buffet first, the waiters with them first is a bit much when you have laid out over 300 yourselves. We did not enjoy...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Show was great, as was the food (for a buffet) but we were really disappointed that the dinner wasn’t outside as advertised. There was no rain that night so it was a little sad as we really wanted to experience an outdoor dinner. Photo service...More

1  Thank AussieVG
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

The Food: the buffet was great and had a lot of tasty options. The Drink: they give you three drink tickets, and that was the exact right amount given the length of the show. Drinks were very tasty! The Show: the MC is a charmer...More

2  Thank Jennifer T
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

Well, we have just come back fro the Aha’Aina luau at the Royal Hawaiian and WOW,WOW ,disregard any negative comments this was the best attraction I have been to.The food was delicious and plenty of it,plenty of coupons for drinks and a fantastic show,especially the...More

3  Thank Fuchsiagirl11
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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Was a little disappointed with the lack of food choices but the food was good. Enjoyed the entertainment however I thought the costumes were more commercial than authentic. All in all a great evening!!

2  Thank Lorie L
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

This was our 4th visit (all premium seating) over the years to Aha 'Aina a Royal Celebration and unfortunately will be our last. To begin on a positive note, the show was one of the best we've seen with some new additions and a talented...More

5  Thank Kansasman
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

What a beautiful night out. I'm really not one for "shows", buts this a cut above the rest. Very talented people are portraying to story of Hawaii and showcasing many aspects of the island experience. From an electric Ukelele to fire eating, I was mesmerized....More

Thank radiogirlsteph
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic night at the Royal Hawaiian Ah 'Aina. The food and entertainment was even better than expected. By the end our 4-year-old daughter was quite tired but she told us she didn't want to fall asleep because she wanted to make sure...More

Thank ZPester
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

We recently visited Oahu and stayed at a neighboring resort, however, we went to the Royal Hawaiian for this Luau. The setup was beautiful when we walked in. We were instantly greeted to get our drink order, and the service was great. While enjoying our...More

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George W
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Tiana M | Reviewed this property |
I had unlimited drinks when I was there in January. They kept refilling them at the table.
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KooKoo4Travel
October 9, 2015|
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Response from seaLoves | Reviewed this property |
They don't have deals or discounts. We booked directly through their website (link through Royal Hawaiian). You should book early as possible though, seating is very limited and performances are only on Mondays.
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Debbie M
May 30, 2015|
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