Kona Luaus (& Waikoloa)
Voyagers of the Pacific Kona Luau
This Kona luau begins with a shell lei greeting (they never learn*), mai tais, a traditional Imu ceremony (disinterment of the pig), henna tattoo stations, floral crafts, group hula lessons, luau buffet and one of the best Polynesian shows in Hawaii. The show features Hawaiian Hula, and Tahitian, New Zealand Maori Haka, Fijian and Samoan Fire-Knife dances.
5 PM every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday.
Adult $91 | $95 for 2018 reservations
Child (6-11) $45 | $47 for 2018 reservations
5 & under FREE
Oceanfront at the Royal Kona Resort next door to me, Snorkel Bob.
Kalua pig, Fish, Island Chicken, Chicken Lau Lau, Pulehu (Teriyaki Beef), Lomi Lomi Salmon, Hawaiian Sweet Potatoes, Rice, Tomato & Onion Salad, Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad, Green Salad, 3 Bean Salad, Pineapple, Coconut Rolls, Poi, Coconut Cake, Pineapple Upside Down Cake, Haupia, Kona Coffee, Fruit Punch, Mai Tais and Open Bar.
*Please decline the shell lei harvested at the expense of my, SB’s, fish buddies.
Haleo Kona Luau
This luau goes every Monday & Friday at The Sheraton Keauhou Bay. You get the mai tais, shell lei greeting*, luau feast with the pig, the poi, the show, open bar, and plenty of fire. This is a traditional luau with Polynesian and Tahitian dancers. Pre-show the dancers mingle and talk about Hawaiian culture and language. The luau tells the history of the Keauhou people, King Kamehameha III and surfing stories of He’eia Bay.
5:30 PM, Monday and Friday nights.
Adult $103.91 | $156.25 for Christmas Eve & Christmas Day luau 2017 | $113.55 for 2018 reservations
Child (6-12) $49.22 | $78.13 for Christmas Eve & Christmas Day luau | 59.64 for 2018 reservations
5 and under FREE
Oceanfront on the ancient lava flow of the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort Kona.
Kalua pork, New York Strip Loin, Mahi Mahi, Lomi Lomi Salmon, Poi, Poke (local specialty with ahi & soy sauce, sesame oil & other ingredients), green salads, fruit platters, desserts and open bar.
*Please refrain from taking the shell lei, which comes at the expense of my, SB’s, fish buddies.
Waikoloa Beach Marriott Luau
This oceanfront luau goes every Monday & Wednesday at ‘Anaeho’omalu Bay, Waikoloa. Cocktails, music, hula dancing, Hawaiian games, a conch shell blowing contest and fashion show start the evening. Dinner begins after the Imu ceremony (unearthing of the pig). This is a Polynesian luau with dances from Tahiti, New Zealand, Hawaii & Samoa with fire knife dancers.
5-8:15 PM, Monday & Wednesday nights only.
Child (6-12) $56.25
5 & under FREE
Oceanfront on ‘Anaeho’omalu Bay at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort.
Ahi poke (local specialty with ahi & soy sauce, sesame oil & other ingredients), Lomi Lomi Salmon, Kalua pork, Steak with Guava Teriyaki Glaze, Fresh Water catch in Lilikoi Butter Sauce, Stir Fry Vegetables, Island Sweet Potato with Coconut Glaze, Potato & Macaroni Salad, Steamed Rice, Garden Vegetables & Pasta Salad, Shrimp Salad, Poi, green salad, pineapple, melon, banana bread, Haupia, Macadamia Nut Pie, Mango Cake, Chocolate Cake, Pineapple Bread Pudding and open bar.