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Paradise Cove Luau Hawaii

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Paradise Cove Luau

Have you heard of Paradise Cove Luau in Hawaii? If you visit Hawaii, you definitely need to see a Luau. A luau is a traditional Hawaiian party-feast with Hawaiian music, hula dancing and  also Hawaiian food. Interested in a traditional Luau in Hawaii? Check out all the Luaus in Hawaii here…

In ancient times, men and women ate their meals separately. However, King Kamehameha II removed this law in 1819 by eating with the women. That’s when the Luau parties first started.

Paradise Cove Luau Hawaii
Paradise Cove Luau Hawaii

The Paradise Cove Luau is well-known for one of the best and largest luau shows for over 20 years. Located on a 12-acre beachfront estate at the exclusive Ko Olina Resort on the Leeward coast, Paradise Cove has tropical lawns with coconut palm trees overlooking a beautiful beach, where you can also watch an amazing sunset.

What to expect

When you arrive there, you will be first greeted with a delicious Mai Tai cocktail and a tropical flower lei along with Hawaiian music.

Then, you can experience a so-called Shower of Flowers. Just imagine, standing close to a sandy beach in Hawaii and being gently showered by fragrant island flowers that fell from palm trees.

After this certainly delightful shower, you can participate a Hukilau ceremony and watch how to catch fish from the ocean with nets the Hawaiian way.

Only Traditional Underground Oven in Hawaii

The Paradise Cove Luau has Hawaii’s only Imu Amphitheater, where you can view traditional cooking in an underground oven, called imu, and where you can see exactly how your delicious Hawaiian dinner is prepared. An imu uses hot coals, stones, leaves and cloth to steam your meal.

The luau buffet includes traditional food such as poi, lomi salmon, kalua pig, mahi mahi, taro rolls, fresh vegetables, rice, haupia and much more.

After dinner you can watch award-winning performers entertaining you with songs and dances of Hawaii and Polynesian culture with traditional hula and samoan fire knife dancing. This is definitely a night to remember!

Paradise Cove Luau Prices

Paradise Cove is only a 45 minute drive, 30 miles away, from Waikiki. The luau entertainment starts every day at 5pm every day and ends around 9pm.

Admission fees:

Adults $97.00 to $177 (depends on your seating)

Youth up to 13-20 years $85

Children 12 & under pay $75.00

Children 3 and under are admitted free.

Looking for another Luau on Oahu?

Paradise Cove Luau is on the westside of Oahu. If you would like to get tickets to a Luau that is closer to Waikiki, please explore the other options below.