The Royal Hawaiian Luau, Aha Aina
Discover the surprising story of Oahu's wondrous culture at the Royal Hawaiian Luau through music, tradition, and cuisine. Dine and enjoy the entertainment while the sun melts away over a perfect white-sand beach.
Long before Waikiki became a bastion of tropical escapism, it was home to a community of extraordinary grace and artistry. The Royal Hawaiian Luau is the surprising story of this wondrous culture, told as never before through its music, traditions and cuisine. This authentic and mesmerizing experience transports you from Waikiki’s ancient past through the decades since The Royal Hawaiian has reigned over its glittering shore.
Act I: A Thriving Hawaiian Community
5:30 PM–6 PM
While enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, discover how Waikiki’s ancients were inextricably tied to the land and sea, from their remarkable loko i’a (fishpods) and vibrant lo’i kalo (taro patches) to their masterful fishing and irrigation methods.
Act II: The Royal Feast
6 PM–7:15 PM
Following a communal lei greeting, waves of Hawaiian delicacies begin arriving at your table. Your host, a wizened storyteller, will entertain and enlighten with tales of Hawaiian customs and culinary traditions.
Act III: The Helumoa Story Unfolds
7:30 PM–8:30 PM
Relax as the fabled history of Waikiki washes over you, from the re-creation of ancient myths to special performances by present-day musicians.
- Luau show
- 3-course dinner
- Open bar
The Royal Hawaiian, Waikiki
Children 4 and younger receive complimentary participation.
Terms & Conditions
This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to 48 hours before the scheduled start of this Activity. Otherwise the product is 100% non-refundable and non-transferable.