Join us at the Waikiki Starlight Luau in Waikiki with nearly three hours of spectacular entertainment under the stars. Experience the colorful heritage of the Pacific Islands and join the excitement of the celebration with live music, drums and the drama of traditional Hawaiian, Tahitian and Samoan dance.
Check in and begin your luau with a lei greeting (with upgrade packages) and photo opportunity. Next find yourself welcome with a cocktail reception and join in our interactive luau activities and games. Live music serenades your evening as you take part in our interactive activities and games such as pineapple toss, tattoo station, Hawaiian implement station and crafter/carver table. Test your skills in our Conch Shell Blowing Challenge. Or join in a group hula lesson When you are finished with the activities you will be introduced to our unique luau dishes of the evening.
After being introduced to the dishes of the evening enjoy our Luau dinner! Enjoy a feast of unforgettable tropical flavors with traditional island ingredients. Enjoy our fashion show at the end of your dinner before the dance show begins. The highlight of the evening is the Waikiki Starlight Show - Voyage Across the South Seas.
Menu is subject to change.
- Island Salad Greens
- Caesar Kale Salad
- Green Papaya Salad
- Potato Salad
- Soba Noodle Salad
- Maki Sushi
- Sliced Sweet Potato
- Lomi Lomi Salmon
- Seafood Poke Salad
- Taro Rolls with butter
- Hawaiian Fried Rice
- Stir-Fried Vegetables
- Seared Island Catch
- Huli Huli Chicken
- Kiawe Smoked Brisket in Guava BBQ sauce
- Kalua Pork
- Chocolate Macadamia Nut Bars
- Banana/Coconut Bread Pudding
- Fresh Fruit
- Coffee, decaf coffee and hot tea station
- iceberg salad
- fresh fruits
- Tater Tots
- Corn Cobbetts
- Huli Huli Teriyaki Chicken bites
- Pineapple BBQ Meatballs
Many of our menu option are Gluten Free and Vegetarian. Special dietary needs can be met as long as you order 48hrs in advance.
General Seating for the show, Mai Tai Punch
Better seating closer to the stage, fresh orchid lei greeting, second to the buffet line, Mai Tai Punch & one beverage.
Best seating for the luau and show, fresh orchid lei greeting, first in line to the buffet dinner, Mai Tai Punch & two beverages
Holiday Luaus are special Luau events held on calendar Holidays such as Thanksgiving, New Years Eve, and Christmas. These dates will be highlighted in blue on the calendar. Holiday Luaus include a special menu for the evening with a carving station and a fresh flower lei for each guest. There are no seating tiers. The Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day Luaus will take place on the Great Lawn & the New Years Eve luau will return to the Rooftop. Please select the Holiday rate from below if you are attending the Luau on a highlighted Holiday on the calendar. Holiday rates, details and functions are liable to change with out notice.
Located on the rooftop of the Mid-Pacific Conference Center at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.
What days of the week do you operate? Sundays - Thursdays
What to Know
What is your check in time? 5:00 - 5:15 pm
What is your schedule of events?
5:00pm Lei greeting, live music and welcome activities
5:45pm Conch Shell Blowing Challenge
6:00pm Explanation of the food & Group Hula Lesson
7:00pm Waikiki Starlight Show which ends at 8:00pm.
Do you provide Transportation? No.
Smoking/non smoking? Only non-smoking.
Do you have wheel chair access? Yes.
How many drinks are included in the price? One welcome maitai is included. Additional drinks may be purchased. They cost between $5-$12.
What type of alcohol beers wines etc? Domestic and Hawaiian Specialty Drinks.
What non alcoholic drinks do you have? Ice Tea, water and soft drinks
What days of the week do you operate? Sundays through Thursdays
What is your dress code? Casual.
Are slippers ok? Or are shoes required? Slippers are fine.
Is it outside or inside? Outside.
How long does it last? 3 hours
When does it start? 5:00pm
What time do we need to be there before it starts? 5:00pm
Is there a dance/musical number? Yes.
Is transportation available? No.
Is parking available? Is parking convenient? At what cost? Do you validate
parking? Validated, valet & self parking is available at Hilton Hawaiian Village (free if validated).
Is there audience participation? Yes.
Should we bring bug repellent? No.
Are children under the age of 2 allowed? Children 3 and under are
Are there plenty of bathrooms? Yes.
Is there Shopping nearby? Yes.
Does the luau represent many dances or just Hawaiian? From all
Does it have Tahitian dancers? Yes.
Check in at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, 6th floor of the parking structure.
Mezzanine level. (Rooftop of the Mid-Pacific Conference center.)
Look for the luau check in desk (little grass hut).
2005 Kalia Road, Honolulu, HI 96815-1999