diamond head luau

Diamond Head Luau

Located oceanfront on a lawn at the Waikiki Aquarium, the Diamond Head Luau is within walking distance of Waikiki Beach and hotels. Experience a traditional Hawaiian luau that includes it all – cultural presentations, a delicious luau dinner and an exciting Polynesian show.

What makes this luau unique is the dinner menu. Partnered with some of the top restaurants like Nico's at Pier 38, Chart House Waikiki, Tiki's Bar & Grill and more, you will have the chance to try signature dishes from each vendor for a true taste of the Islands.

Luau Highlights:

  • Beachfront location near Diamond Head
  • Watch or participate in a variety of cultural activities
  • Spectacular Polynesian show after dinner

Luau Menu:

Chart House Waikiki: Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi served with Mango Salsa on a bed of Manoa Lettuce & a side of Rice (gluten free)
Nico's Pier 38: Poke Nachos - Fresh Ahi Poke (Raw, Cubed Fish) served on a bed of Crispy Wonton Chips

Tiki's Grill & Bar: Coconut Crusted Shrimp served with a side of Saffron Rice

Big Island Abalone: Abalone Salad topped with Tofu, Tobiko & Sea Grapes (dairy free)

Wailea Kitchen: Venison Yakisoba Noodles served with locally sourced Veggies (dairy free)

Luau Bombs: Kalua Pig Sliders served on a Taro Roll with a side of Lomi Lomi & Fresh Pineapple (dairy free without Lilikoi Sauce)

Da Spot: Coconut Lemon Herb Chicken with Stir-Fried Aloun Farms Veggies & a side of Lemongrass Coconut Rice (gluten free, dairy free)

Cane Lei: Hawaiian Style Caneles: An island version of this favorite dessert in Lilikoi, Coconut & Chocolate varieties (gluten free)

Vegetarian or Vegan Alternate Menu:

  • Potato Fritters with Garlic Aioli Sauce
  • Okinawan Sweet Potatoes
  • Penne Pesto Pasta Salad
  • Tofu Poke (substituted with Quinoa Salad for vegan requests as Poke contains Oyster Sauce)
  • Garden Salad
  • Roasted Veggies with Saffron Rice
  • Fresh-Cut Pineapple
  • Brownies with Macadamia Nuts (substituted with Baklava for vegan requests as Brownies contain dairy)

Vegetarian | Vegan | Nut Free (except Brownie)

*Vegan/Vegetarian Requests cannot be accommodated for same-day luau bookings.

Standard Luau Package:

  • Standard luau seating
  • Welcome Mai Tai cocktail
  • Fresh flower lei greeting
  • Cultural activities
  • Two (2) drink tickets
  • One (1) food ticket per vendor
  • Waikiki Aquarium admission

Premium Luau Package:

  • Premium luau seating
  • Welcome Mai Tai cocktail
  • Fresh flower lei greeting
  • Cultural activities
  • Two (2) drink tickets
  • One (1) food ticket per vendor
  • Waikiki Aquarium admission

Seating Chart

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Where and When:
Check-in begins at 4:45 pm and doors open at 5:30 pm. Location: Waikiki Aquarium, 2777 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 View Map
Luau ends at 8:00 pm.

Roundtrip transportation from major Waikiki hotels is available for an additional fee. If you select roundtrip transportation, the exact pick-up time and location will be emailed with your confirmation.

Alternatively, you can choose to walk to the luau because of its convenient location at the Waikiki Aquarium, which is within walking distance of many Waikiki hotels. If you arrive by car, there is limited free & metered parking along the street near the Aquarium that typically fills up before 5:00 pm. Metered parking is free on Sundays, Holidays & nightly after 6:00 pm.
Children 3 years of age and under are considered lap children and do not get their own seat. If you require a seat for your child age 0-3 years, the regular child rate applies.
Special Notes:
Every luau ticket includes free admission to the Waikiki Aquarium. Guests will receive physical tickets at luau check-in, which are valid for 14 days after their luau date. Redeemable during the Aquarium's regular business hours (Daily 9:00 am - 4:30 pm).
Operation Days:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
2.5 hours
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