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Aha'Aina, a Royal Hawaiian Luau

2259 Kalakaua Ave. (Seaside Ave.) Send to Phone
808-921-4600
Waikiki's rich heritage is highlighted at The Royal Hawaiian's Aha'Aina.

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Aha'Aina, a Royal Hawaiian Luau, Honolulu, HI

Aha'Aina, a Royal Hawaiian Luau Restaurant Review

: The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort pays homage to Helumoa, the legendary playground of Hawaiian royalty and where the iconic resort now stands, with a modern interpretation of the traditional Hawaiian feast called Aha 'Aina, a Royal Hawaiian Luau. Held against the backdrop of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, this weekly event is Waikiki's only oceanfront dinner and show. The evening starts with demonstrations of kapa-making (cloth formed from pounded bark), poi-pounding and na lawai'a (tending of fishing tools). The sound of a conch shell then calls guests to the buffet, which features several stations serving poke, poi, island fruits, kiawe wood bbq, desserts and more. Following the feast is a historical presentation of island history filled with music, storytelling and hula.



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