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Waikiki Starlight Luau

As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the hospitality industry is experiencing an impact to business that will require us to reduce hours of operations. This is a temporary measure that is reflective of the current business environment as well as a directive by the State of Hawaii and keeping with the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Waikiki Starlight Luau has been temporarily suspended until further notice. Click Here for current updates about the Luau and our other hotel operations.


Savor the taste of Aloha

Luau Dining

Discover Hawaii’s diverse array of culinary influences in an incredible rooftop setting. Enjoy exotic flavors and locally sourced ingredients in Kalua Pig, ocean-fresh Island Fish or grilled Huli Huli Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Hawaiian Fried Rice. 

Be First to The Buffet

Book our Premier Seating tickets and you'll be one of the first guests to choose from the buffet, featuring Hawaiian delicacies and other Island favorites.

Your Luau! Do As Much Or As Little As You Want

Compete in the Conch Shell Blowing Challenge. Join the Group Hula Lesson. Or simply unwind with authentic Hawaiian cuisine and a refreshing cocktail with a backdrop of lilting island music and dance.  

Waikiki Starlight Luau Activities

  • Live Music –  Hawaii's best musicians will showcase native Hawaiian music and Polynesian chants
  • Energetic and Beautiful Dances – Our beautiful dancers will mesmerize you with dances from Hawaii, Polynesia and the Pacific.
  • Waikiki's Most Dramatic Fire Knife Dance – Enjoy the skilled performance of our 4 acrobatic Fire Knife Dancers
  • Resort-quality dining – Known for having the Best Luau cuisine on the island, you will love our exotic flavors and locally sourced island ingredients
  • Unique outdoor setting – Waikiki’s only five-night-a-week Luau under the stars.
  • Schedule
  • Reservations


Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Waikiki Starlight Luau is available from Sunday to Thursday at 5:30pm (weather-permitting) on the rooftop of the Mid-Pacific Conference Center (schedule subject to change).

5:00 pm

Doors open

5:30 pm

Welcome activities

photo opportunity, live music and interactive activities and games.

5:45 pm

Conch Shell Blowing Challenge

5:55 pm

Introduction to food and group hula lesson

6:00 pm


A feast of unforgettable tropical flavors created with traditional island ingredients.

6:40 pm

Fashion Show

6:50 pm

Waikiki Starlight Show

Voyage Across the South Seas


Book your place at Waikiki Starlight Luau and enjoy an experience you'll never forget.

Book Online

Click here to Book Future Dates

Call to Book

Alternatively, call us and one of our helpful advisors will help you secure a suitable date.

Call the Luau Desk at 808-941-LUAU (808-941-5828)Or call the Tours & Activity Desk at (808) 947-2607.

Prices do not include tax and service fees. Complimentary validated self or valet parking is available at Hilton Hawaiian Village.



In the event of inclement weather, the luau may be moved indoors.  In the event indoor space is unavailable and if it is raining at Hilton Hawaiian Village, the show may be cancelled.  Guests holding tickets to the cancelled show can either reschedule for another show (based on availability) or receive a full refund. There may be times when the luau has moved indoors and the weather has cleared by show time, the luau will remain indoors.  There will be no refunds if the luau has been moved indoors.



General Seating

Available for $111 per adult and $71 per child (ages 4-11). Children 3 and under are free!

  • Standard table seating
  • Mai Tai Punch

Golden Circle Seating

Book our upgraded tickets for just $141 per adult or $91 per child (ages 4 -11). Children 3 and under are free!

and enjoy the following exclusive benefits:

  • Fresh orchid lei greeting
  • Premier seating close to the stage
  • Mai Tai Punch and one beverage

Premier Seating

Book our upgraded tickets for just $171 per adult or $111 per child (ages 4 -11). Children 3 and under are free!

and enjoy the following exclusive benefits:

  • Fresh orchid lei greeting
  • Premier seating in the front and center of the stage
  • First in line to enjoy the dinner buffet
  • Mai Tai Punch and two beverages