KA WA‘A – a Lū‘au at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Overview

KA WA'A – A Lū'au at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

Experience the magic of KA WA‘A Lū‘au at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa. Discover Hawaiian culture, food, and performances.

KA WA‘A – a Lū‘au Details

Location: Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
Dining Experience: Lū‘au
Hours: (September – May)
Doors open at 5:00 PM for Preferred Seating
5:10 PM for General Seating
(June – August)
5:30 PM for Preferred Seating
5:40 PM for General Seating
Price Range: $24.99 & under
Type of Cuisine: American / Hawaiian
Mobile Order: No
Reservations: Yes
Allergy-Friendly: No


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Come and be a part of a magical evening packed with family entertainment, delivered in a way that only Disney can.

The celebration begins with delightful pre-show engagements. After that, brace yourself for about 3 hours of thrilling singing, dancing, and storytelling while savoring delicious island cuisine.

Here’s what to expect:

  • Engage in pre-show demonstrations, including traditional arts such as flower arranging and paʻi ai taro pounding.
  • Revel in the Lū‘au introduction and oli (chant) welcome.
  • Enjoy buffet-style dining featuring authentic island dishes, such as sea salt-crusted prime rib, fresh local seafood, produce, indulgent desserts, and many other Hawaiian favorites. There’s also a kid-friendly bento dinner for the little ones.
  • Be mesmerised by the Lū‘au performance—a captivating production that vividly brings the myths and traditions of ancient Hawaiʻi to life.

When & Where

Hālāwai Lawn at Aulani
Hālāwai Lawn at Aulani

As dusk approaches, head towards Hālāwai Lawn. The schedule varies with the seasons:

  • From September to May: Preferred Seating and pre-show activity demonstrations start at 5:00 PM; General Seating commences at 5:10 PM.
  • During June, July, and August: Preferred Seating and pre-show activity demonstrations kick off at 5:30 PM; General Seating starts at 5:40 PM.

Reservations & Prices

You must make reservations beforehand, which can be done either online or via a phone call.

Book Online

Book by Phone

For reservation inquiries, reservations, or more details, simply call (844) 284-7644 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Hawaiian Time. Please note that callers below 18 years of age should have consent from a parent or guardian.


Choose your seating package:

  • Preferred Seating:
    • Adults (ages 10 and up) – $204 plus tax
    • Keiki (ages 3 to 9) – $124 plus tax
  • General Seating:
    • Adults (ages 10 and up) – $175 plus tax
    • Keiki (ages 3 to 9) – $104 plus tax

Children under the age of 3 are admitted free of charge. The prices shown above already include tips. Please note that prices and show dates may change without prior notification.

What’s Included

In the General Seating package, guests are provided with a Hawaiian lei and an unlimited supply of beverages, including both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.

On the other hand, the Preferred Seating package not only includes all the offerings of the General Seating but also additional benefits such as priority seating in the front, early check-in, and a free digital download.

Important Information

Here’s some essential information about this experience:

  • Performances take place on selected nights at Hālāwai Lawn, depending on the weather. You can check the schedule details on the Aulani Resort mobile app.
  • In case of mild showers or intermittent rain, the show will go on. However, we may have to cancel the show in the event of heavy downpours or continuous rainfall. We retain the right to modify or cancel the show anytime due to weather conditions or safety concerns.
  • Seats for Preferred Seating are pre-assigned, whereas assignment for General Seating takes place upon arrival.
  • The entire experience, from seating to the end of the show, lasts around 3 hours. Please note that prices may vary without prior notice.

Parking Information:

  • Free self-parking or valet parking is offered at Aulani Resort for up to 4 hours. Remember to carry your parking ticket and purchase receipt with you.
  • The complimentary validation is applicable to one receipt of the requested value and does not apply to a combination of receipts.


Sample Menus

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Written by

Rachel Van Norman

Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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