Chief’s Standard Luau

World famous Sea Life Parks stunningly scenic Makapu’u Meadows is the setting for a luau experience like none other starring the best entertainer in the South Pacific, Chief Sielu!


After your lei greeting, interact with your Pacific Island hosts with Native Hawaiian crafts, hula lessons, weaving, tattooing, coconut husking, and fire making. Experience the traditional Hawaiian ‘Imu and ‘Ava ceremonies.


As day turns to twilight, Oahu’s Makapu’u lighthouse glows overhead and your sweeping panoramic ocean backdrop dances with colors, sink your teeth into a lavish Hawaiian feast featuring traditional and regional favorite dishes (menu below).


Finally, sit back as Chief Sielu stars in the Hawaiian extravaganza of your dreams with his tribe of fire twirling, tree climbing, comedic, dynamic Polynesian drummers, dancers and entertainers. Your evening culminates with World Champion Fire Knife Dancer Chief Sielu and his tribe filling the Makapu’u night sky with FIRE!


has appeared on Late Night with David Letterman, Travel & Discovery Channels, BBC, MTV, and Oprah Winfrey. He starred in the movie Chief which was featured at the Sundance Film Festival, and threw the flaming spear that ignited the Olympic torch at a pre-Olympic ceremony in Salt Lake City.

Chief Sielu is known as Ambassador of Polynesia and the Coconut Man. In addition to the Chiefs Luau at Makapu’u, Chief Sielu hosts and stars in the weekly award-winning Fia Fia luau at the Marriotts Koolina Beach Club (open only to Marriott guests).


  • Mixed Island Greens, Diced Pineapple
  • Taro & Assorted Rolls
  • White Rice &Hawaiian Sweet Potato
  • Succulent Butter & Garlic Braised Vegetables
  • Vegetarian Chow Mein
  • Slow Cooked Kalua Pork
  • Roasted Guava BBQ Chicken Asian Style Mahi Mahi (Shoyu, Ginger)
  • Pineapple Cake
  • Poi & Lomi Lomi Salmon are now served during activities portion of luau

Cash bar available


  • Hours

    1. 4:30pm Check-in table opens at luau
    2. 5:00pm Luau begins with activities
    3. 5:40pm 'Imu ceremony
    4. 6:15pm Dinner
    5. 7:00pm 'Awa welcoming ceremony
    6. 7:30pm Show
    7. 9:00pm Luau ends
    8. 9:10pm Buses leave Sea Life Park