Are your taste buds curious about the flavors of Hawaii?  Have you been salivating over the thought of fried rice, fresh ahi poke and warm malasadas?  Want to step outside of your comfort zone and experience something totally different?  Then this tour is perfect for you!

Lanai Tabura, winner of Food Network’s "The Great Food Truck Race" will be your guide - and is as local as it gets.  Born and raised on the pineapple island of Lanai, this entertainer is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to Hawaii’s culture, people and food.

Anything goes on this exclusive Aloha Plate Food Tour- from opihi to poke to spam musubi, you’re guaranteed to sample some of Hawaii’s best and most authentic foods.

Regardless of whether you’re a foodie or not, the Aloha Plate Food Tour with Lanai Tabura will keep you highly entertained, and introduce you to a whole new side of Hawaii.

Rates - including tax

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Adult Rate
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Child Rate
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Tour / Activity Details

5.5 to 6 hours
9:00 am daily
(hotel pickups approximately 8:30 am)

5 Days Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum 2 adults per order.  Tour includes pick-up from Waikiki hotels and resorts.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

COVID-19 Protocols Updates

  • As of March 26, 2022, Hawaii's Safe Travels Program no longer exists, meaning there are no travel restrictions or mandates for domestic USA travelers. Travelers arriving in Hawaii from international airports must still comply with U.S. federal requirements. Consult with your airline for details.


More Tour Details

Lanai Tabura is a one-of-a-kind guy and loves showing visitors a good time on Oahu in a local-style way. Explore the history and culture of the islands at Hawaii Plantation Village and learn why this state is considered the melting pot of the Pacific. You’ll also stop at a local poke shop and sample a variety of fresh Hawaiian seafood plus some of Lanai’s favorites. Keep an open mind and let your taste buds do the talking! This is your chance to try new things and keep a fresh outlook on life. You’ll never know unless you try!

Because this tour varies based on the group and Lanai’s ideas for the day, no two tours are alike. You can, however, be guaranteed good, local, real food and flavors of Hawaii! None of that sugary-sweet comfort food that the other tour companies call "real" - this is an authentic experience introducing guests to the local style of "grinding" (Hawaiian pidgin word for eating). Your mantra for this tour will quickly become, “Ho Lanai, I like grind!”

Another popular stop off during this tour is the famous food trucks of Oahu. Here you’ll get a feel for the plate lunch lifestyle and sample incredible flavors. From mac salad and sticky rice to chicken katsu and lau lau, your hunger for a unique adventure will be satisfied. The Aloha Plate Food Tour with Lanai will surely be a big highlight of your Hawaii vacation!

Lanai usually has a surprise up his sleeve for every tour, so get ready for a spontaneous, fun and exciting adventure with one of Hawaii’s most loved local boys. Foodies and non-foodies (and your taste buds) will love this tour!

Entrepreneur, owner and operator of a full service travel agency, comedian, morning radio host, actor and frequent traveler, Lanai has a handful of hobbies and interests that make him one-of-a-kind. Lanai owns one of the largest music libraries of Hawaii music and also has a successful wine label (“Look Me in the Eye”) sold in Whole Foods, Ruth’s Chris, Tamuras, Foodland, Wine Stop and many more.



  • This tour travels in Luxury MiniVans
  • Maximum weight per person is 249 pounds
  • If you require special assistance or have physical limitations, please note this during the ordering process so guides can make the proper safety arrangements; otherwise they reserve the right to refuse service upon pickup for safety reasons



  • Waikiki hotel pick-up
  • Knowledgeable driver/guide
  • Aloha Plate Food Tour
  • All food is included in tour price, but water is always a good idea to bring along with you...and an appetite is highly recommended!
  • Lots of photo opportunities



  • Water
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional guide gratuity


What to Bring/Wear

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Don't forget your camera!


5 Days Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum 2 adults per order.  Tour includes pick-up from Waikiki hotels and resorts.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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