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Luaus And Shows

Maui has the best luaus you will find in Hawaii!


It's lucky that you're thinking about doing a Maui luau.


Maui's best luaus are often considered to be Hawaii's best luaus.


You can see for yourself by reading the Maui luau reviews in the following descriptions.


In fact some of the luaus we have here are so popular that during the busier months they are often totally booked for weeks in advance.


The luaus here are also not as large as you normally find on the other islands.


In fact some of the better luaus will only have a maximum of less than two-hundred people.


The luaus on Maui are essentially divided into two different categories.


Luaus that deal exclusively with the Hawaiian culture, and luaus that deal with Hawaiian but also other cultures of the Polynesian islands.


These polynesian shows will often include acts from areas such as Fiji, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga and New Zealand.


Luaus are particularly exciting for children and the colorful pageantry and continuous excitement make the luau the ultimate Hawaiian activity.


We recommend spending at least one night of your vacation attending one of Maui's precious Luau feasts.


Pride of America Cruise Ship: Luaus on Maui will not pick up at the cruise boat pier but these luau shows on Maui can be reached via a Rent-A-Car that can be arranged through Tom Barefoot's Tours and you can be picked up by the Rent-A-Car shuttles right at the cruise ship dock. The majority of these Maui Luaus are available on the Sunday evening of your Maui cruise itinerary.

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$188.00
(3 Reviews, 4.3 Stars)

This package combines a fabulous submarine adventure with the popular oceanfront luau boasting a lei greeting, traditional imu ceremony and an all you can eat Hawaiian luau buffet and open bar! See the…

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$130.00
(70 Reviews, 4.7 Stars)

An incredible sit down, five course dinner featuring the cuisine of Hawaii, Aotearoa, New Zealand, Tahiti and Samoa with dessert as well as a premium open bar. Situated along the beach in historic Lahaina…

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$92.90

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(15 Reviews, 4.5 Stars)

Hawaiian music plays as you enjoy a beautiful sunset. After receiving your shell lei greeting, you are offered the opportunity to have your picture taken, which will be available for purchase. An open…

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$115.90
(7 Reviews, 4.9 Stars)

Hawaiian music plays as you enjoy a beautiful sunset. After receiving your shell lei greeting, you are offered the opportunity to have your picture taken, which will be available for purchase. An open…

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$119.00
(9 Reviews, 4.4 Stars)

Enjoy a Polynesian feast at the beautiful grounds of the Hyatt Regency. This Polynesian journey will feature the songs and dances of different cultures including Hawaiian, Samoan, Tahitian, Fijian, Tongan…

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$134.00
(5 Reviews, 4.4 Stars)

Preferred seating guests enter through the group entrance, without having to wait in line. Tables are in the 2nd row from the stage and center for excellent viewing. This package also allows you to go…

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$120.00
(46 Reviews, 4.9 Stars)

If you're coming to the islands for a visit this is a "must book early" item on your list. The Old Lahaina Luau takes great pride in presenting an authentic Hawaiian Luau. An evening of traditional Hawaiian…

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$108.00

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(15 Reviews, 4.1 Stars)

Experience an exciting Polynesian revue with dancers, musicians, a fire knife dancer and Samoan, Tahitian and Hawaiian dancing. All guests will receive a shell lei greeting as they enter the luau grounds.…

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$111.00
(10 Reviews, 4.5 Stars)

Enjoy the sunset and experience a true paradise luau on Kaanapali Beach at the foot of Black Rock, where you will witness an amazing cliff dive. The world renowned Tihati Productions provides the entertainment…

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$121.00
(7 Reviews, 4.1 Stars)

Take a step up to the "Preferred Seating" option! Enjoy the sunset and experience a true paradise luau on Kaanapali Beach at the foot of Black Rock, where you will witness an amazing cliff dive. The world…

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$39.00
(8 Reviews, 4.8 Stars)

Enjoy a Kaanapali Sunset and experience a true paradise luau show on Kaanapali Beach. World renowned Polynesian entertainment producer Tihati Productions presents the Polynesia Revue to compliment your…

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$118.00
(7 Reviews, 4.6 Stars)

Te Au Moana (The Ocean Tide) follows the kupuna's (ancestors) method of storytelling. Tihati Productions proudly presents this Polynesian revue to compliment the luau festivities and all you can eat…

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$135.00
(2 Reviews, 5 Stars)

Te Au Moana (The Ocean Tide) follows the kupuna's (ancestors) method of storytelling. Tihati Productions proudly presents this Polynesian revue to compliment the luau festivities and all you can eat…

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$125.00 - $125.00

This special luau package offers a beautiful oceanfront sunset setting, traditional lei greeting, delicious local cuisine presented buffet style and a premium open bar. The evening begins with a conch…

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$145.00 - $145.00
(6 Reviews, 4.7 Stars)

Premium guests check in earlier at the new lounge in air conditioned comfort while waiting to be escorted to their reserved premium view tables. The luau grounds offer a beautiful oceanfront sunset setting,…

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Old Lahaina Luau

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It is believed by many that the Old Lahaina Luau is not only the very best luau on Maui, but actually in the entire state of Hawaii as well. The Old Lahaina Luau has been a tradition on Maui for years now, and as a testimony to its quality is almost always sold out. Not just sold out, but sold out for days and even weeks in advance.
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(9 Reviews, 4.7 Stars)

Te Au Moana - Wailea Marriott

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The Wailea coastline of Maui is spectacular and the sunsets seen from this area are among the most beautiful you could find on Maui. You'll be able to see the West Maui Mountains, the island of Lanai, the island of Kahoolawe and the little inlet island of Molokini.
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(6 Reviews, 4.7 Stars)

Westin Wailele Luau

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If you're looking for a smaller luau on the beach at Kaanapali, you won't be disappointed in the luau at the Westin Hotel called the Wailele Luau. The Westin is one of the upper class hotels located along this shoreline, and the Wailele Luau reflects the same image.
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Feast At Lele

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One of the most popular, intimate and well received luaus we have ever had on the island of Maui is the Feast at Lele. This luau is held right on the beach at sunset time in the town of Lahaina. The luau only holds just over one-hundred and fifty people which makes it one of the smallest and most intimate luaus offered in all of Hawaii.
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(22 Reviews, 4.6 Stars)

Grand Luau At Honua'ula

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If you are familiar at all with the Grand Wailea Resort in Wailea, you know that everything that is offered there, from the guest rooms to their spectacular Spa Grande to their restaurants and amenities of all types are of the very highest quality. This is also the case regarding their luau called the Grand Luau of Hanua'ula.
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(25 Reviews, 4.5 Stars)

Sheraton Maui Nui Luau

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The Black Rock on Kaanapali Beach is one of the most famous landmarks in the area. It is an ancient lava flow that made its way to the ocean and divided the beautiful white sands of Kaanapali Beach. The Sheraton Hotel is located here and the black rock is well known for the nightly dive that is made off the cliffs after the torches are lit along the path of the lava.
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Hyatt Regency Luau - Maui

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One of the most popular luaus available of Maui is at the Hyatt in Kaanapali. This luau is popular with the many visitors that stay at the Kaanapali resort and has been a Maui favorite for many years. All the traditional luau foods are prepared for the big feast in the evenings and the Kalua Pork is prepared in the underground oven or "imu" on the morning prior to the evening event.
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Atlantis Adventures

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Atlantis Adventures will provide you with an opportunity to dive in absolute comfort in a 'state of the art', window filled submarine to a depth of about 100' for about forty minutes. Very spacious and air-conditioned these vessels hold just under fifty passengers as they are taken on one of the most unique rides of their lifetime.
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Royal Lahaina Luau

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The Royal Lahaina Luau has always been known for their commitment to providing a great luau at a great value. They will provide a full Polynesian feast with such dishes as Lomi Lomi Salmon, Kalua Pig, Huli Huli Chicken, Chicken Long Rice and more. After everyone has had an opportunity to go through the buffet the show will commence. The Polynesian show consists of a variety of different dances from all around Polynesia. You will see the Hawaiian Hula as well as Tahitian, Fijian, Tongan, Samoan and even a fire dancer!
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This video segment is about Luaus on Maui.

If you're coming to Maui and planning to do a luau, that's a good move! Some of the very best luaus that you will find in the State are going to be located on Maui.

We have a lot of luaus. Luaus on the West Side, and the South Side as well. Most of them are going to be found in hotels or at a hotel area. Usually overlooking the Sunset. Some areas that we do luaus are in special luau grounds that are designed to just be for the luau.

What is a luau? Luau is just a big Hawaiian feast. We've got tons of food to start off with, Hawaiian food, traditional lomilomi salmon, chicken long rice, kalua pork. The kalua pork is the pig that they cook in an imu. Imu is a pit that is dug and then Kiawe wood is put inside and the wood is burned. Kiawe also was known as Mesquite in the Mainland. It burns really hot and just get it going, and throw some river rocks inside on top of the burning wood. They get really hot, then you end up putting the pork or other things that you can put inside them. You'll put that on top of the rocks, essentially you're going to cover with tarps and that sort of thing and then bury that in the sand on top and you create kind of a little pressure cooker. The hot rocks just keep on steaming, the big stocks that they put in the bottom of the banana plants, steam as well, keep the meat moist and it stays in there all day, maybe 6 or 7 hours and then it's unearthed. At luaus, it is just typically unearthed right when everybody is there, kind of a big occasion and everybody stands around watches as they take it out, they're explaining how they put it in. Then they'll ceremoniously take the pork that they've got and moved it over to the buffet line, and that's where you're going to come and eat the pork. It is delicious, especially with Poi, I must say.

This is the food that you're going to have which is fairly standard however, there are differences in terms of luaus on what they present. Drink, you're going to have lots of drink. Sometimes an open bar, sometimes it will be a specific number of cocktails that are allowed. That's always the big part of a luau is, and of course, there's entertainment and dancing. This is certainly Hawaiian and Hula, but also on many occasions, many luaus it is all the various islands when the Pacific region and their culture and their particular types of dancing and music.

These are the things that are standard in a sense with regard to luaus. But keep in mind that every luau is truly different. There's a different location that they're at, there are modified in different menus that they'll have, the drinks and the way they're served are different, and of course the people that are doing the luaus. They're all going to be different as well.

As a general rule, you could kind of look at these all as being fairly similar. With the exception of one luau, in particular, all of the luaus that we have on the island. They all provide kind of a medley of culture and dance of all the pacific islands. One of the luaus in particular specifically deals only with the culture of Old Hawaii, and this one I must say is one of that is very difficult to get in, especially during busy seasons. It's one that is booked up almost if not every single day of the year.

We'd like to ask you to make your bookings early. So that we can actually get you on, we've had situations where that particular luau and others, but that one, in particular, has been booked for 3 or 4 weeks out, maybe even more. Do you need to be full one day in order to be full, right? But they are full for 30 days in a row, it's kind of amazing the popularity of luaus here and how people really want to go to the good ones. We definitely recommend that you book early and also part of the good thing of making a booking early is that, we can set you a little bit closer to the stage. Although, I must say that the seats that you're going to find in these luaus are going to be good no matter where you're sitting.

The other thing it's pretty similar about most luaus is that their buffet. You go up and go through a line, and just have your choice of so much food, it's unbelievable! If you want and if you can do it, you'll have for more. These are a real feast of the major variety. One or two of the luaus that we have are designed for table service. But this is unusual, it doesn't happen very often, but it makes it nice. You can actually be served. In comparison just you get an idea, some of the luaus that we have for instance in Oahu can go up for a thousand people. It's really a big difference between islands and between the luaus.

Anyway, just remember if you get the takeaway on this. You should do a luau, it's a Dinner. You're going to do a dinner anyway, so this is the quintessential Hawaiian activity, the luau. You might as well do one, see what it's all about and enjoy it. They are a lot of fun but make sure you book early because sometimes we really have a hard time getting you on the days that you want.


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The Hawaiian Luau, of all the various activities available in Hawaii, is certainly the most Hawaiian activity of all! The luau in Hawaii can truly only be found in Hawaii and this is the reason the Hawaii luau party has established itself in the hearts of the visitors who come to Hawaii as the quintessential Hawaiian event.

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Kauai luaus are essentially a giant feast which includes Hawaiian entertainment such as the hula dancing and a considerable amount of socialization in the tradition of the "aloha spirit".

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The Big Island of Hawaii provides luaus from Kailua-Kona town to the resorts of Waikaloa. There is nowhere on the planet that you can truly attend an authentic Hawaii luau outside the State of Hawaii and the Big Island of Hawaii offers you a wonderful variety for your enjoyment.

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