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Luau Maka'iwa

650 Aleka Loop, Courtyard Kauai at Coconut Beach, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1402
+1 800-763-0120
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The worst you can immagine

We asked for a special show where possible to admire the hula and some local traditions. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
FabioBonini
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Key Biscayne, Florida
Ok but not Authentic

The luau was ok and does give you some great entertainment. The food was ok but probably not what... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DrD0ugH
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Conway, Arkansas
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Luau Maka'iwa includes a cocktail reception, cultural arts and exhibitions, torch lighting ceremony, Hula Kahiko, a luau feast and a spectacular Polynesian show with award-winning hula and breathtaking fire-knife dancing.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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650 Aleka Loop, Courtyard Kauai at Coconut Beach, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1402
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"mai tais"
in 17 reviews
"courtyard marriott"
in 7 reviews
"huli huli chicken"
in 4 reviews
"smaller venue"
in 4 reviews
"wood carvings"
in 4 reviews
"large tent"
in 4 reviews
"polynesian culture"
in 4 reviews
"view of the ocean"
in 4 reviews
"vip seating"
in 3 reviews
"vip package"
in 2 reviews
"big production"
in 2 reviews
"quality entertainment"
in 2 reviews
"talented dancers"
in 2 reviews
"pig roasting"
in 3 reviews
"front row"
in 2 reviews
"hawaiian food"
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"story telling"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We asked for a special show where possible to admire the hula and some local traditions. The Expedia "expert" at our hotel told us that was the place. We paid 100 US$ each plus taxes for a table with dinner , water , wine and...More

Thank FabioBonini
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The luau was ok and does give you some great entertainment. The food was ok but probably not what you expect. We have been to what I think were great luaus so here is what I think is missing here. No pig in-the ground for...More

3  Thank DrD0ugH
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Luau happens on the courtyard of a hotel, under a big white tent. Not exactly the most authentic scenario you would expect for a Luau. However, it was very well organized and beach front. They offered photographies, drinks, souvenirs, coconut water and after a...More

1  Thank Larissa R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this Lu’au despite having been to other large productions on the island. While we missed the garden backdrops of the others, the beachfront breezes and excellent food kept this one at the top of the list for us. The show was beautiful!

1  Thank mail4cindyr
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

It was OK. heard smiths was better food was salty. show was good. i would not go again but maybe people will have a different opinion

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

The Halau Hula 'O Leilani was a beautiful performance. However we did not have "a delicious culinary feast" as advertised. We were the last table through the buffet line and the only food left was salad and cold rice and rice pudding. We were told...More

7  Thank Mary B
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We had a terrific time! The music and dancing was not only entertaining but educational and authentic. It is obvious that the Director and her crew have put a lot of energy and effort into developing a quality event. Food and drinks were top notch.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Great food and quality entertainment. That sums up our visit to this luau. We have done three different ones and this one ranks up there with them all. Leilani Rivera produces, and performs, in a very top-notch show, featuring dance styles from several Polynesian islands,...More

2  Thank Lyndy468
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We chose this venue as it was conveniently located to our hotel and the reviews were fairly good. The show was very entertaining and the costumes were beautiful. Our dinner was also quite good. We were happy with our choice of going to a smaller...More

Thank Shane G
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Our group called the hotel the day of the event to obtain more information on the timeline and were told it was acceptable to arrive no later than 6:30pm. Upon our arrival (6:15p) the hostess was rude and told us she should have left at...More

Thank AE6412
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Gintas R
8 May 2017|
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Response from travelprone67 | Reviewed this property |
They do not have the pig there, however at other shows where they did that is was no big deal. Also the food here is better than others I have gone to.
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dennyb12017
10 March 2017|
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Response from Allison B | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know - we had rented a car. You can probably call them and ask.
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