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Highway 56 and Wailua Marina State Park, Lihue, Kauai, HI
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All reviews imu ceremony tram ride pork gardens are beautiful mai tais different cultures coconut cake tour of the grounds kalua pig fern grotto dining area all you can eat shell lei before dinner family run rice pudding buffet line
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were staying on the south side of the island, so Smiths was a little farther than others, (30 minute drive from Poipu) but it was highly recommended. We started with the fern Grotto tour, which was nice. the tropical Luau starts with a short...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank fabell760
Reviewed 5 days ago

We recently enjoyed an evening at the Smith Family Luau. The food and drinks were good and plentiful. The grounds are beautiful also. The show was entertaining. It is definitely a family show with members from all generations involved. We really enjoyed the fire dancer...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Geeta M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food, friendly staff, nice venue with stage for after dinner show complete with live music, volcano, dancers. Grounds are pretty, ample parking. Be prepared for a lot of people, like 300, if not for so many people would be a 5. Despite the masses,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mbsmithmo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time in the Smith Family Garden Luau. From the beginning to the end some 5 hours later, everything was very well organized and planned. It is a family organization and they clearly planned everything perfectly. The evening started with a garden...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sb431
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me begin by saying that we have been to a luau before and had reasonable expectations. From the moment we walked through the gates we had a bad feeling. This was confirmed a short time later when we ate “dinner”. In short, the food...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank C487VFjeffw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is absolutely beautiful. The people are warm, kind, and helpful. The food is just out of this world and so plentiful. (We ought to know. Our 18 year old son put the hurt on that buffet!) The entertainment was exactly what we wanted....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Smith Family Luau was amazing, the entertainment during drinks and dinner was great. The buffet dinner was very fresh and tasty. There were so many meat choices and the sides were great. The Luau entertainment was very well done. The lighting and performers were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shelly S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We do luaus. We are that family that goes every year & we have to take in a luau. I have 3 kids and each kid chooses 2-3 things and this is always one of those things so with that said- food was great!!! Location...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tees2003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hate to give poor reviews, but I feel like it's important for people to know what they are buying. This is a completely commercial mass-production luau. I have been to many luaus on pretty much every Hawaiian island and this was by far the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Josh M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coming Into the grounds it was beautiful. When they said open bar I walked up to it to get a drink. The main bartender was very rude and said “15 mins”! When I went back up I grab 3 drinks for my table he was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Food628
10 January 2019|
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Response from jade71671 | Reviewed this property |
Like others have said it is about 10 minutes from the airport. Depending on the time of day Kauai does a contra flow with cones to ease commuter congestion. Smith family is a straight shot from the airport as you only have... More
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HeidiP200
23 September 2018|
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Response from maura_harrington | Reviewed this property |
We purchased the day before on-line. It seems as if they are busy but you can get tickets just before
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433phils
25 June 2018|
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Response from GenSpec | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I went by ourselves and there was no problem getting a seat with a view to the show. There were some reserved tables for larger parties, ie, weddings etc, but there were plenty of available seats. The accepted... More
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