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Smith Family Garden Luau

Highway 56 and Wailua Marina State Park, Lihue, Kauai, HI
+1 808-821-6895
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“imu ceremony” (134 reviews)
“tram ride” (94 reviews)
“pork” (113 reviews)
LOCATION
Highway 56 and Wailua Marina State Park, Lihue, Kauai, HI
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+1 808-821-6895
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"imu ceremony"
in 134 reviews
"tram ride"
in 94 reviews
"pork"
in 113 reviews
"gardens are beautiful"
in 28 reviews
"different cultures"
in 34 reviews
"mai tais"
in 80 reviews
"emu ceremony"
in 14 reviews
"family atmosphere"
in 14 reviews
"kalua pig"
in 41 reviews
"tour of the grounds"
in 23 reviews
"fern grotto"
in 44 reviews
"dining area"
in 21 reviews
"food was great"
in 55 reviews
"all you can eat"
in 23 reviews
"shell lei"
in 29 reviews
"before dinner"
in 40 reviews
"rice pudding"
in 20 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

This was well worth the time and money! This property is insanely stocked with every type of native flowering and fruit producing tree. The grounds are beautiful - many birds, peacocks and ducks for the lagoons. The flow of the evening went well as they...More

1  Thank DeForest W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My mother used her hard earned airline miles to book us a luau on our vacation celebrating their anniversary, and this Luau was pretty disappointing. We’ve been to several luau’s before, and this was by far the cheesiest. Overall Pros: -beautiful grounds and set -great...More

Thank Kelly D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Welcoming! The family (because when you are there, it really feels like they are all family, not staff) is so very friendly. The night we went was fully booked, but the organization at the gate and when you enter is amazing. They truly have it...More

Thank 123Shannon456
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to say The Smith Family luau is very organized. When you have over 500 people at a venue you have to be! The tram ride was relaxing and we saw so many beautiful peacocks, ponds and vegetation along the way! It was cool...More

Thank thehallers4
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this luau over the rest during our vacation to Kauai and after going I’m confident it is the best luau experience on this island. That said, the grounds are extraordinarily. The food and drinks are typical- meaning nothing great but nothing bad. We...More

Thank Phil S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A casual fun evening at the Smith family luau. The Smith family welcomes you to their beautiful, lush green, and very large grounds. They have been in business three generations! The whole family is involved and they even take pictures with. Walk the grounds and...More

Thank Jacques G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

But the food and bar service is cut short so you can get up and walk outside (and it was raining) to their outdoor amphitheater for their show. The show was very nice but you sit on benches and some are out in the open...More

1  Thank sleepowers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at Smiths. Everything was well organized, the grounds were beautiful, food was good and plentiful and the entertainment was great.

Thank Dran68
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 6; 2 adults and 4 early 20's people attended this Luau for the first time last week. We all had a great time. Facility opened at 17:00 so you can either take a tram tour or walk the huge garden estate before...More

Thank Eric H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me first state this is a great time & venue for all ages! We were a little hesitant doing the Luau thing - always thought of it being a little touristy & cheesy. A friend recommended this and glad we did it - we...More

Thank Terry T
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Phil S
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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Phil S
24 June 2018|
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Response from ekeahey | Reviewed this property |
Yes, both are in covered areas. Short walk from where you eat to the show. N
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Ron B
21 March 2018|
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Response from Wendy A | Reviewed this property |
they don't have "special" vegetarian dishes but they have plenty of options to choose from. Fish (can't remember what kind, want to say mahi maybe), mashed potatoes, pasta salad, cucumber salad, green bean salad, fresh... More
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