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Luau Kalamaku

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  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9505
+1 877-622-1780
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All reviews fire dancers train ride story line pork pre show plantation owners story telling show starts local vendors great seats before dinner buffet style wonderful evening mai tais hawaiian islands imu ceremony rum tasting
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’ve been to a number of Luau’s in my visits to Hawaii (mostly in Maui). This experience far exceeded any of those. Situated on a large piece of land off the main road between the south side of the island and Lihue, the relatively large...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eljefe4281
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought tickets to see this show, without the buffet, ahead of time online. On the day of our show it was very rainy and we were feeling lazy, but the place refused to refund us our tickets, no matter how much we pleaded. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a bid fan of large buffet dining. This was no different, the food was adequate, but nothing special. The dinks were included and very tasty. Walking around to see the local vendors before the show was great. We did find some good...More

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

A fabulous evening. Incredible supper. The food was great. Lots of variety to make everyone happy. Good bar for drinkers and non drinkers. The entertainment was awesome. We took our 18 month old granddaughter and she enjoyed everything about the evening, Her highlight was taking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Roger G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the gold package with the train tour. This is a very well run professional operation. Our evening started with the train tour which lasts 40 minutes and includes a stop to feed the animals onsite. They provide bread to feed them. The train...More

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

This review is specifically for the Plantation Owner's Dinner and the Luau. First, the positive...the performers in the Luau were in it heart and soul. I've seen better luau performances technically but these performers truly love their heritage and it shows. The venue itself was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WAcat28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family enjoyed a wonderful evening at Luau Kalamaku! We started with the train ride thru the Plantation. The food was good but the show was phenomenal! We were seated very close and thoroughly enjoyed the story line. The drinks were delicious as well. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 980SusanB980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This luau not only has great food but a theatrical type of entertainment that tells a story while being exciting and visually appealing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Luau Kalamaku was an exciting event and the performance was amazing. The show provided us with a better understanding of the Hawaiian culture and past, and the cast performed their roles with emotion and flare. One of our most memorable events on the Island....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this luau experience! We had enjoyed an all day tour through the NCL Pride of America shore excursions ending up at the luau. It is a delightful area. Local artisans and extensive gardens to enjoy. Got there ahead of others to enjoy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Geoffrey G
6 January 2019|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
We skipped the meal, so I can't answer except to say it's a buffet and not likely to cater to such a request, considering the large number of people they have to feed at each Luau. You can choose to skip the meal like we... More
28 September 2017|
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Response from 81crystald | Reviewed this property |
We did not find the entertainment to be really loud and we sat in the front row next to the stage. There were lots of young children present who appeared to enjoy the show. I believe the show was over by 9pm.
17 August 2017|
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Response from 732bree | Reviewed this property |
Aloha I’m so sorry I didn’t even notice the people that came just for the show , the place is so big .. Try and request a seat by the big tree there’s about 5 tables up there it’s by the bar you can see perfectly .. Hope... More