Maui Luaus

In ancient times the Maui luau was referred to as the 'aha 'aina which is the traditional way to celebrate many different events and festivals. The celebration of Maui weddings always encompasses some type of Hawaii luau defined by the different customs and background heritage of each family. With Polynesian and Asian cultures so intertwined in Hawaii, different ethnic influences make many a Hawaii luau distinct. Coming of age celebrations, family visitors, birthdays, anniversaries and more are always ritualized by a traditional Maui luau.

Continuously rated the best luau in Maui the Feast at Lele is on the beach along Front Street in Lahaina. It features a tantalizing five-course meal with cultural influences from Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga and Hawaii. The Polynesian recipes will have you wanting more with dishes such as seafood, kalua pig, grilled Tonga steak, lobster obo and much more. This Hawaii luau features some of the most authentic music, costumes, dancing and Samoan fire shows on the island. Private seating makes this Maui luau one of the most romantic on Maui.

The Kaanapali Beach Luau in Lahaina has also been called the best luau in Maui and is a great choice if you have children. It's also one of the best Maui discount luaus due to its extremely reasonable price. Each adult admission, which is significantly lower than others, includes free admission for one child aged 3-12. After your shell lei greeting and seating Hawaiian music fills the air as drinks are served. Once the kalua pig is removed from the imu pit, the underground barbeque, dinner is almost ready.

This Maui luau features a delectable buffet full of salads, poi, lomi, lomi, kalua pork, fish, steak chicken and more. The dessert bar is stocked with the tastiest of deserts to end your meal. A separate kids buffet offers hot dogs, pizza and more for finicky ones. After dinner the Polynesian revue begins and guests are treated to historic dances permeating a wealth of tradition and ending in the incredible finale of the Samoan fire knife dance.

Maui discount luaus also include the Pale Kai Luau, at the Maui Beach Hotel near the airport, priced to sell and complete with a traditional show. This luau also includes free admission for children under eleven with the purchase of an adult ticket. The show includes a customary feast and afterwards features the only Samoan fire show presentation with four members, making it one of the most exciting on the island.

Polynesian song and dance blends with Tahitian, Samoan and Hawaiian characteristics as hypnotic melodies and vibrant costumes providing a fantastic atmosphere for the entire family. Maui discount luaus also include the high energy Maui Hyatt Luau featuring a spectacular buffet with all the trimmings, an open bar and some of the fastest fire knife shows on the island right on Kaanapali Beach.

Searching for the best luau in Maui requires a little bit of research. For some it's the feast that takes center stage while for others it's the traditional dancing. The more authentic the better. Some prefer private seating while others choose the perfect luau according to which of the beautiful Maui beaches it's held on. There are many choices! No matter what, if you've never experienced a luau don't miss out. These Maui attractions introduce the paramount underlying factors that make Polynesian culture so utterly unique and fascinating.

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