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Ulalena by Maui Theatre

878 Front St Ste B4, Maui Theatre, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1665
+1 808-856-7900
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'Ulalena is a world-renowned Hawaiian theatre production dedicated to telling the story of Hawaii's people. The critically acclaimed stage show outlines the islands’ creation, transformation and rebirth by integrating ancient Hawaiian history with state-of-the-art theater technology, and stunning music, chant, dance and acrobatics. 'Ulalena speaks to the imagination and inspires the human spirit to keep the Hawaiian culture alive. An invaluable cultural experience and a must-do on Maui!
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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878 Front St Ste B4, Maui Theatre, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1665
+1 808-856-7900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a second visit to Ulalena. The performance is passionate and sincere. A moving account of colonization through interpretive dance. Recommended ++. The ‘cirque’ elements are getting a bit (very) dated, however. *They have just started offering a dinner package with Ulalena. It was terrible...sadly....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The show is below average, and therefore ridiculously over-priced. We were steered into attending by a hotel concierge and urged to buy premium seats in advance. Turns out we could have walked up and purchased similar seats for half the price. And that would STILL...More

Thank emmaGo6434
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The show was fun and the performers were great but when you pay $75 and someone tells you it is the Hawaiian version of Cirque du Soleil you are pretty let down when there is like one curtain dance and no other acrobatic performers. The...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a believer of maintaining culture and traditions pure through the generations, I honestly was hesitant to watch this presentation in fear that I would not enjoy it based on my beliefs. I was urged to go by a friend and I’m glad I went....More

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw Ulalena this past week while on vacation. Show started about 25 minutes late-no reason given. Could have been to allow late comers to arrive, get their tickets and concession stand items (brutally slow). Performers, costumes and sets were very nice. However, not sure what...More

1  Thank mike h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the show, and learned a few things that we didn't know about Hawaii. You definitely want to review the Program that you are given when you get your tickets. It provides details about each scene that will help you understand the dance. The...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here to see the show from a recommendation made by the Concierge Desk at our Timeshare unit on Thursday night November 16, 2017. We told if we paid cash that, we could get $10 off each $85 ticket in the Gold level seating....More

1  Thank Engineer_Lou
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I was very torn about how to rate this event...the Show was very good!!, But the dinner that followed WAS NOT worth 1/2 of what we paid for it!! First, the show...it is interpretive dance showing the history of Hawaii in dance. It is a...More

Thank Fran F
Reviewed 7 November 2017

One of the best ways to see, hear and feel Hawai'i history and culture. While references to myth and village life may be less familiar and even tricky to understand to some, the value of family and cultural identify should resonate with anyone. The music...More

Thank Marie P
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We did some amazing things in Maui and saved this until the end so maybe my expectations were too high. However, we did not enjoy this show and were bored. First of all, the theater is freezing cold. They were also 10 minutes late starting...More

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18 March 2016|
Response from Blanche P | Reviewed this property |
To answer the question about dinner after the Ulalena show. If you park in the Outlet lot across the St from the theatre, the theatre validates your ticket for 4 hrs. There are many nice restaurants on Front St. On trip... More
22 January 2016|
Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
We made our arrangements through the concierge at the hotel /resort. We included a dinner after the show at Ruth chris steakhouse. This was in walking distance of the theater. The dinner was excellent but a little pricey but... More
18 November 2015|
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Response from Ulalena M | Property representative |
Aloha! Depending on the child, some children really enjoy the colors, characters and music. The musicians on the balcony are also very entertaining. If you are worried about the volume of the show, please mention this to... More