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The Grand Luau at Honua'ula

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Address: 3850 Wailea Alanui Dr, Grand Wailea Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8443
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Voted the #1 Best Luau in South Maui by the Maui News readers' poll, THE...

Voted the #1 Best Luau in South Maui by the Maui News readers' poll, THE GRAND LUAU AT HONUA'ULA is a must-see, rich, cultural experience! Located at the award-winning Grand Wailea Resort and Spa, this luxurious setting, just steps from the sea, is truly magical!"HONUA'ULA" means "Sacred Lands" and refers to the Grand Luau's physical setting which is surrounded by the rising slopes of Haleakala and the expansive azure blue of the Pacific Ocean. Gather with your friends and family for an event destined to become the highlight of your island visit. Join in a variety of ancient Hawaiian activities and games. Discover a unique treasure at our island handicraft market. Witness the unearthing of the kalua pig from the "imu", our traditional underground oven. Sip tasty tropical drinks from our premium open bar available throughout the evening. Savor our bountiful buffet of regional cuisine with a generous variety to please everyone's palate. Dine comfortably at our intimate tables while viewing the breathtaking sunset and the star-filled skies above. Enjoy our spectacular show as THE GRAND LUAU AT HONUA'ULA brings to life the ancient stories,songs and dances of the Pacific islands. Feel the genuine touch of Aloha, under the palm trees,caressed by breezes. Experience the GRAND LUAU AT HONUA'ULA and celebrate the true magic of Maui!

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Outstanding meal and the best show Iwe have ever attended.

The food and plentiful is excellent and the grounds are very nice. The only problem we had with it was the sense of being rushed throughout. Plenty of serving lines to begin with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Poulsbo, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food and plentiful is excellent and the grounds are very nice. The only problem we had with it was the sense of being rushed throughout. Plenty of serving lines to begin with but they began concentrating into a central location way to soon. Drinks were included but not the best. The after dinner show was excellent. They told the... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Do not listen to any negative reviews. Everything about this was fabulous. The food, the friendly staff from beginning to end. THe gorgeous dancers-male and female. There were lovely hulas and beautiful costumes. The fire dancers were top notch. The acrobat on the silk ropes or scarves was beautiful. The guys who played music sang like angels and the lady... More 

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oc, ca
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all... this is not an authentic Hawaiian Luau in my opinion. Electric guitars and fake neon color plastic custom skirts?? We decided to try this on since the tickets were at Costco (~$86 at the store vs ~$90 online). This was my 6th luau and oh boy the absolutely worst. Since our Moorea trip, my daughter even started... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to 10+ luaus and this ranks in the top two. Expect the expected, yet with a lot better quality food, entertainment and atmosphere.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A luau is a great way for a family or large group to experience Hawaiian culture. The advertised yard games and hula lessons where not available. Instead, vendors set up shop around the venue. :-( Even though you buy tickets in advance, tables are assigned on a first come first served basis. Hint: Arrive early to sign in and get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our concierge recommended the The Grand Luau at Honua'ula to us and it didn't disappoint. We arrived at around 4:15 for checkin where we received our table assignment and passes, and were told to come back at 5-5:30 for seating. We chose to hang around the area and enjoyed the views from the beach before joining the queue just before... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have traveled to 72 countries in the world and pride ourselves on hitting the highlights of every place you go to. We have been to Maui 4 times before and always passed on the Luau thinking it was just a tourist trap. WE WERE WRONG. The Grand Luau was a family friendly and very entertaining event.... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We don't normally book a luau but with a special three generation week in Maui we figured it was worth the gamble. Our Grand Luau evening was a gratifying success. From grandchildren at 9 months, 4 and 6 years through the middle generation and on to us grandparents it was lovely, entertaining and culturally satisfying. The show was an engaging... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

While it's not the traditional Luau I have been to in the past, on the beach, it was great family fun. Can't beat the open bar and the food on the buffet was tasty. Beautiful sunset in the background. Entertaining with dancers, swing acrobats, music, and fire routine. Quite enjoyable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We were originally booked for the Feast at Lele in Lahaina, but after driving to Lahaina one night for dinner and realizing how far a drive it was from our hotel in Wailea, we decided to find a closer luau to our hotel. The reason we booked the Feast at Lele was for the assigned seats, individual tables and waiter... More 

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