MAUI’S LONGEST RUNNING LUAU The Royal Lahaina Luau – Myths of Maui, is Maui’s longest running Hawaiian luau. Conveniently located right on Ka’anapali Beach at the Royal Lahaina Resort, this is a Maui luau that’s just too good to be missed! Experience a traditional Hawaiian luau right on Ka’anapali Beach! Held oceanfront, the Royal Lahaina Luau invites you to join their ohana (family) for an evening of celebrating Polynesian culture. Enjoy authentic island cuisine, cultural presentations and live entertainment.
The Royal Lahaina Luau includes all what makes a Hawaiian luau special: an Aloha Shell Lei greeting, welcome Mai Tai, Open Bar (Standard Cocktails, Beer, Wine, Soft Drinks, Fruit Punch, and Hot Coffee & Tea), All-You-Care-to-Eat Luau Buffet Dinner and an exciting Polynesian Show!
The Grand Luau at Honua’ula
Duration: Approx. 2.5 hours
Honua’ula takes us back to a time when the mighty seafaring Polynesians discovered this land of Hawai’i, thereafter calling themselves Hawaiian. It touches upon the documented voyages of La’amaikahiki and Moikeha who first came to this sacred island we call Maui, specifically this area named Honua’ula. It speaks of gods and goddesses that watched over these courageous people and how they were able to co-exist and live in harmony. These stories combined create an exciting evening of traditional chant and hula bringing the history of our island home Maui, to life. Hele Mai, come and enjoy the magical enchantment of Honua’ula.
Hawaiian music provides a tropical ambiance as you enjoy a breathtaking Maui sunset. After receiving your complimentary shell lei greeting you are offered the opportunity to have your photo taken, which will be available to purchase. Open bar features exotic tropical beverages, beer, wine or favorite cocktails. As the village comes to life with Hawaiian games, lei making, crafts and tattoo’s you will witness Hawaii of yesterday. Audience participation is encouraged. Our lovely Hula Dancers entertain with traditional dances.
The lighting of the torches and the sound of the conch shell invites you to experience a luau style buffet, offering a variety of Hawaiian favorites including Sauteed Island Fish, Imu Baked Kalua Pig, Poi and Taro rolls! The always inspiring dessert buffet offers Haupia, Macadamia Nut Cake, Fresh Pineapple and Papaya slices and much more!
La’amaikahiki and Moikeha who first came to this place we call Maui. Pele paving the way with her lava so there would be land sufficient for the Hawaiian people, Lilinoe, the goddess of the mist, Kananaka the mermaid of Maui, Naulu the goddess of the clouds and her lover Kanaloa. These stories combined create an exciting evening of traditional chant and hula bringing the history of our island home Maui, to life.
Maui Nui Luau at The Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa
Duration: Approx. 2.5 hours
Situated beachfront on award-winning Ka’anapali Beach, the Maui Nui Luau shares the music, dance and history of the islands right here at the foot of the famous cliff diving point, Black Rock. World-renowned Polynesian entertainment producer Tihati Productions presents the best in Hawaiian & Polynesian song and dance, including the spectacular fire knife dance. Enjoy Hawaiian arts and crafts and experience an authentic Hawaiian ‘imu Ceremony.
The Story of Maui Legendary Maui, for whom our island is named, is the Hawaiian demigod said to have lifted the heavens from the earth so that man could walk tall. He slowed the sun’s path across the sky, and discovered the secret of fire.
As the sun sets upon one of the most magnificent beaches in the world, Maui Nui comes to life through an extraordinary lū`au experience. Across the Pailolo channel, the beautiful body of water before you, the islands of Moloka’i, Lana’i, and Kaho’olawe beckon to our beloved Maui. For in ancient times, these islands were the great land mass called Maui Nui, separated over time by thousands of years of erosion.
E aulama kakou, we light the torches to prepare the way for the spectacular cliff dive off Pu’u Keka’a that ignites the celebration at Maui Nui. Maui Nui, Great Maui – the legendary character and the enchanted place is celebrated in an unforgetable lu’au experience at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa in Ka’anapali.
Te Au Moana Luau at Wailea Beach Resort Marriott
Duration: Approx. 3.5 hours
Te Au Moana, translated as the ocean tide, has always been a constant throughout Oceania, connecting our islands, peoples and generations. Our Polynesian ancestors traversed these oceans tides for ages and revered them for their life sustaining properties. Their stories, which spoke of their expert skills in fishing, gathering and voyaging demonstrated the tremendous depths of knowledge and respect they had to the Earth and its elements. As Hawaii’s premier entertainment company, Tihati Productions endeavors to bring these stories to life at “Te Au Moana: The Ocean Tide”. We invite you to dine as the ocean sits peacefully before you, as it has for thousands of years. We ask you to dance under the Maui skies; the moon and stars await you and we hope that you discover all the fascinating stories at “Te Au Moana: The Ocean Tide” a spectacular lu’au experience like no other!
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