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Luau Kalamaku

Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Ranked #18 of 49 Activities in Lihue
Type: Luaus, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Luaus, Theater & Concerts
Tue 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

A group of 3 of us went to this Luau, when we arrived we were given seats at a table far back. Staff told us to leave our belongings at the table to state our seats as tables are set for 10. We went to visit the washroom as it was a long wait to get in. Came back from... More 

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GrayLineHI, Manager at Luau Kalamaku, responded to this review

We are grateful that you took the time to post a review of your experience. We apologize for inconveniences mentioned. We deeply regret that your cell phone and belongings were missing and as you are aware, this is a matter our management and staff and has been pursuing and has communicated with you about offline. Our management assures you that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Over several decades of visiting the beautiful islands of Hawaii we have attended several (8.)luaus.on various islands at various times. This is the last and worst. We went last night. They are all ultra touristy, but this one had absolutely no element(except the real flower lei) of Hawaii including environment: a large airplane hangar like building with the worst possible... More 

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GrayLineHI, Manager at Luau Kalamaku, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We’re sorry to learn you had a less than favorable experience. This is highly unusual and we've shared your comments internally so our team is aware of your observations and concerns. Seating is at round tables which is very well received by our guests. As the show begins, guests are... More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
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112 reviews 112 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I was told before we went that the food was not great and that is correct but the show is worth the money. Drinks were easy to get and so was the food. Had access to whatever we needed quickly. Go for the show.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Lovely garden spot, covered show area with venders of jewelry, photos and other local arts off on one side, things to interest kids too!. Buffet food with items listed as vegan or gluten free! I was worried about getting sick, I have Celiac Disease, but had no problems! Lots of food, small samples of poi, fish, rice, salads and desserts... More 

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Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great Hawaiian cultural displays of dance and storytelling. The plantation is extensive and the train ride worth the extra $18.00

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Dallas, Texas
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19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We went to the Luau Kalamaku last night and it was excellent. The setting is covered and many guests were present about 200 . It did not feel crowded and all had a good view of the stage in the center. The luau food was buffet and quite good with variety. A salad was served to each table of 8.... More 

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Kapaa, Hawaii
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

We have been to other luaus over the years and this one was the best by far. Good food at the buffet with no long lines. Even the desserts were really good with drinks included with a fantastic show. Professionally done and outstanding. We had a great time.

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Plantation, Florida
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12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The luau show was very well done and the fire dancers were spectacular. The food was good for a buffet. We had VIP seats which was nice as our view of the show was superb.

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was an indoor luau where we sat at tables. It was part of the NCL cruise. It was attended by at least 500 people. Not the beach luau expected. The meal was not exceptional. The story told by the native dancers though was worth the cost.

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Denver, Colorado
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61 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had a great time here, there were free drinks, vendors to shop at, grounds to walk around and marvel at, the food was great as was the show. The whole evening was well practiced and ran smoothly as anything I've ever seen since there were hundreds of people to feed. Everything ran at a brisk pace.

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