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Address: 3-2087 Kaumualii Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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So entertaining!!!

It's a different type of luau than we've seen on the island before. This one tells a story of the Tahitians journey to Kauai. It's full of pageantry, fantastic hula and, yes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Normal, Illinois, United States
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Normal, Illinois, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

It's a different type of luau than we've seen on the island before. This one tells a story of the Tahitians journey to Kauai. It's full of pageantry, fantastic hula and, yes, there's fire dancing. The food is served buffet style and was delicious. I think the Kalua pork was the best I've had. The venue is an open sided... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The show was beautiful, staff very accommodating, food good. A little to commercial for me. I always envisioned being on a beach and someone trying to teach us the Hula.

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Folsom, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

BEST Luau ever. The show was amazing. The staff was just so friendly. Seemed everyone went out Of there way to take care of you. Food was Fantastic, Deserts especially Rice pudding, coconut pudding, banana cream pie, and pineapple upside down cake. The pictures turned out great and I order 5 right away. Again every person that worked there was... More 

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Adairsville
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157 reviews 157 reviews
43 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This was the last night of our cruise but I think one of our most memorable. We started with the train ride around the plantation which was enjoyable but just OK. We had time to look at the local crafts which were a bit over priced but you never felt pressured to buy. We were really lucky with our seating... More 

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Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We did the show plus the gold upgrade. we sat right next to the stage and had prime seats. It was a little disappointing to see the back of the room get first go at the buffet but it turned out ok as there was plenty of hot food still available for us. Food was fine for a buffet and... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The show was the only part of this luau that was above par. However, the food lack quality for the price paid. Serving staff were extremely positive but some management were negative, and at one point nasty.

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GrayLineHI, Manager at Luau Kalamaku, responded to this review

We thank you for your compliment about the show at Luau Kalamaku. Striving to meet our guest’s expectations is our top priority and we are very sorry to learn that you had a less than favorable dining experience. We have shared your comments with our dining management for appropriate follow-up. Your interaction observations have been thoroughly reviewed with our management... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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148 reviews 148 reviews
23 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We've been to almost all the luau's on Kauai and thought we'd give this one a try during our last visit...We brought our former exchange student, her husband and their two small children, ages 2 and 5 with us. The little girls were almost in a trance trying to take in everything and never tired of the evening! We were... More 

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GrayLineHI, Manager at Luau Kalamaku, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time to post a review! Your positive and detailed account of your Luau Kalamaku experience is very much appreciated. It's so heartwarming to learn that your younger guests had a wonderful time too. We're hoping that you’ll visit with us again! More 

Ridgetown
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506 reviews 506 reviews
327 attraction reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We enjoyed this luau. It is only the third one that we have attended - the other two were on Maui. Of the three, it is in the middle (the Old Lahaina one was the best we have been to). The luau was busy but not packed (about 80% full). We had no trouble getting drinks (though we only wanted... More 

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Park City, Kansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We'd never been to a luau. This one was fun. It was raining but it was not a problem because it's under a roof. The open bar was fine. We were always served quickly. The grounds were beautiful. The food was so-so. I know it was a buffet but it could have been better. The show was great. The singing... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

A unique way of presenting the Lore of Hawaii. The dancers and singers were as good as can be. If you pay attention it is a good learning experience. The "Fire Dancers" we're unbelievably good. The food, as you would expect, was delicious. You will certainly get your money's worth when you attend.

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