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Address: 2365 Ka'anapali Parkway, at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808-661-2992
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Description: “The most extreme Fire-Knife performance on Maui!”The exhilarating Wailele...
“The most extreme Fire-Knife performance on Maui!”The exhilarating Wailele Polynesian Luau has been designed to bring traditional and authentic dances, songs and colorful costumes to visitors of this beautiful island, Maui. Here, guests will embark on a vibrant and exciting journey to the Polynesian Islands where dance was considered a form of vivacious entertainment and as a means of telling stories. Located at the Westin Maui Resort and Spa among lush tropical greenery and flowing waterfalls, the breathtaking sunset forms the perfect backdrop for an evening of entertainment and a delicious Hawaiian meal. The full show is complemented by a four course meal presented family style to each table, just like in the olden days. An open bar offers a free flow of drinks including a signature Mai Tai and other tropical drinks, wines, locally brewed beers, sodas and fruit juices. Local crafters offer interactive arts and culture for guests to enjoy including a poi ball demonstration, tiki carving, hand made jewelry and henna tattoo. The show itself boasts Fijian and Maori Chief choreographed dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand and Samoa. The evening concludes with the most extreme fire knife performance on Maui, featuring 5 native dancers led by Chief Tavita, a third generation fire knife dancer. It is a breath taking evening that is truly a magical moment in paradise!
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Fantastic Luau! Definitely would recommend seeing this!

This luau was fantastic! We had a party of 9 and we called to make reservations for this luau about 8 months before our trip and we were able to get the table in the front row in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This luau was fantastic! We had a party of 9 and we called to make reservations for this luau about 8 months before our trip and we were able to get the table in the front row in the middle. The view was perfect. We attended the Old Lahaina Luau last year and that one was great too but that... More 

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newport coast, california
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

One of the best organized luau I've been to, of all the islands. Even though the dinner has changed from a sit down , family-style to buffet, the food is still high quality and the buffet lines are very well managed. The staff is very courteous and helpful, and the vendors offer very nice quality souvenirs. Overall, everything runs quite... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Everyone has said The Old Lahaina Luau is the 1 to go. I disagree. The Wailele Polynesian Luau was amazing. Very personal . Not a huge crowd made this more enjoyable! Great host who kept us entertained. Great show for the whole family. I loved it. Highly recommend. I got to talk to dancers at the end. Very humble and... More 

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Saratoga, California
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We signed up for the Westin (where we were staying) Luau, which featured Wailele Polynesian Luau, not expecting much. We had been to a luau on another island a few years ago, and we're not too impressed. This luau was hands-down the BEST ever. The hosts, the dancers, the musicians, even the photographer (usually they take ugly photos, and this... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Wailele experience is not to be missed. It is a polynesian show, not just Hawaiian, featuring many authentic dances and costumes. The fire dance was spectacular, the MC/comedian was so funny and all of the staff professional and friendly and anticipated every need. Food very good. I would recommend this as a comfortable, educating and entertaining show.

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Pittsford, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Yes, it is pricey, like everything else in Maui, but Our family thought it was worth it ! The food was good w an open bar, but the price includes an energetic crew giving an incredible show, hosted by a comedic MC. It was our first time in Maui, and the luau made our vacation even more memorable. We chose... More 

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hawaii
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This what separate this luau from all the Luau on Maui. The best and probably the only comedy show on Maui, the coconut tree climber by one of the very best on Maui, the torch lighting ceremony, The Grace before Dinner, the tasty food in Kaanapali. The kids Menue,The best waiters / waitress there is, the Keiki childrens preshow program,... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We have been to Maui and Hawaii before but never went to a Luau. This one is at the Westin Hotel and we had a wonderful time. The show was great and the host was really funny. The food was really good!! and the drinks were flowing! He got regular seating and had a good view even though the house... More 

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

As another reviewer pointed out, this luau is not worth the entry fee unless you plan on drinking heavily. The dancers were good and the fire show after dark was of course the highlight (in fact one of the dancers caught his shorts on fire during the show ... interesting to watch). The food was just OK. In particular we... More 

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Southern California
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Traveling with a 21 month old who loves to be wild, sing & dance-this is the spot. She loved the show & kept herself right at the edge of the stage the whole time! We loved the food, service show & drinks. It was such an enjoyable evening I'd definitely do it on my next trip. We did the old... More 

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Address: 2365 Ka'anapali Parkway, at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808-661-2992
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina

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