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Ulalena by Maui Theatre

878 Front Street, Suite B-4, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
808-856-7900
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Ranked #11 of 64 Attractions in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Performances, Theaters
Owner description: 'Ulalena is a world-renowned Hawaiian theatre production dedicated to telling the story of Hawaii's people. The critically acclaimed stage show... more » Owner description: 'Ulalena is a world-renowned Hawaiian theatre production dedicated to telling the story of Hawaii's people. The critically acclaimed stage show outlines the islands’ creation, transformation and rebirth by integrating ancient Hawaiian history with state-of-the-art theater technology, and stunning music, chant, dance and acrobatics. 'Ulalena speaks to the imagination and inspires the human spirit to keep the Hawaiian culture alive. An invaluable cultural experience and a must-do on Maui! « less
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

a beautiful, moving and action packed portrayal of the history of the hawaiian islands. i loved it, smiled, laughed, cried and was awed by the talents of the local performers. my husband felt the same way

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Beautiful music, dancing and storytelling. No food involved like the luau's but really first rate production. I highly recommend this show.

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Garfield, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Beautiful, powerful, funny, sad, funny. Just an awesome show. We didn't hear a peep out of Our 4 year old for the whole show. The music was fantastic! Just incredible.

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Alta Loma, California
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156 reviews 156 reviews
55 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is a wonderful production that takes you on the journey of the Hawaiian's colorful history. It is a colorful musical presentation of the legends and myths that formed the Hawaii of today.

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Zurich
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Ulalena is definitely a must see! It really has it all: music, dance, acrobatics bringing the history of Hawaii to life! No trip to Maui is complete without seeing this fabulous show!

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Hi I really loved the theme of the story. You see, it was not merely a speaking about Hawaii, it basically talked about mankind. It's origin to where we are heading and to where lies peace and happiness. Just a briefing on the play, it starts with creation man, to gift of agriculture to living in groups in form of... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This show is absolutely incredible, from start to finish. The actors, dancers, singers, and the musicians are extremely talented! My husband is a drummer and he was very impressed with the musical quality and the wide variety of instruments played during the performance. My 10 year old daughter followed each of the sets with the brochure (to help understand each... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have seen Ulalena more than 6 times and it still grabs my attention! The dancers are so incredible and the the artistic form is unbelievable! I have learned so much about the Hawaiian culture through Ulalena and I highly recommend this to all Maui visitors! The music is breathtaking....wow wow wow!

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San Francisco, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was a great way to learn about Hawaiian culture. The choreography and consumes are beautiful. The music entranced you, too.

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

If you are looking for some culture about Hawaii, go see this! Not only are the actors very talented, but the music is INCREDIBLE. I was especially pleased with the male and female singers, as well as the two men playing the drums and many instruments up top during the show. It's not too long so take the kids, they... More

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