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Address: 2365 Ka'anapali Parkway, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 18086612992
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At Wailele Polynesian Luau dinner show, guests will embark on an exciting...

At Wailele Polynesian Luau dinner show, guests will embark on an exciting journey to the Polynesian Islands where dance was considered not just as a form of entertainment, but as a means of telling stories. Recognized for providing an award-winning experience, the luau is held oceanfront at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa and features dances and songs from old and modern Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji, New Zealand (Maori), Tonga and Samoa. Highlights include the story of Pele (Goddess of Fire), Hi'ilave Hula Awana dedicated to Wailele (meaning waterfalls) and Maui's most extreme fire knife dance finale called "Siva Afi". The unforgettable evening of fun, culture and entertainment is complemented by a traditional dinner served buffer style and selection of beverages.

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The luau was great, the food just so so BUT my problem is that we paid extra for PREMIUM TICKETS! Problem - there were about 40 people from Idaho, all from same company. THEY... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Victoria L
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Cody, Wyoming

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Edmonton
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Before selecting a luau I did a lot of research. Although many recommended the Royal Lahaina for small kids the large size was not of interest. We paid the premium upgrade (which only applied to the two adult seats not the two free kids - other luaus charge the premium on free seats). It was a nice sized crowd with... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great beer (IPA), entertaining show held at the Westin on Kaanapali Beach. An amazing fire dance! A little expensive but worth it!

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Thank ElTigre2014
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very unimpressed, food was just ok, watered down drinks with little to no booze. Saw a number of people dump their drinks for beer. Show was boring except fire dance. Way too many hula dances that were the same with just differing costumes and difficult story line. Music was good but for the money, when in Maui, I would go... More 

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Cody, Wyoming
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166 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The luau was great, the food just so so BUT my problem is that we paid extra for PREMIUM TICKETS! Problem - there were about 40 people from Idaho, all from same company. THEY got to go in first (usually premium ticket holders get that privilege). They are seated at the front tables where PREMIUM TICKET holders are supposed to... More 

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Thank Victoria L
North Hollywood
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first luau experience and I think it was awesome. The food and show were great. The location is perfect. The servers were super friendly. The alcoholic drinks (cocktails) were not great. We had a great time and paid $115 per person for traditional seating and $25 for valet parking (no self-park available) and we gave our server... More 

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Thank Maria V
Bermuda
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Whilst this is not a traditional luau, I think it's a great luau for a family with teenagers. You sit at a table of ten, so it's good to meet the other people at your table, and the warm up chap gets the crowd going and is quite funny. The food is very very good. You can go up for... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Meeting the wonderful people at our table was highlight of evening. That kind of says it all. If you enjoy sharing a buffet of so-so food with one hundred plus people and a very average show then this is for you. A luau is supposed to portray history of the island and it was very difficult to follow a story.... More 

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Campbell, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We booked it for thanksgiving dinner. It was very entertaining show and very good food. It didnt include all the authentic experience of cooking the pig, show was 2 hours. The main guy was funny.

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Thank shtuka1981
New Brunswick
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103 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

For any first time visitor to Maui you must take in a Luau.We chose the Westins resort & spa show.We arrived early by Westins shuttle to a very busy pool area.Thankful for the less chaotic atmosphere at our resort!! We were directed to the end of a hall way to await entry.Two lines premium seats /general seating.As expected the usual... More 

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Delaware, Ohio
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52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We very much enjoyed the luau and the food was very, very good. One thing you should be aware of is that if you are not a guest of the Westin resort, there is no on-site self-parking so you will need to pay $25 to valet park, in addition to the cost of the luau.

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