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Royal Lahaina Luau

2780 Kekaa Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1992
+1 808-518-4009
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Myths of Maui Luau The last rays of a spectacular sunset, beating drums and the call of the conch shell signal the start of Maui's most exciting and longest running Polynesian luau. You will enjoy a breathtaking celebration of traditional Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan and Maori dance and music as performers weave the legends of the South Pacific into a spellbinding performance you are sure to treasure for years to come.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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2780 Kekaa Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1992
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+1 808-518-4009
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"pork"
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"chicken nuggets"
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"mac cheese"
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"vip tickets"
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"kids buffet"
in 24 reviews
"fire dancers"
in 89 reviews
"vip seating"
in 52 reviews
"shell leis"
in 17 reviews
"food was great"
in 61 reviews
"free drinks"
in 28 reviews
"flower lei"
in 19 reviews
"great seats"
in 18 reviews
"nice evening"
in 16 reviews
"all you can eat"
in 19 reviews
"mai tais"
in 29 reviews
"food and drinks"
in 39 reviews
"plenty of food"
in 17 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our second Luau on Maui. The first being the legends of kaanapali. TLOK had way better food hands down. The food at the royal Lahaina luau was just meh and the kids food wasn’t spectacular either but the entertainment was much better at...More

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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Lahaina Luau, responded to this reviewResponded today

Aloha Thank you for your review of our luau. We are delighted to see that you and your family enjoyed the show, especially the fire dancers. It is our number one goal to provide an authentic Hawaiian experience for our guests and we are happy...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Let me start off by saying that the dancers/entertainment were very good. The food was a typical buffet and very bland. Desserts were just plain bad. I’ve read a few other reviews that called it a cattle call. That’s kind of what it’s like-long lines...More

Thank ToddV777
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Lahaina Luau, responded to this reviewResponded today

Aloha Thank you for your recent review of our luau. We are sorry to read that overall the experience fell short of your expectations and that it was not the intimate experience you were hoping for. We are a larger venue; however, we do try...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The location was beautiful. However, another reviewer called it a cattle call luau and that was the feel exactly. So many people but very organized. However, staff gave no direction or information. There was pineapple to snack on, vendors and other activities but no one...More

Thank Q7926CZmarym
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Team at Royal Lahaina Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha, Thank you for your review. It is not our intention to create a feeling of being treated like cattle. We do have a larger luau and try our best to keep everything organized and enjoyable. We will address the issue of the lack of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did this luau for the 4th of July and it was a blast. Right on the beach. We had an open bar. Great food and an awesome show. Fireworks right there on the beachMore

Thank Darkside69
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Lahaina Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha Thank you for your wonderful review of our resort. We are delighted to see you had a wonderful fourth of July with us and that you were able to enjoy the entertainment. We look forward to welcoming you again when your travels return you...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you've spent money to come to Maui, enjoy the time you have spent your hard earned money. This luau isn't the place to go. Long lines, snappy staff, cattle call treatment, cramped space just to name a few. The food is fine. The drinks...More

Thank bootsofred
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Lahaina Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha Thank you for your recent review of our luau. Thank you for taking the time to let us know that your experience was less than exceptional. This does not at all reflect the high quality true Hawaiian experience we are dedicated to providing our...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The staff was incredibly rude and the food was not good. Everything from the napkins to the scenery is run down and lackluster. It is outdated, short, and unappealing. The seating makes you feel like a human sardine and is crawling with bugs. I would...More

1  Thank Lauren H
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Lahaina Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. Thank you for taking the time to let us know that your experience was less than exceptional. This does not at all reflect the high quality, true Hawaiian experience we are dedicated to providing for our guests,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entire experience was really worth it. There is an option to pay for VIP tickets, but it's really not necessary. The amount of food offered was abundant. There was food for adults and kids. Bottomless alcoholic and kids drinks. The show itself was well...More

Thank Amos N
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Lahaina Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Thank you for your review and for the five star rating. We are delighted to see you had a wonderful time at our show and were able to take in all we have to offer. We hope to have the opprutunity to entertain you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time in Hawaii, so obviously our first luau. We have nothing to compare this to, so we really enjoyed it. I thought the stories were great, the dancers were incredible, and we loved the fire dance ending. For our first luau,...More

Thank Emily B
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Lahaina Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to review our luau. We are delighted to see that over all you enjoyed your time with us at our show, from the food to the entertainment. We do appreciate your feedback in the areas we could improve...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the longest-running luau on the island, this was not a great experience. To be fair, if you don't have another to compare it to, it may seem fine. But, we've been to the Old Lahaina Luau twice, and it is hands-down THE BEST. It...More

1  Thank Leslie C
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Lahaina Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Thank you for your review of our luau. We apologize that we weren't able to captivate you during your stay. We certainly do pride ourselves on excellent entertainment, attentive staff, and an unforgettable Hawaiian luau experience. We appreciate your feedback and will be sure...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful dinner buffet with open bar. Dinner had a nice variety of salads, delicious chicken, fried fish, roasted shredded pork and beef strips. They had an open bar and the tropical drinks were very popular! Hula dancing and singing entertainment was great. Very fun evening!

1  Thank Clpool
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Lahaina Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to review our luau. We are delighted to see you enjoyed the show as well as the food and drinks. We look forward to entertaining you again soon when your travels bring you to our area. Mahalo Tara

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jokelta
April 11, 2018|
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Response from HHR_CustomerService | Property representative |
Aloha With our VIP seating there are many perks, you are called up first for the buffet, you will have premium seating in the first two rows as well as an orchid flower lei for the ladies and a kukui nut leis for the... More
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Deborah D
March 15, 2018|
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Aloha The Luau is outdoors Mahalo
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