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Luaus - what do you wear?

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Alexandria, Virginia
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Luaus - what do you wear?

I've been before. Wanted to hear what others wear to the luaus. Husband and I will be wearing matching Aloha attire (SO touristy, I know).

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1. Re: Luaus - what do you wear?

The prettiest aloha print I have found on each trip...Going to a luau is a tourist activity anyway-all the kamaina I know cringe when they have to go with visitors--but aloha outfit is de riguer everywhere in the island. Wearing a button down long sleeve shirt is "dress up" formal attire for most locals.

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I agree, it's the perfect time to break out the aloha wear and takes lots of pics to show off when you get back home!

My hubby wore a Hawaiian shirt and shorts and I wore a matching muumuu with flowers in my hair. Of course some people will feel they are just too cool for this look, but we had a lot of fun with it and had a great time.

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The great thing about Aloha Wear is that it can be as loud or subtle as you feel comfortable with.

You don't need to walk around with bright flamboyant colours and huge flowers. You can get some really nice quiet prints that still let you get into the spirit without drawing all eyes.

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Aloha shirt, white slacks and a kukui nut lei.

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Just dont wear high heels or nice shoes- most likely you will be walking in sand/grassy area. Just like the old hawaiians, keep it simple and have fun!

Like at Paradise Cove there are canoe rides-so manolo's are not a good choice!

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6. Re: Luaus - what do you wear?

Keep an eye on the weather. Because if you are sitting outside after the sun goes down sometime it can be quite cool. I'd take along a little jacket or sweater of some sort, is my best suggestion.

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