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“Lots of fun”

Smith Family Garden Luau
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$98.00*
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Kauai Luau and Sunset Dinner
Ranked #2 of 5 Concerts & Shows in Lihue
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long island ny
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Lots of fun”
Reviewed May 15, 2013

Well run luau with Smith family very involved. It was nice to walk around the grounds before the dinner which was plentiful. The show was good all in all a fun evening

Visited April 2013
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Kitsch at it's Best”
Reviewed May 14, 2013

I had never been to a luau and this one was recommended by the concierge. It had an authentic family feel to it. They don't open the bar until after the conk-horn ceremony. There is also a blessing before the meal. The food is OK, good to buffet-fair. My wife is a vegan. There was very little for her to eat, as most of the food is meat or cooked in butter. She also does not drink, so aside from the entertainment, the evening was a bust for her.
Get there early and tour the grounds, they are very nice. Also, you can go into the dinning tent before the conk-horn blessing and save your seats by placing a personal item on the place-mat or chair.
The show was good, but got kind of long.
In sum, I am very glad we went, but i will never need to attend another luau. There is only so much Kitsch a person can take.

Visited May 2013
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Charles City, Virginia, United States
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48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great Family fun”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

The food was great as well as the entertainment. The gardens are lovely and the tram ride around it enjoyable. This event can be enjoyed by all ages.

Visited April 2013
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Amesbury
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93 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“What a great evening!”
Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

We had a great time spending the evening here. The grounds were beautiful. The imu ceremony and the unearthing of the pig was a great experience. The food was delicious? The staff was very helpful and quite accommodating. They made sure we enjoyed ourselves. The staff even arranged for me to get a ride in a golf cart to the theater to limit the amount of walking I had to do. The show was good, all the performers were good. The entire night was fun for the 4 in our party. None of us had ever been to a luau before and we were glad we did it here. If you are on Kauai, this is a must see event. You will not be disappointed.

Visited March 2013
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Lihue, Hawaii
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fun Luau with neat history of dance”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

I really enjoyed the meal and the entertainment. I'd certainly recommend this for others. They went over the various peoples who have settled into Hawaii and each of their various dances and traditions - by dance. It was cool.

Visited May 2013
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