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“A spectacular performance!”

Ulalena by Maui Theatre
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Ulalena Show at Maui Theatre
Ranked #4 of 19 Concerts & Shows in Lahaina
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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!
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Mesa, Arizona
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14 reviews
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“A spectacular performance!”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

An absolutely beautiful show depicting the many people's who have made the Islands what they are today. We enjoyed it so much, we plan on seeing it again next time we go back. Very professionally done, it's a must see!

Visited December 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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“Incredible show and story sharing the history of Hawai'i”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

My family & I went to see Ulalena on the recommendation of the Concierge at our hotel and we are REALLY happy we took her advice. Extremely well done, this show does a fantastic job depicting the story, legends and history of Hawai'i.

Great music, fantastic, talented dancers, singers and actors, great visual effects. Very moving. I would highly recommend any visitor to Maui to see this show.

Visited January 2013
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Santa Ynez, California
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Worth seeing”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Good for those interested in culture and theatre. Some amazing voices. My kids thought it was slow at times but I loved it. I have seen it twice and that's a good limit..unless I was taking someone new, however I have the cd and love the music! It's a definite experience

Visited June 2012
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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5 reviews
“A Lu'au Redefined”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Upon entering the theatre it seems somewhat modest but it hides technology and a production worthy of a long-running Vegas show. The innovative use of aerials, projectors, fabric and some basic props make the show a visual delight. The talented musicians and the high-tech sound system provides a superior audio experience as well.

The plot is the history of the islands told through music and dance. The story is told with skill and passion as well as humour. 'Ulalena is NOT your basic lu'au. In the 13th year of its run it remains a moving and very enjoyable production of the highest calibre.

Visited January 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Great Show!!”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

We went to this show only because we won a free ticket by attending a introductory breakfast by Expedia at Lahaina Shores. Wow, am I glad we did! We ended up purchasing the other ticket and getting the dinner/show package where we ended up eating dinner after the performance at the Mai Tai lounge.(there were other restaurants including Ruth Chris's Steakhouse to choose from) Be aware that the dinner comes with a different menu for theater go-ers but included a drink and dessert and was very good.The show as fantastic, performers were outstanding in a sort of Circ De soliel type of performance.Well worth the price of admission. Looking for a different activity on Maui then this is a good take. We had passed on this a couple of other times while in Lahaina but I am glad we finally decided to attend. Highly Recommend!

Visited February 2012
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