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“Fun, authentic, great food”

Drums of the Pacific Lu'au
Ranked #6 of 17 Concerts & Shows in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Experience exciting lu'au entertainment right at our Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa. The sound of the conch, the beating of the drums, and the echoes of the Hawaiian chant signal the start of Hawaii's most exciting Lu'au. "Drums of the Pacific" Polynesian Spectacular takes you on a journey through the islands of Polynesia, complete with a traditional imu ceremony and the exotic flavors of native Hawaiian cuisine. We feature authentic dances and music of the old Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand, Tahiti, Tonga, and Rarotonga in the hottest Lu'au Show in the Islands. See a preview of our lu'au here. Our Drums of the Pacific adventure includes:•Greeting with a shell lei and fresh mai tais or fruit punch for each guest •A delightful performance of Hawaiian music •Traditional arts and crafts demonstrations •Impressive torch lighting ceremony •Authentic imu ceremony - the unveiling of the main dish, Kalua Pua'a. •Friendly greetings by Royal Polynesians, followed by a Polynesian fashion show featuring the islands most exotic pareaus (sarong) in creative styles. •An all-you-can-eat generous buffet including Kalua Pork, Huli Huli Chicken, Grilled Fish, Polynesian Rice, Vegetables Makamaka, Tropical Fruits Anuenue, Soba Noodles, Lomi Lomi Salmon, Pacific Ahi Poke, Tossed Green Salad, and Poi (taro). •Lavish dessert bar featuring Macadamia Nut Lu'au Cream Pie, Haupia with Toasted Coconut, Pineapple Cake and Bread Pudding. It's a great Hawaiian Lu'au Feast served throughout the first half of the show. •Open bar featuring beer, wine, mixed cocktails, mai tais, and fruit punch. Join us for an unforgettable experience on your vacation. We'll see you there. ALOHA!!!
Reviewed March 16, 2013

This was my first luau and it was a great experience. The food was great, the drinks were flowing, and the staff were very friendly. The dancers were entertaining and musicians were very talented. I would recommend it if you're staying in West Maui.

Thank Jenn H
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Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

Even though I didn't stay at the Hyatt, my friends got passes thanks to a local. The food was outstanding and delicious. The emcee, Tiara, was so warm, welcoming, knowledgeable, and talented. We got to meet her. She keep the show upbeat and moving. The cast of dancers were talented, pulchritudinous, and riveting. We got to take photos with them. The show takes you through the different styles of dance across the South Pacific. The house band, I think the name was Tahati, were completely stellar. The hula lesson onstage was a hoot. The waitstaff was friendly. Our server, Joe, was great! They also had artisans with tables to purchase souvenirs. It was a must see in my opinion.

Thank lwise1
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

this luau's food was really good, thought the dessert choices were pitiful but the dancers were really good. nice decor for the venue, it is in a hotel, so if you are not staying there, it is a long walk. if you have walking issues, there is an elevator across from the stairs to the luau. if you cant walk a long way. skip this venue or ask to drive around to the luau grounds. my only complaint is we were put with a group from regis corp., they were rude and obnoxious, wouldnt shut up and kept standing up. half way through the show, they left for the bar and then came back to talk and stand in front of the rest of us trying to see the show. i rate this second in the lahaina area behind old lahaina. still a good place to go.

Thank mark w
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

We really had a great time. It was very entertaining and even had some humor. I really would recommend it to everyone. Our server, Rick Bandy, was great. Gave really great service and was an asset to the experience. I am glad I went!! *****

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Reviewed March 7, 2013

We attended this luau last year and were very impressed with the show and the fire dance. However, you had to be in line along the outside hotel border along the beach about an hour before check-in time to even hope to get a decent seat. The seating must hold at least 300 people, maybe more. The meal is buffet-style and the lines are awful! The food was okay. If you cannot walk long distances or stand for long periods of time, this luau is not for you. The waiters who refill your drinks at the long tables were very attentive and did a good job.

Thank JackieNChuck
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