Old Lahaina Luau


Enjoy renowned traditional island cuisine, authentic dances and demonstrations all while enjoying a beautiful Hawaiian sunset.

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Highlights and Details

  • Fresh flower lei and Aloha ceremony
  • Local artist showcase
  • Photos with professional photographers
  • Learn about traditional Hawaiian and Pacific Islander cultures
  • Five star, authentic Hawaiian dining
  • Open bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Voted “Best Luau” by several magazines and travel guides 


Owners of the Old Lahaina Luau take great pride in providing an authentic experience to visitors. Since 1986, the Old Lahaina Luau has offered an evening of entertainment inspired by the cultural heritage of the Pacific Islands, showcasing food, music and dance from Hawaii, Tonga, Samoa and Samoa.

The evening starts with each guest receiving a fresh flower lei—a traditional sign of welcome and affection—during the opening Aloha ceremony. Then guests are escorted to the Hale (dining room) and seated seated on traditional grass matts or tables depending on preference. Guests are welcome to meander before the show, enjoying traditional Hawaiian music and a showcase from local artists.

Polynesian entertainment is produced by award winning director Robert “Lopaka” Aguiar and the in house Old Lahaina Luau team. The show features authentic costumes and cultural dance inspired by the traditions of each island nation. You will enjoy the elegant poetry of the Hawaiian Hula, the blood pumping vigor of Tongan war dance, the sensual rhythms of Tahiti and the heart stopping fire dance of Somoa. Dinner is prepared by award winning chef and part owner—James McDonald. A five-course gourmet meal features a lavish menu of authentic Hawaiian dishes including Imu Roasted Kalua pig, pohole ferns and hearts of palm salad, fresh island fish with mango sauce, and poi.

With over 160 full time employees and shows running seven days a week, the Old Lahaina Luau demonstrates unparalleled dedication. It has been voted the best Luau on Maui five years in a row by the Maui News survey and had won international acclaim. It reputation keeps the Old Lahaina Luau booked its capacity nearly year round. Early reservation are highly recommended, shows are booked from 3-15 days in advance. Seats are assigned first come, first serve. Reserve your seats today for the best selection!

Days & Hours

Days: Every Day
Times: Vary by season, please see voucher for more info.
Duration: 3 Hours

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Activity Level

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Light - if you can watch tv, ride in a car and have a conversation you'll be fine.


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