4 Activity Rating
4 Crew Rating
Enjoy a Hawaiian lei greeting at your arrival. Luau show includes a spectacular ceremony in a torch-lit Lagoon Amphitheater along the famous Wailua River! The hypnotic presentation of the Luau ceremony begins with the traditional blowing of the conch shell and torch lighting. Then dramatically, Pele, Goddess of Fire and Volcano, emerges out of the darkness from atop a lava flowing mountain, to tell her story. The dances that follow acknowledge all the Golden People of Hawaii, including dances from Tahiti, Hawaii, Philippines, New Zealand and Samoa. This is truly an unforgettable performance!
Guests are welcome to gather around as we unearth the Kalua Puaa (roast pork) from the traditional underground oven (imu), where it has been cooking since early morning.
Menu Choices: Garden Isle Green Salad, Poi, Three Bean Salad, Jello, Oriental Fried Rice, Kalua Pig, Teriyaki Beef, Abodo Chicken, Sweet Sour Mahimahi, Macaroni Salad, Namasu Salad, Lomi Salmon, assorted fresh fruits, assorted breads/butter, Snowflake Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, hot vegetable of the day, Coconut Cake, Haupia, Rice Pudding, coffee/punch and much more.
Location: Kapaa/Wailua River
Check-in: The gardens open at 4:45pm allowing you to stroll through the magnificent grounds.
Imu Ceremony: Begins 5:45pm
Cocktails & Music: Begin 6:15pm. Mai tais, beer, wine, standard bar drinks and soft drinks are available throughout the dinner hour.
Luau: Begins 6:15pm, ends 9:00pm
International Pageant: Begins 7:45pm at the Lagoon Amphitheatre.
Days of Operation
• Monday thru Friday (June - August)
• Monday, Wednesday & Friday only (Sept. - June)
The show seemed long. Either have show performed while eating or shorten it a bit.
We highly recommend the luau. It was fantastic and worth the money.
My wife became ill due to the fumes from the tiki torches around the the theatre. We only were able to see the show for about 10 minutes. Smith's may want to change this. My wife was not the only one that had to leave, there were several other couples that experienced the same problem.
The luau was incredible. The food was fantastic and the interaction with the hosts was very much appreciated. It was a great time.