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Wailele Polynesian Luau

2365 Kaanapali Pkwy, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1900
+1 808-661-2992
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Great Show

We really enjoyed the Weilele luau. It's right there at the Westin, which is nice because you... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
jrobba
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Great Performers - Terrible Flow, Terrible Food, Terrible Drinks

The performances were good if you manage to get through the terrible food, terrible jokes, terrible... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
GirlFabulous
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At Wailele Polynesian Luau dinner show, guests will embark on an exciting journey to the Polynesian Islands where dance was considered not just as a form of entertainment, but as a means of telling stories. Recognized for providing an award-winning experience, the luau is held oceanfront at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa and features dances and songs from old and modern Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji, New Zealand (Maori), Tonga and Samoa. Highlights include the story of Pele (Goddess of Fire), Hi'ilave Hula Awana dedicated to Wailele (meaning waterfalls) and Maui's most extreme fire knife dance finale called "Siva Afi". The unforgettable evening of fun, culture and entertainment is complemented by a traditional dinner served buffer style and selection of beverages.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“fire dancers” (60 reviews)
“westin maui” (7 reviews)
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2365 Kaanapali Pkwy, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1900
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

We really enjoyed the Weilele luau. It's right there at the Westin, which is nice because you don't have to drive off property to get there. It's a bit more affordable than the Old Lahaina, and while I have not been there, I'd say this...More

1  Thank jrobba
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The performances were good if you manage to get through the terrible food, terrible jokes, terrible drinks and unreasonably long waiting to be forced through a picture sales activity. High hopes and expectations not met - disappointed with this Luau and the experience at the...More

1  Thank GirlFabulous
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Lazaro's P....his/her review is a joke. Grow up loser. We just went, was funny and the food was good. Remember they are serving for 200 people. People's standards are so snobbish. Really enjoyed this show

Thank Jeff Z
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Had a great night at this luau! They showcase a number of different hula dances, have an awesome fire show, and beautiful live music. The MC was funny and interacted with the audience. I loved his demonstration of opening a fresh coconut! Food was delicious...More

Thank Elisabeth W
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I booked this luau to surprise my sister and family on Chrismas day. I was hoping for a nice Chrismas Luau experience for everyone. I can't help but compare this to the other luaus we experienced the other times we were in Maui. Overall, our...More

1  Thank Changix
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Purchased premium tickets with reserve seating that had us close to the stage, but sheltered from sun and potential sprinkles. Included leis were a special treat. Entertainers were excellent and the show included a wide variety of dances and costumes. While buffet style, we had...More

Thank Penny S
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoy taking our guests to this fun luau. It has the best food that we have had and the comic emcee is fantastic! The setting is awesome and romantic. This is one of our must dos when visiting!

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Family of eight including children enjoyed the experience as a family. Agreed, M.C. jokes were tired, the queuing for photographs is tedious when one is on holiday however, if you wait long enough the 'rush' will subside and, we were very pleased with the family...More

1  Thank ontheroadsince73
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The show was OK, the meal was 'meh. I would not recommend this luau, given the price. I didn't feel it was good value. The fire dance was cool. But it was 15 minutes of a 3 hour event.

Thank Jessie R
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Seems like Lazaro had a bad experience at the luau. Out of the three reviews he wrote, two out of three was way bad. Looks like he has a high standard interms of service and production.

Thank fijiatu
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Anthony S
16 August 2016|
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Response from MissMo1 | Reviewed this property |
Wailele was expensive (we did the prime seating which was really nothing prime), was really pretty boring. Your best bet would do as Lucas W stated above - get tickets if you can for the Old Lahaina Luau. From what other... More
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David W
6 June 2016|
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Response from WestinMauiAmbassador | Property representative |
Aloha David, Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary. At Wailele Polynesian Luau, a photographer is on-site to take photos of attendees. These are printed and ready for guests to take home at the end of the show... More
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MS64
6 November 2015|
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Response from JRexS | Reviewed this property |
we booked ours through the concierge desk at the Westin resort and Villas where we were staying.
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