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The Grand Luau at Honua'ula

3850 Wailea Alanui Dr, Grand Wailea Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8443
+1 808-875-7710
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The Grand Wailea Resort is why we chose this luau and we were very disappointed to be sat inside in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Veronica C
Mediocre Overall

After hearing this luau was supposed to be one of the "better" ones, I had slightly higher hopes... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Seattle, Washington
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Voted the #1 Best Luau in South Maui by the Maui News readers' poll, THE GRAND LUAU AT HONUA'ULA is a must-see, rich, cultural experience! Located at the award-winning Grand Wailea Resort and Spa, this luxurious setting, just steps from the sea, is truly magical!"HONUA'ULA" means "Sacred Lands" and refers to the Grand Luau's physical setting which is surrounded by the rising slopes of Haleakala and the expansive azure blue of the Pacific Ocean. Gather with your friends and family for an event destined to become the highlight of your island visit. Join in a variety of ancient Hawaiian activities and games. Discover a unique treasure at our island handicraft market. Witness the unearthing of the kalua pig from the "imu", our traditional underground oven. Sip tasty tropical drinks from our premium open bar available throughout the evening. Savor our bountiful buffet of regional cuisine with a generous variety to please everyone's palate. Dine comfortably at our intimate tables while viewing the breathtaking sunset and the star-filled skies above. Enjoy our spectacular show as THE GRAND LUAU AT HONUA'ULA brings to life the ancient stories,songs and dances of the Pacific islands. Feel the genuine touch of Aloha, under the palm trees,caressed by breezes. Experience the GRAND LUAU AT HONUA'ULA and celebrate the true magic of Maui!
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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3850 Wailea Alanui Dr, Grand Wailea Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8443
+1 808-875-7710
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Grand Wailea Resort is why we chose this luau and we were very disappointed to be sat inside in a conference room. The forecast called for possible showers so they opted to move the show indoors (it did not rain) Zero ambiance - we...More

Thank Veronica C
Reviewed 4 days ago

After hearing this luau was supposed to be one of the "better" ones, I had slightly higher hopes. Upon arrival, they only had ONE drink line, that we stood in for 35 minutes for a small 8oz beverage (1 per person). Their wait staff was...More

Thank Christine0724
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

That was the first comment in the car . Parking is Valet only, free with stamp. Plus tips. This is not our first luau, but first on maui. It was more floor show and hula than the story of migration. So you kinda understood the...More

1  Thank MarshallGulch
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had read some bad reviews and came to this event expecting a sub-standard affair. Boy, was I happily surprised to have such a delightful time. The food items were each extraordinary, especially the wonderfully seasoned pork. Wow! The drinks were yummy and not at...More

1  Thank _elrichola
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the location is exceptional & the event is well organized, the cost of this luau far exceeds its value. The food was absolutely mediocre--no way the pork was from the pig from the pit (not enough time for carving), so the dry meat was...More

2  Thank 127kristinav
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been to a luau at this location 6 years ago with my hubby and we both thought it was an amazing majestic experience so I was so excited to book and attend again this trip - although it was ok food and nice...More

1  Thank Lucille A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time in Maui, a gift for my 10 year anniversary from my husband. The show was great, food was delicious and the atmosphere was beautiful All in all a fabulous show.

1  Thank Doreen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, awesome show! The costumes were beautiful, and the show had alot of humor mixed in, Fun!

Thank TrippinOnMaui
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful show, truly captured cultural heritage and history. Great food, wonderful performances. A winner!

Thank machsten
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our first Luau experience. We were staying in Kihei and when I was researching Luaus, it was really hard to choose because they all sounded great. We heard great things about a couple of the ones in Lahaina but ultimately went with...More

1  Thank peterboroughtripster
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30 May 2017|
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Response from ChuckDWilson | Reviewed this property |
No, I asked about a discount but none were available to my knowledge. Only discount was "buying tickets from COSTCO."
29 March 2017|
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Response from Ann W | Reviewed this property |
We got tickets at Costco there on Maui shortly before the day of the luau. Their tickets are discounted but no guarantee of availability.
Mark C
29 January 2017|
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Response from Mikhailschuyler | Reviewed this property |
not sure, but seemed out of place. I didn't know that when Polynesians came to the island they did acrobatics in the trees, lol