Hawaiian Luau

Overview & Activity Comparison

Overview

Rooted in a long-standing Hawaiian tradition for celebrating milestones, bringing people together, and making offerings to the gods, today’s luaus are a memorable way to experience Hawaiian culture and meet fellow travelers and talented local performers in a festive atmosphere. You will indulge in an abundance of Hawaiian foods, enjoy unlimited Mai Tais and other drinks at an open bar, witness an imu ceremony to unearth the cooked pig, engage in cultural activities such as hulu lessons, and be entertained by a series of performances, including the hula, dances of war, and fire knife dancing.

UPDATE: The Waikoloa luau is operating. The Courtyard Marriott luau is not available at this time.

Guidebook Reviews

Big Island Revealed Guidebook:

A luau can be a blast, and they are highly recommended

Moon Guidebook:

Attending a luau is like going to dinner theater. It’s a good opportunity to try a lot of local foods at once. If you really enjoy a good Broadway show, then you might enjoy a luau, and kids seem to love them.