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“Get your tickets at Costco”

The Grand Luau at Honua'ula
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Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 29 March 2014

The ticket price at Costco for this Luau is around $80 and includes the tax and will also save you 25% off the price o children's tickets. You have to call and reserve your seats. Also know that a member of your party should be there for the 4-4:30pm table assignment line-up. they let people in at 5pm but the grounds are amazing so we walked around looking at the gardens and ponds for the 30 minutes. (My husband was there to line up at 3:30 and got us center table 3rd row and we felt we had good seats. The first two rows people pay extra for and that is not available with the Costco discount.) The view is amazing as this Luau has a great view of the ocean and the sunset. They'll take your picture with one of the performers but charge $25 for it at the end of the show. There are crafts to look at and purchase for the pre-show as well as the advertised temporary tattoos and a gentleman who makes animals etc. with palm leaves. (Be aware that these are 'by donation' though you would assume with the ticket price they would be free.) The open bar kept us stocked with Mai Tai's, Pina Coladas and cocktails. They did virgin Pina Coladas for the children. They had a great way of moving people through the evening: We all sat for the intros at 6pm, they had a number of food stations so it seemed like everyone had their food within 15 minutes, they stopped so everyone could watch the amazing sunset, there was then the Hula lesson on stage, time for dessert and then the show. The show was a mix of Polynesian, Hawaiian and modern dance including an arial silk section. The food was good for us but we like the lomi lomi, poke, kuala pig - basically we enjoy the exotic. Decent but not spectacular. The desserts were good. It did get a little chilly toward the end of the show. It was our first luau and we really enjoyed ourselves. We would be happy to go back but all agreed that we would like to try other ones since they all seem to offer different things.

4  Thank Nrthstr1
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Reviewed 28 March 2014

The show itself was great, kept everyone entertained, always somewhere new to look! The show was a good length of time as well (not to long). The food was good and the service was ok.

Thank Ava P
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Reviewed 28 March 2014

We went to the hotel directly to book and found that the adult ticket was $110 and the children's tickets were $60. Someone then advised me that Costco in Maui sells them; so we went to Costco and paid $79.99 for adult ticket and $42 for the kids' ticket. Costco only sells the adult ticket but there is a phone # on back of card that you phoned to purchase the kids tickets and also book the Luau at the same time. With a family of four, we've saved about $110. That is a lot of money. The food was good and the entertainment was good. We are glad we went to the Luau and happy that we bought our tickets at Costco.

8  Thank Campbell09
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

The program was great, the food not so, but still okay. Pay the few dollars extra for prime seats. We sat right up front and had a great time. Bring a jacket, though, sometimes the breeze gets cool.

Thank Roger S
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

Great outdoor venue and well preformed Luau Story. The open bar is included with your ticket. The food was well presented and prepared and proper temperature in the large four row buffet serving area. The food was the best tasting we have experienced at a Luau, well done! Want a great Luau experience, this is the one! Only downside, they need more restroom access closer to the venue.

2  Thank Mark K
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