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Maui Nui Luau at the Sheraton Maui Resort at Black Rock on Kaanapali Beach Instant Confirmation

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Get ready for one of the best luau in Maui

Located beachfront on Kaanapali Beach, the Sheraton Maui Luau features music, dance and history of the islands right at the foot of the famous cliff Black Rock. Spend an evening at one of the best Maui luau for a night you will not soon forget!

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As the sun begins to dip below the Hawaiian horizon, and the sky turns to a soft orange glow, begin an unforgettable evening on Kaanapali Beach with the Maui Nui Luau! Gasp in amazement as cliff divers plunge off of the towering Pu’ukeka’a, or Black Rock, into sea, and see for yourself why this luau at the Sheraton Maui is one of the most popular luau on Maui. Be greeted with a sweetly fragrant fresh flower lei and a refreshing tropical beverage as you make your way to the garden grounds, before sitting down for mouthwatering all-you-care-to-eat Polynesian buffet and an open bar. Witness incredible dances that will take you on a journey through the Pacific, and even see a thrilling Samoan fire knife dance.

What is a luau?: A luau is a celebration. A luau is a party. A luau is way for family and friends to come together to share the spirit of Aloha! There are two main parts that make up any good luau. One is having a lot of delicious food, and the other is great entertainment.

The food will often start to be prepared the day before, or even days before, and the menu can range from authentic Hawaiian cuisine like kalua pork (pulled pork), lomi lomi salmon (tomato, onion and salmon ceviche), and poi (mashed taro root), to dishes from other cultures like Chinese-style fried rice, Portuguese linguica, and Japanese teriyaki chicken.

Luau that are held at family homes, normally have simple entertainment like a few people playing their ukulele while friends and family jump up to dance hula. This style of performance is called "kanikapila" and is quite popular at parties in Hawaii. Larger luau will often have professional performers, and performances that showcase the traditions of a variety of Polynesian backgrounds. There is the fast shaking hips of the Tahitian ori, the gentle hand gestures of the Tongan tauʻolunga, the slapping of the Samoan fa'ataupati, and of course, the Hawaiian hula.

The Luau Dinner Buffet Menu:

  • Salad Selections: Up Country Mixed Green Salad Papaya Seed Vinaigrette, Creamy Garlic-Herb Dressing, Oriental Vinaigrette, Cucumber and Maui Onions Salad, Maui Gold Pineapple Salad with Toasted Coconut Flakes, Green Pea and Roasted Mix Nut Salad, Asian Style Somen Salad with Scallions and Kamaboko, New Potato Salad with Up Country Herb Vinaigrette, Freshly Baked Sweet Taro Rolls and Whipped Butter
  • Local Accompaniments: Lomi Lomi Salmon, Poi, Hawaiian Style Fried Rice, Steamed Molokai Sweet Potatoes, Toasted Shaved Coconut with Coconut Butter Glaze
  • Entrees: Slow Roasted Kalua Pork, Steamed Kula Cabbage, Sauteed Maui Onion, Island Style Pulehu Chicken, Soy-Ginger Glaze, Maui Gold Pineapple Salsa Grilled Pacific Catch, Ginger- Lemongrass Butter Sauce
  • Dessert: Guava Chiffon Cake with Toasted Coconut, Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cream Pie, Mango Bread Pudding with Tahitian Vanilla Bean Custard Sauce, Traditional Haupia, Assorted Cookies
  • Beverages: Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee, Hot Tea 

*Dietary Needs:  Vegetarian requests or special meals are available with advanced request and vegetarian customers are still welcome to help themselves at our salad bar at the buffet.

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Please note: On Monday, Sep 23rd, 2019 the Luau will be moved from the Ocean Lawn to the Anuenue Lawn due to Hotel Events. Please note that ocean view and Imu Ceremony will not be available on those dates. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Price
Standard Seating Package - Most Popular!
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 125.00
USD 125.00
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 75.00
USD 75.00
Infant (Age 0-5)
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free
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 125.00
USD 125.00
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 75.00
USD 75.00
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
GE Tax included
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Definitely the most popular Maui luau package, Standard Seating includes all that you will need for an unforgettable evening in Paradise. A fantastic option for large groups, families, friends and more! See why Maui Nui has received so many rave Maui luau reviews!
  • Duration: 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Wed, Fri
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Open bar (all-you-can-drink) / Welcome drink / Dinner buffet / Photo Opportunity / Ancient Hawaiian Games / Imu Unearthing / Hawaiian Crafts / Lei Greeting / Luau show
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • 16:45 Check-in at Sheraton Maui Resort
  • Lei Greeting & Hawaiian Activities (45 min)
    luau_lei Be welcomed with Aloha at the Maui Nui Luau on Kaanapali Beach! You will receive an authentic fresh flower lei, and have the opportunity to learn about Hawaiian culture through dance lessons, games, crafting, and more!
  • Imu Ceremony (15 min)
    luau_imu_ceremony Witness a fully roasted pig come straight of the imu during the Hawaiian imu ceremony. With an oven that is dug into the earth, and a whole pig cooked with heated lava rocks, this unique cooking style originated in Hawaii.
  • Delicious All-You-Can-Eat Hawaiian Buffet (1 hr)
    luau_friends_drinks Enjoy a selection of crisp salads, tasty veggies, Hawaiian-style cuisine and yummy desserts. You can also hit the open bar for a number of delightful tropical beverages and cocktails as well. Yummmy!
  • Polynesian Performance & Show (1 hr)
    luau_hula The incredible performers from Tihati Productions will take you on a whirlwind journey across Polynesia as they perform songs and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, Tonga, and Samoa. Get ready for incredible thrills when you see the daring Samoan Fire Knife dance!
  • 20:30 Check-out
Package detail / Schedule
Premium Seating & VIP Experience - Limited Seating
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 135.42
USD 135.42
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 85.42
USD 85.42
Infant (Age 0-5)
USD 10.42
USD 10.42
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 135.42
USD 135.42
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 85.42
USD 85.42
Infant (Age 0-5)
USD 10.42
USD 10.42
GE Tax included
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Enjoy VIP check-in services, first in line for the buffet and front-row seating! Premium Seating is very limited and often sell out quickly. Please be sure to book this package a few weeks in advance.
  • Duration: 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Wed, Fri
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Open bar (all-you-can-drink) / Welcome drink / Dinner buffet / Photo Opportunity / Ancient Hawaiian Games / Imu Unearthing / Hawaiian Crafts / Lei Greeting / Luau show
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 16:45 Check-in at Sheraton Maui Resort
  • Lei Greeting & Hawaiian Activities (45 min)
    luau_lei Be welcomed with Aloha at the Maui Nui Luau on Kaanapali Beach! You will receive an authentic fresh flower lei, and have the opportunity to learn about Hawaiian culture through dance lessons, games, crafting, and more!
  • Imu Ceremony (15 min)
    luau_imu_ceremony Witness a fully roasted pig come straight of the imu during the Hawaiian imu ceremony. With an oven that is dug into the earth, and a whole pig cooked with heated lava rocks, this unique cooking style originated in Hawaii.
  • Delicious All-You-Can-Eat Hawaiian Buffet (1 hr)
    luau_friends_drinks Enjoy a selection of crisp salads, tasty veggies, Hawaiian-style cuisine and yummy desserts. You can also hit the open bar for a number of delightful tropical beverages and cocktails as well. Yummmy!
  • Polynesian Performance & Show (1 hr)
    luau_hula The incredible performers from Tihati Productions will take you on a whirlwind journey across Polynesia as they perform songs and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, Tonga, and Samoa. Get ready for incredible thrills when you see the daring Samoan Fire Knife dance!
  • 20:30 Check-out
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • A valid government-issued photo ID is required to consume all alcoholic beverages.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • Parking validation available.
FAQ
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What is the luau menu?
  • Salad Selections: Up Country Mixed Green Salad Papaya Seed Vinaigrette, Creamy Garlic-Herb Dressing, Oriental Vinaigrette, Cucumber and Maui Onions Salad, Maui Gold Pineapple Salad with Toasted Coconut Flakes, Green Pea and Roasted Mix Nut Salad, Asian Style Somen Salad with Scallions and Kamaboko, New Potato Salad with Up Country Herb Vinaigrette, Freshly Baked Sweet Taro Rolls and Whipped Butter

    Local Accompaniments: Lomi Lomi Salmon, Poi, Hawaiian Style Fried Rice, Steamed Molokai Sweet Potatoes, Toasted Shaved Coconut with Coconut Butter Glaze

    Entrees: Slow Roasted Kalua Pork, Steamed Kula Cabbage, Saut?ed Maui Onion, Island Style Pulehu Chicken, Soy-Ginger Glaze, Maui Gold Pineapple Salsa Grilled Pacific Catch, Ginger- Lemongrass Butter Sauce

    Dessert: Guava Chiffon Cake with Toasted Coconut, Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cream Pie, Mango Bread Pudding with Tahitian Vanilla Bean Custard Sauce, Traditional Haupia, Assorted Cookies

    Beverages: Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee, Hot Tea

    Vegetarian Requests: Special meals are available with advanced request and vegetarian customers are still welcome to help themselves at our salad bar at the buffet.
What happens if it rains?
  • In the event of light rain, ponchos will be provided for attendees. If it rains too hard, the luau may be moved indoors or cancelled.
Is parking available at the luau?
  • Validated parking is available to all luau attendees. The cost of parking is $2 with validation.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 125.00
From USD 125.00

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.07/5.00) 4.07 / 5
(14 reviews)
Pick-up Not available
Duration 4 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Wed, Fri
Meal Dinner buffet
Accessible

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: JPCamper
This was our 5th time attending this luau and once again it was top notch. The staff was friendly and the food and entertainment were awesome. The event was very well organized and the venue was perfe...more
by: Andie
We loved the whole thing! Only thing we would change is maybe including a printout of all the menu items with further detail such as ingredients and/or how the tradition cake about in ancient Hawaiian...more
by: Steve
Great experience, enjoyed by whole family, would recommend to others!
USD 125.00 ~
USD 125.00 ~
4.07 / 5
Maui Nui Luau at the Sheraton Maui Resort at Black Rock on Kaanapali Beach
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