4.5 star rating: Recommended 44 Reviews

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  • Location:Maui, Hawaii
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Kaanapali Sunset Luau in Maui

You'll be captivated by exotic dances from across Polynesia at sunset Maui luaus in Kaanapali. From the lei welcome and imu (underground oven) ceremony to the bountiful Hawaiian buffet, you'll experience an evening of traditional Polynesian fun on Maui at the Kaanapali Sunset Luau.


  • Three-hour Kaanapali sunset luau feast
  • Lei greeting and imu ceremony
  • All-you-can-eat Kaanapali sunset luau buffet
  • Polynesian dance show
  • Different dances from across the Polynesian world
  • Preferred seating option

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What You Can Expect

Kaanapali Sunset Luau in Maui

Kaanapali Sunset Luau in Maui

Likely to Sell-out! The Kaanapali Sunset Luau is one of the most popular luaus in Maui and regularly sells out weeks in advance, so book ahead to avoid disappointment!

After dining on an all-you-can-eat Hawaiian luau buffet at the Kaanapali Sunset Luau, you'll experience an exciting and colorful presentation of Polynesian dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji, Rarotonga, New Zealand and Samoa, set to pulsating, syncopated drum beats.

There's the celebratory festival dances of Tahiti, the fierce warrior dances of Fiji, the exotic hypnotizing dances of the Tuamotus, the legendary dance of the Hawaiian princess Kalua and the intriguing fire-knife dance of Samoa.
  • 5:00pm Lei Greeting, Mai Tai and Blue Hawaiian Drinks, Hawaiian Music, Arts and Crafts, Open Bar
  • 5:45pm Imu Unearthing
  • 6:00pm All-You-Can-Eat Hawaiian Luau Buffet
  • 6:45pm Pareo Fashion Show
  • 7:00pm "Tihati Polynesia Revue" Spectacular
  • 8:00pm Evening ends


Sample 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

Main Entrees
Slow roasted Kalua pork
Steamed Kula cabbage
Sautéed Maui onion
Island-style Pulehu hicken
Soy-ginger glaze
Maui gold pineapple salsa
Grilled Pacific catch
Ginger-lemongrass butter sauce

Local Accompaniments
Lomi Lomi salmon
Hawaiian style fried rice
Steamed molokai sweet potatoes
Toasted shaved coconut with coconut butter glaze

Guava chiffon cake with toasted coconut
Chocolate macadamia nut cream pie
Mango bread pudding with Tahitian vanilla bean custard sauce
Traditional Haupia
Assorted cookies

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

I very nice evening good food and the entertainment is a lot of fun.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

The staff was very professional and efficient and made us feel welcome. We really enjoyed the dinner and show. It was held at a very pretty setting--one of the highlights of our vacation.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent Luau. Made us feel like family, and a true Hawaiian experience. Everyone was so professional and talented. We enjoyed getting to participate in all the activities of the luau, rather than merely watching a show. Loved it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Wonderful! The show was amazing fun and a memory I will not foregt. The food was pretty good buffet style. I would recommend this for anyone. Whether it is your 1st luau or not..this show is great! Right on the beach for sunset as well!

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

My family enjoyed the show and fire dancers, come hungry lots of food.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This was a wonderful Luau. Had a nice time watching the dancers and the food was also good. The sunset was beautiful. I would due it again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

The luau was wonderful and the food was great, along with the preformance. Very talented preformers! Just wish my picture was taken with the lei around my neck. Did by the picture.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

We loved it! Fire dance was awesome. Pork was delicious. Show was fantastic. Recommend for all ages.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Great show! Get the preferred seating. We'll worth the price. Food and entertainment was awesome!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

For our first luau this one was awesome!

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