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“Not worth the cost”

Drums of the Pacific Lu'au
Ranked #8 of 17 Concerts & Shows in Lahaina
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Experience exciting lu'au entertainment right at our Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa. The sound of the conch, the beating of the drums, and the echoes of the Hawaiian chant signal the start of Hawaii's most exciting Lu'au. "Drums of the Pacific" Polynesian Spectacular takes you on a journey through the islands of Polynesia, complete with a traditional imu ceremony and the exotic flavors of native Hawaiian cuisine. We feature authentic dances and music of the old Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand, Tahiti, Tonga, and Rarotonga in the hottest Lu'au Show in the Islands. See a preview of our lu'au here. Our Drums of the Pacific adventure includes:•Greeting with a shell lei and fresh mai tais or fruit punch for each guest •A delightful performance of Hawaiian music •Traditional arts and crafts demonstrations •Impressive torch lighting ceremony •Authentic imu ceremony - the unveiling of the main dish, Kalua Pua'a. •Friendly greetings by Royal Polynesians, followed by a Polynesian fashion show featuring the islands most exotic pareaus (sarong) in creative styles. •An all-you-can-eat generous buffet including Kalua Pork, Huli Huli Chicken, Grilled Fish, Polynesian Rice, Vegetables Makamaka, Tropical Fruits Anuenue, Soba Noodles, Lomi Lomi Salmon, Pacific Ahi Poke, Tossed Green Salad, and Poi (taro). •Lavish dessert bar featuring Macadamia Nut Lu'au Cream Pie, Haupia with Toasted Coconut, Pineapple Cake and Bread Pudding. It's a great Hawaiian Lu'au Feast served throughout the first half of the show. •Open bar featuring beer, wine, mixed cocktails, mai tais, and fruit punch. Join us for an unforgettable experience on your vacation. We'll see you there. ALOHA!!!
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to this event for a total of 280 US. Rush seating so to get a decent seat you have to wait for an hr in line. In the heat with no water while the Hyatt sets up the venu. They should have offered water for the people in line I had sweat dripping down my legs by the time we were seated. The food had no flavour and the show itself was not worth the cost. The best part of the show was the woman MC. We have been to shows in New York and Vegas and this doesn’t compare. The Hyatt should have assigned seating and make it an evening show with no meal and offer paying at the bar and drop the price significantly then it would be worth it to attend. Don t waste your money!!!!the road to Hana is much more fun and if you drive yourself it’s almost free!!!

Thank czechrn
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We thought that the the food was good - tasty pork & fish w/ pineapple salsa. Drinks taste good, but are watered down. Show is fine, typical Polynesian show. Could use some umbrellas - it can get hot in the sun.

Thank blondie16
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

The Luau show was as good as we remember, maybe better. Last few times we went to this Luau, the food selection was much better. Tonight , the generic "white fish", and the kalua pork were the primary proteins. They were ok/average. Our family returned to this Luau in the belief the food would be exceptional like the last time we attended - with salmon and pieces of fillet mignon. The rice was bland/boring, drinks lukewarm, and the veggies were under cooked.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

The service was good, the food tasty, and the drinks plentiful. But I was underwhelmed by the show itself. It felt impersonal, rushed at times. The fire dance was good, but short and not as impressive as I'd expected. I went to a luau in Oahu five years ago, which was much more entertaining. I think this is a nice luau if this is your first time, but I left somewhat disappointed.

Thank Kristien W
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We have been to several luaus in Hawaii. We like this one the best especially all food is marked gluten free etc. We are celiac and can’t have gluten, and you feel so safe
Thanks for another great experience

1  Thank Stagedad
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