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Wailele Polynesian Luau

2365 Kaanapali Pkwy, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1900
+1 808-661-2992
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Such Talented Dancers

The food was very good, however, the ventilation in the pavilion was almost non-existent--no... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Interesting and funny

The narrator did an excellent job, and he was very humorous. His humor is half the show and I... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
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At Wailele Polynesian Luau dinner show, guests will embark on an exciting journey to the Polynesian Islands where dance was considered not just as a form of entertainment, but as a means of telling stories. Recognized for providing an award-winning experience, the luau is held oceanfront at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa and features dances and songs from old and modern Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji, New Zealand (Maori), Tonga and Samoa. Highlights include the story of Pele (Goddess of Fire), Hi'ilave Hula Awana dedicated to Wailele (meaning waterfalls) and Maui's most extreme fire knife dance finale called "Siva Afi". The unforgettable evening of fun, culture and entertainment is complemented by a traditional dinner served buffer style and selection of beverages.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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2365 Kaanapali Pkwy, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1900
+1 808-661-2992
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

The food was very good, however, the ventilation in the pavilion was almost non-existent--no breezes so it was very hot. The dancers were very good and the fire show was outstanding!

Thank cfavr59
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The narrator did an excellent job, and he was very humorous. His humor is half the show and I enjoyed it more than the dance. The fire dance was good, even though it is not traditional. The food and desserts were good.

Thank rishi277
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Tip #1- Spend the extra money and get the premium seating. Tip #2- Get in line 1 hour early. We did both items above and had fantastic seating, it also helps to be seated with fun families. The fire show was fantastic. The M.C. was...More

Thank prosailortim
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I am a local on the island and decided to try the Westin Wailele Polynesian Luau. My family is in town and I wanted to show them our culture through music and dance. I was first given a rate by the Westin concierge (locals receive...More

1  Thank andallthatjaz
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

If I only rated the show it would have a 5 star rating, the food however I was really excited for and I didn't find to good fact is we ate so little we were hungry after and this was an all you could eat...More

1  Thank Clay P
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We really enjoyed the Weilele luau. It's right there at the Westin, which is nice because you don't have to drive off property to get there. It's a bit more affordable than the Old Lahaina, and while I have not been there, I'd say this...More

1  Thank jrobba
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The performances were good if you manage to get through the terrible food, terrible jokes, terrible drinks and unreasonably long waiting to be forced through a picture sales activity. High hopes and expectations not met - disappointed with this Luau and the experience at the...More

1  Thank GirlFabulous
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lazaro's P....his/her review is a joke. Grow up loser. We just went, was funny and the food was good. Remember they are serving for 200 people. People's standards are so snobbish. Really enjoyed this show

Thank Jeff Z
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Had a great night at this luau! They showcase a number of different hula dances, have an awesome fire show, and beautiful live music. The MC was funny and interacted with the audience. I loved his demonstration of opening a fresh coconut! Food was delicious...More

Thank Elisabeth W
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I booked this luau to surprise my sister and family on Chrismas day. I was hoping for a nice Chrismas Luau experience for everyone. I can't help but compare this to the other luaus we experienced the other times we were in Maui. Overall, our...More

1  Thank Changix
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Ruth N
14 August 2017|
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Response from Beverly K | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on what you are looking for. If you are looking for more traditional Luau with a pig. I have been to 3 different Luau. This year we did Wailele Polynesian Luau. Their was 9 of us in our group . We all... More
Anthony S
15 August 2016|
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Response from MissMo1 | Reviewed this property |
Wailele was expensive (we did the prime seating which was really nothing prime), was really pretty boring. Your best bet would do as Lucas W stated above - get tickets if you can for the Old Lahaina Luau. From what other... More
David W
6 June 2016|
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Response from WestinMauiAmbassador | Property representative |
Aloha David, Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary. At Wailele Polynesian Luau, a photographer is on-site to take photos of attendees. These are printed and ready for guests to take home at the end of the show... More