Discover Polynesia at the Huaka’i, held at the oceanfront Ka'anapali beach Luau in
Lahaina. Come uncover the remarkable culture and history of Hawaii through
storytelling, dance, and songs in our luau, Lahaina, Maui.
There is plenty to do and experience. Enjoy phenomenal music, an open bar, a fire
knife dance, and other Polynesian plus Hawaiian cultural activities. Including
complimentary Mai Tais, delicious buffet dinner, drinks of all sorts, and more for an unforgettable experience.
You will certainly feel right at home in our family owned and operated Ka'anapali
beach luau! With a breathtaking atmosphere, free parking, Ohana (home)
welcoming performance by entertainers, and the sunset in sight, you will literally be in paradise. Our popular Huaka’i luau typically sells out pretty fast so buying tickets ahead of time will guarantee your admission.
Hawaii is the largest island, located in the southernmost part of the world. The
Island is naturally beautiful, full of adventure, a warm climate, amazing beaches, and immersing drama. Often referred to as “the pearl of the Pacific”, it is an exemplary place to experience Huaka'i, Journey Through Polynesia!
In Hawaii, we often say “Ke Kani Malie” (Gentle Sound), referring to the Gentle
Sound of our nation or “Aina”. The elements that surround our country remind us of our ancestors or “Kupuna” that have paved the way for new generations. The
responsibility of preserving our culture and knowledge falls on our shoulders. We
do it with aloha (love), ensuring that our ancestors and their ways are never
You will be shell lei greeted on arrival with real flowers. Then proceed to indulge
and experience all that Huaka’i, Ka'anapali beach luau has to offer. Part of our
delicious luau menu is the “kalua” pork, which can be enjoyed after the imu
ceremony. Enjoy many more festivities as the Polynesian culture is brought to life
right before your eyes.
⦾ Hawaiian Buffet and Show
⦾ Complimentary Mai Tai and Juice
⦾ Shell Lei Greeting
⦾ Hawaiian Crafts
⦾ Fire Knife Dance
⦾ Cultural Dances and Music of Hawaii and Polynesia
5:00 PM Check In
5:30 PM Doors Open
6:00 PM Buffet Served
7:00 - 8:15 PM Ocean front Show
4:30 PM Check In
5:00 PM Doors Open
5:30 PM Buffet Served
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM Ocean front Show
Best oceanfront location on Ka'anapali Beach. Meet the performers as you enter Huaka'i Luau with its picture perfect location overlooking the islands of Molokai and Lanai.
Maui's newest Luau also has the best selection of food - Namasu - pickled onion, carrot, cucumber; Poi - mashed taro, traditional palate cleanser; Ahi Poke - ahi tuna, seaweed, onion, tomato, scallion, sesame citrus marinade and much more!
With our warm climate, beautiful tropical flowers, serene sandy beaches and intriguing culture, Hawaii surely is the pearl of the Pacific. Let us share with you Momi \'O Ka Pakipika, Hawaii, the pearl of the Pacific through the music and story of Huaka'i.
ALL ITEMS EXCEPT FOR TARO & HAWAIIAN SWEET ROLLS ARE GLUTEN FREE
⦾ Kula Greens - Mixed Local Greens: Carrot, Tomato, Cucumber Garnish, Lilikoi Dressing, Ranch Dressing, Papaya Seed Dressing
⦾ Namasu - Pickled Onion, Carrot, Cucumber
⦾ Poi - Mashed Taro, Traditional Palate Cleanser
⦾ Ahi Poke - Ahi Tuna, Seaweed, Onion, Tomato, Scallion, Sesame Citrus Marinade
⦾ Lomi Salmon - Salted Salmon, Tomato and Onion
⦾ Taro & Hawaiian Sweet Rolls
⦾ Lilikoi Butter
⦾ Whip Butter
ALL ITEMS ARE GLUTEN FREE
⦾ Steamed Vegetables- Molokai Sweet Potato, Carrots, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Corn, Red Potatoes, Hawaiian Spices
⦾ Luau Leaf - Taro Leaf with Coconut Milk (Vegetarian Dish)
⦾ Fried Rice - Sesame Stir Fried Vegetables, Pineapple, Shoyu, Furikake
⦾ BBQ Short Rib - Braised Beef Short Rib, Mango BBQ Sauce
⦾ Seared Mahi - Tropical Fruit Salsa
⦾ Shoyu Chicken - Sweet and Savory Roasted Chicken Thigh
⦾ Kalua Pork - Smokey Slow Roasted Fork Tender Pulled Pork
⦾ Haupia Cake - Coconut Cake, Haupia Glaze, Toasted Coconut
⦾ Pineapple Upside Down Cake - Moist Cake, Pineapple, Brown Sugar Glaze, Cherries, Whip Cream
⦾ Chocolate Macadamia Brownies - Fudge Brownies, Chocolate Icing, Toasted Macadamia Nuts
⦾ Lilikoi Bar - Shortbread Crust, Sweet and Tart Lilikoi Custard Layer, Whip Cream, Tropical Fruit Purees
⦾ Kahuna Casserole - Graham Crust, Chocolate Mousse, Caramel, Coconut, Candied Macadamia Nuts, White Chocolate
⦾ Crispy Chicken Tenders
⦾ Kalua Pig Sliders
⦾ Green Beans and Carrots (Gluten free)
⦾ Macaroni & Cheese
⦾ Fruit Salad - (Gluten free)
⦾ Jell-O - (Gluten free)
⦾ Mai Tai
⦾ Pineapple Juice
⦾ Full limited (no blended drinks) open bar that includes unlimited beer/wine/soda/juices/water
WHERE AND WHEN:
April to October: Check in at 5:00 pm.
Doors open at 5:30 pm. November to March: Check in at 4:30 pm.
Doors open at 5:00 pm. Check in at the Ka'anapali Beach Club.
Huaka'i performs on the Luau Lawn:
104 Ka'anapali Shores Place Lahaina, HI 96761
Free parking is available at Ka'anapali Beach Club in the underground garage.
Hours of operation and menu are subject to change without notice due to weather, seasonality of food, etc.
Infants (0-4) are able to have their own seat and plate of dinner.
Seating is on a first come first serve basis.
There are no specific restrictions for this activity. If someone has an allergy, please let the luau know at check-in and they will assist you with it.
Women wear nice shorts or capris with a blouse or a sundress, and men wear khaki shorts and an Aloha (Hawaiian) shirt.
Is there a waiting period for a marriage application in Hawaii? No. Once you apply and receive your license, you may get married anytime within 30 days.
You do not need to be a resident of Hawaii or a U.S. citizen to marry. No blood tests are needed. Both applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants must present proof of age—Usually a state-issued I.D. or driver’s license.