The 10 Best Luaus in Hawaii | On Every Island in 2023

A luau, properly written as lū`au, is a social gathering from Polynesian and ancient Hawaiian culture, meant to gather the community to celebrate any important achievements.

Though there were many rules for luaus in the past, thankfully, anyone can enjoy this memorable experience in modern times!

Let’s dive deep and see what each island provides for a fantastic luau experience.

Legends of Hawai`i Lūʻau

The Best Big Island Luaus

The Legends of Hawaii Luau at the Hilton Waikoloa Village is one of the Big Island’s top-rated luaus.

Paradise Cove Luau

The Best Oahu Luaus

The Paradise Cove Luau is one of the most luxurious luaus you can treat yourself to on Oahu.

Old Lāhainā Lūʻau

The Best Maui Luaus

The Old Lahaina Luau is arguably one of Maui’s most famous luaus, attracting visitors globally—and there’s a reason it’s so popular.

`Auli`i Lu`au

The Best Kauai Luaus

The choreographer and director, Mi Nei Oliver-Martins, and her family are local and work hard to share an authentic Hawaiian experience with guests of their luau.

Luau at Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay

The Best Lanai Luaus

The Four Seasons at Manele Bay is breathtakingly beautiful—this is doubly true for their luau garden.

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