5 Best Maui Luaus

5 Best Maui Luaus

What Is A Luau? At its core, a lūʻau is a celebration- born from a traditional Hawaiian meal held to mark a significant life event or achievement. However, unlike luaus today, these gatherings were once segregated by class and gender. That changed in 1819 when King...
Hawaiian Canoe Crops

Hawaiian Canoe Crops

HAWAIIAN CANOE CROPS What Polynesian Settlers Brought To Hawaii Hawaiian Canoe Crops This Hawaiian Canoe Crops collection features many useful plants that the Polynesian settlers brought to Hawaiʻi in their voyaging canoes when they migrated here approximately 2,000...
Old Lahaina Luau Fire Updates

Old Lahaina Luau Fire Updates

OLD LAHAINA LUAU Fire Updates Old Lahaina Luau – Fire Updates Old Lahaina Luau holds a special place in the hearts of many. Not only is this luau heralded as Maui’s most authentic, but it’s also one of the island’s oldest (open since 1986) and most beloved...
Polynesian Fire Dancing

Polynesian Fire Dancing

Polynesian Fire Dancing HISTORY • STYLES • ORIGINS All About Polynesian Fire Dancing Polynesian fire dancing is one of the most thrilling parts of a luau: The lights go down. The drums begin to intensify. Suddenly, the stage erupts in fire as performers dance wildly...
The Art of Lei Making

The Art of Lei Making

THE ART OF LEI MAKING MATERIALS • STYLES • ETIQUETTE Step foot in Hawaii and chances are you’ll be taken by the sight of or receipt of a lei. Whether comprised of flowers, feathers, shells, or leaves, the glorious garlands are often synonymous with the islands. But...
Hawaiian Luau Food

Hawaiian Luau Food

Hawaiian Luau Food FROM SWEET BREAD TO KALUA PIG The heart-pounding music, the mesmerizing dances, and the fragrant leis—luaus offer heaps of enchantment. But amidst all the beauty the best ones offer—from Hawaiian chanting to Samoan fire dancing—one can forget the...