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 BREADS TO KALUA PIG The heart-pounding music, the mesmerizing dances, 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 whole...
Host a Luau Party

Host a Luau Party

Host a Luau Party DECORATIONS • FOOD • DRINKS Aloha, partiers! Looking to host your next tropical Hawaiian luau theme party? Whether you’re currently sipping cocktails in island paradise or battling blizzards on the other side of the globe, we think hosting a...
Luau History

Luau History

LUAU HISTORY ORIGINS • TRADITIONS• CELEBRATION While modern Hawaiian luaus are held daily throughout the islands as a way to bring both visitors and residents together in a celebratory feast under the stars, featuring common entertainment like live music, hula...
What is a luau?

What is a luau?

WHAT IS A LUAU? LEGACY • CUISINE • DANCE • ETIQUETTE In 1946, a cadre of celebrities got together at Don “Beach-Comber’s” Encino plantation for movie star and model Anita Colby’s 32nd birthday party. According to Life, these guests entered a “tropical dream...