“Sheraton Resort’s reopened Oceanfront Luau embraces Kaua’i’s rich history and culture. ‘Auli’i Lu’au, presented by Urahutia Productions, includes Hawaiian-rooted cuisine, authentic costumes and award-winning dancers.”
Breathtaking views and authentic entertainment as you take a nostalgic journey into ancient times where Native Hawaiian Chiefs ruled this area and hosted exquisite gatherings for their royal guests. E Komo Mai! We welcome you to the Aulii Luau, Kauai’s only oceanfront luau on Poipu Beach.
You are welcomed with a traditional shell lei greeting upon arrival as soothing sounds of sweet Hawaiian melodies invite you in. Enjoy local pupu (appetizers), sip tropical cocktails and visit Polynesian Artisans as they feature their authentic & priceless pieces of art. Pose with hula maidens for your luau memorabilia photograph under the swaying palm trees with the sand beneath your toes.
As the sun sets on Poipu Beach, treasure this truly mesmerizing setting of this crescent bay with the Pacific Ocean as the backdrop. ‘Aha’aina (dinner) begins and as you indulge in island cuisine, we share Polynesian demonstrations such as husk a coconut, tie a pareo (sarong) and even dance the hula. The evening continues with drinks, lavish culinary treats and old-fashioned voices singing mostly in Hawaiian.
The pu (conch shell) sounds and as the echo carries it’s significance of a special event beginning, muscular young men appear with torches lighting up the starry sky and the show begins.
“Tahitian drums build to a hot frenzy, and a row of agile hips manages to keep time with the beat.”
Beautiful girls appear in elaborate wardrobe most of whom have earned titles for Tahitian solo dance winners and Miss Kaua’i/Miss Garden Isle scholarship pageant recipients. Traditional tales of Kauai, Tahiti, New Zealand and Samoa weave into storytelling. Music and dance bring the story of Polynesia to life, ending with the heart-pounding excitement of the fire knife dance.
“I’m swept along on a seductive voyage, and before I know it, the show’s over. The aloha radiates from the stage, saturating the crowd in love and light.
First class tickets, book early to insure your reserved seat in one of our Premier tables. $20 upgrade.
Quotes from feature in MidWeek, to see entire article click here.