If a luau's on your to-do list in Kauai, you ought to consider Luau Kalamaku: about as big and glitzy as they come, yet genuinely focused on a celebration of Native Hawaiian heritage and history. Over a traditional luau feast, the onstage action of the "E Pluama no I ka Anoano" show will immerse you in grand adventure: the mighty Polynesian sea-crossing between Tahiti and Hawaii, fire poi-ball twirling, fire knife dancing, and some cameos by Hawaiian deities such as Pele and Hiiaka.
The luau goes down on the historic turf of the Kilohana Plantation, where beyond the buffet meal and the theater production you can take in hulu dancing, Hawaiian cultural demos and games, and a ride aboard the Kilohana Plantation Train.
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