"Luau- Like a Fiesta!" Honolulu Things to Do Tip by machomikemd
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The Hawaiian word "Lu'au" (pronounce loo-ow) means 'a feast'. A luau is not necessarily a public affair on the luau grounds of a Hotel. For the people who live in the Hawaiian Islands a luau is a gathering of family and friends to enjoy good food, good company, and good times! There may or may not be spontaneous ukulele or guitar playing by uncle, with everyone singing, and auntie dancing the hula. Luaus are a fun way to enjoy quality family time and are especially held for occasions like birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, bridal & baby showers, rehearsal dinners, and weddings.
It may feature food, such as poi, kalua pig, poke, lomi salmon, opihi, haupia, and beer; and entertainment, such as Hawaiian music and hula. Among people from Hawaii, the concepts of "luau" and "party" are often blended, resulting in graduation luaus, wedding luaus, and birthday luaus.
And there is Drinking Galore!, Makes me Tipsy!
Address: Polynesian Cultural Ctr, Germaine's, Paradise Cove
Directions: 55-370 Kamehameha Highway in Laie, 96762, near Oahu's north shore. Parking is $5 per vehicle. Laie is on the other side of the Koolau Mountains from Waikiki, or approximately a 35-40 mile direct scenic drive for most visitors.
othercontact: Fax: 888-722-7339
Phone: 800-367-7060; Oahu, 293-3333
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