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Te 'E'a O Te Turama Hula Halau

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Address: 68-1330 Mauna Lani Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9704
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Looking for classic Hawaiian entertainment? Come see one of the most...

Looking for classic Hawaiian entertainment? Come see one of the most exciting Polynesian hula shows on the Big Island! The Shops at Mauna Lani, located near the Mauna Lani Resort, is the place for fire dancing, culture, music and traditional Polynesian dances performed by the Te 'E'a O Te Turama Hula Halau. This hula show is fun for the entire family and it's free! Shows are from 7-8 pm every Monday and Thursday evenings. Fun, festive, and a night you won't forget!

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Fabulous show, DO NOT MISS! Mon & Thurs nights

It's an incredible, 45 minute FREE show that you will never forget. Beautiful young dancers do a fabulous job of demonstrating many of the island's dances. My three children, aged... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
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Seattle
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

This was the perfect show to watch with our kids. I didn't want to book an expensive luau, because I knew only my 9 year old would eat and the 7 year old twins wouldn't. The kids were able to make lei's before the show and then once the show started they were able to sit towards the front and... More 

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It's an incredible, 45 minute FREE show that you will never forget. Beautiful young dancers do a fabulous job of demonstrating many of the island's dances. My three children, aged 3 to 11 were amazed, delighted, fascinated. The pictures already posted do a fabulous job of illustrating the dances but you will be blown away in person. TIP THEM! Try... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We've been to a lot of luau's over the years and they always include entertainment. This entertainment is just as entertaining and it's free. We usually time our dinner at Ruth's Chris Steak House on the rail to have a great vantage point. Kids (kri kid) are very entertaining.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent night out. This is a free show and was very entertaining it was only a half hour. Get there early to grab a chair otherwise it was standing room only. Excellent ice cream there to enjoy pre show, this is great for the whole family. Enjoy

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Peru, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

What's not to enjoy? A heartfelt, nicely executed show celebrating Hawaiian culture; performed by young and talented performers. And, it's free. Stroll the mall, have a meal and/or beverage, before and/or after the show; and one can have a great and affordable time. A great way to spend a Monday or Thursday evening.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I've been to the top three Hula Luaus on the island. This event is number one for a reason. Held at the Shops of Mauna Lani resort shopping area, this event is held, for free, every Monday and Thursday. Have an early dinner at one of the restaurants then wait for the show to start at 7:00pm. At a Luau,... More 

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brooklyn ny
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This group puts on twice weekly free shows. We were very entertained and enjoyed it very much. Go see them.

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Really fun set of hula and fire dancing. No story and not a big production - just dancing and singing with a nice backing band. The show runs about 45 minutes - a little more hawaiian culture than some of the big Luau shows. Highly recommend.

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Not quite a hula show.... more of a sampler of the Polynesian people. Excellent fire dancing. Not as polished as many other shows, but one with skilled performers, and a heart-felt honesty. And it's free ! You can't go wrong.

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Broadbeach, Australia
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

This was great entertainment in the shopping centre - Mondays and Thursdays. I'd highly recommend. Lovely nights entertainment - you wonder how they can move so many body parts at once!

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