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Smith Family Garden Luau

Highway 56 and Wailua Marina State Park, Lihue, Kauai, HI
+1 808-821-6895
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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
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“imu ceremony” (127 reviews)
“tram ride” (89 reviews)
Highway 56 and Wailua Marina State Park, Lihue, Kauai, HI
+1 808-821-6895
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Luao was very good. The smith property is very beautiful and I recommend that you arrive early to walk through the garden. Food was good too and the whole experience is very nice. I do not recommend the Trip through the river. You cannot...More

1  Thank Kelky15
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had such a great evening at the Smiths Family Luau. The grounds are gorgeous and had a ton of places for photo ops. The food and bottomless drinks were amazing. The music and entertainment was good.

Thank Madison O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing time the food and drinks were plentiful and delicious. The kalua pork , teriyaki beef and fried rice were my favorite. If you have the Poi eat it with a bit of the pork. The show was outstanding and was preformed...More

Thank chad269
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cannot say enough good things. Their bus picked us up and returned us to our resort. The grounds are breathtaking, almost too pretty to be real, the family and all the employees are so very friendly, the food was amazing, the music and entertainment through...More

1  Thank Dawnelle B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great entertainment! This is the second time I've been to Smith's for the luau and it was as great as the first time. The grounds are beautiful and the show is very entertaining, showcasing dances from various counties whose culture contributed to...More

Thank Karen V
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this luau while honeymooning in Kauai. We honestly wanted the fun, touristy luau with the leis, the tour, the pig roasting/great food, and the bottomless mai tais. When you arrive, they give you a shell lei and take your picture...More

1  Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure to save room for the beef teriyaki. The poi is absolutely disgusting. I would highly recommend buying the bird feed for $0.50. It’s fun to feed all the peacocks and chickens

Thank William F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall this was a very enjoyable family evening. We enjoyed the relaxed pace of the evening. It’s great to see a true family business in operation with even the family dogs on the golf cart to welcome guests. The imu ceremony was well done, dinner...More

Thank Joyce K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I understand that a luau is a cheesy tourist attraction, but this was much cheesier than the other two I have been to over the years. The food was fine, but the show was very underwhelming. It may be that I was expecting too much...More

Thank rgfred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are in our early thirties and we were fairly underwhelmed by the quality of food, the show itself(sound quality and entertainment value), and the cost associated. The show felt like it was trapped in the 1960s and I would not recommend...More

Thank Natasza H
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22 December 2017|
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Response from Jon F | Reviewed this property |
Its really an excellent show. I had been to other Luaus not put on by the Smith Family and the Smith Family one is far superior.
Dee M
10 December 2017|
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Response from haywl | Reviewed this property |
The actual dinner doesn’t start until 6:00 but you might miss the gardens and the other starting activities. It’s worth it though if you plane is on time. It does take time to get your rental car and drive there also.
John P
15 November 2017|
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Response from Deniseka | Reviewed this property |
The dining area is covered as someone else stated, but I'd call them and ask if you can reschedule.