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Visiting Maui

Maui is among the top vacation destinations in Hawaii, and for good reason. The island offers countless activities for tourists, both indoors and out, as well as spectacular views from nearly anywhere on the island. Maui boasts over 120 miles of coastline with sparkling blue waters, as well as many unique inland environments. This popular [...]

Luau Foods

Though many modern luaus stray from traditional luau cuisine, with menus incorporating such varied foods as macaroni salad and sushi, many large luau events still adhere to more traditional culinary choices. Many of these traditional luau foods have been eaten in Hawaii for centuries. When visiting Hawaii, be sure to attend a luau party for [...]

Contemporary Vs. Traditional Luau

 
The traditional Hawaiian feast now known as the luau dates back hundreds of years. Before the reign the Hawaiian King Kamehameha II, men and women in Hawaii were not allowed to eat together. After abolishing this law in 1819, he held a symbolic feast with women invited. At this feast, King Kamehameha served a traditional [...]

Luau Foods

Although many luaus today include such varied foods as sushi and macaroni salad, more traditional foods, including those that have been eaten in Hawaii, are still served at most luau events, both in Hawaii and on the mainland. If you’re visiting Hawaii, attend a large luau party for an exotic feast. On the mainland, throw [...]

Contemporary Luau Vs. Traditional Luau

Most vacationers in Hawaii visit at least one luau during their stay. Though today there are many commercial luaus throughout the island, this traditional Hawaiian feast actually dates back hundreds of years. In the islands, men and women were once required to eat separately, and women were restricted from eating certain foods that were considered [...]