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Our most recommended Kauai Family-friendly Activities

Kauai: Luau Kalamaku with Open Bar and Buffet Dinner

1. Kauai: Luau Kalamaku with Open Bar and Buffet Dinner

Start your evening with a lei greeting. Browse the wares at the craft fair of local artisans. Witness the unearthing of the pig from the imu. Discover the legend of Kalamakū with a thrilling theatrical performance. Enjoy local favorite dishes and drinks from the open bar. Sit down to a luau buffet of poi (mashed starchy vegetables), fresh salads, Kalua pork baked in the imu, and seasonal fish. Dig into teriyaki chicken, fresh fruits, salad, pineapple upside down cake, haupia (coconut pudding), and a banana crème tart. After dinner, experience the the ancient Hawaiian legend of Kalamakū (child of the new land). Watch the story of an epic voyage taken by islanders between Tahiti and Kauaʻi on one of the longest sea roads of Polynesia. Through laughter, fear, seduction and fire, a new legacy is created, born from the cherished seeds of their ancestors. See fire poi balls and traditional fire knife dancing during the show. Have the chance to take a photo of the cast at the end of the show.

Kauai: VIP Island Dinner and Luau Kalamaku Show

2. Kauai: VIP Island Dinner and Luau Kalamaku Show

Experience an unforgettable evening filled with delicious island cuisine and a spectacular story-telling Hawaiian show. You will begin your Plantation Owners Evening begins with a culinary journey back in time. Feast on a traditional dinner at Gaylord’s Restaurant, located in Kilohana Plantation’s 60-acre orchard and agricultural park. Following dinner, take a leisurely stroll over to the Luau Kalamaku venue where you will enjoy premier seating at the Luau Kalamaku show that pays homage to Kauai's mythology. As the sun sets, marvel at the live Hawaiian music and cast of entertainers including graceful hula dancers, fire poi ball twirlers and traditional fire knife dancing. The cast will take the stage for the 45-minute main show to tell the amazing story of the ancient Hawaiian legend of Kalamakū (“child of the new land”), the epic voyage taken by islanders between Tahiti and Kauaʻi along one of the longest sea roads of Polynesia. Be transported by the interactive stage design of the theatrical luau and travel back in time ancient Polynesia, during the time of the people’s remarkable migration to the Islands. Four-Course Meal Menu: First course with a choice of: • Shrimp and scallop spring rolls or • Pacific blue crab cake Second course with a choice of: • Island caprese or • Local field green salad Third course with a choice of: • Sesame seed seared fresh catch • Hoisin glazed pork spare-ribs Fourth course with a choice of: • Banana cream pie • Profiteroles with vanilla bean ice cream

Kauai: Family Beach Photoshoot

3. Kauai: Family Beach Photoshoot

Document your family holiday forever with this photoshoot. Dress up as you wish, let your photographer find you the perfect spot, and enjoy 5 different photographs to keep. Bring along your beautiful dresses and tuxedos, or come as you are. Meet your photographer-guide who will take you to the perfect location for your photoshoot. Benefit from their inside knowledge of areas of Kauai hidden from most visitors. The exact location of the shoot will depend on your family's preferences, as well as the weather. Enjoy having your pictures taken by a professional. After the shoot, receive 5 edited photos and cherish memories of your trip forever.

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What people are saying about Kauai

Awesome experience! Great food and the show was amazing. The live music while we were eating was good and the whole evening led to a wonderful end to our trip! Would definitely recommend.

Great experience from checking in, the staff, food, organization of the whole production. Had an amazing time. The story told through dance and song was excellent.

The experience was amazing. Really enjoyed the show. The food was very good.

Just wow. The show , food , beverages , environment were just excellent.

So much fun. A true Hawaiian experience. Would definitely do this again!