huakai luau

Huaka'i Luau - Seascape Restaurant

Huaka'i Luau invites you to experience the culture of the Polynesian islands brought to life through musical entertainment, dances and traditional luau-style food. Held at the Maui Ocean Center's award-winning Seascape Restaurant, Huaka'i Luau features a delicious luau dinner - a blend of traditional island dishes and continental favorites (for the "less adventuresome")! To quench your thirst, there is an open bar that includes unlimited beer, wine, soda, juices and water.

General - Includes cultural activities, a Hawaiian cocktail upon entrance, dinner buffet and Hawaiian entertainment

VIP - In addition to the general inclusions, VIP includes the best seating area, a flower hair piece for women and a kukui nut lei for men, and admission passes to the Maui Ocean Center (to be used another day after the luau).

Luau Highlights:

  • Mai Tai or pineapple juice welcome drink
  • Cultural activities
  • Luau show
  • Delicious multi-course Hawaiian-American luau dinner
  • Limited full bar (no blended drinks)

Luau Menu: **Due to COVID guidelines, mandates and restrictions services, menu items, number of guest per table, etc may change without notice.

  • Kula Greens - Mixed Local Greens with Lilikoi, Ranch, or Papaya Seed Dressing **
  • Namasu - pickled onion, carrot, cucumber**
  • Poi - traditional mashed taro**
  • Ahi Poke - ahi tuna, seaweed, onion, tomato, scallion, seasme citrus marinade
  • Lomi Salmon - salted salmon, tomato, onion**
  • Pineapple, Papaya & Melon **
  • Taro & Hawaiian Sweet Rolls
  • Steamed Vegetables - molokai sweet potato, carrot, cauliflower, broccoli, corn, red potatoes **
  • Luau Leaf - taro leaf with coconut milk**
  • Fried Rice - sesame stir fried vegetables, pineapple, shoyu, furikake**
  • BBQ Short Rib - braised beef short rib, mango bbq sauce**
  • Seared Mahi - tropical fruit salsa**
  • Shoyu Chicken - sweet & savory roasted chicken thigh**
  • Kalua Pork - smokey slow roasted fork tender pulled pork**

Kids Buffet Table:

  • Crispy Chicken Tenders **
  • Kalua Pig Sliders
  • Green Beans & Carrots **
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Fruit Salad **
  • Jello **

Desserts Table:

  • Toasted Coconut Haupia Cake
  • Pineapple Upside Down Cake
  • Chocolate Macadamia Madness Brownies
  • Lilikoi Bar **
  • Kahuna Casserole

Dietary Needs:

  • Gluten Free - Anything on the menu with a **.  There are several Gluten Free options.
  • Vegan Items - Local Salad, Vegetables, Poi and Pineapple
  • Vegetarian Items - Taro Leaf and Coconut Milk, Molokai Sweet Potatoes & Steamed Vegetables


Mai Tai, Pineapple Juice, Full limited open bar (no blended drinks) that includes unlimited beer, wine, soda, juices & water

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Where and When:
April - October: Check in at 5:00 pm, Luau ends at approximately 8:15 pm
November - March: Check in at 4:30 pm, Luau ends at approximately 7:45 pm.

Check in at the Seascape Maalaea Restaurant at the Maui Ocean Center. View Map

There is free parking at the Maui Ocean Center.
As of Sept 15th, 2021, all guests 12 years and older must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated since the luau is held within a restaurant setting. This means that 2 weeks must have passed since the last dose in a 2 dose series or since the one dose vaccine was administered. Guests must show an ID (for adults) and completed vaccination card (which includes name of person vaccinated, type of vaccine provided and date last dose administered) in original, photocopied, or digital form; the Hawaii SMART Health Card digital health pass; or other similar vaccination documentation from a healthcare provider are acceptable proof of vaccination. Huakai Luau will follow all current Maui County and Hawaii state regulations in regard to COVID-19 policies and requirements. These may fluidly change with little chance to update all guests in a timely manner.
As long as Maui County requires, there will be a maximum of 10 guests seated at the same table with mingling between tables being prohibited. This may be reduced or increased as Maui County changes restrictions for operations with COVID-19 safety in mind.
Masks are required to enter the luau.

If someone has special dietary needs, food allergies, or requests for seating assistance for people using a wheelchair or walking cane, requests must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance.
Special Notes:
Hours of operation and menu are subject to change without notice due to weather, seasonality of food, COVID-19 restriction updates, etc.
Infants (0-4) are able to have their own seat and plate of dinner.
Operation Days:
Wednesday & Sunday in November and daily around the Christmas & New Year holiday season
Approximately 3 hours
Huakai Luau
145 maximum
Depending on current Maui County regulations the luau may be held at half capacity.
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