Must-see entertainment in Maui

  • Old Lahaina Luau


    From the warm greeting to the feast and hula dances, everything here is premium (including the drinks). No other luau on Maui comes close to matching this…

  • Maui Coffee Attic

    ʻIao Valley & Central Maui

    The polar opposite of a corporate coffee-shop chain, Maui Coffee Attic has a living room–style lounge of mismatched furniture, overflowing bookshelves,…

  • Drums of the Pacific

    West Maui

    Kaʻanapali’s best luau includes an imu ceremony (unearthing of a roasted pig from an underground oven), an open bar, a Hawaiian-style buffet and a South…

  • Maui Arts & Cultural Center


    This snazzy performance complex opened in 1994 and boasts two indoor theaters and an outdoor amphitheater. As Maui’s main venue for music, theater and…

  • Feast at Lele


    Food takes center stage at this intimate three-hour Polynesian luau on the beach. Dance performances in Hawaiian, Maori, Tahitian and Samoan styles are…

  • Whalers Village

    West Maui

    Kaʻanapali’s shopping center shows free outdoor movies, with free popcorn, on Tuesday and Thursday nights in the lower-level courtyard. These family…

  • Sheraton Maui

    West Maui

    Everybody swings by to watch the Sheraton-organized Puʻu Kekaʻa torch-lighting and cliff-diving ceremony, which takes place at sunset. Afterwards, there's…

  • ʻUlalena


    This Cirque du Soleil–style extravaganza has its home at the 680-seat Maui Theatre. The theme is Hawaiian history and storytelling; the medium is modern…

  • Kaʻanapali Beach Hotel

    West Maui

    Maui’s most Hawaiian hotel cheerfully entertains with a free hula show and Hawaiian music beginning at 6:30pm. Enjoy mai tais and brews at the adjacent…

  • ʻIao Theater

    ʻIao Valley & Central Maui

    Nicely restored after years of neglect, this 1928 art-deco theater, which once hosted big names such as Frank Sinatra, is now the venue for community…

  • Japengo

    West Maui

    There’s low-key live music on the patio at bar-and-restuarant Japengo, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm nightly.

  • Four Seasons Maui at Wailea

    Kihei & South Maui

    The lobby lounge has Hawaiian music nightly from 5pm to 11pm, with hula performances at sunset.

  • Burn'n Love


    This ode to Elvis celebrates the King's time in the Hawaiian Islands. How much you enjoy it will really depend on your own demographic.