Locally owned and operated, the AULII LUAU is a 100% Hawaiian family affair. Choreographer and Director Mi Nei Oliver-Martins and her ohana are native Kauaians, and strive to bring all Aulii guests a traditional and authentic Hawaiian luau.
MIGRATION OF POLYNESIA
"The Ma’ohi People" - The Ma’ohi people set sail in their canoes to settle the Polynesian Triangle. From Taputapuatea, Ra’iatea they follow the path of the stars and the sounds of the pahu, which first led them to the island of Kaua’i.
"Ancient Hula of Hawaiian Mythology" - Hear the sounds of the ‘oli as we present to you the Kahiko, the Ancient Hula. We share with you one of the most riveting stories in all Hawaiian mythology, about Pele, the goddess of fire, and her lover, Lohiau, Prince of Kaua’i. (Roxanne McCann Photography)
"Celebrating The Beauty That Surrounds Us" - Kaua’i has had many songs written in its honor. Enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds us with songs celebrating the magnificence of Kauai.
"Hollywood’s Version Of The Hula " - Come with us now to the Golden Era of Hawai’i, where tourism influenced the hula. We invite you to enjoy the dances reminiscent of a time when beach-boys serenaded their wahine along the shore and the world was mesmerized by Hollywood’s version of hula..
KA PALI ‘OAHI O MAKANA
"Fire Throwing Point At Ha’ena" - The beautiful mountain of Makana on our North Shore is home of ‘Oahi o Makana, wherean extraordinary fireworks display takes place. We honor these skilled fire throwers who climbed the steep cliffs to the mountain's summit in celebration of a special occasion.
"Warriors of New Zealand" - Kia Ora! Welcome to the Land of the Long White Cloud. Our Maori cousins perform the Haka, a war dance used to intimidate enemies; and also the unique skill of the Poi Ball.
"Heart of Polyneisa" - Talofa! Welcome to the friendly isles of Samoa. Cultural traditions are still apart of everyday living holding firm to the Fa'a Samoa. We feature the highly energetic Lapalapa and Sasa dance.
We feature the famed Siva Afi, the flaming swords of the Nifo 'Oti.
"Drum Dances Of Tahiti " - We return to the birthplace of the Polynesian People, the south Pacific Islands of Tahiti. Our award winning dancers demonstrate the beauty & grace as well as the pulsating hips of being crowned the Best Dancer.