Waikoloa Beach Resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort

The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast

Naupaka News

November/December 2013

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BIG ISLAND BOUNTY

BIG ISLAND BOUNTY A traditional lū‘au includes an imu pig, shown being removed from the earthen oven where it is cooked. The lū‘au tradition in Hawai`i dates back almost 200 years. When first introduced by King Kamehameha II in 1819, it represented a complete break with ancient Hawaiian custom which saw men and woman eat their meals separately, and commoners and women of all ranks were forbidden to eat certain delicacies. But in 1819, Kamehameha II abolished many of the “outdated” traditional religious practices, and to symbolize this break with the ancient ways, he brought men, women and ali‘i

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SUNSET LUAU

SUNSET LUAU The beachfront Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is the place to be for a taste of Hawaiian cultural offerings at the new Sunset Luau. Billed as Hawaii Island’s most authentic luau show at sunset, the entertainment takes guests on a journey to Tahiti, New Zealand, Samoa and Hawaii through the songs and dances of these Pacific Island cultures, including the spellbinding Samoan fire knife dancing. It is a spectacular sight against the dazzling backdrop of the picturesque sunsets over ‘Anaeho‘omalu Bay. Held every Saturday and Wednesday at the resort’s Luau Grounds, the Sunset

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Legends of Hawaii, our Big Island Story Luau

Legends of Hawaii, our Big Island Story Luau Treat yourself to the once-in-a-lifetime cultural immersion of our lū‘au at Hilton Waikoloa Village. Brought to you by Tihati Productions, the Legends of Hawai`i Luau dinner and show brings to life the ancestral songs and dances that retell the epic stories of Hawai`i Island and her remarkable people. Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday Doors open at 5:30 pm KAMEHAMEHA COURT Our lū‘au buffet includes island favorites such as hulihuli chicken, seared island catch-of-the-day and Parker Ranch shoyu marinated ribs, the traditional imu kālua pig, and fresh daily Hawaiian style desserts. Our

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WEDDING EXPO 2013

WEDDING EXPO 2013 Saturday, Nov. 16, Noon - 8 pm All the latest trends and fashions in weddings will be on display at the Wedding Expo 2013, including renowned designers Haku Formals (Hilo), Attractions (Kona) and Manuheali`i (Honolulu), plus 40 other vendors. TICKETS: $25 at the door For more information visit WaikoloaBeachResort.com.

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