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Entertainment & Nightlife

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Hawaiian’s love a good celebration, from dancing at a Luau to exceptional dining. Kauai is home to excellent restaurants and entertainment.

Luau Kalamaku

Experience a Hawaiian luau on Kauai like no other with our three great packages designed to give you the most out of your Luau Kalamaku adventure. The luau is operated every Tuesday and Friday. Join us for a night filled with fire dancers, graceful hula and delicious food all under the beautiful tropical Kauai night skies. Come early and stroll the Plantation`s tropical grounds as you enjoy the late afternoon sun or walk through the cultural demonstration and view the crafter`s beautiful creations that are all "Made on Kauai". Then sit back and prepare for a spectacular Hawaiian Kauai luau show filled with hula, fire dancers, and a story that is sure to touch your heart.
3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue (808)-245-5247 View More Details

Auli`i Luau

Held on the Sheraton Kauai Resort's Beach Lawn, this exciting beachside luau take guests on a journey through Polynesia from Hawaii to New Zealand, with dances ranging from heartracing fire dances, a medley dedicated to the island of Kauai, to a light-hearted number paying tribute to the hapa haole hula.
2440 Hoonani Rd Koloa (808) 634-1499 View More Details

Smith's Tropical Paradise Luau

Over 60 years ago, Walter Smith, Sr. and his wife Emily started this company on the Wailua River. Today, four generations of the Smith family continue to honor that tradition with the most famous Hawaiian celebration, the luau. Come share our island traditions and become part of our ohana. Of course, the heart of any luau is the pa`ina, the feast, and we'll make sure you don't leave hungry. Kalua pig roasted in an earthen imu oven, cousin Gary's secret recipe for teriyaki beef, ono mahimahi, tasty chicken adobo, and our family bowl of poi (which Grandma insists you try). We'll even get some of you up on stage to try some hula moves as dinner winds down.
3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa (808)-821-6895 View More Details

Grand Hyatt Kaua`i Luau

The most significant celebration in Hawaii is a luau, held in ancient Hawaii to honor Kings, Gods, and honored guests. The Grand Hyatt Kaua`i welcomes both malihini (newcomers) and kama`aina (long time residents) to join us for this exciting island tradition under Kaua`i stars.
1571 Poipu Rd, Koloa (808)-742-1234 View More Details

Rob's Good Times Grill

Rob's Good Times Grill in Lihue, the largest Kauai sports bar known for its exceptional grill fare, local favorites, and beverages, offers a lively setting for sports enthusiasts and casual diners alike. Come and enjoy our delicious offerings, friendly service, and occasional live music.
Rice Shopping Center, 4303 Rice St, Lihue (808)-246-0311 View More Details

Keoki's Paradise

Tiki torches illuminate this charming spot, offering Hawaiian cuisine alongside a bar serving aloha-hour drinks. Embracing Hawaiian traditions, we uphold respect for the sea (kai) by sourcing only specific fish during designated seasons. In addition to our commitment to fresh, locally caught seafood, guests can indulge in nightly live music, savor our famous hula pie, and join us for a delightful Sunday brunch experience.
Poipu Shopping Village, 2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Koloa (808)-742-7534 View More Details

Duke's Barefoot Bar

Step into the rich heritage of Hawaiian culture at Duke's Kauai, where legendary surfer Duke Kahanamoku's spirit lives on. Nestled along the picturesque shores of Kalapaki Beach, Duke's Kauai offers more than just a dining experience; it's a celebration of Hawaiian hospitality and tradition. Indulge in the delectable cuisine crafted from locally sourced ingredients, while soaking in the mesmerizing views of Nawiliwili Bay and the majestic Hoary Head Mountains. As you savor the famous Hula Pie, let the rhythm of live entertainment transport you to the vibrant essence of island life. Come join us and experience the true essence of aloha at Duke's Kauai.
3610 Rice St, Lihue (808)-246-9599 View More Details

Stevenson's Library

This luxury nightspot offers a truly unique and welcoming atmosphere with a 27-ft koa wood bar, outdoor lanai and intimate lounge seating. The bar features beautifully carved koa in traditional sugarcane and pineapple motifs. Stevenson's is the place for sushi, spirits & sounds. Live entertainment nightly from 8-11pm features contemporary Hawaiian, jazz and indie pop bands.
1571 Poipu Rd, Koloa (808)-742-1234 View More Details

Tahiti Nui

If you're looking for onolicious food, live music and a warm, friendly atmosphere, Tahiti Nui in the heart of Hanalei will welcome you with open arms. Since opening in May 1963, Tahiti Nui has been family owned and operated and continues to serve and entertain patrons with the same casual, romantic vibe found only in Hanalei.
5-5134 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei (808)-826-6277 View More Details

Coconut Marketplace

Coconut Marketplace is a charming dining and shopping destination with several new shops and eateries. See our website calendar of events and follow us on Instagram or Facebook for the latest event information, featuring a spectacular free Hula Show by Hālau Hula ‘O Leilani every Wednesday and Friday evening at center stage.
4-484 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaʻa, HI 96746 (808) 822-3641 View More Details

RumFire Poipu Beach

RumFire Poipu Beach is a contemporary culinary experience that should not be missed when visiting Kauai. With its fresh seafood classics, unique Hawaiian twist, oceanfront dining, exceptional drinks, and live music, it provides a perfect blend of flavors and entertainment. Whether you're in the mood for a romantic dinner or simply want to indulge in a delicious meal, RumFire Poipu Beach is sure to satisfy your cravings and leave a lasting impression.
2440 Hoonani Rd, Koloa (808)-742-1661 View More Details

Johnny's Wingz 'N Tingz

It's a family-owned business proudly serving Kapaa and the East Side of the island. From all around Kauai County, Patreons come to Johnny's Wingz 'N Tingz to eat and drink. Our one-of-a-kind Wingz are made with our own sauces and dry rubs! There is a full bar to enjoy a refreshing drink or cocktail. We have happy hour specials every day from 2pm to 6pm! Whether it's Karaoke, Live Music, a DJ and dancing, or watching your favorite team play - we have all the entertainment you could need. 
440 Aleka Pl #1, Kapaʻa, HI 96746 (808) 320-3410 View More Details

Jimmy's Grill

This restaurant is owned and operated by a local family that operated the very popular JJ’s Broiler for over 50 years, only this location is more informal and has a decidedly more laid-back feel. Especially since you can chow down on massive cheeseburgers while enjoying clear views of the beach and ocean. This trailer-now-bar is fully open on one side so that patrons can pull up a stool out of the afternoon rains and enjoy looking out at the ocean as they sip their beer or specialty cocktail. On select evenings and weekends, there are usually live musical performances from local bands and artists to serenade you as dine. 
4-1638 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaʻa, HI 96746 (808) 431-4449 View More Details