Smith's Tropical Paradise - Garden Luau and International Pageant

Monday, November 23, 2004

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All of the pictures taken at Smith's Luau can be found here!

Smith's Tropical Paradise - Garden Luau and International Pageant is located near Kapaa on Kauai in Hawaii . 

We invited ourselves to this particular luau through our hotel. While on Kauai, we toured the island by car and went on a sunset cruise.

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Above left - You show up for the luau in the afternoon. Once you get onto the grounds, you are greeted by surely Peacocks.

Upper Right - We got on these trams and road around the gardens. The driver pointed out the sites.

Left - Pigs are roasted in underground ovens. An underground Luau oven is called an Imu.

Below - Larry and Linda - After they do the ceremonial pig unearthing, its time for dinner. We were served on long tables. Our hotel had its own table.

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Above left - There was entertainment while we were eating dinner.

Above right - A hula dancer joined the band for a Hula dance.

Right - Then they got the kids (and a couple of parents) up on stage to learn some hula moves.

Below - After dinner we moved to an amphitheater. The show started and we got watch singing and dancing from the many cultures and peoples that make up Hawaii.

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