Luau Kalamaku

Luau Kalamaku
Location: Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii
Length of visit: 3 hours
Major draws: Food, hula lessons, entertainment, fire twirlers!
Strenuosity: 1 out of 10
Cost/Fees: About $100 per person
Additional considerations:
Description: We chose this luau because it had the best reviews for its entertainment program, which told the story of discovering Kauai from Tahiti through song and dance. The food was great, too, especially the pit roasted pig.

Kauai Backcountry Adventures Tubing

Kauai Backcountry Adventures Tubing
Location: eastern Kauai, Hawaii
Length of visit: half day
Major draws: Tubing, historic hand-carved tunnels
Strenuosity: 1 out of 10
Cost/Fees: About $100 per person
Additional considerations: Water temperature is invigorating
Description: To get the rainwater from the wettest spot on earth to the sugar plantations below, workers dug miles of irrigation ditches and tunnels by hand. Now it’s a really fun not-so-lazy river.