Hawaiian Luau

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Hawaii is a stunningly beautiful island with spectacular beaches, crystal blue waters, breathtaking sunsets and surfers. It is also the origin place of the Luau.

A Luau is a traditional Hawaiian party where people feast, enjoy entertainment, and drink tiki cocktails.

Those attending a luau may also be seen or up for good-natured hula dancing.

If you are looking for a tropical and laid-back party theme, a Hawaiian Luau is your top choice.

Let’s get into the design.

STYLING

Sunset Mai Tai in crystal glass with slice of pineapple, pineapple leaves and a cherry
MAI TAI
Coming Soon Text
AHI TUNA POKE APPETISER
Hula Dancing in Red and black coloured text
HULA DANCING

Colour Scheme

DECOR

Tiki Masks

Decorate walls with Tiki Masks or use masks as a table centrepiece.

Three Tiki Masks

 

 

Frangipani (Plumeria) Flowers

Line the walkway to the entrance of a party/event with plumeria simply because it looks good.

Frangipani Flowers can be used to make flower leis for guests to wear.

Yellow and White Frangipani Flowers

Palm Trees

Hawaii is a tropical island and like most tropical islands when you touch down and set foot outside the airport, one of the first things you will see is a palm tree.

Hiring Palm Trees are the perfect for a luau and you don’t need to have millions to create a tropical effect.

Two palm trees

FURNITURE

Tiki Bar

A Tiki Bar is a themed establishment or structure that draws its aesthetic from Polynesian culture.

Hire a Tiki Bar and serve some fruity, rum cocktails and make people feel that they have arrived to a pop-up Hawaiian bar.

Empty Tiki Bar

SFX

Tiki Torches

Place torches along walkways or around the perimeter of an outdoor space to create beautiful ambient lighting, and an added bonus is Tiki Torches can be effective in keeping away bugs

Lit Tiki Torch

 

PARTY FOOD

Serve typical Hawaiian for the best Luau:

  • Grilled Pineapple
  • Hawaiian Fried Rice
  • Kalua Pork
  • Vegetarian Laulau
  • Hawaiian Salad

PARTY DRINKS

Here we have listed a few well known Hawaiian cocktails and some other cocktails that offer some tropical flavours that would go down well at a Luau:

PARTY ENTERTAINMENT

Polynesian Fire Dancers

Fire dancing is an age-old tradition in Hawaii and is enjoyed in the present day as a form of expressive entertainment.

Dancers can use fire hoops (poi) or fire sticks (kukui wands) which create an incredible show for guests.

So, light up the night and stun with some Polynesian Fire Dancers 

Fire Ring inside black circle

DRESS CODE

A Polynesian dress code is casual, laid back with bold prints.

Ask guests to wear:

  • Hawaiian Aloha Shirts
  • Hawaiian Shorts
  • Hawaiian Flower Crown
  • Tropical Print Dresses
  • Flower Leis

CAPTURE THE MOMENT

A Retro Campervan with surfboards would make an awesome photo backdrop for party guests.

MUSIC & SOUND EFFECTS

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THIS PARTY THEME?

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DeMo

Hey! I’m DeMo

I am an Event Manager based in London that loves films, sneakers, hip-hop, disco and dance music.

Most of my days are spent creating party themes, surfing the web or walking about London searching for cool products and venues.

My dream is to spend every summer in Ibiza and one day live in New York City.

Urban Zoom is where you will find all kinds of party ideas that I hope will help create some fun times with family and friends

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