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  • n. Plural form of luau.

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Examples

  • Hawaii, known for leis, surfing and luaus, is quickly gaining a reputation as a football hotbed.

    Signing day a boon in new hotbed of Hawaii

  • They gave their daughters for love, and she would listen to reason if Yap Ten Shin provided luaus in quantity and quality.

    THE TEARS OF AH KIM

  • And at the luaus (feasts) the for ever never-ending luaus, I must be seated on Lilolilo's Makaloa mat, the

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • Islands, still tight of tongue, Alice Akana was mistress of the hula house, manageress of the dancing girls who hula'd for royalty, for luaus (feasts), house-parties, poi suppers, and curious tourists.

    WHEN ALICE TOLD HER SOUL

  • Dances, luaus, dinners, and outings were all one; the three of them were there.

    THE KANAKA SURF

  • Party on, Obie, answer world decisions – "when you have time – duh" after your vacations, date nights, luaus, burger runs, ballgame throws.

    White House responds to unrest in China

  • It could seem odd to hear a tune playing that is not traditionally heard coming from the four nylon strings of the ukulele, usually associated with hula dances and beachside luaus parties in the Hawaiian islands.

    Sound, Size of Ukulele Strikes Right Chord in Asia

  • Emblematic in-ground meals—the New England clam bake, lobster bake, beanhole beans and hasty pudding; pit-barbecued pig in the Southeast; lamb in the Midwest, beef in the Far West; and luaus in Hawaii—seemed to spring from the soil of different regions.

    One Big Table

  • I'm not talking about those famous luaus on Waikiki Beach in Hawaii where a hole is dug in the sand, logs and rocks are piled in the bottom and set afire.

    A Mexican pig party

  • I can't speak for luaus from personal experience -- but every video or set of pics I've seen of them, I've never seen a pan of fuel in the area.

    Bad Day Update

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