Origin of luau
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Example sentences from the Web for luau
Around midnight, she and her husband Lennie Hayton dropped by the Luau, a faux-Polynesian restaurant in Beverly Hills.
But the Luau incident gave her a sobering look at the truth.
While police led him to the door, Hayton rushed Horne out of the Luau, then home to the Ambassador.
Here it takes a tropical twist, with chunks of sweet pineapple, so it's right at home at a luau.
Luau (lu-a)--greens made by cooking young taro leaves; in modern times a term applied to a Hawaiian feast.Unwritten Literature of Hawaii|Nathaniel Bright Emerson
Hospitable and liberal as he is in his daily life, when the Hawaiian invites his friends to a luau he expects them to pay.Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands|Charles Nordhoff
"Luau is the Hawaiian name for feast," Mrs. Beaumont explained.The Four Corners in Japan|Amy Ella Blanchard
The Tahitian "native" feast does not differ in any salient particulars from the often-described Hawaiian luau.In the Track of the Trades|Lewis R. Freeman
She ate the tabu things, which were sacred, belonging to the gods, such as bananas and luau.Legends of Gods and Ghosts (Hawaiian Mythology)|W. D. (William Drake) Westervelt