Theme parties have always been popular, and one of the most entertaining and easy to plan for is the luau theme. Luaus are from the island of Hawaii, and depending on where you're from, a small number of your guests may have already been there. There are no mistakes when it comes to planning for a theme party, however, you do need to be authentic as possible. Luau / Hawaiian costumes is a great way to pull your party together, and using costumes will help to make your party a success.

When people think of Hawaii, there are a few things that come to mind. Grass skirts and coconuts tops on beautiful dancing women, tourists with their cameras and matching aloha shirts, and flower leis. Here are a few of the Luau / Hawaiian costumes available for your next luau:

Grass skirts are the most obvious and need-to-have Luau / Hawaiian costumes. It will signify to your guests and everyone else that sees you, that you are having a luau. Grass skirts are the authentic wear for Hawaiian hula dancers.

Lei is the Hawaiian word for the wreaths that people wear around their necks. In Hawaii, you are given a lei as a greeting and as a farewell. Hand these leis out to your guests as they arrive - and say Aloha!

Every luau isn't complete without a few of these. These Luau / Hawaiian costumes represent an important part of the luau, and most will agree that it's the most fun to portray. It makes having a camera and snapping a lot of photos just part of the act. If you have a few flash-happy people, this is a perfect fit.You will find that these Luau / Hawaiian costumes are perfect for your theme party, better still, they are cheaper to acquire than purchasing at the retail stores. Once you have your costumes, all you need is the music, food, and a hand full of mai-tais. Aloha.