Murder in Maui - a Hawaiian Luau Murder Mystery Party

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A Hawaiian Luau Murder Mystery Party for 6-10 guests, ages 14+ due to difficulty. For any beach or swimming pool setting. With the two expansion packs, there are 24 unique players. The two expansion packs allow the game to expand to over 50 guests by using the duplicate, expandable players!

Select the party ready option above, and our staff will fold and slip the clue cards for rounds one, two, and three into the envelopes to prevent you from seeing spoilers on the round cards. If you do not select this option, you will have some assembly required with your kit.

Five out of ten difficulty.

Helpful Links:

 Sample game materials

 Instant downloadable version - no shipping, no waiting

Kit A: 10 unique roles

 Host character list for Kit A

 Free, 10 player printable invitation

 Corresponding pre-game site for Kit A

Kit B: 20 unique roles

 Host character list for Kit B

 Free, 20 player printable invitation

 Corresponding pre-game site for Kit B

Kit C-F: 24 unique roles plus expandable teams up to 60 players

 Host character list for Kit C-F

 Free, 24+ player printable invitation

 Corresponding pre-game site for Kit C-F

Mystery Synopsis:

The Oceanside Palace Hotel of Maui was hosting their nightly luau on Sunset Beach. Exciting Polynesian spirit filled the air as the guests were greeted with festive Hawaiian leis. Everybody mingled while enjoying delicious appetizers. The celebration kicked off with fun party games, but it became apparent that some guests didn’t get along and others were hiding scandalous secrets. The party forged on with a delicious Hawaiian dinner while the guests enjoyed a fun challenge. With stuffed bellies, the luau partygoers gossiped and laughed, and to everyone’s horror, a dead body was discovered!

The guests rallied together and underwent a thorough investigation including a fiber analysis provided by the local police department. Taking short breaks to relieve the stress of the investigation, they engaged in more exciting party games. They took turns accusing the suspects they believed were guilty, and everyone came clean with their involvement in the crime. Backed into a corner, the murderer confessed! After a brave escape attempt by the killer, the guests enjoyed a delectable dessert and reflected on the evening’s exciting events! It was a luau that the guests will remember forever!

How to Host a Larger Party:

  • Main game file: 10 unique players
  • Main game file: up to 15 additional duplicate players as Sol Boatman’s friends
  • Expansion pack #1: 10 unique players
  • Expansion pack #1: up to 15 additional duplicate players as Adolphi Sharx’s colleagues
  • Expansion pack #1: up to 15 additional duplicate players as Stan Grable’s friends
  • Expansion pack #2: 4 unique players
  • Expansion pack #2: up to 15 additional duplicate players as Kai Kahua’s friends

For example: when you purchase duplicate players, we will sort them equally among the 4 groups. Therefore, if you purchase duplicate players from the dropdox box above, you will have 4 of Sol Boatman's friends, 4 of Stan Grable's friends, 4 of Adolphi Sharx's colleagues, and 4 of Kai Kalua's friends as well as 24 unique players - which would be a 40 player game. Therefore, the max of players we can offer is 24 unique players with both expansion packs, with an additional 4 expandable teams of up to 10 players each.

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If you wish to host this (or any other) game for profit, you will need a commercial license - click here.

Minimum age:
14 years
# of players:
6-10 players
Expansion pack:
10 players, and 4 players
Expands to over 84 players with expandable teams (including expansion packs)
Gender of players:


  • 5
    Love it! Will buy another one!

    Posted by Ano (the waiter) on Jun 14th 2021

    This was really a great time and well organized! I opted to order all of the character cards prepped and spoiler-free and it was WELL WORTH IT! There are a lot of materials and I would have felt overwhelmed had I opted to download and print it all on my own. It shipped quickly and arrived in a secure package. There is a bit of pre-game material that I was unaware of so it may be helpful for a host to open the package a day or two ahead of time just to familiarize themself with the game structure. It was truly so much fun. We had 9 guests for this game which works for 6-10 guests. We are already discussing what out next game should be! Thank you.

  • 5
    5 STARS

    Posted by Unknown on Jul 17th 2016

    I've hosted 4 parties from this company and by far, they are the best. if you go anywhere else, you'll regret it. This mystery was different from the rest with plot/story and murder and I appreciate that - so my friends keep guessing what's next. (I've done others in the past from the cheap boxed set companies and the plots were too alike - never again!) HIGHLY recommend. Also, I've used the download versions and this was my first boxed set and again, I highly recommend, it's worth the money.