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Polynesian Cultural Center

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Address: 55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2113
Phone Number:
+1 800-367-7060
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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One of the top Hawaii attractions includes the Polynesian Cultural Center,...

One of the top Hawaii attractions includes the Polynesian Cultural Center, which features a 42-acre facility on the North Shore of Oahu. Founded in 1963, the nonprofit Center was created so that the students of nearby Brigham Young University Hawaii could work their way through college by sharing their island heritage with visitors. The students come from an area that covers approximately 12 million square miles of the Pacific Ocean.

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The PCC is an amazing cultural experience

We had been to the PCC a long time ago, maybe 20 years, so we were quite amazed at the new little village outside the attraction itself with shops, restaurants, food trucks and... read more

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Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had been to the PCC a long time ago, maybe 20 years, so we were quite amazed at the new little village outside the attraction itself with shops, restaurants, food trucks and even a Polynesian sports hall of fame (which we didn't get to this time). The individual village shows were fun, entertaining and a great cultural experience. Everyone... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you know nothing about Pacific Islands it would be very interesting. However we have travelled a bit and coming from Australia know a lot about their cultures and customs so was probably not really for us. The shows at each of villages varied a bit in interest. We enjoyed the Hawaii one as the singing and dancing was lovely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, what a wonderful experience we had. We purchased the Ambassador package and it was great value. This is a must must do for a visit to Oahu. Julian our guide was very knowledgable and engaged with us and took care of our group from start to finish. Thank you PCC , our day was filled with so many wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on the PCC tour and it was one of the highlights of our holiday..being polynesian myself i was delighted by the cultural representation of the islands..all was well prepared from our pick up and drop off and our guide who was great..the food was delicious and the shows were fantastic ..it was also my wifes birthday and everyone sung... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our favorite tourist experience while on Oahu for the week. It was so much more wonderful than we expected. It was extremely clean, well organized & professional. Our tour guide was wonderful; friendly, helpful, kind & knowledgeable. We loved the shows and learning about each Polynesian culture. The luau was wonderful & the evening show was amazing. I... More 

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Kearns, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This day was about 13 hours and was at to long. The activities and dancing are amazing but trying to shove all of the activities in there was hard. Our guide seemed to be clueless at times. But I would recommend this excursion

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Troutdale, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love the different shows at the 6 different island culture áreas with buildings and crafts pertinent to that particular island. Allow enough time to visit each for a while. It opens at noon, but the villages activities close around 5:30. There's a big water parade on outrigger canoes at 2:30, which is a must see. The show "Ha" is well... More 

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West Valley City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You go around to different types of villages to learn part of the culture. A few for example is Tahiti, Hawaii, Tonga. There are dances and things to check out. One of them had some Coconut bread that was very good and cooked on site. The canoe ride was free and great for pics. It is expensive to do so... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Extended our car hire to cover the 60 minute drive from Waikiki. With 4 in the family it was more economical and the drive along the coast in the morning was glorious and a great start to the day. Having our own wheels at the end of the day meant we could make a quick exit after the evening show... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we went to a luau on xmas eve and enjoyed it immensely. The show was great, the meal was scrumptious. We watched the Tonga presentation and the guy presenting it was brilliant. It was humorous, interesting and he knew how to hold the public's attention! a great place just to go for a stroll and look at the shops! we... More 

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