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Polynesian Cultural Center

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Address: 55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2113
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+1 800-367-7060
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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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Nice interesting and educational

Was 87 degrees in middle of February so for 2 Alaskans thought we would die of heat. We did trip without the escorts as that is pricey and you see exhibits they want you to see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ketchikan, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was 87 degrees in middle of February so for 2 Alaskans thought we would die of heat. We did trip without the escorts as that is pricey and you see exhibits they want you to see. Don't miss the canoe parade. We did the luau. Food was good. And you MUST try the purple bread. It is so good.

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Charmhaven, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow this is a must when visiting Hawaii for the first time. Its a day that celebrates the Pacific nation cultures & is very enjoyable . Amazing performances and a charming fun packed day was one we wont be likely to forget !

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must go on the beautiful north shore of Oahu. This tourist attraction provides a taste of various polynesian cultures, and cuisine, and definitely recommend the night time musical.

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Calgary, Alberta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here because admission was covered with our "Go Oahu" cards. It was a pleasant surprise. There is a market outside with shave ice for the kids and some neat little shops. Inside are beautiful grounds with different "islands" for each of the Polynesian islands. It was interesting - each island has small shows or demonstrations that share info about... More 

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Eric W, Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for coming to the Polynesian Cultural Center and leaving a great review for us! I'm glad to hear you had a great time and we were able to exceed your expectations. Hopefully on your next visit you'll be able to set aside the time to experience everything at PCC! Our evening activities include our famous Ali'i Luau... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing tour. Great day at PCC. Our tour guide (Melissa) was a delight, everybody was s helpful and knowledgeable!!!!!! Tours, Food and Shows deserve A+, I had a blast! :)

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Eric W, Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this review

Aloha Cassia! Thank you for coming to PCC and leaving a great review for us! I'm glad to hear Melissa is doing a great job. I have already forwarded your comments on to her and her manager so they're aware of the extra effort! Please come back to visit again soon. Mahalo, Eric Workman Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing More 

Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Polynesian Cultural Center is usually recommended to does who come to the Island of Oahu for the first time to learn a little bit about the polynesian Islands, you have some interaction and the food is fantastic especially if you choose the Buffet lots to choose from, but if you are first timer and not planning to do a... More 

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Eric W, Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for coming to PCC and taking the time to leave us a great review! We appreciate your support and look forward to your next visit with us. Mahalo, Eric Workman Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing More 

Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place to visit. A visit to Oahu wouldn't be complete without a day at this place. Terrific performances, and a great opportunity to learn about the different cultures that make up Polynesia.. Delicious lunch, and great luau, topped off the experience..

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought tickets with pickup from our hotel in Waikiki. The drive to the center was made fun with our host cousin Ricky. He was a former dancer for the show great host. We did upgrade on our bus ride. This included a tour guide and upgrade for our meal and seats to the main show well worth it. We... More 

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Lutherville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A do not miss on Oahu!! Seven different Pacific Island nations and cultures are represented and on display in a fun & educational environment. The representatives of each nation present information on life, food, music, and activities on the islands in a way that is both informative and fun for the entire family. Make sure that you get involved with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see when on Oahu! We loved learning about the Polynesian cultures and going to their luau! The dancing show during the luau was so awesome!!!

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