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Polynesian Cultural Center

55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2113
+1 800-367-7060
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US$ 59.95*
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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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  • Average9%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2113
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+1 800-367-7060
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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Best stop on this side of the island! Highly recommend stopping by for food shopping and entertainment!More

Thank Dusty H
PCCManagement, Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2015

Aloha Dusty, Thank you for leaving such a fantastic review for the PCC on TripAdvisor! I'm so happy to hear you had an enjoyable experience. If you took any good pictures, use #AlohaPCC when you post them online so we can see them too! Thank...More

Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is a fun place to learn about all of the Polynesian cultures. The buffets are just okay nothing fancy but the package is definitely worth it if it includes the Ha! Breath of life show.More

Thank Jean F
PCCManagement, Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2015

Aloha Jean, Thank you for coming to the Polynesian Cultural Center! I'm so happy to hear you had a great experience. The Ha: Breath of Life show is truly magnificent. If you didn't have the opportunity, I would recommend attending our famous Ali'i Luau for...More

Reviewed 15 September 2015

Going to the PCC was a great experience. It was a great way to learn about the different Polynesian Islands and their people. It is a very big place and it was hard to see all that was there. The Luau was fun and the...More

Thank ABQGATOR83
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is a great day out. It is a little out of the way but worth the trip by car or on a tour bus. we got to go through many different countries and make leis and head dresses. They have a parade on the...More

Thank serenaH
PCCManagement, Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

Aloha Serena, Thank you for coming to the Polynesian Cultural Center! I'm glad you enjoyed your time here. I believe there's been a misunderstanding with parking fees, because we've offered FREE parking for almost a year now. I'm interested in hearing more about the situation,...More

Reviewed 15 September 2015

We recently spent the day at the cultral centre after also getting transportation through the centre. The bus ride was very informative as we had cousin ryan as our driver and cousin Ali as our guide. They don't mention it before hand but it is...More

1  Thank Bee5_82
Reviewed 14 September 2015

The highlight is the luau. Food, entertainment, more food but...the real entertainment comes both before and after the luau. There are islands represented around the lagoon, Tahiti, Fiji, Tonga, Hawaii, Aotearea (better known as New Zealand), and Samoa. Each village shares their everyday life from...More

1  Thank twosunbunnies
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

The vegetation and grounds were so colourful and lush. We were completely entranced by the beauty of the Polynesian Centre. The demonstrations and food samplings were a lot of fun and we all really enjoyed our visit there.

1  Thank Al0haL0ve
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Parents, grandparents, and 5 children absolutely loved this place as our favorite Hawaiian stop!!! Incredible & unique way to experience Hawaii!! Spent 12-9:30pm there and could have spent much longer. Got the Super Ambassador package and it was worth every dime! Front row seats to...More

Thank Marianne O
PCCManagement, Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2015

Aloha Marianne, Thank you for leaving a great review on Tripadvisor and providing some meaningful feedback for us! Queenie and her managers will be so thrilled to hear that her hard work is being appreciated. I've already forwarded your comments on to them so they...More

Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went to Hawaii for our honeymoon, and part of the package we booked included a trip to PCC. I was honestly thinking of skipping this excursion in favour of a beach day but I'm glad we didn't, as it turned out...More

Thank perricoach
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Felt like VIPs the entire time. Got reserved seating to all shows, and our host Urna made sure we didn't miss out on a thing. I'd recommend this package for anyone who doesn't want to stress about making shows or showing up early to save...More

Thank Leanne V
PCCManagement, Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2015

Aloha Leanne, Thank you so much for coming to the PCC! I'm glad to hear you opted for the Super Ambassador Package and found it to be worth the extra few dollars. If you have any ideas on how we can improve that experience, please...More

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pelayoady11
How long of a drive is the Polynesian cultural center from Waikiki area ? I'll be renting a car
22 June 2017|
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Response from JohnCamp81 | Reviewed this property |
I'd give it at least an hour. Traffic can be heavy heading that direction.
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Lindsay M
What is the best way to visit the PCC with a 3 year old and a baby? Is the luau kid friendly or will everyone be annoyed? How late does everything go? Anyone visited with young kids? Was it too much walking/too tiring for them? Are there places to nurse a baby? Thanks!
7 May 2017|
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Response from Kath107 | Reviewed this property |
The hotel you are staying at can arrange your tickets and buses leave from the shopping area. Too easy. The little ones will be fine on the bus and if they are like my grandchildren they will sleep. Its easy when you get... More
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Lindsay M
What is the best way to visit the PCC with a 3 year old and a baby? Is the luau kid friendly or will everyone be annoyed? How late does everything go? Anyone visited with young kids? Was it too much walking/too tiring for them? Are there places to nurse a baby? Thanks!
7 May 2017|
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Response from Karyoca | Reviewed this property |
Lindsay, Shalom I would not take very young children there. Don't take me wrong; it is a fantastic attraction much recommended for curious youngsters but not for the very young. It's a walk around at your will and... More
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