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Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie

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Transport yourself to the tropical villages of Polynesia with a visit to Polynesian Cultural Center. The living history museum offers hourly tours, performances, and interactive activities at each of its seven separate villages that represent different Polynesian cultures. Take a leisurely canoe tour of the lagoon and surrounding villages, or attend an award-winning Ali'i Luau to experience traditional Hawaiian food and a fire show. Don’t miss the Hā--Breath of Life show to see more than 100 people perform the Samoan fire-knife dance. Catch a bus to the center to avoid the steep parking fees. Make Polynesian Cultural Center part of your personalized Laie itinerary using our Laie trip builder.
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  • August 14, 2017
    I am writing this so travelers will be aware if they booked the luau at the Polynesian cultural center in Hawaii for Christmas the cultural center is closed Christmas Day. I booked this through trip a...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Best advise is skip lunch and get to see more of the different cultural areas, the BBQ lunch has a serious "lack" of anything BBQ anyway. The evening show could get a great rating if only it had more ...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    This was our first time visiting Hawaii, but we had watched a show called "Huang's World" which gave a brief overview of the PCC and made it a definite on the 'to do' list. What we did not realize fro...  more »
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  • June 2, 2017
    Interesting, educational, and fun. Our tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable. She even provided ponchos when it rained! The luau was great and the food was better. The tour was made mostly of many short shows, so despite the walking it's never tiring. I've been told that there's about 16 hours of stuff to do here, but the 5 hour tour covers the place pretty well. If you're on Oahu this is definitely a must-do.
  • July 1, 2017
    Great place for the whole family. Well worth the money. Will give you an introduction to the Polynesian culture. I have been there twice and both times were unique. Don't miss the breath of haw in the evening. I would recommend this place as a must go to those visiting.
  • May 5, 2017
    I had a great time learning about all the different Polynesian cultures throughout all the villages It was an amazing and fun experience! The food at the luau was great and I got to try many cultural foods while there which I would never have tried at home while there was an amazing performance happening. The HA Breath of Life Show was spectacular. Overall the exhibits were fun and interactive and the staff was very hospitable. On guy even sang to a couple of my friends and I kinda like a private concert! He taught us a Hawaiian children's song. This entire experience was so amazing and I highly recommended this for the whole family!
  • June 18, 2017
    Good source of knowledge about the culture. Presentations are entertaining and informative. Luau had a great selection of food. Evening show was awesome. Have recommended this stop to many travelers. Also enjoyed the morning tour of the island. They picked us up at the ship and the guide had great family and cultural stories.
  • May 24, 2017
    This place is amazing! I loved being able to come here and learn more about the islands in the pacific. Everything was just amazing, from the small shows put on by the different islands, to the river dances by each island, to the luau, and then to cap it all off the Ha Breath of life show! Overall one word can describe this place: UNFORGETTABLE! This place has given me a deeper understanding of cultures in just a small area! Come here if you ever visit Hawaii!

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