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Address: 55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762
Phone Number: 1-800-367-7060
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Description: 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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There was so much to see and do all of the interaction with the different islands. The tour guide was very knowledgable. It takes a whole day and more to see it all.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

It is a must when going to Hawaii to visit this place. You get all in one a look at the different islands and culture that make up Polynesia. Highly recommend the ambassador package, which includes your own guide the entire visit, and reserved up close seating for all the shows. Food is pretty good, ambience is 5 star.

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Red Wing, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

There was so much to see and do all of the interaction with the different islands. The tour guide was very knowledgable. It takes a whole day and more to see it all.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This was a very long excursion. The dinner was fair with something for everyone. We had the Island buffet. It consisted of chicken, fish, white rice, a salad bar, pasta, marinara sauce, rolls, fruit, coffee, sodas, chocolate cake, bread pudding, jell-o, and much more. The show was long and drawn out. We were bored throughout the day until dinner. It... More 

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SYDNEY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Not sure why we were offered a half day tour? We arrived around 4pm. We jumped on a canoe tour of the villages to only find that the villages were closing! We really wish we got to spend the day there as it looked amazing. We then lined up to join our group to the Lieu. The food option was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

You have to go here. It is a must. It was by far the best thing we did on this island. We enjoyed the less-than 30 minute presentations given by each of the Polynesian countries. The representatives injected some humor in their "lessons" for the attendees and made it more enjoyable. The parade on the water was a nice touch.... More 

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Grove City, Pennsylvania
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I suggest that you visit the Center and experience the various island shows. I also suggest NOT taking part in the Circle Island Tour. Our tour guide picked us up late and we did not get to the center on time which caused us to miss 4 of the 6 shows which was a real disappointment after the money we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

I visited this centre with family and enjoyed every minute of the day. You get picked up and dropped back off at your hotel. We were at the centre all day, the price included lunch, a tour guide who took our group around the village's a cinema screening in 4d, an evening meal and a fantastic show at the end... More 

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Gray, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Not sure I can recommend this as a top destination on Oahu . Enjoyed the time we spent here but did not get to participate in a lot of the activities going on around us. That being said, we did not arrive until around 1-1:30 in the afternoon. Our family of 10 opted for the Ambassador Tour and would recommend... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We took the circle island tour with the PCC Ambassador tour. Our circle island tour guide was Jason AKA Cousin J. He was awesome! The tour itself feels a bit rushed but you do get to see a ton of landmarks and it gave us an idea of places we would like to revisit, like the Dole Plantation. Once at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The PCC has been a focal point for several decades. The student workers do a great job of making the educational experience good fun. The unique village cultures are well represented. The night show caps off a special day.

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Address: Address: 55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762
Phone Number: 1-800-367-7060
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Laie

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