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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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would have rated this excellent but we had torrential rains while we visited so it kinda put a damper on things. It was extremely hot at the show in the evening due to the hot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

What a mixed bag, I think the pushy homourless rep who was trying to flog an upgraded package whilst criticising a man who had not turned set the tone,pushy and without subtlety. The set up is odd and it looks tacky the shows or village presentations were very good and the actors were talented and incredibly fit. The fire display... More 

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liberty lake, wa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

would have rated this excellent but we had torrential rains while we visited so it kinda put a damper on things. It was extremely hot at the show in the evening due to the hot temps and humid air. However we still had a nice time. The Island Buffet was just o.k. Kinda reminded me of dorm food but it... More 

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

they have just added an outdoor shopping area (kind of like the international market on a much smaller scale) Don't miss the imax movie. or boat show with all villages represented with native dancers. If you want more information on history, structures, culture etc, get a tour guide. try to attend the presentations of each village.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This place is AWESOME!! Each of the six villages that make up the PCC represent a different Polynesian nation and each was fantastic! You start with the boat parade of each nation showcasing traditional dress and/or dances on canoes down the little river that runs through the park. Afterwards, you are able to visit each village with a guide or... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I would recommend this to anyone, my husband and I spent our 10th Anniversary at the Polynesian Cultural Center and it was the highlight of our trip! We enjoyed learning about all the islands, and being entertained at the same time. We spent the entire afternoon walking through the villages, and then attended the Luau and Dinner Show, followed by... More 

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Millington, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is by far one of the best attractions in Hawaii. We purchased the VIP Ambassader package. The Price was well worth the expense. The money we paid to enter the center also helps fund educational scholarships. We had a personal tour guide that was actually a student. He ensured we saw every show and had front row seats to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Polynesian cultural center was one of the memorable experiences of our trip to Hawaii. Everything was awesome - the dances, dinner (luau), evening show, marketplace, IMAX tour of Hawaii and the island presentations. Would highly recommend a visit. Plan to spend an entire day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Fun day for the family. Performances are both fun and educational and performers are very knowledgeable about the culture each represents. Lots of participatory activities too, which was great - we played games, made crafts, and learned chords on a ukelele. We got admission to the center for two days, a very good buffet dinner, and the evening show package... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to spend the day. It opens at noon. Be sure to get there by 2:30 to see the canoe pageant. We visited 3 of the "villages" (Tonga, Samoa and New Zealand) all of them had great shows and were informative. You have several diner options. We did the Luau and it was fabulous. Great food and a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I really thought this experience was going to be a little hokey but was pleasantly surprised. We arrived about 2 pm knowing we had some time to kill before the Luau and dinner show. We (my husband and I) wished we had come when it opened. There is so much to see and do that we felt we didn't get... More 

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