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Polynesian Cultural Center

Address: 55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762
Phone Number: 1-800-367-7060
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Ranked #3 of 9 Attractions in Laie
Type: Cultural
Fee: Yes
Owner description: One of the top Hawaii attractions includes the Polynesian Cultural...
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Type: Cultural
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This was a very fun learning experience. You get to visit each of the cultures, and learn about there lives , and traditions. lots of activities, and a movie. get photo's, and souvenirs. you can even participate in some of the shows. This was a great experience for everyone.

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Vancouver
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We got the ambassador tour with the Luau option. It was a great introduction, but you could easily spend two whole days. It would have been nice if we had more time to spend a second day there. One day just scratches the surface. Very educational and lots of fun. The show at the end was amazing!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

This luau is tied to the LDS church, which means there's nothing sexy and exciting about it. The set up is stupid. It's like a theme park. The dinner is set in an amphitheater with long tables where you sit with randoms. Lame. The show is in a different amphitheater. So lame.. I expected a luau to be somethingh like... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

great day at PCC. Spend the extra money and get a guided tour. Totally worth the money. Learned a lot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We had a lot of fun (even as adults). Learned a lot watched some beautiful cultural dances. Our only complaint was the luau lacked any true Hawaiian food except for poi (so gross)it was all very American food so picky eaters will probably like it but if you are looking for a local cuisine fair don't expect it.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Went on the last day of our 2 week stay in the Hawaiian Islands, amazing place to visit and learn about the Pacific Island culture. The Imax style theatre with the short film experience is a must. Make sure you stay for the evening show "Ha: Breath of Life" . Spend the day there as so much to see and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We went to Hawaii in March 2007. We booked our visit to the PCC through our hotel; nobody told us that the entire centre and luau are run by the LDS church. The displays are very cheesy and, I thought, presented in a rather condescending manner. The luau has no alcoholic or caffeinated drinks, and the food was just okay.... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Since it is located on the north side of O'ahu, plan 60-90 mins. (each way) to drive from Honolulu. We only spent 3.5 hours there and could easily have spent the entire day but had to fly back late that evening. Touring the villages was fascinating and be sure to ask questions of any of the people who are from... More 

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San Marcos, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This is a fantastic way to spend the day with your family. Great educationally and great entertainment, great dinner and an even better show (Ha Breath of Life). This is an absolute must when visiting Oahu.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

If ever in Honolulu as must see!!! Just a wonderful time learning about other cultures in the south pacific

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