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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
Fee: Yes
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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Definitely go with a package for this place -- and worth to spend the whole day there -- too bad when I visited there, we were in quite a rush -- as we arrived late...therefore... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

and had a blast learning and experiencing everything had the buffet and it was awesome We learned a lot about all the cultures and had a lot of fun doing it

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Toronto, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Pros- educational, the Samoan guy very funny, great artistry, place well organized, very friendly students/performers,with proceeds from income going to fund education of less privileged young people in Birmingham university Cons- too little time

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately I would not recommend this place as it did not meet my expectations and was neither value for money. We pre-booked and paid and it was close to $400.00 dollars and the only difference I could see was that we got a string of white spotted beads to wear and had private dining which didn't appear to be any... More 

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Superior, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The actual "park" with 7 different cultures to visit was wonderful, the entertainment (luau) was fantastic but if you are looking forward to a great dinner you will be disappointed. Tasteless and most cold and meat was tough. Eat a big lunch!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

First and foremost, we didn't participate in the Luau. We only spent the day visiting the different "lands" representing the various Polynesian islands. This is a great overview to the various cultures of each of the islands. There are plenty of hands on experiences from making a fire (Somoa) to war games (New Zealand). My recommendation is to plan a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Definitely go with a package for this place -- and worth to spend the whole day there -- too bad when I visited there, we were in quite a rush -- as we arrived late...therefore wasn't able to see everything -- but definitely a must visit place -- to learn about the culture and history of how Hawaii came to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I wish it opened earlier. We arrived just after it opened (noon) and went all day and still didn't get to see all we would like to. We opted for the Ambassador upgrade. This put us in a small group with a guide who had a lot of info and new right when and where the shows were going on... More 

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PCCManagement, Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this review

Aloha Jeff, Thank you for coming to PCC and taking the time to leave us a great review! I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed your anniversary here with your wife. If you took any good pictures of you up on stage, use #AlohaPCC when you post them online so we can see them too! Thank you again for coming,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

If you look beyond the theme park like set up and the fact that it is a long long day, the experience and the education about the history of the islands, the color the music, the food and the enthusiasm of the staff is extraordinary. Our tour guide, Anwar, a young college Freshman kept our group moving from area to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was one of my favorite stops! There are representations of different islands and the employees are so dedicated to making it a great experience. The outfits and presentations are amazing. There are different times so be sure to take a look at the schedule of events; I really enjoyed the Samoan presentation. There are lots of vendors on sight... More 

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PCCManagement, Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this review

Aloha Ana, Thank you so much for coming to PCC and taking the time to leave a review! The Samoan presentation is one of my favorites as well. The next time you come I would suggest the Ali'i Luau package, which is our most popular package deal. This includes entry to the villages, the Ali'i Luau, and night show, Ha:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Every time we have visitors we must go to the PCC. We have being going there for the past 25 years. We go when it opens and then leave after the "Polynesian Review". Even local people agree that the luau is the best here in Hawaii. The food selection and taste is terrific. Go and stay the whole day!! Love... More 

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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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