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Polynesian Cultural Center

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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
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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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So much to experience and learn!

My cousin and I experience this over two days. With the tickets we purchased gave us admission over the next couple days free of charge. There is so much to see and learn here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Kailua, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My cousin and I experience this over two days. With the tickets we purchased gave us admission over the next couple days free of charge. There is so much to see and learn here that we still didn't see everything over the two days. (We chose the most popular package) We learned how to play some songs on the ukulele... More 

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glendale
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We bought the Ambassador Ticket so we were in a small group with a guide who made sure we got around. We arrived at opening and left when it closed and still did not see everything. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The closing show is an extravaganza of Polynesian Dance. Buy your tickets early so you can get... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The original plan was to have a helicopter ride on my birthday but Tropical Storm Darby scared us off so we changed the date for that. Instead we went to the PCC. We bought the Ambassador package and I was a little skeptical about the value but after 9 hours of entertainment I am definitely happy we did it. Started... More 

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Thank Tony L
Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

1. This is not a complete representation on Polynesia in any sense. Interested in Wallis and Futuna-out of luck. Tuvalu? Nope. Doesn't diminish the representation of the islands that are there - just wish there was more to acknowledge the other nations. 2. It's a long day. We drove so we would leave whenever we wanted but if you stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been to Oahu twice, and spent the maximum allowed time here on both occasions. That's because you can't do and see everything in the 6 hours it's open, so you need two days to get 100% of it. Some of the cultural presentations are corny, but others are downright enlightening and inspiring (Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa). Don't miss the Samoan... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had a great visit to the PCC. Get there by early afternoon 2pm or you will miss some of the attractions. The Ha Breath of Life show was spectacular and a must see.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a Great day This Was. A Complete look at so many cultures all in 1 day with a Beautiful Feast and show to end it all

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took the grand children to see this attraction and they loved it. All the participates are university students working their way through college from the Pacific island nations where they live. Very happy people and very willing to tell you all about their home land. It is a long day as we left Waikiki at 10.30 am and got back... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to the PCC a number of times and it's fun each time. With a 3 entrance you can really take your time and not rush to each show along with everyone else. It's nice to really see and experience the PCC that way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Learned so much about the Polynesian culture with many hands on activities. The quality of the canoe pageant was phenomenal. The luau buffet left a little bit to be desired but the show that followed was outstanding.

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