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Polynesian Cultural Center

55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2113
+1 800-367-7060
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The Polynesian Cultural Center, voted the #1 attraction in Hawaii by USA Today, is located along the famous North Shore of Oahu. Explore 42 acres of tropical splendor featuring 6 authentic villages representing the island cultures of Hawaii, Fiji, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Samoa, Tahiti, and Tonga. Mingle with Pacific islanders as they share the majesty of their culture through music, dance and traditional hands-on activities. Our most popular dining option is the award-winning Ali’i Luau. This royal feast blends a delicious array of island and mainland dishes with the excitement of authentic island entertainment from across Polynesia. Finish your adventure though the power of “Ha: Breath of Life,” an action-packed evening show. Ignited by fire, song and dance featuring over 100 Polynesian performers, this story of passion will make this day a truly unforgettable experience. The Polynesian Cultural Center: all of Polynesia in one exciting place.
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55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2113
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Reviewed today

We were here last November. Booked the tickets online to get our preferred dates. Bought the basic package but upgraded to Ambassador after reaching there. We were with a group of around 6-8 people and had a personal guide. It was a really good tour...More

Thank BoardinPass
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Reviewed yesterday

especially enjoyed seeing one of the large sea-going trimarans that traveled 200 miles a day when the European ships travelled at a snails pace. the Polynesians didn't just wash up on Hawaii, they meant to go there, and did so reliably and regularly.

Thank Paul V
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Reviewed yesterday

We did this the first full day we were in Hawaii and loved it. The tour was great - a bit long, but luckily you can come back again at no cost. We ended up doing that and enjoyed it very much! We learned games,...More

Thank Laura K
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an experience, haven’t travelled north to see a Luau before, generally stay within Waikiki - however took the plunge and drove up. This place is amazing, literally was taken on an adventure through each island in the pacific. Samoa, Aotearoa, Tahiti, Tonga, Fiji and...More

Thank Stephanie S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place provides an informational tour and also an entertaining, Ha: Breath of Life, show but both are unnecessarily stretched. Good buffet with pork, chicken and fish is provided in the evening. The entire tour and show could very easily be covered in 6 hours...More

Thank Like2travel-eat
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Eric W, Vice President & CMO at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the feedback. Sorry to hear that you felt the day and shows went on too long for you. It is important to remember that we offer a number of different packages and options for guests to choose from that allow for different time...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our second time to the Polynesian cultural center and it only gets better! It is fantastic, beautiful, entertaining, even funny and worth every penny.

Thank cowboys37
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Eric W, Vice President & CMO at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So glad to hear that you loved us so much you came back for round 2! Mahalo for sharing that with us. Aloha, Eric Workman Vice President & CMO Polynesian Cultural Center

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I don't know where to start. First the bus ride out, I paid for round trip transport, with a 12:25 pick up time. Once on the bus we were told it would be about and hour. It took over 2 hours to get there and...More

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Eric W, Vice President & CMO at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I enjoyed reading that you were so moved by our evening show and that overall you had a good time while you were here. Sorry to hear that you arrived a bit later than anticipated. Thanks for sharing your experience with us and I hope...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We upgraded to the Ambassador level and I'm so glad we did. We had two tour guides for our small group and I'm sure we got to see much more than if we had been our own guides. This level also gives you later seating...More

Thank Irene B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My daughter, granddaughter and I booked the Super Ambassador which is a private tour with a guide. The day and evening spent at this center were one of the highlights of our trip. Our guide, a student at the adjoining college was very knowledgeable and...More

Thank Linda S
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Eric W, Vice President & CMO at Polynesian Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha Linda, I am thrilled that we were able to provide you with such a great experience. Thanks for joining us and learning about some of the history and culture from these island nations. Eric Workman Vice President & CMO Polynesian Cultural Center

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Plan on spending the day. Yes it can be “touristy” but if you spend the time and actually TALK to the representatives of the various islands it is fascinating. We learned so much about the various cultures, not so much by watching the shows, but...More

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Dda601
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Carolyn A | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty to do, as mentioned. We didn't have a guide. It's not like Disneyland, where you have to wait in line for anything. It's small, but walkable. A guide just knows where to take you faster! We started with the... More
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Response from Bcal22 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a Tahitian village wedding and yes there is a schedule of times that things happen in each village.
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