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Polynesian Cultural Center

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Address: 55-370 Kamehameah Hwy., Laie, Oahu, HI 96762-2113
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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My husband & I enjoyed every minute of our full day at the centre. All the village setups and the performances were just great. The evening show was just breath taking, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Newcastle, Australia
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Newcastle, Australia
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband & I enjoyed every minute of our full day at the centre. All the village setups and the performances were just great. The evening show was just breath taking, the story was so powerful. Worthwhile trip to do while in Hawaii.

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Granite Bay, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a great cultural experience. Both educational and entertaining. Great for the whole family. I wish we had more time. Plan on spending the whole day. Lots to do.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Polynesian Cultural was a one of a kind experience. All the villages, river cruise, all he island boat parade, the meal, and to top it off the show. It was such a wonderful time. I would not want to miss it and advise anyone visiting the islands to not miss it.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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89 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spend a full day and evening at the PCC. We chose the Ambassador level tickets which proved to be a very good decision as it included a guide for the day. Our guide was a student at the nearby BYU campus and from Tonga. A very intelligent, personable, and knowledgeable young man. We found the cultural demonstrations to be... More 

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Wilton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ambassador Luau level - so we had a village guide which was worth it. She helped lead us to interesting points in the villages and get involved with activities. The Luau evening meal was tasty with good entertainment but felt a little 'school hall' when seated on long tables. Finished the day with good seats at the 'Ha: Breath of... More 

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

Aloha! Thank you for coming to the Polynesian Cultural Center and taking the time to leave us a great review! I'm glad you opted for the Ambassador package and found it to be worth the extra few dollars. If you took any good pictures during your stay, don't forget to use #AlohaPCC when you post them online! We'll look forward... More 

Illinois
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

i have so many good things to say to this place! cant figure out where to start. :) parking is alot and free. the place is well maintained and impressive. family oriented. the villages were interesting, fun, have their own presentations that make you experience and learn their culture. staff always are so polite, welcomes you for a photo op,... More 

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

Aloha! Thank you for coming to PCC and taking the time to leave us a great review! I'm so glad to hear you had a memorable time with us. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you back here soon! Mahalo, Eric Workman Exec. VP Development, Sales & Marketing More 

Laie, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited the Polynesian Cultural Center. I've been there several times before, but I took some friends who were visiting from out of town and we loved it. Fun village experience, and the luau food was great.

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

Aloha! Thank you for bringing your friends to the Polynesian Cultural Center! I'm glad they had a great time here as well. If you didn't have a chance, I encourage you to attend our famous night show Ha: Breath of Life on your next visit! This is the highlight of the PCC experience that is consistently impressive to our guests.... More 

Port Erin, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a brilliant place, really unique and we had great fun. The show at the end was also really well put together. We enjoyed the Samoan show and the New Zealand games the most. It is outside of Honolulu and a coach is a must. It is also a pretty long drive, especially when lots of traffic!

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

Aloha! Thank you for coming to PCC! it sounds like you were able to stay for a whole day, from the island villages all the way until the night show, Ha: Breath of Life! I'm glad you chose to spend a day of your vacation with us, and that we were able to deliver a meaningful experience. If you took... More 

Montana
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a "must see" while on Oahu! Plan to spend an entire day. You can do a self guided tour or a small group tour as well as a private tour. We paid for the small group tour and I felt the cost was very worthwhile! We learned how to weave palm fronds and made a fish on a... More 

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

Aloha! Thank you for coming to the Polynesian Cultural Center and leaving a great review for us! I'm glad you had a great time, despite to unexpected rainfall. Way to keep going strong anyway! We appreciate you taking the time to support us by leaving a review. Please come back to visit again soon! Mahalo, Eric Workman Exec. VP Development,... More 

Ogden, Utah
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202 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the PCC. It is an amazing place to visit and see the cultures of the South Pacific the shows were great to see how every island is a little bit different. It was nice to see the interaction with the actors in the crowd. This place is amazing we got a guided tour and it was very good... More 

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

Aloha Alan! Thank you for coming to PCC and leaving us a TripAdvisor review! I'm glad you had a great time with us and intend on coming back to visit soon. If you have any ideas on how we can improve before you come back, please reach out to me at quality_assurance@polynesia.com. I'd love to hear from you! We'll look... More 

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