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Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie

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Transport yourself to the tropical villages of Polynesia with a visit to Polynesian Cultural Center. The living history museum offers hourly tours, performances, and interactive activities at each of its seven separate villages that represent different Polynesian cultures. Take a leisurely canoe tour of the lagoon and surrounding villages, or attend an award-winning Ali'i Luau to experience traditional Hawaiian food and a fire show. Don’t miss the Hā--Breath of Life show to see more than 100 people perform the Samoan fire-knife dance. Catch a bus to the center to avoid the steep parking fees. To visit Polynesian Cultural Center and get the most from your holiday in Laie, create itinerary details personal to you using our Laie trip itinerary builder website .
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  • The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) is a marvelous experience and an attraction you won't want to miss on the island of Oahu. It is located in Laie on the north shore. Full of delightful shows throug...  more »
  • Favourite experience in Oahu!!! Definately recommend!! Worth the whole day trip- staff cannot do enough for you- continuously smiling!  more »
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  • Today was an absolutely incredible experience. I wasn't sure what it would be like, but it was amazing. It's kind of like a Polynesian Disneyland. There are different sections of islands/ cultures and various activities/demonstrations to do inside. The demonstrators are engaging and very entertaining. All of the employees were incredibly kind and it's a very laid back atmosphere. There is plenty to do, even nice shops and great food. We did The luau package with the Breath of Life. The luau had a variety of delicious food and also entertainment, very worth it (even a roast pig!). The breath of life show was amazing, a beautiful story with captivating dancing and music- and insane fire dancing!! Absolutely worth it. Some complain about pricing and yes it's a lot but I don't think they appreciate what all of there money goes to- a good cause for students and considering the upkeep of the place and everything else involved, it's not bad. I highly recommend getting the Oahu pass, it pays for itself especially if you come here.
  • The Polynesian Cultural is the place to go for a luau! You get to watch a show and experience what it was like being a Polynesian. There were many different cultures that you learn and each show is very entertaining and interactive with the audience. The luau itself was wonderful with a great selection of food and fresh pork. The show was great and the announcer got the crowd involved with a whole lot of dancing. The show afterward which showed the creation of the people was amazing too with great actors and people who could spit fire. Overall the Polynesian Cultural Center is very informative and is a great place to have fun and enjoy the night.

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