Polynesian Cultural Center Offering The Real Polynesian Experience

The Polynesian Cultural Center has been devoted to sharing the cultures of Polynesia with the world since opening in 1963. Since then, the Polynesian Cultural Center has become the #1 paid attraction in Hawaii by wowing visitors with amazing exhibits, delicious luaus, and phenomenal evening shows.
The Royal Court of the amazing Ali'i Luau. Photo: Polynesian Cultural Center.

The Royal Court of the amazing Ali’i Luau. Photo: Polynesian Cultural Center.

Why Visit The Polynesian Cultural Center?

Why not! The Polynesian Cultural Center is unique, engaging, amazing, and will leave you with memories that last a lifetime. Not only is it a theme park, it is a living, breathing cultural park that embodies the essence of Polynesia The seven villages of Polynesia offers everyone the chance to experience a voyage through the South Pacific. Along the way, visitors to the Polynesian Cultural Center learn the languages, history, music, and customs of the cultures of the region from impressive and often humorous native performers.
Firemaking Demonstrations In The Islands Of Samoa Village. Photo: Polynesian Cultural Center.

Firemaking Demonstrations In The Islands Of Samoa Village. Photo: Polynesian Cultural Center.

These demonstrations along with activities like fire making, Polynesian games, coconut tree climbing, IMAX movies, canoe rides and races, and ancient cooking methods make for some of the most fun you’ll have during your stay! Offering unforgettable experiences like these, no wonder they’re #1!

All The Ways To Experience Polynesia

If you’re interested in seeing the Polynesian Cultural Center and want to visit Oahu’s other sites as well, we’ve got you covered. You can pair a visit to the historic Pearl Harbor and USS Arizona Memorial with the magic of Polynesia. Or if you would rather get your feet in the sand on the famed beaches of Oahu’s North Shore with your Polynesian adventure, you can do that too! Staying on a neighbor Island? No Problem! If you are visiting Maui, Kauai, or the Big Island and want to tour Polynesia, we offer island hopping packages which visit Oahu’s two most popular sites; Pearl Harbor & the Polynesian Cultural Center. The best part is all of these tours include the delicious Polynesian BBQ lunch buffet!

Luaus and a “Breath of Life”

The best way to end your day is with a Polynesian Cultural Center luau and their spectacular award-winning evening show “Ha: Breath of Life.”
Polynesian Cultural Center's Award-Winning Show "Ha: Breath of Life." PHoto: Polynesian Cultural Center

Polynesian Cultural Center’s Award-Winning Show “Ha: Breath of Life.” Photo: Polynesian Cultural Center

These tours not only get the complete Polynesian experience with dinner and a show, they visit Pearl Harbor or the North Shore as well. Spend the beginning of your day at Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial or exploring Oahu’s North Shore beaches before arriving at the Polynesian Cultural Center for the BBQ lunch buffet and touring the villages of Polynesia.

Luau? More Like “Lu-wow!”

Every trip to Hawaii should include a luau, so why not make it the highlight of your trip! Spend your whole day at the Polynesian Cultural Center making the most out of a sojourn around the Pacific and end it in style. A flower lei greeting awaits you before the opening imu ceremony of the Ali’i Luau. This exciting and traditional performance starts off your amazing evening of traditional dishes from around the Pacific.
Just Some Of The Delicious Choices Of The Ali'i Luau! Photo: Polynesian Cultural Center.

Just Some Of The Delicious Choices Of The Ali’i Luau! Photo: Polynesian Cultural Center.

Not into new foods? That’s okay! The Ambassador Ali’i Luau offers a choice of a savory prime rib or the Ali’i Luau buffet, and includes a shell lei as a memento of your amazing night. Also get a better view of the show from your Ambassador seat after an exclusive dessert. Want to go all out for dinner and a show? Try the Super Ambassador Ali’i Luau. Not only do you get everything the Ambassador Ali’i Luau offers and more, take the best seats in the house for “Ha: Breath of Life” and spend the day with a private tour guide. This VIP experience goes behind the scenes and has the best seats for all the village shows giving you the most in-depth Polynesian experience in Hawaii!
Behind the scenes and poi tasting at the Polynesian Cultural Center. Photo: Polynesian Cultural Center.

Behind the scenes and poi tasting at the Polynesian Cultural Center. Photo: Polynesian Cultural Center.

Join us today for an unforgettable journey around the Pacific at the Polynesian Cultural Center! Aloooooha!    

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