AAA Editor Notes
Polynesian Cultural Center is on SR 83 next to Brigham Young University. The 42-acre center preserves and shares the heritage of the South Pacific region: Hawai‘i, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga, Fiji and Aotearoa (New Zealand).
While at the Center, guests can visit the various islands and interact with the island’s special characteristics and activities such as learning the art of Tahitian spear throwing in the island of Tahiti or playing the Tongan shuffleboard game called lafo in the island of Tonga. Visitors also can enjoy the 15-minute cinematic experience featuring 4-D special effects in “Hawaiian Journey.”
General admission includes walking and canoe tours of the facility; the Lā‘ie & Temple Visitors Center Tour; Go Native activities; Canoe pageant; and “Hawaiian Journey” cinematic experience. Other packages include enhanced tours, special lei greetings, a variety of dining options and the “Hā: Breath of Life” evening show.
Guided tours are available.