Oahu: Islands of Polynesia Tour & Live Cultural Performance

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Culture & history Entry tickets Wheelchair accessible Reseller exclusions Shows & musicals Medium-risk activities

Visit 6 cultural villages at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Oahu. Experience the culture of different island nations, each with its own appeal, followed by a live performance of "Hā: Breath of Life".


  • Soak up the sights and sounds of Polynesia as you stroll through island villages
  • Learn about Hawaii, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Fiji, Tahiti, Tonga, and Samoa
  • Feast your eyes on a spectacular performance of Polynesian fire knife dancers
  • Immerse yourself in Polynesian culture by participating in cultural ceremonies
  • Release your inner child as you try out ancient traditional Hawaiian games


Journey through Hawaii, New Zealand, Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, and Tahiti and experience their culture at the 42-acre Polynesian Culture Center in Oahu. Immerse yourself in village traditions and participate in activities that celebrate their uniqueness. Finish with a performance of Hā: Breath of Life. Visit the Hawaii village to learn the significance of dance while taking a hula lesson, try your hand at ancient games, taste prepared poi, or try the art of lauhala (reed) weaving At the Tahiti village, experience a special wedding ceremony, give pole fishing a go, or see the famous hip-shaking Tahitian dance. At the Fiji village, watch presentations featuring the derua (bamboo instrument), get a temporary tattoo, and tour the 6-story temple. Don't miss the marvelous Canoe Pageant, a theatrical show featuring performers from every island dancing on their canoes as they float through the water. Finally, enjoy reserved seating for the evening performance of “Hā: Breath of Life,” telling the symbolic story of Mana and his beloved Lani. The tale is accentuated by Polynesian dance, music, and blazing fire knife dancers featuring over 100 Polynesian natives, special effects, and animation.


Islands of Polynesia Villages entry ticket Ha: The Breath of Life ticket

Important Information

  • You will not be accompanied by a guide throughout your visit to the Polynesian Cultural Center

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This activity is non-refundable


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